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Barkly Regional Council annual report 2018-2019



Barkly Regional Council annual report 2018-2019

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Annual report 2018-2019


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Barkly Regional Council

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Tennant Creek


Barkly Regional Council annual report; Annual Report


2018 - 2019

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Barkly Shire Council annual report

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Governance Elected Members The Barkly Regional Council is governed by a Mayor and a Deputy Mayor, who is nominated every 12 months, and 11 other councillors. These elected members represent four (4) wards: Alyawarr Ward (4 elected members) Patta Ward (5 elected members) Alpurrurulam (1 elected member) Kuwarrangu (2 elected members) The Local Government Act, allows regional or shire councils to have at the election of Council the title of Mayor or President. On 14 September 2017, the Council resolved to change the principal members title from President to Mayor. Council holds Ordinary Council Meetings every month at Council Chambers in Tennant Creek with Special Council Meetings called as required. All council meetings are open to the public, unless confidential business is being considered. We encourage attendance by residents of our townships, our communities and other members of the public. Agendas and minutes are available on the Barkly Regional Council website https://barkly. nt.gov.au for free. Council Committees Council holds regular committee meetings with staff and elected members present. The following councillors have been appointed to the following committees: Audit and Risk Committee: Mayor Steven Edgington, Cr Kris Civitarese, Cr Sid Vashist, Cr Ronald Plummer and Cr Jeffrey McLaughlin Purkiss Reserve Consultative Committee: Cr Kris Civitarese and Cr Ronald Plummer Cultural Competency Advisory Committee: Mayor Steven Edgington, Cr Noel Hayes, Cr Ronald Plummer, Cr Jack Clubb, Cr Ricky Holmes, Cr Lucy Jackson and Cr Jennifer Mahoney HR Committee: Mayor Steven Edgington, Cr Sid Vashist, Cr Kris Civitarese), Cr Jeff McLaughlin and Cr Ray Aylett Procurement Committee: Cr Kris Civitarese, Cr Sid Vashist and Cr Ronald Plummer Council Working Groups Animal Management Working Group: Cr Ray Aylett and Cr Ronald Plummer Friends of the Cemetery: Cr Hal Ruger, Cr Sid Vashist and Cr Ronald Plummer External Committees Animal Welfare Advisory Committee: Cr Ray Aylett (Alternate) NT Place Names Committee: Cr Ronald Plummer Development Consent Authority Committee: Mayor Steven Edgington and Cr. Hal Ruger; and Cr Sid Vashist (Alternate) NT Water Safety Committee: Cr Jeffrey McLaughlin NT Tobacco Control Action Committee: Cr Kris Civitarese Tennant Creek Alcohol Reference Group: Mayor Steven Edgington Tennant Creek Regional Economic Development Committee: Mayor Steven Edgington Chamber of Commerce NT: Cr Kris Civitarese and Mayor Steven Edgington Barkly Regional Accommodation Action Group: Mayor Steven Edgington Local Government Safe Cities Network: Mayor Steven Edgington Regional Development Australia, NT: Mayor Steven Edgington Barkly Regional Consumer Advisory Group: Mayor Steven Edgington Barkly Work Camp Community Consultative Committee: Mayor Steven Edgington Beetaloo region User Panel for the Geological / Bio-regional Assessment Program: Mayor Steven Edgington 6 2018 - 2019 Annual Report