Governance

20-37 Status of special COVID-19 measures

Circular Details20-37 / 22 September 2020 / A723972Previous Circulars20-09 Compliance with social distancing requirements to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus at council and committee meetings20-12 Modification of statutory requirements in response to the COVID-19 pandemic20-28 Rules on attendance...

20-32 Amendments to the Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW and Procedures

Category: Circular to CouncilsStatus: ActiveCircular Details: 20-32 / 14 August 2020 / A708384Contact: Council Governance / 02 4428 4100 / olg@olg.nsw.gov.auPrevious Circular: 19-25 – Penalties available to councils for code of conduct breaches by councillorsAttachments: NilWho should read this: Mayors / Councillors / General Managers /...

20-31 New requirement for councils to retain recordings of meetings on their websites for a minimum of 12 months

Category: Circular to CouncilsStatus: ActiveCircular Details: 20-31 / 14 August 2020 / A717113Contact: Council Governance / 02 4428 4100 / olg@olg.nsw.gov.auPrevious Circular: 20-08 Release of the Guide to Webcasting Council and Committee MeetingsAttachments:Who should read this: Councillors / General Managers / Council Governance StaffAction required: Council to ImplementPDF...

20-29 September 2020 mayoral elections

Category: Circular to CouncilsStatus: ActiveCircular Details: 20-29 / 4 August 2020 / A713425Contact: Council Governance Team/ 02 4428 4100/ olg@olg.nsw.gov.auPrevious Circular: 20-25 The date of the next ordinary local government electionsis 4 September 2021 20-28 Rules on attendance at council and committee...

20-28 Rules on attendance at council and committee meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic as of 1 July 2020

Category: Circular to CouncilsStatus: ActiveCircular Details: 20-28 / 3 July 2020 / A709308Contact: Council Governance Team/ 02 4428 4100/ olg@olg.nsw.gov.auPrevious Circular: 20-21 Further relaxation of restrictions on attendance at council and committee meetings during the COVID-19 pandemicAttachments: NilWho should read this: Councillors /...

20-25 The date of the next ordinary local government elections is 4 September 2021

Category: Circular to CouncilsStatus: ActiveCircular Details: 20-25 / 29 June 2020 / A706318Contact: Council Governance Team/ 02 4428 4100/ olg@olg.nsw.gov.auPrevious Circular: 20-10 Postponement of the September 2020 Local Government ElectionsAttachments: NilWho should read this: Councillors / General Managers / All council staffAction...

20-24 Extension of increased tendering exemption threshold for contracts for bushfire response and recovery to 31 December 2020

Category: Circular to CouncilsStatus: ActiveCircular Details: 20-24 / 26 June 2020 / A708194Contact: Council Governance Team/ 02 4428 4100/ olg@olg.nsw.gov.auPrevious Circular: 20-03Attachments: NilWho should read this: Councillors / General Managers / Staff involved in bushfire recovery and procurementAction required: Council to ImplementPDF...

20-22 – Supporting local businesses to comply with COVID-19 restrictions

Category: Circular to Councils Status: Active Circular Details: 20-22 / June 2020 / A707074 Contact:  Council Engagement Team / 02 4428 4100 / olg@olg.nsw.gov.au Previous Circular: Nil Attachments:  Overview of the role and responsibilities of councils and other NSW Government agencies. Who...

20-21 Further relaxation of restrictions on attendance at council and committee meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic

Category: Circular to Councils Status: Active Circular Details: 20-21 / 16 June 2020 / A706741 Contact: Council Governance Team/ 02 4428 4100/ olg@olg.nsw.gov.au Previous Circular: 20-17 Attachments: Nil Who should read this: Councillors / General Managers / Council governance staff Action required:...

20-17 Relaxation of some restrictions on the attendance by councillors and staff at council and committee meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic

Category: Circular to Councils Status: Active Circular Details: 20-17 / 19 May 2020 / A703212 Contact: Council Governance Team/ 02 4428 4100/ olg@olg.nsw.gov.au Previous Circular:  20-14 Attachments: Nil Who should read this: Councillors / General Managers / Council governance staff Action required:...