It's time to switch: Green lid bins (food and garden waste) are collected weekly from August and red landfill bins every fortnight, to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill.
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Under the Local Government Act 1989 councils were required to have a local law that governed the conduct of its meetings.
Under the new Local Government Act 2020, a council is now required to have Governance Rules to govern the conduct of Council meetings and meetings of any delegated committee the Council may establish.
The Governance Rules also govern the process for the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor and the disclosure of conflicts of interest and incorporate Council’s Election Period Policy.
The Governance Rules must provide for a Council to:
A council must ensure that a process of community engagement is followed in developing or amending its Governance Rules. If the amendment only involves the adoption of a good practice guideline issued by the Minister for Local Government, the community engagement process is not required to be undertaken.
This council’s Governance Rules, incorporating its Election Period Policy, were adopted on 19 October 2021:
Governance Rules(PDF, 620KB)
Queries regarding Governance Rules may be addressed to Jacob Turner, Governance Officer, on 9518 3509 or email Jacob.Turner@monash.vic.gov.au