Council Meeting Schedule

Ordinary Council meetings are held February-November on the fourth Tuesday of the month, in December on the third Tuesday of the month, and no meeting scheduled for the month of January. Council meetings are to commence at 4:00pm in the Uralla Shire Council Chambers.

The ordinary meeting schedule to September 2022 is as follows:

  • Tuesday, 22 February 2022
  • Tuesday, 22 March 2022
  • Tuesday, 26 April 2022
  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022
  • Tuesday, 28 June 2022
  • Tuesday, 26 July 2022
  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
  • Tuesday, 27 September 2022

Meetings are subject to Public Health Orders current on the day. During the COVID-19 pandemic limited capacity will be available for members of the public in the foyer of the Council Chambers building on a first come first served basis. In the case of a development application going before Council, preference will be given to the applicant if they wish to attend. Council must both comply with the Public Health Orders and conduct its Ordinary (and Extraordinary) Meetings of Council from the Council Chamber; but, Councillors and staff can attend via remote methods.

Council meets the requirements of the Act that the meeting be ‘open’ to members of the public by publishing an audio webcast of the meeting along with the agenda, business papers and minutes of the meeting, so that the public is informed of what occurred at the meeting.

Audio recordings of all meetings are made available to the public. 

At the end of a meeting agenda there may a closed session at which the public is excluded where Council can discuss confidential matters, such as business which is commercial in confidence. Those matters are listed in the business agenda with the reason that the matter is proposed to be discussed in closed session.

Public Forum

The Council may hold a Public Forum with each Ordinary meeting for the purpose of hearing oral submissions from members of the public at the meeting on items of business to be considered a the meeting.

To speak at a Public Forum a person must first make an application to the Council by contacting the General Manager's Executive Assistant no later than the day prior to the meeting. Read more about addressing Council on our Speak at a Council Meeting page.