Meetings

Council and Committee meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month and the Development Assessment Panel (DAP) meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Council, Committee and DAP meetings are open to the public and media except on occasions where there is discussion of confidential items relating to, for example, staff or legal matters. Meetings are held in the Council Chambers situated at 62 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide.

Council, Committee and DAP agenda papers are available at the Council meeting or from the Civic Centre and Library - Council Offices on the Friday before the meeting. Minutes are available on the Friday following the meeting or within five days of the meeting. Council and DAP agendas, reports and minutes can also be accessed on Council's website - refer to the links on the left.

Meeting Dates

The ordinary meetings of Council will be held in the Council Chamber,
62 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide
(unless specified elsewhere) at 7pm on the following dates:

14 February 2017  
14 March 2017  
11 April 2017  
9 May 2017  
13 June 2017  
11 July 2017  
8 August 2017  
12 September 2017  
10 October 2017  
14 November 2017  
12 December 2017  

Workshops/Information Sessions & Informal Gatherings

Workshops, information sessions and informal gatherings of Elected Members, or Elected Members and council staff are, by their nature, a non-compulsory meeting of the council.

These sessions are designed to provide history, context or additional information to assist council members to carry out their functions.

Members of the public are able to attend as observers only and are not to take part in the discussion. Refer to the Council policy (Informal Gatherings) for additional information.

Any workshops, information sessions or informal gatherings closed to the public will be specified and will include a reason.

Workshops/Information Sessions & Informal Gatherings(152 kb)

Deputations to Council

Members of the public have an opportunity to put their views before Council.  A deputation is an address made to the Council or a Council committee by a person or group, on a particular matter.  Requests for a deputation must be delivered in writing, and may be refused, postponed, or referred to another committee as deemed appropriate.

Petitions to Council

A petition is a formal written request or submission to Council, which has been signed by multiple people.  A standard petition form is available and provides a good template for compiling a petition.  The petition should comply with the template.  The regulations also state that a petition should:

  • be legibly written or typed
  • be an original document
  • clearly set out the request or submission of the petitioners
  • state the request or submission on every page and
  • be delivered to the principal office (the Civic Centre) of the Council.
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