Ordinary Council Meetings
Ordinary Council Meetings are generally held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, excluding January which is set aside for Councillors’ annual leave. Meetings commence at 7:30pm in the Council Chamber and the public are welcome to attend.
The Council Meeting Agenda is placed on this website on the Thursday prior to the meeting date. The Council Meeting Minutes are placed on this website on the Friday following the meeting date.
Public questions or statements can be made during Item 6 of the Agenda - Question Time for the Public and the Receiving of Public Statements.
Standing Committee Meetings
The Audit Committee and the Public Art Committee are the only Standing Committees of Council. The Audit Committee meets quarterly or as required, however attendance at these meetings is not open to members of the public. The last Audit Committee meeting was held on Tuesday 15 June 2021. The Public Art Committee meets as required and attendance is open to members of the public.
Special Council Meetings
- New Council
Following the biennial local government elections, a Special Council Meeting is held for the purpose of swearing in newly elected Councillors and the election of Mayor and Deputy Mayor.
- Budget Meeting
A Special Council Meeting for the purpose of adopting the Budget, setting the Rates, fees and charges and other consequential items arising from the budget papers is generally held in early July.
- Annual Electors' Meeting
The Local Government Act 1995 requires that Council hold a General Meeting of Electors of the district once every financial year. This is to enable Council to report on its position to ratepayers. Council's Annual Electors' Meeting is held in early December of each year, commencing at 6pm in the Civic Centre Reception Room.
The Annual Electors' Meeting for 2020/21 was held on 1 February 2022. Please check the City's website public notices for details of the 2021/22 meeting scheduled for early December 2022.
From time to time a Special Council Meeting may be convened by the Mayor or a third of the Councillors to address a specific issue.
All meetings, with the exception of the Audit Committee and those meetings dealing with matters deemed by the Chief Executive Officer to be of a confidential nature, are open to members of the public.
Public Art Committee Meetings
The last Public Art Committee Meeting of the City of Gosnells was held on Thursday 19 May 2022.
Public Art Committee Meetings are scheduled on an as needs basis so please check the City’s website public notices for details of upcoming meetings.