For the continued good health of our community and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, on 7 April 2020 and 1 September 2020 Council resolved that the Public Participation section at Council meetings be cancelled until further notice. We request community members watch the Council meetings using livestreaming on Council’s website http://webcast.gleneira.vic.gov.au/ .
As a member of the public, you can ask us questions at any time by submitting your question on-line, letter, fax or email.
Public questions must be received by Council no later than 12 noon on the business day before the meeting. Our Written Public Questions to Council guidelines (PDF, 133KB) summarise the requirements for public questions, as referred to in Rule 30(6) of the Governance Rules (PDF, 440KB) and you should read them before submitting a public question to an Ordinary Meeting.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, on 7 April 2020 Council also determined that you do not have to be present at a meeting for your questions and the responses to be included in the minutes. Council may also resolve to hold public question time at an earlier stage of each Council meeting. All other written public question guidelines remain in force. These alternative arrangements were affirmed by Council on 1 September 2020. They are set out in the following Written Public Questions to Council guidelines — COVID-19 pandemic (PDF, 148KB).
Options for submitting a question:
- online (complete form below)
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- fax (clearly stating Public Question – Fax no: 9524 3358)
As a result of the impact of COVID-19, public participation previously available at Council Meetings has been cancelled.