Fire Risk Status:
Very High
BESS Status:
OFF
Fire Risk:
Very High
BESS Status:
OFF

Public Question Time

  1. Public Question Time will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes.
  2. Public Question Time will be conducted at an Ordinary Meeting of Council immediately following “Responses to Previous Public Questions Taken on Notice”.
  3. Each member of the public asking a question will be limited to two (2) minutes to ask their question(s).
  4. Questions will be limited to two (2)per person
  5. Please state your name, and then ask your question.
  6. Questions should be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer in writing by 5pm on the day before the meeting and be signed by the author. This allows for an informed response to be given at the meeting.
  7. Questions that have not been submitted in writing by 5pm on the day before the meeting will be responded to if they are straightforward. 
  8. If any question requires further research prior to an answer being given, the Presiding Member will indicate that the “question will be taken on notice” and a response will be forwarded to the member of the public following the necessary research being undertaken.
  9. Where a member of the public provided written questions then the Presiding Member may elect for the questions to be responded to as normal business correspondence.
  10. A summary of the question and the answer will be recorded in the minutes of the Council meeting at which the question was asked. 

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