Your Council, Your Representatives
Meander Valley Council consists of nine Councillors, including the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor. The entire municipality votes to elect Councillors, the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor for a term of four years. The role of the Mayor and Councillors is to represent the community. Councillors undertake a range of duties not limited to; providing leadership, informing policy and making decisions on behalf of the community that comply with legislation. Elected members work closely with Council's management team on a range of plans and strategies that guide the delivery of projects and services across the municipality.
As representatives of the Meander Valley community, Councillors are available to listen to residents and discuss local issues and achievements.
Councillor Code of Conduct
Councillors must adhere to the Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct is a statement of the standard of behaviour that Councillors have agreed should be demonstrated, and which the community can expect to be demonstrated, when Councillors are carrying out their roles and functions.
Gifts and donations register
In accordance with the Local Government Act 1993, Council keeps an updated register of gifts and donations received by councillors. Councillors are required to give notice in writing within 14 days of receiving a gift or donation.
There are currently no gifts or donations registered.