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The Shire of Harvey will hold its Annual General Meeting of Electors in the Harvey Council Chambers on Tuesday, 27 February 2024, commencing at 2.30pm. Click for more information. 

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Local Government Advisory Board Submission

Local Government Advisory Board Submission
16 Feb 2023

The Shire of Harvey has made a submission to the Local Government Advisory Board.

Shire of Harvey Council has progressed a plan to make governance changes. 

This plan has moved forward after the Shire of Harvey conducted a System of Representation Review to better understand how the community wished to be represented.

Following the Review, Shire of Harvey Council agreed to share its plan with the Local Government Advisory Board.

On Tuesday 24 January, 2023 Shire of Harvey Council resolved to:

  • Propose to the Local Government Advisory Board to retain the no ward system of representation for the Shire of Harvey.
     
  • Propose to the Local Government Advisory Board to reduce the number of elected members for the Shire of Harvey from 13 (including the Shire President) to nine (including the Shire President) over two ordinary elections, as follows:

    a) 2023 ordinary election – reduce from 13 to 11 elected members

    b) 2025 ordinary election – reduce from 11 to nine elected members
     
  • 3. Endorse the Local Government Ward and Representation Review Report and submit to the Local Government Advisory Board prior to 14 February 2023.

The Local Government Ward and Representation Review Report was submitted prior to deadline and is currently being reviewed by the Local Government Advisory Board.