Policy Manual

Section 1 – Elected Member Policies

Includes the following policies:

  • 1.1.1 Roles
  • 1.2.1 Conflict of Interest
  • 1.3.1 Personal Benefit
  • 1.4.1 Councillor Fees, Allowances and Reimbursements
  • 1.5.1 Conduct of Elected Members, Committee Members and Employees
  • 1.5.2 Dealing with Council Property
  • 1.6.1 Standing Orders

Section 2 – Staff Policies

Includes the following policies:

  • 2.1.1 Staff Recruitment Policy
  • 2.1.2 Working Hours
  • 2.1.3 Workplace Bullying
  • 2.1.4 Drug and Alcohol Policy
  • 2.1.5 Protection from the Sun/Heat for Outdoor Workers
  • 2.1.6 Gifts, Functions & Payment of Gratuities to Resigning Employees
  • 2.1.7 Private Use of Council Vehicles
  • 2.1.8 Council Vehicles – Driving Policy
  • 2.1.9 Smoking in Council Premises/Vehicles
  • 2.1.10 Severance and Redundancy

Section 3 – Finance and Administration Policies

Includes the following policies:

  • 3.1.1 Significant Accounting Policies
  • 3.1.2 Purchasing & Creditor Control
  • 3.1.3 Authority to Make Payments from Municipal and Trust Funds
  • 3.1.4 Regional Price Preference Policy
  • 3.1.5 Revenue Collection
  • 3.1.6 Corporate Credit Card
  • 3.1.7 Investment
  • 3.1.8 Requests for Donations and Financial Assistance
  • 3.1.9 Related Party Disclosures
  • 3.2.1 Record Keeping Policy
  • 3.2.2 Common Seal
  • 3.2.3 Alcohol Consumption – Council Facilities

Section 4 – Housing Policies

Includes the following policies:

  • 4.1.1 Housing
  • 4.1.2 Cost of Water Consumption
  • 4.1.3 Land Acquisition and Disposal

Section 5 – Works Policies

Includes the following policies:

  • 5.1.1 Road Construction and Maintenance
  • 5.1.2 Roadside Vegetation
  • 5.1.3 School Bus Routes
  • 5.1.4 Drainage and Crossings
  • 5.1.5 Gravels and Other Materials Obtained Locally
  • 5.1.6 Stock on Roads
  • 5.1.7 Plant and Vehicle replacement Policy

Section 6 – Occupational Safety & Health Policies

Includes the following policies:

  • 6.1.1 Occupational Safety and Health Policy
  • 6.1.2 Duty of Care to Visitors at Workplaces
  • 6.1.3 Occupational Safety and Health Committee
  • 6.1.4 First Aid Policy

Section 7 – Fire Control Policies

Includes the following policies:

  • 7.1.1 Brigades and Officers
  • 7.1.2 Use of Council Owned Equipment for Fire Fighting Purposes
  • 7.1.3 Vehicle Movement Bans

Section 8 – Delegated Authority

Includes the following policies:

  • Delegated Authority Register