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, 200KB)

2023 Meetings of Council

Scheduled Meetings of Council are to be held in 2023 as set out below with all meetings commencing at 7pm. 

All Council meetings to be conducted in person, subject to Government restrictions.  In the event of such restrictions applying, any affected meeting will be conducted electronically. 

Date Location
Monday 27 February 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 27 March 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 24 April 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 29 May 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 26 June 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 31 July 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 28 August 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 25 September 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 30 October 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Thursday 2 November 2023
(Special Meeting for the election of               
the Mayor and Deputy Mayor and
setting of the 2024 meeting 
schedule)

Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
  

   

Monday 27 November 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre
Monday 18 December 2023 Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre

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, the following restrictions apply to Council Meetings:

  • Any Meeting where the location is designated 'Council Chamber, Melton Civic Centre' or 'Burnside Children's and Community Centre' is open to members of the public but numbers may be restricted by Council at its discretion;
  • Any Meeting where the Location is designated 'Via videoconference' is closed to members of the public.  These Council Meetings will be live streamed and a book-marked recording will be 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 completing the Public Question Time form provided at the Customer Service Desk, Melton Civic Centre, then lodging the form in the receptacle designated for public questions. 

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