Council may establish one or more special committees of the Council, which may be comprised of Councillors and other persons as members. These Committees have been established by Council under section 86 of the Local Government Act 1989.
Section 86 Special Committees are established to assist Council with executing specific functions or duties. By instrument of delegation, Council may delegate to the committees such functions and powers of the Council that it deems appropriate, utilising provisions of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act). The Council cannot delegate certain powers as specifically indicated in section 86(4) of the Act.
The Committees listed below are those comprised of Councillors. The Minutes of each Committee have been provided below.
Development Assessment Committee
The Development Assessment Committee acts as a delegate of Council in determining planning applications made under the Planning and Environment Act 1987 in line with its Terms of Reference and Protocol for Calling in Planning Applications.
The Committee also provides advice to Council on trends, issues and other matters relating to planning or development that have become apparent or arisen through the Committee’s assessment of applications under the Act.
18 September 2019
Minutes (Meeting cancelled and referred to Ordinary Meeting of Council - Wednesday 2 October 2019)
Moorabool Growth Management Committee