|Name:||Proposed change to City wards and boundaries|
|Recommended changes to the City ward boundaries are currently with the Local Government Advisory Board following community consultation.
Wards and boundaries
The City asked the community (November/December 2016) to give feedback about changing its wards and boundaries.
This was to comply with State policy which requires all local governments to have the same number of electors in each ward, give or take 10 percent. Due to growth in some suburbs, Council had to change the boundaries to comply.
Based on the community feedback, the most popular option of the three options presented was Option 1 (see map attachment below)
On 9 February 2017, Council decided to recommend Option 1 to the Local Government Advisory Board. The new boundaries and wards should be in place for the October 2017 local government elections.
Option 1: Three wards, nine Councillors plus the Mayor, new boundaries.
This option clearly divides the City into East, Central and West Wards.
What is the impact?
The change will:
|Release Date:||Tuesday, February 21, 2017|
|Contact Name:||Customer Services|
|Contact Phone:||9411 3444|
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