Committee Meetings

Council Committees

Council has a number of Advisory Committees to provide advice and an opportunity for community input on strategic direction and specific issues.

The committees are appointed for the term of the Council and the chairperson of an Advisory Committee is a Councillor appointed by Council.

Committees usually meet quarterly or as required and each Committee comprises community members, a Councillor and Council staff.

Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

Applications are invited from a suitably qualified individual for appointment to Armidale Regional Council’s Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee.

View the information pack outlining required skills and experience. (PDF 253.4KB)

View the Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee charter (PDF 228.3KB)

Questions on the role of the Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee and its membership should be directed to Council’s Acting Director Organisational & Corporate Services, Marissa Racomelara, on  (02) 6770 3841. Applications close Monday 16 November 2020 at 4pm.

Regional Growth & Place Activation Peak Advisory Committee

Council has formed a new Regional Growth & Place Activation Peak Advisory Committee by merging the former Regional Growth and Business advisory committees. 

The committee is responsible for:

  • lobbying and advocating on issues of economic and regional growth for our region
  • lobbying and advocating on issues of tourism for our region and the activation of locations in the Armidale region
  • gathering and analysing local evidence to identify priority areas
  • making recommendations to Council and provide input into the strategic plan of Armidale Regional Council 

 

Environmental Sustainability Advisory Committee

The Committee is responsible for:

  • developing and implementing Council’s Sustainability Strategy
  • providing advice on environmental sustainability issues such as water, air and soil quality, climate change adaptation and mitigation, sustainable transport, local food, sustainable business, waste management, water management and local biodiversity management
  • providing input to Council’s environmental sustainability projects
  • assisting in the review and implementation of specific environmental and sustainability management plans
 

Community Wellbeing Advisory Committee

The committee is responsible for:

  • lobbying and advocating on issues affecting our community, to create an inclusive and supported community which protects the most vulnerable, and improves wellbeing outcomes across the region
  • gathering and analysing local evidence to identify priority areas
  • developing an annual Community Wellbeing Action Plan
  • developing local partnerships
  • creating a collaborative health and wellbeing network
  • making recommendations to Council and provide input into the strategic plan of Armidale Regional Council