- Written by Adam Gatt Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
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.
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.
A summary of 2021 Council meetings dates is below:
|Month||Ordinary Council Meeting||Policy Review Committee Meeting|
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