Public Exhibition of Draft Policy for the Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities for the Mayor and Councillors

This policy enables the reasonable and appropriate reimbursement of expenses and provision of facilities to Councillors to help them undertake their civic duties.

It ensures accountability and transparency, and seeks to align Councillor expenses and facilities with community expectations. Councillors must not obtain private or political benefit from any expense or facility provided under this policy.

The policy has been prepared in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993 (the Act) and Local Government (General) Regulation 2021 (the Regulation), and complies with the Office of Local Government’s Guidelines for the payment of expenses and provision of facilities to Mayors and Councillors in NSW.

Dubbo Regional Council adopted the draft policy at the Ordinary Council Meeting of Thursday 28 July 2022; for the purpose of public exhibition. The document is available for viewing below.

This draft policy will be on public exhibition until close of business 5pm, Monday 29 August 2022.

Written or electronic submissions are invited during the public exhibition period.

Please note that, in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act 1998, written submissions received by Council containing personal information may be made public when the matter goes before Council for consideration, as it may be included in Council’s Business Papers. Persons have the right to remain anonymous if they so choose by refraining from submitting their personal information, however, the submission may be given less weight in the overall assessment and consideration of the draft Policy.

Written submissions should be addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
Dubbo Regional Council
PO Box 81
Dubbo NSW 2830

Email: council@dubbo.nsw.gov.au

DOCUMENTS FOR VIEWING:
Draft Policy for the Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities for the Mayor and Councillors (PDF 417.9KB)

 

SUBMISSION - DRAFT POLICY PAYMENT OF EXPENSES AND PROVISION OF FACILITIES MAYOR AND COUNCILLORS

Last Edited: 02 Aug 2022

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