Council Committees and Advisory Groups

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Council currently convenes a range of Committees that meet throughout the year. The two main types of committees supported by Council are Advisory Committees and Management Committees. Council also facilitate various other committees, these include Mandatory Committees, User Groups and Working Groups

Local Emergency Management Committee

Emergency management is a legislative requirement for Local Government; as a result, the Local Emergency Management Committee was established to overview, plan and test the local community emergency management arrangements in Wollondilly.

Leisure Centre Users Group

The aim of the Leisure Centre Users Advisory Group is to provide an opportunity for the ongoing communication and cooperation of existing community user groups and centre management.

Community Advisory Committees

Council's Advisory Committees (CACs) can be established for a range of purposes with the intent of providing Council with advice and recommendations to inform the decisions made by Council. A full list of Council's Committees can be found on the Council Advisory Committees page.

Community Management Committees

Community Management Committees are similar to CACs, however members of these committees are delegated by Council. Under the Local Government Act (1993) Council can appoint these committees to manage certain facilities and/or functions within the community and make decisions on Council's behalf within the limits of their Terms of Reference. 

Conduct Committee

Wollondilly Shire Council is required to adopt a Code of Conduct and Code of Conduct Procedures and sets out the standards of conduct expected of Council Officials.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee was established to provide Council with independent, objective assurance and consulting services, in order to add value and improve Council's operations. The committee is composed of two Councillors and three independent external members who have the ability to vote; along with a number of other Council officers...

Floodplain Risk Management Committee

The process of managing flood risk is assisted by the Floodplain Risk Management Committee. The committee is made up of Councillors, Council Staff from a variety of areas across Council, NSW Government Agencies and Community representatives. The Committee has an advisory role and makes recommendations to Council for its consideration.