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.

 

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.

Armidale region residents with relevant knowledge and skills are invited to submit Expressions of Interest to join the new peak advisory committee. 

The committee will be 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

The peak advisory committee will comprise at least six external members, with some representation from the Armidale and Guyra Business Alliance (AGBA), and three councillors.

We invite connected and passionate community members across the region to read the Regional Growth & Place Activation Peak Advisory Committee terms of reference and apply by;

Submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI) to Principal Advisor - Governance, Risk & Safety Nathalie Heaton, Armidale Regional Council, PO Box 75A, Armidale NSW 2350, or emailed to council@armidale.nsw.gov.au

EOIs should reference the number ARC19/3531 and should address the selection criteria:

  • strong understanding of business and its development
  • demonstrated success in achieving difficult outcomes in a complex political environment
  • knowledge of local, state and / or federal government reporting frameworks
  • capacity to dedicate sufficient time and energy (the committee will meet every three months)
  • demonstrated experience in starting/growing a business
  • an approachable relationship builder
Further enquiries relating to the committee may be directed to Nathalie Heaton at nheaton@armidale.nsw.gov.au or phone 1300 136833.
 
Applications close 5pm Wednesday 21 November 2019

 

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