City of Subiaco - Attending a meeting of council
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Attending a meeting of council

Electronic meetings 

In response to COVID-19 social distancing requirements, future Meetings of Council will be attended remotely (electronically) by elected members, City staff and members of the public. Meetings will be held via video-conference (Zoom.us). A link for the eMeeting will be made available on this webpage and members of the public will be able to observe. 

Public questions and statements can be submitted in accordance with the City’s procedure. In accordance with regulation 14E(4) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, Council will determine a procedure for the conduct of public question time during all electronic council meetings.

COVID-19 Special Council Meeting 

A Special Council Meeting will be held at 5.30pm on Thursday 2 April. You can register for the eMeeting here.

Agenda and minutes

Download agendas for upcoming meetings and minutes from previous meetings on the agendas and minutes page. Agendas are available by close of business on the Friday prior to the meeting. Minutes are available on the city's website by close of business on the Thursday following the meeting. 

Public questions and statements

The procedure for public questions, statements, petitions and deputations is outlined below.

2020 meeting dates

2020 Council Agenda Briefing Forums

2020 Ordinary Council Meetings

Tuesday 11 February 

Tuesday 18 February

Tuesday 10 March

Tuesday 17 March

Tuesday 14 April

Tuesday 21 April

Tuesday 12 May

Tuesday 19 May

Tuesday 16 June

Tuesday 23 June

Tuesday 14 July

Tuesday 21 July

Tuesday 11 August

Tuesday 18 August

Tuesday 15 September

Tuesday 22 September

Tuesday 13 August

Tuesday 20 October

Tuesday 10 November

Tuesday 17 November

Tuesday 8 December

Tuesday 15 December

Annual Electors' Meeting
Thursday 3 December, 6pm
Palms Community Centre

The annual electors’ meeting of the City of Subiaco is open to all residents or ratepayers of the city. The format includes a welcome and introduction, discussion of the annual report and other general business. All questions or statements must be submitted as outlined above by 5pm on the Monday prior to the meeting.


Public questions, statements and petitions

Public questions

Public questions may be submitted at committee and council meetings for public question time. Questions must:

  • be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer in writing by 5pm on the day before the meeting 
  • not take longer than two minutes to ask
  • be limited to two per person
  • relate to a subject within the committee’s or council's jurisdiction.

Questions will only appear in full in the committee or council minutes if they comply with the above. If you wish to ask a question to the committee or council please complete the public question form (PDF, 32KB). 

Public statements

Public statements may be made at committee and ordinary council meetings during public statement time. Please note the following protocols when making statements. Statements must:

  • be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer in writing by 5pm on the day before the meeting
  • not take longer than three minutes to state
  • be limited to one per person
  • relate to a subject within the committee’s or council's jurisdiction.

If you wish to make a statement during a committee or council meeting please complete the public statement form (PDF, 175KB). 

Public questions and statements are published with the agenda and minutes of the meeting. 

Petitions

Please note the following protocol for submissions of petitions. Petitions must:

  • be addressed to the Mayor
  • be made by electors of the district
  • state the request on each page of the petition
  • contain the names, addresses and signatures of the elector(s) making the request, and the date each elector signed
  • contain a summary of the reasons for the request
  • state the name of the person upon whom, and an address at which, notice to the petitioners can be given.

Petitions can either be presented to the City of Subiaco or be presented by a Councillor at a Council Meeting. Upon receipt, petitions will be forwarded to relevant Officers for consideration as part of a report to Council, either on the issue relating to the petition, or as a separate report.

Where a petition does not relate to or conform to the above it may be treated as an ‘informal’ petition and the CEO may at their discretion forward the petition to a committee or to council accompanied by an Officer report.

Approved deputations

Approved deputations to a council meeting will only be received in special circumstances and only with the approval of the council given by a decision at a prior meeting. Approved deputations to committees will only be received with the prior approval of at least a half of the members of the committee. An approved deputation:

  • is not to exceed five persons, only two of whom may address the council or committee, although others may respond to specific questions from the members
  • is not to address the council or committee for a period exceeding fifteen minutes without the agreement of the council or the committee as the case requires.

Any matter which is the subject of a deputation to the council or a committee is not to be decided by the council or committee, until the deputation has completed its presentation.