Committees

Kingborough Council has established advisory committees to provide advice and assistance to Council. Each committee records their meetings and minutes are presented at the following council meeting.

Access Advisory Committee

Chairperson – Cr Paula Wriedt

The Committee provides advice and assistance to Kingborough Council on access issues, in particular, in the implementation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and regular evaluation of Council’s Access Action Plan.

Objectives

  • Being a point of consultation on issues regarding Council activities and projects and how they impact on the access needs of the community.
  • Identify priorities each year, within the allocated budget to improve access for all in parks, streetscapes, and Council buildings and facilities.
  • Raise access concerns related to Council’s roles and functions on behalf of Kingborough Council.
    Identifying and advising Council and others of access issues in Kingborough.
  • Promote the rights of people with a disability to be treated in a manner that enhances dignity, independence and equality of service to Council.
  • Assist in the provision of Disability Awareness Training to Council officers, Committee members and other identified groups where appropriate.
  • Assist in the development of policies and procedures relating to access.
  • Facilitate and oversee regular evaluation of the implementation of Council’s Action Plan.

The Committee meets every two months.

Resources

Committee Documents

Kingborough Bicycle Advisory Committee

Chaired by Cr Richard Atkinson.

The Committee aims to provide advice and assistance to Council on bicycle issues to provide better facilities and improved safety for cyclists and to encourage and promote the use of bicycles in Kingborough for transport and recreation.

Meetings are usually held on a Friday morning on a bi-monthly basis.

 

Kingborough Community Consultative Forum

Kingborough Community Safety Committee

Expressions of interest are sought from Kingborough residents with a broad interest in community safety, to participate in the Kingborough Community Safety Committee.

The Committee aims to encourage and promote community safety through public education, advice and assistance to Council on community safety matters relevant to the Kingborough municipality.

Meetings are usually held on a bi-monthly basis on the last Monday of the month at 10.30am.

Written expressions of interest are invited and must be lodged with Council before 5pm on Friday, 19 April 2019.

Additional information and the nomination form can be obtained from Council’s website or by contacting the Cadet Civil Engineer, Engineering Services on 6211 8200 or email kc@kingborough.tas.gov.au.

The Committee’s Terms of Reference is available to view and download.