The City of Cockburn is required by order of the Local Government Standards Panel to publish the following notice on its Facebook page, on its website and in its printed and electronic newsletter.
From the May 2021 Ordinary Council Meeting public questions must be submitted by 5pm, the day before the Council meeting.
Due to the lockdown we are three days behind. Our team will be in Area 3 Coolbellup by Thursday 6 May.
From 4 to 18 May 2021 the transfer station will be undergoing upgrades. Please allow extra time for your trip as there will be delays experienced due to this.
Mayor's response to Local Government Standards Panel findings re Cr Michael Separovich
Council is committed to the professional development of its elected members to assist in fulfilling their role as an elected Member. Elected members have a unique and challenging role.
Section 5.126(1) of the Local Government Act 1995 states, each council member must complete training in accordance with regulations within 12 months of being elected to Council. This applies to those members elected an an ordinary election and an extra-ordinary election.
Section 5.127(2) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996 states, elected members must complete mandatory training titled 'Council Member Essentials' which consists of the following modules:
A local government must prepare a report for each financial year on the training completed by council members in the financial year. This report is to be published on the local government's website within one month after the end of the financial year.
Council's Policy 'Elected Members Appointments & Training - Standing Committees, Reference Groups, Boards and External Organisations' outlines the professional development training provided to elected members to enable them to undertake their functions.
9 Coleville Crescent,
PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965
Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.
City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.