Public Notice – Final Standing Orders Local Law 2017

Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017

In accordance with s3.12(6) of the Local Government Act 1995 the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council gives notice that on Wednesday 10 May 2017 the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017 was published in the WA Government Gazette:

Title:                The Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017

Purpose:         This local law provides rules which apply to the conduct of meetings of the Council and its committees and all meetings are to be conducted in accordance with the Act, the Regulations and this local law.

The effect of this local law is to manage:

  • Better decision-making by the Council;
  • Orderly and efficient conduct of meeting dealing with Council business;
  • Greater community participation and understanding of the business of the Council; and
  • More open and accountable local government.

In accordance with s3.14(1) of the Local Government Act 1995, the Standing Orders Local Law 2017 will come into operation on the 14th day after the day of publication in the WA Government Gazette which will commence on Wednesday 24 May 2017. A copy of the new law may be inspected at or obtained from the Council Administration Office Lot 5 Carmody Place, Next to City of Bunbury Visitor Centre, Bunbury WA 6230 between the hours of 7:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday; or by downloading and viewing the document HERE: Standing Orders Local Law 2017

Yours sincerely

Tony Battersby

Chief Executive Officer