Your Council Meetings

This consultation has concluded.

Do you have any suggestions on how we can make the meetings more interesting and accessible to our residents?

All Council members have been elected by you to represent your interests. Like you, they are residents or ratepayers and share your concerns about the quality of life and the provision of services and facilities in our City.

It is important to us that we hold Council meetings in a way that interests and engages community members.

We really want to know from you:

  • How can we make Council meetings more interesting for you?
  • How can we improve our meetings?
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Do you have any suggestions on how we can make the meetings more interesting and accessible to our residents?

All Council members have been elected by you to represent your interests. Like you, they are residents or ratepayers and share your concerns about the quality of life and the provision of services and facilities in our City.

It is important to us that we hold Council meetings in a way that interests and engages community members.

We really want to know from you:

  • How can we make Council meetings more interesting for you?
  • How can we improve our meetings?
  • Would you like more active participation in our meetings? How?

We seek your feedback and advice.

Give us your feedback in a discussion forum or submit an idea and take a moment to complete the quick poll. This consultation will close on 31 May 2013.


How can we make Council Meetings more interesting for you?

Some background on our Council and our meetings

The City of Charles Sturt Council has 17 members, comprising the Mayor and 16 Councilors who represent 8 Wards. Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Meetings are formally chaired by the Mayor and follow a set of procedural guidelines set out by the Local Government Act 1999.

The purpose of our Council meetings is to deliberate and make resolutions about items on the meeting agenda. Items considered by Council at meetings typically include community deputations, petitions, reports, confirmation of Committee minutes, motions and questions on notice. Items can be about any area of Council business including asset management, planning matters, community engagement issues, governance decisions and more.

All Council members have been elected by you to represent your interests. Like you, they are residents or ratepayers and share your concerns about the quality of life and the provision of services and facilities in our City.

It is important to us that we hold Council meetings in a way that interests and engages community members.

We really want to know from you:

  • How can we make Council meetings more interesting for you?
  • How can we improve our meetings?
  • Would you like more active participation in our meetings? How?

Give us your feedback in a discussion forum or submit an idea.

This consultation will close on 31 May 2013.

This consultation has concluded.
  • What's being considerd at Council this week?

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    Our next Council meeting is full of hot topics and issues!

    Charles Sturt Council next meets on 13 May at 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    Some of the things to be discussed are:

    • Opening Prayer and Pledge Review consultation results
    • Stage 2 of the Henley Square Urban Design Competition
    • Representation Review consultation results
    • The Welland Transport and Parking Plan consultation approach
    • Acquisition of property at Aberfeldy Crescent Woodville
    • Adjourneditem on St Clair Oval Memorial rescission motion

    Delegations and petitions from members of the public include: Barton Rd closure, the Prayer and Pledge Review, Derby St traffic and live animal export from SA ports.

    The full Council Agenda and minutes from past meetings are provided here on Councils website.

    Want to know more about how Council meetings are run? View these FAQ’s.

    Our next Council meeting is full of hot topics and issues!

    Charles Sturt Council next meets on 13 May at 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    Some of the things to be discussed are:

    • Opening Prayer and Pledge Review consultation results
    • Stage 2 of the Henley Square Urban Design Competition
    • Representation Review consultation results
    • The Welland Transport and Parking Plan consultation approach
    • Acquisition of property at Aberfeldy Crescent Woodville
    • Adjourneditem on St Clair Oval Memorial rescission motion

    Delegations and petitions from members of the public include: Barton Rd closure, the Prayer and Pledge Review, Derby St traffic and live animal export from SA ports.

    The full Council Agenda and minutes from past meetings are provided here on Councils website.

    Want to know more about how Council meetings are run? View these FAQ’s.