New and Amended Council Policies

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At it's 8 February 2022 Meeting, Council approved public notice of its intention to adopt one new policy and to amend two existing policies as detailed below.


New Policy - Temporary Employment or Appointment of CEO Policy

The City provides public notice of its intention to adopt a new Temporary Employment of CEO Policy.

Public notice of the proposed new policy was approved by Council at its 8 February 2022 meeting.

A copy of the Council Agenda and Minutes relating to this approval are available here.

The purpose of this new policy is to set out the process in relation to the appointment of individuals to act in the position of the CEO for a term not exceeding one year.

A copy of the proposed new policy is available for review in the documents section on this page.


Proposed Amendments to the Council Members Continuing Professional Development Policy

Public notice of the proposed amendments to the policy was approved by Council at its 8 February 2022 meeting.

A copy of the Council Agenda and Minutes relating to this approval are available here.

The substantive changes to the policy are as follows:

  1. Inclusion of policy objective;
  2. Clause 1.1 has been added to reflect the City's existing Council Member Induction practice;
  3. Clause 1.3 has been added to highlight the importance of Council Capacity Building;
  4. Clauses 5 to 8 have been removed to reflect the custom and practice of Council Members professional development priorities; and
  5. Clause 10 (renumbered 6) of the policy has been broadened to require the inclusion of budget allocation in the Annual Budget

A tracked copy of the policy, highlighting the proposed amendments, is available for review in the documents section on this page.


These Proposed Amendments to the Council Members- Allowances, Fees and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy

Public notice of the proposed amendments to the policy was approved by Council at its 8 February 2022 meeting.

A copy of the Council Agenda and Minutes relating to this approval is available here.

The substantive changes to the policy are as follows:

  1. Inclusion of a third objective to facilitate the documentation of Council Member requirements;
  2. Removal of meeting fee attendance condition, now contained in the Council Member Code of Conduct;
  3. Inclusion clause 2.3 - Councillors Meeting Room, currently contained in the Civic Functions Policy;
  4. Clause 4 - Annual ICT Allowance has been updated to reflect the City's existing practices, no changes to the allowance amount has been proposed;
  5. Clause 5 has been updated to require submission of a reimbursement expenses claim from;
  6. Removal of Clause 7 - Training and Education, now contained in the Council Members Professional Development Policy; and
  7. New clause 10.5 requiring the Chief Executive Officer to maintain a register of Council Member reimbursements

A tracked copy of policy, highlighting the proposed amendments, is available for review in the documents section on this page.


Share your Thoughts

Questions is relation to any of the proposed new and amended Council Policies can be directed to the Governance Team on 9273 6000 or mail@vincent.wa.gov.au.

Submit your thoughts by 9am Monday 28 March 2022.

At it's 8 February 2022 Meeting, Council approved public notice of its intention to adopt one new policy and to amend two existing policies as detailed below.


New Policy - Temporary Employment or Appointment of CEO Policy

The City provides public notice of its intention to adopt a new Temporary Employment of CEO Policy.

Public notice of the proposed new policy was approved by Council at its 8 February 2022 meeting.

A copy of the Council Agenda and Minutes relating to this approval are available here.

The purpose of this new policy is to set out the process in relation to the appointment of individuals to act in the position of the CEO for a term not exceeding one year.

A copy of the proposed new policy is available for review in the documents section on this page.


Proposed Amendments to the Council Members Continuing Professional Development Policy

Public notice of the proposed amendments to the policy was approved by Council at its 8 February 2022 meeting.

A copy of the Council Agenda and Minutes relating to this approval are available here.

The substantive changes to the policy are as follows:

  1. Inclusion of policy objective;
  2. Clause 1.1 has been added to reflect the City's existing Council Member Induction practice;
  3. Clause 1.3 has been added to highlight the importance of Council Capacity Building;
  4. Clauses 5 to 8 have been removed to reflect the custom and practice of Council Members professional development priorities; and
  5. Clause 10 (renumbered 6) of the policy has been broadened to require the inclusion of budget allocation in the Annual Budget

A tracked copy of the policy, highlighting the proposed amendments, is available for review in the documents section on this page.


These Proposed Amendments to the Council Members- Allowances, Fees and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy

Public notice of the proposed amendments to the policy was approved by Council at its 8 February 2022 meeting.

A copy of the Council Agenda and Minutes relating to this approval is available here.

The substantive changes to the policy are as follows:

  1. Inclusion of a third objective to facilitate the documentation of Council Member requirements;
  2. Removal of meeting fee attendance condition, now contained in the Council Member Code of Conduct;
  3. Inclusion clause 2.3 - Councillors Meeting Room, currently contained in the Civic Functions Policy;
  4. Clause 4 - Annual ICT Allowance has been updated to reflect the City's existing practices, no changes to the allowance amount has been proposed;
  5. Clause 5 has been updated to require submission of a reimbursement expenses claim from;
  6. Removal of Clause 7 - Training and Education, now contained in the Council Members Professional Development Policy; and
  7. New clause 10.5 requiring the Chief Executive Officer to maintain a register of Council Member reimbursements

A tracked copy of policy, highlighting the proposed amendments, is available for review in the documents section on this page.


Share your Thoughts

Questions is relation to any of the proposed new and amended Council Policies can be directed to the Governance Team on 9273 6000 or mail@vincent.wa.gov.au.

Submit your thoughts by 9am Monday 28 March 2022.

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