Policies

Council Policy Manual Part 1 - Council / Governance

1.1.1 Code of Conduct for Council Members, Committee Members and Candidates

1.1.2 Code of Conduct for Employees

1.2 Disclaimer

1.3 Shire Logos

1.6 Recognition of Service

1.7 Enterprise Risk Management

1.8 Official Communication

1.9 Internal Control

1.10 Legislative Compliance

1.11 Attendance at Events

1.12 Elected Members Ongoing Professional Development

1.15 Public Interest Disclosure

1.16 Fraud Risk Identification and Prevention

Council Policy Manual Part 2 - Accounting Audit

2.1 Valuation of Non-Current Assets

2.2 Capitalisation of Assets

2.3 Annual Stocktake of Assets

2.4 Goods and Services Tax

2.6 Depreciation of Non-current Assets

Council Policy Manual Part 3 - Administration

Policy Manual – Changes to be Authorised

3.2 Conferences, Meetings & Training – Attendance and Expenses

3.3 Legal Representation Costs Indemnification

3.4 Complaints – Administrative

3.5 Professional Advice

3.6 Information Technology – Access and Use

3.7 Staff Recruitment – Permanent, Part and Fulltime

3.8 Ordinary Council Meetings

3.9 Meeting Venue

3.10 Agenda Format / Officer’s Reports

3.11 Council Forums / Briefing Sessions

3.12 Annual Performance – Chief Executive Officer

Council Policy Manual Part 4 - Financial Management

4.1 Budget Preparation Timetable

4.2 Purchasing and Tenders

4.3 Regional Price Preference

4.4 Donations, Sponsorship and Contributions

4.5 Credit Card Facilities

4.6 Debt Recovery – Outstanding Rates and Sundry Debtors

4.7 Creditors – Preparation for Payment

4.8 Petty Cash and Till Floats

4.9 Investments

4.10 Financial Management – Payments of Accounts & Purchasing Authority Limits

4.11 Rating Strategy

4.12 Financial Hardship Policy

4.13 Asset Management

4.14 Contract Management

4.15 Tender Evaluation Policy

Council Policy Manual Part 5 - Personnel

5.1 Acting Chief Executive Officer

5.2 Designated Staff

5.3 Staff – Pre-employment requirements

5.4 Equal Employment Opportunity

5.5 Emergency Services – Call Outs Affecting Work Hours

5.6 Staff – Salary Sacrifice

5.7 Superannuation

5.8 Gratuitous Payments to Employees

5.9 Leave Accruals –RDO’s, Annual and Long Service

5.10 Employees – Housing Allowance

5.11 Employees – Loyalty Pay

5.12 Local Government Industry Award

5.13 Relocation Expenses

5.14 Social Media Policy

5.15 Use of Mobile Phones and GPS Satellite Devices

5.16 CEO Recruitment and Selection, Performance Review and Termination

Council Policy Manual Part 6 - Occupational Health and Safety

6.1 Work Health and Safety

6.2 Harassment and Grievances

6.3 Personal Protection Equipment and Uniforms

6.4 Fitness for Work

Council Policy Manual Part 7 - Law, Order and Public Safety

7.1 Dog Act – Enforcement

7.2 Bush Fires Act – Enforcement

7.3 Impounded Goods

7.4 Closed Circuit Television System

Council Policy Manual Part 8 - Environmental Health

8.1 Compulsory Waste Collection Service

Council Policy Manual Part 9 - Housing

9.1 Shire Accommodation – Rental Charges

9.2 Shire Housing – Tenancy Conditions

9.3 Shire Housing – Inspections

Council Policy Manual Part 10 - Natural Resource Management

10.1 Collection of Native Flora and Fauna

10.2 Tree Policy

Council Policy Manual Part 11 - Public Facilities

11.1 Council Facilities – Alcohol Consumption

Council Policy Manual Part 12 - Works, Plant and Equipment

12.1 Plant Replacement

12.2 Shire Plant, Vehicles and Equipment

12.4 Road Train Permits

12.5 Private Works

12.6 Retention of Stock Grids

12.7 Bus Hire

Council Policy Manual Part 13 - Building / Development

No Policies in this Section

Council Policy Manual Part 14 - Unclassified

14.1 Flying of Australian Flag

14.2 Political and Elections Roadside Advertising