Council meetings

Council meeting times and dates 

Council meetings are held in the Beechworth main office at The Pines, 2 Kurrajong Way, Mayday Hills, each month except January and are advertised in local newspapers the weekend before.

You are welcome and encouraged to attend any of the Council Meetings. You are able to ask questions during the Open Forum at the end of the meeting. All meetings are open to the public, however they may be closed to the public during confidential business discussions.

Council meeting agendas detail the order of business to be discussed and decided upon. Councillors discuss various issues and make decisions on the recommendations included within the agenda. The Chief Executive Officer and General Managers of each department attend the Council meetings.

Special Council meetings will be called from time to time to discuss and decide upon specific matters, for example, the Budget, the Annual Report and the Council Plan.

All Council meetings are held in the Beechworth Council Chambers, Mayday Hills and start at 6:30pm.

Please note, the Tuesday 31 March Council meeting will not be able to commence and proceed. Councillors are heeding the advice of the National Cabinet and Victorian Premier to stay at home, therefore it is expected that we will be unable to form the required quorum to start the meeting. Under the Victorian Local Government Act, council meetings must be held face to face and not via any digital platforms, which is contrary to the Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions which come into force from midnight on Monday 30 March 2020. We await further direction from the State Government regarding changes to current law that will allow this meeting to proceed at a later time. Please watch out for further announcements in due course. 

2020 Council meeting schedule:

  • Tuesday 25 February (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 31 March (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 28 April (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 26 May (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 16 June (Special meeting)
  • Tuesday 30 June (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 28 July (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 25 August (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 15 September (Ordinary meeting)
  • October – no meeting due to caretaker period
  • Tuesday 24 November (Ordinary meeting)
  • Tuesday 15 December (Ordinary meeting)

Live stream 

All meetings are live streamed on YouTube. Click here to tune in