Gawler 2012-13 Annual Report - page 8

Town of Gawler Annual Report 2012/13
Page 8
introduction •
• strategic directions • statutory information • index
The Town of Gawler has 11 Elected Members consisting of a Mayor and 10 Area Councillors elected for a term of four (4)
years. The last local government election was held in November 2010 with the next election due in November 2014. The
Council meets on the last Tuesday of each month in the Council Chamber located at 89 Murray Street Gawler. The Mayor
does not have a vote at Council meetings unless there is a tied vote, in which case he has the casting (deciding) vote.
The positions of Deputy Mayor, Chair and Deputy Chair of the various committees of the Council (refer below) are for a period
of 12 months. These positions were determined by nominations from Elected Members and where there is more than one
nomination for the same position, the successful candidate is determined by secret ballot.
Details of each Elected Member are contained on the following pages. The role of the Council is described on page 62 under
Corporate Governance.
Council Committees
• Audit Committee (Audit)
• Chief Executive Officer Performance Management Panel (CEO PMP)
• Corporate and Community Services Committee (CCS)
• Development Assessment Panel Committee (DAP)
• Elderly Centre Advisory Committee (ECAC)
• Gawler Skate Park Committee (Gawler Skate Park)
• Gawler Volunteer Advisory Committee (GVAC)
• Gawler Youth Advisory Committee (GYAC)
• Infrastructure and Environmental Services Committee (IES)
Elected Members
Mayor Sambell at the Citizenship ceremony during the Australia Day celebrations
Deputy Mayor Hughes at the National Volunteer’s Week afternoon tea
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