Draft Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy 2014

Consultation has concluded

We would like your comments on the new draft Policy for the Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Incurred by, and Provision of Facilities to, the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors. This Policy sets out what Councillors are able to claim during their term of office, to carry out their civic duties, including stationary, office equipment, travel expenses, training and conferences.

We would like your comments on the new draft Policy for the Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Incurred by, and Provision of Facilities to, the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors. This Policy sets out what Councillors are able to claim during their term of office, to carry out their civic duties, including stationary, office equipment, travel expenses, training and conferences.

Consultation has concluded
  • Policy Adopted

    almost 3 years ago

    The Draft Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy 2015 was adopted by Council at its meeting of 10 February 2014.

    View Council Report

    This consultation is now closed. We thank everyone who provided input to this policy.

    The Draft Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy 2015 was adopted by Council at its meeting of 10 February 2014.

    View Council Report

    This consultation is now closed. We thank everyone who provided input to this policy.

  • Submissions now closed

    almost 3 years ago

    The consultation period has now closed. Submissions are being collated and outcomes will be reported back to Council.

    We thank everyone who provided feedback on the Draft Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy. 

    The consultation period has now closed. Submissions are being collated and outcomes will be reported back to Council.

    We thank everyone who provided feedback on the Draft Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy. 

  • Make a Submission

    almost 3 years ago

    You can make a submission on the draft Policy. The policy and accompanying documents may be viewed at Civic Centre, 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why, and at the links below.
    Make a submission 
    • Write to Council marked: “Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy” Warringah Council, 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why, NSW 2099
    • Email Council@Warringah.nsw.gov.au
    The draft policy is on public exhibition from Monday 8 December 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015.

    Submissions Close Sunday 4 January 2015.

    For further information contact the Manager Governance on 9942 2444.

    You can make a submission on the draft Policy. The policy and accompanying documents may be viewed at Civic Centre, 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why, and at the links below.
    Make a submission 
    • Write to Council marked: “Payment and Reimbursement of Expenses Policy” Warringah Council, 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why, NSW 2099
    • Email Council@Warringah.nsw.gov.au
    The draft policy is on public exhibition from Monday 8 December 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015.

    Submissions Close Sunday 4 January 2015.

    For further information contact the Manager Governance on 9942 2444.
  • Background

    almost 3 years ago

    On the 25 November 2014 Council adopted to place the draft Payment and Re-imbursement Policy on public exhibition. This draft reflects changes made to the exiting Policy. There are a total of six proposed changes to the Policy.

    A summary of the proposed changes are below:

    1. Amendment 1update rate under Clause 10.1 (a) (i) – Transport – Mayoral Vehicle
    2. Amendment 2 clarification of provisions under Clause 10.3 – Executive Assistant/Secretarial services
    3. Amendment 3 delete Clause 10.4 – Administrative assistance
    4. Amendment 4 addition of a new section under Clause 11 – Administrative Support
    5. Amendment 5 clarification of Clause 11.3 - Stationery Package
    6. Amendment 6update rates under Clause 12.2 – update of the per kilometre rates


    The draft Policy is on public exhibition from Monday 8 December 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015. Written submissions on the Policy, as well as any other comments are welcomed until Sunday 4 January 2015.

    This Policy is required under Section 52 of the Local Government Act 1993. The Act requires, in part, that within 5 months after the end of the financial year a Council must adopt a payment and reimbursement Policy for Councillors.


    On the 25 November 2014 Council adopted to place the draft Payment and Re-imbursement Policy on public exhibition. This draft reflects changes made to the exiting Policy. There are a total of six proposed changes to the Policy.

    A summary of the proposed changes are below:

    1. Amendment 1update rate under Clause 10.1 (a) (i) – Transport – Mayoral Vehicle
    2. Amendment 2 clarification of provisions under Clause 10.3 – Executive Assistant/Secretarial services
    3. Amendment 3 delete Clause 10.4 – Administrative assistance
    4. Amendment 4 addition of a new section under Clause 11 – Administrative Support
    5. Amendment 5 clarification of Clause 11.3 - Stationery Package
    6. Amendment 6update rates under Clause 12.2 – update of the per kilometre rates


    The draft Policy is on public exhibition from Monday 8 December 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015. Written submissions on the Policy, as well as any other comments are welcomed until Sunday 4 January 2015.

    This Policy is required under Section 52 of the Local Government Act 1993. The Act requires, in part, that within 5 months after the end of the financial year a Council must adopt a payment and reimbursement Policy for Councillors.