Public Consultation

 

Review of Elector Representation

Notice is hereby given that the Berri Barmera Council has undertaken a review to determine whether a change of arrangements in respect to elector representation will result in the electors of the area being more adequately and fairly represented.

Proposal

As an outcome of this review Council proposes the following:

1. The principal member of Council continue to be a Mayor elected by the community.

2. The existing “no wards” structure be retained.

3. The future elected body of Council continue to comprise eight (8) area councillors.

Report

Council has prepared a report which details the review process, public consultation undertaken and the proposal Council now considers should be carried into effect. A copy of this report is available here or at the:

  • Berri Barmera Council office
  • Barmera Library and Customer Service Centre
  • Berri Library and Visitor Information Centre
Written Submissions

Written submissions are invited from interested persons from Thursday 2nd February 2017 and should be directed to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 229, Berri 5343, or emailed to bbc@bbc.sa.gov.au by close of business on Friday 17th March 2017.

Any person making a written submission will be invited to appear before a meeting of Council or Council committee to be heard in support of their submission. Information regarding the representation review can be obtained by contacting the Chief Executive Officer, Mr David Beaton, telephone 8582 1922.

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