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Notice of a Public Meeting

A public meeting of the NSW Local Government Grants Commission will be held on Tuesday 11 February 2020 at Council Chambers, 135 Rusden Street, Armidale commencing at 9am.

The purpose of the meeting is for the Grants Commission to explain its operations and the basis of its determination of general purpose grants paid under the provisions of the Commonwealth Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995.

The meeting will also provide Council with the opportunity to present to the Commission its particular circumstances. It is anticipated that the meeting will last approximately two hours. Members of the public may attend.

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