The Local Government Act 1995 states that a local government must hold:
- An Electors' Special Meeting upon presentation of a petition signed by 300 electors; and
- An Annual Electors' General Meeting once every financial year.
Annual Electors' Meeting
The Annual Electors' Meeting for the 2022/2023 financial year will be held on Thursday 8 February 2024, at the City of Rockingham Administration Building in the Reception Room. The meeting and will be recorded and livestreamed in accordance with Council Policy Recording and Streaming Council, Standing Committees and Annual Electors Meetings.
The purpose of the meeting is to:
- accept the City's Annual Report for the previous financial year, and
- give City of Rockingham electors the opportunity to raise any matter as General Business, including motions to be voted on by the electors of the City.
The agenda for the Annual Electors Meeting is published from 4pm on the Thursday of the week before the meeting.
Following the Annual Electors' Meeting, a report is prepared to confirm the minutes of the meeting and the outcomes. This report is considered at the following Ordinary Council Meeting.
Public questions at an electors' meeting
Electors and the general public have the opportunity to participate at the Annual Electors' Meeting. If you have a question you would like to ask at the meeting please see Public Participation for more information.
There is no requirement to register to attend the meeting, however electors will need to identify themselves before participating in the meeting.
Moving Motions at an Electors Meeting
Electors' meetings are open to all members of the public, however only electors may move, second, speak to and vote on motions.
Electors may raise any motion that is related to the responsibilities and functions of the City of Rockingham. To allow motions to be recorded accurately and scheduled for discussion motions are required to be lodged in writing, addressed to email@example.com by 5pm, Tuesday 6 February 2024.
Motions may be submitted using the Notice of Motion form below which provides information on how to write a motion.
Each elector present is entitled to one vote on each matter to be decided, but is not required to vote.