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FEB 11 2021 Exchange

  • 11 Feb 2021 12:50
    Message # 10080678
    Lisa Hamilton (Administrator)

    Attendance and Discussion Topics from EA’s Exchange – Thursday 11 February 2021 – 10.00-11.00am

    Chat notes attached.

    Discussion Topics included:

    Post-election changes – New Mayors and Elected Members – induction and onboarding; new CEO’s and ELT’s, staff changes

    Change Management – restructures

    Budget changes and implementations – working away towards end of financial year

    Funding/Grants – Available from Government – Councils need to deliver on promises

    Planning and Development – increase in residential applications from interstate

    Technological changes – Several councils installing InfoCouncil; TechnologyOne; new systems and laptops etc.

    COVID disruptions – Tourism; job losses across communities; increase in homelessness and mental health issues; illegal camping – move on orders – police involvement; youth crimes etc.

    Rates and Land valuations – several councils currently in the process of reviewing rates with third parties

    Conflicts of Interests – Office of Ind. Assessor -  https://www.oia.qld.gov.au/resources-for-councillors

    Thank you for your attendance, involvement and input.

    Please place Agenda items on the discussion board for the next meeting!

    Next Exchange is scheduled for Thursday 13 May 2021 at 10.00 – details on the LGMA website.  For further information or assistance contact Lisa Hamilton on 3174 5005 or Fiona Cullen on 3174 5004.


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