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Council meeting dates, agendas and minutes

Electors' Meetings

Electors' General Meeting

In accordance with Section 5.27 of the Local Government Act 1995, the Electors' General Meeting is to be held once every financial year to consider the contents of the annual report for the previous financial year, and then any other general business.

In accordance with the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, the Presiding Person is to preside at a general or special meeting of electors and is to determine the procedure to be followed.

The full procedure is published in the agenda.

Definition of Elector

An elector is defined in the Local Government Act 1995. An elector is a person who is eligible to vote in an election of the City of Wanneroo. For the purpose of meetings of electors, the definition of an elector is to include ratepayers.

All proposed motions must be moved and seconded by an elector present at the meeting before the motion can be discussed or voted on at the meeting.

Electors' Special Meeting

In accordance with section 5.28 of the Local Government Act 1995, a special meeting of the electors of a district is to be held on the request of not less than:

  1. 300 electors or 5% of the number of electors — whichever is the lesser number; or 
  2. 1 /3 of the number of Council Members.

The request for an Electors’ Special meeting must specify the matters to be discussed at the meeting and the form or content of the request is to be submitted to the Mayor using Form 1 detailed in the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.