Council Meetings

Council Meetings

Council Meetings

Council meetings will be held in a hybrid fashion until at least the end of 2021 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This means that some councillors and staff may participate in the meeting remotely. Members of the public are now permitted to attend council meetings at the Civic Centre subject to sign in, temperature check and social distancing requirements.

Council Meetings are not being live broadcast until further notice however you can click here to view the webcast and begin playing a recording of the meeting which will be uploaded the day after the meeting.

When Council enters Committee of the Whole, no audio will be available. When Council comes out of its confidential session, the audio will recommence and the outcomes of any discussion in Committee will be reported.

Addressing a Council meeting

Council holds one Ordinary Council meeting and one Policy Review Committee meeting each month, on average.

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.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 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 are welcome to attend Council and make their address in person or can opt for a Council staff member to read out the submissions. All forms must be received by midday on the day of the meeting. Council staff will read out the submissions for Councillors and members of the public.

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, sign in procedures and temperature checks.

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 2021 Council Meeting Schedule, and view our business papers.

A summary of 2021 Council meetings dates is below:

Month Ordinary Council MeetingPolicy Review Committee Meeting
February 22  
March 22  
April 26  19
May 24  
June 28  7
July 26  
August 23 9
September 27  
October 25 11
November  22                                                   

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

Council Meeting Webcast

The PRC on 9 August will not be live streamed due to technical issues. It will be recorded and uploaded after the meeting.

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

Closed Meeting Resolutions

Ordinary Council Meeting - 23 March 2020

Ordinary Council Meeting - 24 February 2020

Ordinary Meeting – 28 September 2020

Ordinary Meeting – 26 July 2021