Council meetings

Governance Rules – Meeting Procedure for Council Meetings

Melton City Council adopted its Governance Rules on 31 August 2020.  Chapter 2 of the Governance Rules is the Meeting Procedure for Council Meetings. 

The purpose of Chapter 2  is to:

  • provide for the election of the Mayor and any Deputy Mayor;
  • provide for the appointment of any Acting Mayor; and
  • provide for the procedures governing the conduct of Council meetings.

The Meeting Procedure Chapter replaces the Meeting Procedure Local Law 2013.  

Download the Governance Rules(PDF, 180KB)

2021 Meetings of Council

Scheduled Council Meetings take place on Mondays at 7pm unless otherwise specified on the agenda.  Additionally, Special Council Meetings may be called during the course of the year.

Due to the ongoing COVID environment, Meetings of Council at the Melton Civic Centre are closed to members of the public.  Council meetings are live streamed and a book marked recording is available approximately two days after each meeting.

  • Monday 8 February, via videoconference
  • Monday 15 March, via videoconference
  • Monday 12 April, via videoconference
  • Monday 10 May, Melton Civic Centre
  • Monday 7 June, via videoconference
  • Monday 28 June, via videoconference
  • Monday 2 August, via videoconference
  • Monday 30 August, via videoconference
  • Monday 13 September, via videoconference
  • Monday 27 September, via videoconference
  • Monday 25 October, via videoconference
  • Thursday 4 November (Meeting to elect Mayor and related business), via videoconference
  • Monday 22 November, via videoconference
  • *Special meeting - Monday 29 November, via videoconference at 7.15pm
  • Monday 13 December, via videoconference
  • *Special meeting - Monday 20 December, via videoconference at 6.15pm

View Minutes and Agendas

Live streaming

From May 2020, all Ordinary and Special Council meetings will be live streamed and electronically recorded, except when Council resolves to go into the Confidential Business section of the meeting

All recordings are retained as part of City of Melton's records in accordance with the Retention and Disposal Authorities for Local Government Records produced by the Public Records Office Victoria.

Live streaming

A recording of the meeting will also be available approximately 2 business days after the meeting.

View recorded meetings

Council Meeting recordings

Up until 2 April 2020, Ordinary and Special Council Meetings were audio recorded.  The audio files are in .mp3 format and can be listened to online or downloaded to your computer.

Visit our Minutes and Agendas webpage for audio recordings.

From May 2020, all Ordinary and Special Council meetings will be live streamed and electronically recorded. 

Attendance

Due to the ongoing COVID environment, Meetings of Council at the Melton Civic Centre are closed to members of the public.  Council meetings are live streamed and a book marked recording is available approximately two days after each meeting.

Public question time

Public question time is available at every scheduled Meeting of Council to enable members of the public to address questions to Council. 

All questions (maximum of two per person) must be submitted via the online form or by downloading then lodging the Public Question Time form in the receptacle designated for public questions at the entrance to the Council Chamber at the Melton Civic Centre. 

All questions must be received by no later than 12 noon on the day of the scheduled Meeting of Council.

Submit your public question/s to Council

2022 Meetings of Council

Scheduled Meetings of Council are to be held in 2022 as set out below.  All meetings commence at 7pm.

Date Location
Monday 7 February 2022                                Via videoconference                              
Monday 7 March 2022 Via videoconference
Monday 4 April 2022 Via videoconference
Monday 2 May 2022 Melton Civic Centre
Monday 30  May 2022 Melton Civic Centre
Monday 20 June 2022 Melton Civic Centre 
Monday 18 July 2022 Melton Civic Centre 
Monday 15 August 2022 Melton Civic Centre 
Monday 12 September 2022 Melton Civic Centre 
Monday 10 October 2022 Melton Civic Centre 
Thursday 3 November 2022
(Special Meeting for the election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor and setting of the 2023 meeting schedule )
Melton Civic Centre  
Monday 14 November 2022 Melton Civic Centre  
Monday 12 December 2022 Melton Civic Centre