On Exhibition

Current Documents


Notice of intention to make a Local Law - Governance Local Law (2020)

At its ordinary council meeting on 7 July 2020, Alpine Shire Council endorsed the proposed Governance Local Law (2020) for the purpose of seeking public submissions.   

In accordance with section 119(2) of the Local Government Act 1989, the objectives of the proposed local law are to:

  • Regulate the use of the Alpine Shire Council Common Seal;
  • Provide for offences in relation to unauthorised use of the Common Seal or any device resembling the Common Seal; and
  • Provide for offences in relation to Council meetings and Delegated Committee meetings.

A copy of the proposed local law and community impact statement may be inspected at the Bright Council Office, Customer Service Centres in Mount Beauty and Myrtleford, and downloaded below:

Any person affected by the proposed local law may make a submission in accordance with section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.  A submitter may request that they or their representative is heard before Council in support of their submission.  The request to be heard, and the names of the persons or representatives, must be clearly specified in the written submission.  The intended date for hearing submissions will be the afternoon of Tuesday 18 August 2020.  Council will contact those wishing to be heard to confirm the date and the time along with arrangements for presenting to Council.

Written submissions must be received by Council no later than 12 noon on Friday 14 August 2020 and should be addressed to:

Submissions, Alpine Shire Council, PO Box 139, Bright 3741; or submissions@alpineshire.vic.gov.au; or online.

After considering submissions, Council will formally adopt the Governance Local Law (2020) at a Special Council Meeting on 25 August 2020.

For more information contact Emma Woolaston, Manager Corporate on 03 5755 0555.


Governance Rules and Public Transparency Policy

Submissions Invited

At its ordinary council meeting on 7 July 2020, Alpine Shire Council endorsed the following documents for public exhibition and now welcomes public submissions:

  • Public Transparency Policy, describing the ways in which Council information is to be made publicly available, and
  • Governance Rules (2020) encompassing the conduct of Council meetings, the election of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, and the Election Period Policy.

A copy of both documents may be inspected at the Bright Council Office, Customer Service Centres in Mount Beauty and Myrtleford, and downloaded below:

If you would like to provide feedback on either of these documents, written submissions must be received by Council by no later than 12 noon on Friday 14 August 2020 and should be addressed to:

Submissions, Alpine Shire Council, PO Box 139, Bright 3741; or submissions@alpineshire.vic.gov.au; or online.

After considering submissions, Council will formally adopt the Public Transparency Policy and the Governance Rules (2020) at a Special Council Meeting on 25 August 2020.

For more information contact Emma Woolaston, Manager Corporate on 03 5755 0555.


Making a Submission

Any person may make a submission on the proposals currently on public exhibition.

Submissions are an important way in which you can play a role in Council's decision-making process.

Your submission may be in support of the proposal on exhibition, in opposition to it, support or oppose parts of the proposal, or neutral with the provision of information you would like us to consider.

In some cases, Council holds a Committee of Council in which you can elect to come and present your submission to a panel in person.

You can give your feedback:

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