Informal Gatherings

From time to time, informal gatherings may be used to discuss issues that involve strategy or policy or other matters of Council administration and to brief Council Members on issues relating to their decision-making function.  Click here to view a copy of the policy.

These gatherings are open to the public and a list of upcoming topics are listed below -

Date

Time

Topics for Discussion

Location

10/12/2019Approx 1.00pm 
  • Climate Discussions
  • Grant Funding Discussions
Cambrai Council Chambers
29/5/2019

3.00pm to 4.00pm

  • Waste Collection Disposal Service(s) for Brenda Park, Pelican Point & Scott's Creek

Cambrai Council Chambers
24/4/2019

9.00am to 10.00am

  • Waste Management Discussions

Mannum Council Office, 49 Adelaide Road, Mannum
9/4/2019

Approx 11.45am

1.00pm

1.30pm to 3.30pm

  • Budget Discussions
  • Council Operational and Processes Discussions
  • ElectraNet SA-NSW Interconnector - Project Energy Connect Briefing and Workshop
Cambrai Council Chambers
26/3/201910.30am - 2.30pm
  • Overview of Community Services Department
  • Budget Discussions
  • Overview of People and Culture Department
  • Governance and Associated Processes
Cambrai Council Chambers
12/3/2019Approx 1-00pm
  • Overview of Infrastructure and Field Services Department - Presentation
  • Project Budget Bids that have been categorised into one of the following:-
    • Funded in the exiting Capital Budget (LTFP);
    • Funded from within the existing Operating Budget;
    • Not Funded within the Capital/Operating Budget– Recommend for Consideration by Council; and
    • Not Funded within the Capital/Operating Budget – Not Recommended for Consideration by Council.
    • Assessment of Budget items (Capital, Maintenance and Projects)
    • Service Delivery (Specifications and Town Plan methodology)
Cambrai Council Chambers
27/2/201910am
  • Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Grant Program Discussion
Mannum Council Office, 49 Adelaide Road, Mannum
12/2/2019Approx 1-00pm
  • Finance Department Overview and Information in Relation to the Upcoming Budget Process
On Board the PS Marion at 6 Randell Street, Mannum
15/1/2019Approx 1-00 pm
  • Transition to new Chief Executive Officer
  • Organisational Review and new Organisational Structure (including costs)
  • Cowirra CWMS
  • Communication
 Cambrai Council Chambers
11/9/201811-00 am - 12 noon

Economic Development

  • Game Changers for Mid Murray Council
  • Articles of Interest and Perusal
  • E-Newsletter – Mid Murray on the Move!
  • Development Services Business & Investment Opportunities Register Update
 Cambrai Council Chambers
23/8/20182-00 pm – 3-00 pm

Different Options of Rating

General Rates

  • Minimum Rates or Fixed Charge
  • Differential Rate in the dollar (based on land use and / or locality or some other basis determined by Council)
  • Separate Rates
  • Service Rates & Services Charges
Cambrai Council Chambers
23/8/201812-45 pm – 2-00pmInitial report of Cambrai Pool Feasibility Study

Confidential Item Under Section 90(3)(b) information the disclosure of which—

(i) could reasonably be expected to confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the council is conducting, or proposing to conduct, business, or to prejudice the commercial position of the council; and

(ii) would, on balance, be contrary to the public interest;

Cambrai Council Chambers
23/8/201810-00 am - 12 noon

Infrastructure Services

  • IS Service Standards and Implementation Plan
  • Framework for projects (capital/community/district) – scope/design/implementation
Cambrai Council Chambers
24/7/201812-30 pm

Inspection of the Mannum Institute Building

(b)   information the disclosure of which—

(i)     could reasonably be expected to confer a commercial advantage on a person with whom the council is conducting, or proposing to conduct, business, or to prejudice the commercial position of the council; and

(ii)    would, on balance, be contrary to the public interest;

47 Randell Street, Mannum
10/7/20181-00 pm

Economic Development

  • Branding & Promotion Workshops Summary – Shane Strudwick
  • Economic Development Throughout Mid Murray Council
  • Game Changers for Mid Murray Council
  • Articles of Interest and Perusal
  • Murray Princess Area near Big Bend by Night
  • E-Newsletter – Mid Murray on the Move!
  • Development Services Business & Investment Opportunities Register Update
Cambrai Council Chambers
10/7/201811-30 amExplanation regarding Section 41 Committees and Meeting ProceduresCambrai Council Chambers
12/6/20181-00 pmOrganisational Review –

Confidential Item Under Section 90(3)(a) of the Local Government Act – information the disclosure of which would involve the unreasonable disclosure of information concerning the personal affairs of any person (living or dead);

Cambrai Council Chambers
7/6/201810-00 amPresent DRAFT Service Level Guidelines for the Infrastructure Services Department and seek feedback to finaliseCambrai Council Chambers
24/5/201810-00 am

Inform Elected Members of the current service levels and resources for the Infrastructure Services Department and seek feedback and proposals for future service levels and resources

Cambrai Council Chambers
8/5/201811-15 am

To discuss future requirements regarding non-commercial leases and licences within the Mid Murray Council

Cambrai Council Chambers
10/4/2018Approx 11-30 am

Branding and Promotion Session presented by Shane Strudwick of Brand Action and Deb Alexander, Tourism Manager

Cambrai Council Chambers
27/3/20183-00 pm

To discuss the 2018/19 Draft Annual Business Plan & Budget including Long Term Financial Plan and Asset Management Plans

Cambrai Council Chambers
13/3/2018Approx 1-00 pm

To discuss Long Term Financial Plan/Sustainability/Recurrent operating budget (Past, Present & Future)

Cambrai Council Chambers
13/2/2018Approx 1-00 pm

To discuss requiremens association with future leases and licences within Mid Murray Council.

