Community Forums

Community Forums provide the community with the opportunity to address Council on matters relating to the Council Meeting Agenda or any general matter. Council will consider community questions and statements when making decisions.

Council Webcasts the Community Forum live. In line with current social distancing restrictions we are currently only holding these meetings remotely. Questions/Statements from the public are encouraged with an option for your question to be read out by an appropriate member of staff. Please register to speak using the normal process set out below. 

Online Community Forum - Tuesday 13 October

Information on how to join this webcast will be made available here ahead of the Forum.

Please note that you may need to download zoom in order to access these meeting. 


Community Forum Meeting Schedule

Community Forums take place on the second Tuesday of each month in Councils Gallery/Chambers of the Administration Building at 6:30pm unless affected by public holidays or other exceptional circumstances. See current advice above and the Community Forum schedule for dates.

Council encourages anyone interested in attending and/or addressing Council at the Community Forum to read the Community Forum guidelines prior to attending. 

Register to speak at Community Forum

In order to address Council at a Community Forum you must register to speak prior to 12pm on the day of the Forum. If you would like to participate in the meeting to read out your question please also complete a Privacy Notice and return it to to provide us with your consent to broadcast your voice and/or image via the Webcast.

FAQs and guidelines

Information on how to join Community Forum's via Webcast is provided above.

Community Forum guidelines

How does a Community Forum work?

How do I present at the Community Forum?

Relevant links

Community Forum Meeting Documents