Council Meetings

Council Meetings

Council Meetings

Council Meetings have now returned to the Council Chambers at the Civic Centre; however, given the ongoing pandemic situation, meetings will continue to be live audio streamed until further notice.

To keep participants and the community safe, capacity limits, social distancing, full vaccination and other restrictions on attendance will apply consistent with Council's COVID-19 Risk Assessment and any current Public Health Order in place.

To listen to the audio of previous meetings click here to view the webcast 

Addressing a Council meeting

Council holds one Ordinary Council meeting each month (except April this year) and Policy Review Committee meetings every second month.

Anyone can request permission to address a meeting about an issue or matter on the Agenda, providing the number of speakers is limited to 3 in support of any proposal and 3 against.

Council will accept written submissions to items on the agenda by completing the form below. All forms must be received by midday on the day of the meeting. 

Members of the public who wish to attend Council Meetings in person to observe are welcome however will need to adhere to social distancing requirements.

For further information please contact Council’s Governance team on 4732 7777.

Download the procedure and form for addressing a Council meeting.

Meetings are generally held on Monday nights with Ordinary Council meetings starting at 7pm in the Council Chambers, and Policy Review Committee meetings starting at 7pm on Level 1 of the Penrith City Council Civic Centre. View the Penrith City Centre Parking Map for details on car park locations and time restrictions.

All Council meetings (except confidential sessions of the meetings) are recorded and will be placed on the Council website for public access.  Recordings of meetings are considered 'Government Information' and Council will retain the information for a period of at least one year and may be disposed of in accordance with State Records Act 1998.

Meeting schedule

You can see the 2023 Council Meeting Schedule, and view our business papers.

A summary of 2023 Council meetings dates is below:

Month Ordinary Council MeetingPolicy Review Committee Meeting
January  30 No Meetings.
February 27 No Meetings.
March 20 No Meetings.
April 5 – Extraordinary Meeting 17
May 1 and 29 No Meetings.
June 26 No Meetings.
July 24  10
August 28  14
September 25 No Meetings
October 23 No Meetings 
November  20 No Meetings                                       
December 11

Council meetings must be conducted in accordance with Council's Code of Meeting Practice which is based on the NSW Code.

Council Meeting Webcast

To find out more about council meeting webcasts and to listen to current or past meetings please visit this page.

Business Paper Enclosures and Closed Reports

For further information regarding business paper enclosures and closed reports, please click here.