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Current Public Consultation:

Review of Elector Representation

NOTICE is hereby given that the Port Augusta City Council has undertaken a review to determine whether a change of arrangements in respect to elector representation will result in the electors of the area being more adequately and fairly represented.

As an outcome of this review Council proposes the following:

Proposal

  1. The Principal Member of Council continues to be a Mayor, elected by the community.
  2. The Council area not be divided into wards (i.e. the existing “no wards” structure be retained).
  3. The future elected body of Council continue to comprise the Mayor and 9 area councillors).

Report

Council has prepared a report which details the review process, public consultation undertaken and the proposal Council now considers should be carried into effect. A copy of the Representation Review Report is available free of charge at the Council Office and the Public Library in the Civic Centre, 4 Mackay Street, Port Augusta, and below:

Elector Representation Review Report - Final Consultation Paper(600 kb)

Public Response Form - Elector Representation Review(155 kb)

Written Submissions

Written submissions are invited from interested persons from Tuesday, 4th April 2017 and should be directed to the: ‘Representation Review’, Mr John Banks, Chief Executive Officer, Port Augusta City Council, PO Box 1704, Port Augusta SA 5700 or alternatively forwarded electronically to admin@portaugusta.sa.gov.au by close of business on Tuesday, 2nd May 2017.

Any person making a written submission will be invited to appear before a meeting of Council or Council committee to be heard in support of their submission.

Information regarding the elector representation review can be obtained by contacting Mrs Lee Heron on 86419100.

East Side T-Jetty

Council is seeking comments from the Port Augusta community in relation to the future of the East Side T-Jetty. The jetty has been declared structurally unsound and will cost an estimated $1.1m to restore. Please let us know what direction you believe Council should take in regard to the future of the T-Jetty.

Comment on the future of the T-Jetty