2.7. Role of council
2.8. Role of mayor or president
2.10. Role of councillors
A councillor —
5.41 Functions of CEO
The CEO’s functions are to —
e.g. borrowing money, decisions requiring an absolute majority of council members, appointing an auditor.
5.22. Minutes of council and committee meetings
5.40. Principles affecting employment by local governments
The following principles apply to a local government in respect of its employees —
5.44 CEO may delegate powers and duties to other employees
5.92. Access to information by council, committee members
3. General principles to guide the behaviour of council members
9. Prohibition against involvement in administration
10. Relations with local government employees
by council members that disrupts the effective functioning of their local government.
division between council, the administration, the Mayor and the CEO. It was reasonable for Authorised Persons to deduce that any formal complaints regarding minor or serious breaches may not be managed in accordance with the legislative framework
given the manner in which previous concerns had been outsourced.
people interviewed. The applicant selected was the most qualified person for the position.
insinuation that I am in some way beholden to or directed by any group’ as her reason for never declaring an interest in matters raised with Council concerning or mentioning ‘SaveSubi’.
This issue has been a cause of concern and debate for some elected members and will likely continue to be whilst differences of opinion exist as to whether elected members endorsed by ‘SaveSubi’ during their elections should declare any
‘The City of Subiaco, the CEO, any of her staff, the Mayor or any elected member are not to return or cause the return of any modified LPS5 documents or amended Local Planning Strategy documents to the Minister or the Western Australian
Planning Commission until authorised by the Council to do so’.
‘Neither the Mayor, Chief Executive Officer or her staff are to make or authorise the making of any further public communication, other than in a manner consistent with the statements in this notice of meeting and Attachment B
to it (if approved) regarding draft LPS5 and the draft Local Planning Strategy without the prior approval of the Council. For the avoidance of doubt, the prohibition excludes engagement and communication with members of the public regarding
draft LPS5 and the draft Local Planning Strategy as envisioned by the news item dated 18 December 2019 about the Minister’s decision etc on the City’s website’.
‘The reference to s.5.23(2)(e)(iii) is incorrect and an administrative error. The legislative reference should have been recorded as s.5.23(2)(d). This error has no material effect on the closure of the meeting for discussion of this
matter, as the matter remains confidential in accordance with s.5.23(2) of the Local Government Act 1995.’
Decision is appropriate and so has taken a position of neutrality towards the Decision’.
6 March 2020 regarding the decision in Matheson –v- Local Government Standards Panel  WASAT 26 made at 17 March 2020 OCM.
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