As elected representatives in local government, elected members (Mayors and Councillors) are required to attend council and committee meetings. It is in meetings that elected members participate in discussion and debate on a wide variety of issues to make decisions representing the overall public interest
of the local government’s area.
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The City of Kalamunda now live stream their council meetings via the City's YouTube channel. This streaming service is NOT interactive.
Provision continue to be available during these meetings for public question time. Members of the public who are not attending the meeting, are requested to submit questions by 1pm on the day of the council meeting via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deputations allow any member of the public to address Council about any matter that is happening in the City.
All deputation requests need to be received and approved prior to a Council meeting. All requests should be emailed for the attention of CEO to email@example.com. Request details should include the following details at time of lodgement:
If the request is agreed to by the Mayor, or presiding member, the City will invite the Deputee to speak directly to Executive Staff and Elected Members at the relevant Council meeting. More information can be found in the City of Kalamunda's Standing
Petitions inform the Council of the views of a section of the community and serve as one way of placing community concerns before Council.
The subject of a petition must be a matter on which the City has the power to act. Care must be taken in the wording of petitions as the City requires certain information and content to be included to be a valid petition.
Petitions are required to conform to a number of requirements relating to the format and the information presented. Electors are encouraged to use the Petition of Electors form to avoid the possibility of the petition being ruled out of order and not
being presented to Council.
A petition is to:
Lead petitioners can hand deliver their petition to the Chief Executive Officer at the City’s Administration Centre or present it to a City of Kalamunda Elected Member. The petition will be received formally at the next available ordinary Council
meeting. Once formally received by Council, the petition will be referred to the Chief Executive Officer and the City’s Administration for investigation.
The City will inform the lead petitioner of the action proposed in dealing with the petition, which may involve having a report prepared for a future meeting of Council for its consideration.
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We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Whadjuk Noongar People as the Custodians of this land. We also pay respect to all Aboriginal community Elders, past, present and future who have and continue to reside in the area and have been an integral part of the history of this region.