Meetings

Snowy Monaro Regional Council holds one Ordinary Council Meeting each month. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month, commencing at 1pm. 

Meeting schedule 2022

  •  Thursday 20 October 2022: 1.00pm Council Chambers, 81 Commissioner Street, Cooma

  •  Thursday 17 November 2022: 1.00pm Jindabyne Memorial Hall, Thredbo Terrace, Jindabyne

  •  Thursday 15 December 2022: 1.00pm Council Chambers, 81 Commissioner Street, Cooma

Business papers for Council Meetings are published on the website 7 days prior to the scheduled meeting date. 

 

Public Forum

Council may hold a public forum for the purpose of allowing members of the public to address Council on items of business to be considered at a meeting. 

SPEAKING AT PUBLIC FORUM
Members of the public wishing to address Council at a public forum must make an application to the Council. Per Council's Code of Meeting Practice, each speaker is allocated 5 minutes and restricted to speak on one item of business. Each speaker is allocated 5 minutes to address Council.

Please complete the application form(PDF, 154KB) and email to council@snowymonaro.nsw.gov.au to be included on the agenda. 

Applications must be submitted no later than 2 business days before the date on which the Council meeting is to be held. 

Applications that are not submitted via the approved form will not be accepted.
 
RECORDS OF PUBLIC FORUM
A separate record will be kept of the public forum, following the meeting, this will be published on the website and will contain basic information of the speaker's submission. 
Members of the public wishing to address Council should note public forum is webcast and recordings of the meeting are available on the website. By entering the Council Chambers (or other meeting location) during an open session of Council, you are consenting to your attendance and participation being recorded. 

For more information on Council Public Forum, refer to Section 4 in the Code of Meeting Practice. 
 
PRIVACY NOTIFICATION
The personal information requested on this form is being collected, and will only be used for identifying members of the public who address a Council Meeting and the acceptance of the conditions to address Council. If you do not disclose your name, contact details and topic, you will not be permitted to address Council. Access to the information will be restricted to Councillors and Council staff for the purposes of the information listed above and spoken to at Council.
 
The meeting schedule will rotate on the basis of even months in the Cooma Office Council Chambers and odd months rotating between the Jindabyne Memorial Hall and the Bombala Community Centre. 

 

Public Forum Terms and Conditions

  • By attending a meeting, speakers and other persons consent to an audio visual recording of their address being included in the webcast of the meeting.
  • Speakers must ensure Public Forum is not used to misrepresent, ridicule or cause detriment to another person or for the purposes of satire or advertising.
  • Speakers should refrain from making any defamatory comments or releasing any personal information about another individual without their consent.
  • Council accepts no liability for any damage that may result from defamatory comments made by persons attending meetings – all liability will rest with the individual who made the comments.
  • The meeting must not be recorded by others without the prior written consent of the Council in accordance with the Council’s Code of Meeting Practice.
  • Speakers must ensure their address does not include any comments or information that may present a legal risk.

Council Meeting Locations

Council retains a copy of all the recordings of the Council meetings on the website for a minimum of 12 months. To view the recordings click here.

Cooma Council Chambers

81 Commissioner Street
Cooma, NSW 2630

Bombala Community Centre

163 Maybe Street
Bombala, NSW 2623

 

Jindabyne Memorial Hall

Thredbo Terrace
Jindabyne, NSW 2627

 

 

 

Webcast and Archived Council Meeting Videos

Webcast council meetings or watch a meeting from our archived section, here.