Policy Reviews - Public Exhibition - 2018

Council's policies are reviewed regularly to keep them up to date with legislation and community expectations. This page provides information on proposed changes and updates to policies made in 2018.

Council's policies are reviewed regularly to keep them up to date with legislation and community expectations. This page provides information on proposed changes and updates to policies made in 2018.

  • Gifts and Benefits Policy (draft)

    8 days ago
    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    The draft Gifts and Benefits Policy has been developed to be considered alongside the Model Code of Conduct 2015 in particular Part 5 Personal Benefit.

    Northern Beaches Council is adopting a zero gift and benefit position. The draft policy also differs from the Model Codes by requiring that all gifts or benefits offered must be recorded in the Gift Register.



    How to make a submission

    • Online (closed)
    • In writing to the CEO Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked 'Gifts and Benefits Policy'
    Submissions closed Thursday 15 November 2018

    Project update - 22 Nov 2018

    The policy will be reported to Council for adoption on Tue 27 Nov 2018.


    If you would like to attend the meeting to address Council on this, or any other, matter please apply online.


    Project update - 3 Dec 2018

    The policy was adopted by Council on Tue 27 Nov 2018

    The draft Gifts and Benefits Policy has been developed to be considered alongside the Model Code of Conduct 2015 in particular Part 5 Personal Benefit.

    Northern Beaches Council is adopting a zero gift and benefit position. The draft policy also differs from the Model Codes by requiring that all gifts or benefits offered must be recorded in the Gift Register.



    How to make a submission

    • Online (closed)
    • In writing to the CEO Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked 'Gifts and Benefits Policy'
    Submissions closed Thursday 15 November 2018

    Project update - 22 Nov 2018

    The policy will be reported to Council for adoption on Tue 27 Nov 2018.


    If you would like to attend the meeting to address Council on this, or any other, matter please apply online.


    Project update - 3 Dec 2018

    The policy was adopted by Council on Tue 27 Nov 2018

  • Draft Compliance and Enforcement Guidelines - 2018

    about 2 months ago
    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    In 2017, Council undertook a review of all former Council's compliance and enforcement policies with the aim of developing a single enforcement approach across the Northern Beaches.

    The Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy was presented to Council for adoption in November 2017. During this meeting, Council resolved to defer consideration of the draft policy until a set of Draft Compliance and Enforcement Guidelines were developed and publicly exhibited.

    View the Council minutes (Item 10.1, page 18)

    • Online [CLOSED]
    • In writing to the CEO, Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked "Draft Compliance and Enforcement Guidelines"

    Submissions close Monday 24 September 2018

    Supporting documents

    UPDATE 25/9/2018: Thank you for your interest. Submissions have now closed.

    UPDATE 12/10/2018: A report to Council on 16 October will recommend adoption of the Policy and Guidelines - view the Agenda, Item 11.1, page 89

    UPDATE 19/10/2018: Council adopted the policy on 16 October - view the minutes, Item 11.1, page 8

    In 2017, Council undertook a review of all former Council's compliance and enforcement policies with the aim of developing a single enforcement approach across the Northern Beaches.

    The Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy was presented to Council for adoption in November 2017. During this meeting, Council resolved to defer consideration of the draft policy until a set of Draft Compliance and Enforcement Guidelines were developed and publicly exhibited.

    View the Council minutes (Item 10.1, page 18)

    • Online [CLOSED]
    • In writing to the CEO, Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked "Draft Compliance and Enforcement Guidelines"

    Submissions close Monday 24 September 2018

    Supporting documents

    UPDATE 25/9/2018: Thank you for your interest. Submissions have now closed.

    UPDATE 12/10/2018: A report to Council on 16 October will recommend adoption of the Policy and Guidelines - view the Agenda, Item 11.1, page 89

    UPDATE 19/10/2018: Council adopted the policy on 16 October - view the minutes, Item 11.1, page 8
  • Draft Councillor Expenses and Facilities Policy

    about 2 months ago
    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    At the Council meeting on 27 June 2018 it was agreed that the Draft Councillor Expenses and Facilities Policy be placed on exhibition for a period of 28 days, and the results reported back to Council.

    The Draft Policy will replace the Policy for payment and reimbursement of expenses incurred by, and the provision of facilities to the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors, which was adopted in November 2016.

    Have your say

    • Online (CLOSED)
    • In writing to the CEO, Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked 'Draft Councillor Expenses and Facilities Policy'

    For further information, please call Nicki Adams on 1300 434 434

    Submissions close Sunday 5 August 2018

    UPDATE: the outcomes of the public exhibition will be reported to Council on 28 August 2018

    View the Council Agenda, item 9.6 page 58

    UPDATE: the policy was adopted at the Council meeting on 28 August 2018

    View the Council Minutes, Item 9.6, page 10

    At the Council meeting on 27 June 2018 it was agreed that the Draft Councillor Expenses and Facilities Policy be placed on exhibition for a period of 28 days, and the results reported back to Council.

    The Draft Policy will replace the Policy for payment and reimbursement of expenses incurred by, and the provision of facilities to the Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors, which was adopted in November 2016.

    Have your say

    • Online (CLOSED)
    • In writing to the CEO, Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked 'Draft Councillor Expenses and Facilities Policy'

    For further information, please call Nicki Adams on 1300 434 434

    Submissions close Sunday 5 August 2018

    UPDATE: the outcomes of the public exhibition will be reported to Council on 28 August 2018

    View the Council Agenda, item 9.6 page 58

    UPDATE: the policy was adopted at the Council meeting on 28 August 2018

    View the Council Minutes, Item 9.6, page 10

  • Draft Glen Street Theatre Complimentary Tickets Policy

    about 2 months ago
    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.

    At the Council meeting on 27 June 2018 it was agreed that the draft Glen Street Theatre Complimentary Tickets Policy be placed on exhibition for a period of 28 days, and the results reported back to Council.


    Have your Say
    • Online (CLOSED)
    • In writing to the CEO Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked ‘Draft Glen Street Complimentary Tickets Policy'

    Submissions closed Sunday 29 July 2018

    UPDATE: the outcomes of the public exhibition will be reported to Council on 28 August 2018

    View the Council Agenda, item 11.8 page 132

    UPDATE: the policy was adopted by Council on 28 August 2018


    At the Council meeting on 27 June 2018 it was agreed that the draft Glen Street Theatre Complimentary Tickets Policy be placed on exhibition for a period of 28 days, and the results reported back to Council.


    Have your Say
    • Online (CLOSED)
    • In writing to the CEO Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked ‘Draft Glen Street Complimentary Tickets Policy'

    Submissions closed Sunday 29 July 2018

    UPDATE: the outcomes of the public exhibition will be reported to Council on 28 August 2018

    View the Council Agenda, item 11.8 page 132

    UPDATE: the policy was adopted by Council on 28 August 2018