Truro Town Hall, 36 Moorundie Street, Truro
13/2/2018Approx 2-00 pmLetter from Cessnock City Council enclosing Youth First Employment Toolkit to be discussed.Truro Town Hall, 36 Moorundie Street, Truro
16/1/2018Approx 1-00 pm

Staffing Matters and Organisational Review Status –

Confidential Item Under Section 90(3)(a) of the Local Government Act – information the disclosure of which would involve the unreasonable disclosure of information concerning the personal affairs of any person (living or dead);

Cambrai Council Chambers
16/1/2018Approx 1-30 pmEconomic Development -
  • Explanation associated with establishment of Economic Development Working Party
  • Economic Development Throughout Mid Murray Council
  • Development of Draft Action Plan for Mid Murray Council 
    Economic Game Changers
  • E-Newsletter
  • Development Services Economic Development Register Update
Cambrai Council Chambers

14/11/2017

Approx 1-00 pm

Financial Management and consideration of Monthly Financial Reports to CouncilCambrai Council Chambers

12/9/2017

Approx 1-00 pm

Mid Murray Support Service - Financial Contribution

Cambrai Council Chambers

12/9/2017

Approx 1-00 pm

Cambrai Swimming Pool Aquatic Facility Condition – Confidential Item Under Section 90(3)(d) of the Local Government Act –

(d) commercial information of a confidential nature (not being a trade secret) the disclosure of which—

(i) could reasonably be expected to prejudice the commercial position of the person who supplied the information, or to confer a commercial advantage on a third party; and

(ii) would, on balance, be contrary to the public interest;

Cambrai Council Chambers

8/8/2017

Approx 1-00 pm

Outcomes from Informal Gathering held on Tuesday 11 July 2017 to be discussed

Cambrai Council Chambers

11/7/2017

Approx 1-00 pm

Outcomes from Previous Informal Gathering, Training Offer, Suggestions to Improve Council Agenda and Council Committee Agenda Papers, Any Suggested Improvements that CEO can Undertake to Improve Role for Councillors

Organisational Review - Confidential Item Under Section 90(3)(a) of the Local Government Act – information the disclosure of which would involve the unreasonable disclosure of information concerning the personal affairs of any person (living or dead);

Cambrai Council Chambers

13/6/2017

Approx 1-00 pm

Discuss the Rating Policy 2017/18, provide a Valuation update and to discuss Rate Modelling for 2017/18

Cambrai Council Chambers

9/5/2017

Approx 1-00 pm

Economic Development Discussions Facilitated by Kerry Simcock

Cambrai Council Chambers

18/4/2017

9-30 am

Further project finalisation and Draft ABP & Budget, including Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP) & Assest Management Plans (AMP) discussions

Cambrai Council Chambers

11/4/2017

Approx 1-30 pm

John Olsen from HDS Australia - to discuss Strategic Freight Routes for Riverland and Murray Mallee

Cambrai Council Chambers

11/4/2017

Approx 11-30 am

Project finalisation and Draft ABP & Budget, including Long Term Financial Plan (LTFP) & Assest Management Plans (AMP)

Cambrai Council Chambers

27/3/2017

3-00 pm

To discuss the Long Term Financial Plan/Sustainability and Recurrent Operating Budget

Cambrai Council Chambers

14/3/2017

Approx 1-15 pm

Achievements, Projects, Services, Developments, Issues

Cambrai Sports Ground Clubrooms

14/2/2017

1-00 pm

CWMS Information Session for Elected Members

Cambrai Council Chambers

14/2/2017

Approx 11-00 am

Receive Presentation from Sonar on the Pilot for Workforce Management System

Cambrai Council Chambers

17/1/2017

1-00 pm

Receive Presentation from City of Onkaparinga - Bid for National Heritage Listing and World Heritage Listing of the Mount Lofty Ranges

Cambrai Council Chambers

17/1/2017

Approx 11-00 am

Guidelines for the Use of Proceeds from the Mannum Caravan Park and Other Commercial Activities of Council

Cambrai Council Chambers

13/12/2016

1-00 pm

Organisational Review Workshop with Consultant

Tungkillo Hall, 10 Brinkworth Road, Tungkillo

5/12/2016

10-00 am

Community Wastewater Management System (CWMS) Workshop – legislative framework, asset and long term financial plans currently under development, future CWMS priorities and purpose of the Advisory Committee

Large Meeting Room, Mannum Council Office

13/9/2016

1-00 pm

OPAL presentation relating to OPAL’s Strategic Direction – aims, goals and strategies for the next 3 years, Mannum Men’s Shed, various issues relating to the Mannum Men’s Shed

On board MV Barrangul, Mooring site, Oval Road, Morgan

9/8/2016

1-00 pm

Elected Members’ Travel Allowances, Proceeds from Sale of Leasehold of Mannum Caravan Park, Toilet Cleaning Contract

Cambrai Council Chambers