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)

2022 Meetings of Council

Scheduled Meetings of Council are to be held in 2022 as set out below.  All meetings commence at 7pm. Please check the agenda for meeting location,

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

Monday 14 November 2022 To be confirmed
Monday 12 December 2022 To be confirmed

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. 


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' 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 downloading then lodging the Public Question Time form in the receptacle designated for public questions at the Customer Service Desk 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