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2017 LGA Annual General Meeting - Notices of Motion and Appointment of Delegates - Circular 36.3

To Chief Executive Officer
Corporate Services Staff
Elected Members
Governance Officers
Date 4 September 2017
Contact Astrid Crago
Email: astrid.crago@lga.sa.gov.au
Response Required Yes
Summary The 2017 LGA Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 16 November at Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive. This circular provides information about council Notices of Motion and appointment of delegates.

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of the LGA will be held on Thursday 16 November at the Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide.

Notices of Motion
Pursuant to Clause 25 of the LGA Constitution (available here) "any ordinary member may give the LGA notice of a motion it proposes to move at a General Meeting.  Notices of Motion must be received by the LGA no later than 42 days prior to the meeting".

The template to submit a Notice of Motion is available here: 2017 LGA Annual General Meeting - Council Notice of Motion form - due by COB Thursday 5 October 2017

Members are encouraged to seek assistance and advice from the LGA on the development of proposed notices of motion prior to submission. This can include advice on endorsed policy positions, current projects, resource implications and any other relevant factors in support of a motion. Late notices of motion on urgent matters may be submitted, however, councils are reminded that Clause 25.5 of the LGA Constitution provides for absolute discretion of the LGA President to determine that a late notice of motion may be dealt with at the next (ie 2018) general meeting.

Voting Delegates
Clauses 36 & 37 of the LGA Constitution outline the qualifications and appointment of voting delegates.  Unless contrary advice is provided to the LGA, the nominated Council voting delegate as notified for the LGA Ordinary General Meeting held in April 2017, remains the same.  Councils may appoint new voting delegates by completing and returning the form below.

2017 LGA Annual General Meeting - Appointment of Council Delegate form - due by COB Friday 27 October 2017.

Notice of Motion and Voting Delegate forms should be forwarded to the LGA by the due date to lgasa@lga.sa.gov.au or fax 8232 6336.  For further information contact Astrid Crago, Administration Coordinator at astrid.crago@lga.sa.gov.au or 8224 2031. 

 

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