Notice of intention to make a Local Law - Procedures for Council Meetings and Common Seal

Notice is given pursuant to sections 119 and 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act) that the Greater Shepparton City Council proposes to make a new Local Law No. 2 – Procedures for Council Meetings and Common Seal 2018 (‘the proposed local law’).

The purpose and general purport of the proposed local law is to regulate the use of Council’s common seal; the election of the Mayor; and Deputy Mayor; and to govern the conduct of meetings of the Council and Special Committees. 

The proposed local law and community impact statement are available below:

Hard copies can be obtained from the Council offices (90 Welsford Street, Shepparton) during office hours.

Any person may make a written submission on the proposed Local Law to Council. All submissions received will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Only submissions received by Council by 5.00pm on 27 April 2018 shall be considered.

Any person may, in their written submission, request to be provided with an opportunity to make a verbal representation, or have someone make the representation on their behalf, in support of their submission before a meeting of the Council.

Where a person wishes to be heard by Council they must advise of such in their written submission. The Council will meet for this purpose on 15 May 2018 at 1.00pm in the Council Boardroom, first floor, 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton.

Written submissions should be marked "Proposed Local Law No. 2 – Procedures for Council Meetings and Common Seal” and can be made:

  • via email to council@shepparton.vic.gov.au
  • via mail to
    Sharlene Still
    Manager Corporate Governance
    Greater Shepparton City Council
    Locked Bag 1000
    SHEPPARTON VIC 3632
  • in person to the Council offices (90 Welsford Street, Shepparton)

Please note that copies of submissions (including submitters’ names and addresses) will be made available at the Council meeting at which the above proposal will be considered. Council will also make submissions available for public inspection for a period of twelve months.

Further information regarding the Draft Local Law can be obtained by telephoning Sharlene Still on (03) 5832 9869.