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RESIDENTS REFERENCE GROUP

(Cairns Regional Council)

Formerly: CAIRNS RESIDENTS REFERENCE GROUP

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RESIDENTS REFERENCE GROUP (CAIRNS REGIONAL COUNCIL) - THE ROLE

    RESIDENTS REFERENCE GROUP - (RATES)

THE ROLES: MAYOR and COUNCILLORS

 

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THE ROLE

PURPOSE: 

The purpose of the Residents Reference Group (Cairns Regional Council) is to provide input into Local, State and Federal Governments on matters and issues that directly or indirectly affect communities across Far North Queensland (FNQ)

AIM: 

The aim was to set up a group that will provide a balanced view of the expectations of FNQ resident taxpayers. 

OBJECTIVE: 

The objective of the Residents Reference Group (Cairns Regional Council) is to provide an 'umbrella' organisation which can assist and/or represent FNQ community groups and/or individuals.

 

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THE ROLE - MAYOR AND COUNCILLORS

What is the role of the Mayor? 

        The role of the Mayor is: 

To preside at meetings of the council;

To carry out the civic and ceremonial functions of the mayoral office;

To exercise, in cases of necessity, the policy-making functions of the governing body of the council between meetings of  the council;
To exercise such other functions of the council as the council determines

 

What is the role of a Councillor?  

        (1) The role of a Councillor is, as a member of the governing body of the council:

To direct and control the affairs of the council in accordance with the Local Government Act

To participate in the optimum allocation of the councilís resources for the benefit of the area

To play a key role in the creation and review of the councilís policies and objectives and criteria relating to the exercise of 
the councilís regulatory functions

To review the performance of the council and its delivery of services, and the management plans and revenue policies of 
the council.

         (2)    The role of a councillor is, as an elected person:

To represent the interests of the residents and ratepayers

To facilitate communication between the community and the council

To provide leadership and guidance to the community

 

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