Still Time to Get Involved with Council

Lithgow City Council is again calling for nominations to join a number of Council Committees.

Council Committees include elected members of Council, Council staff and designated representatives of particular organisations – to which Council will be contacting directly for nominations, and community representatives. Council is still seeking nominations for community representatives to the following committees:

Community Development Committee

The principal responsibilities of the Community Development Committee include advising Council on:

  • Relevant community service matters.
  • Council’s community engagement processes.
  • Planning for community celebration events during Australia Day, Seniors Week, NAIDOC Week and Children’s Week.
  • The access needs of frail aged people and/or people living with a disability.

Council is seeking nominations for:

  • 1 member of the retail and business services sector.
  • Six members of the community including one community representative with a disability or frail aged or caring for a person who is frail aged.
  • One representative of organisations involved in advocacy for and/or the provision of services for people with a disability or people that are frail aged.

Youth Council

The principal responsibilities of Youth Council include advising Council on a strategic direction for youth services in the local government area and assisting in the development of a positive image of youth in the community.

Council is seeking nominations for:

  • Two youth work professionals.
  • At least six young people aged between 11 and 24 years who reside, work or

attend school in the Lithgow local government area.

The current terms of reference for the above committees can be found at http://council.lithgow.com/committees/. The terms of reference are under review and may be changed by the current Council.

Nominations should be in writing by Friday 31 March 2017 and detail your interest and relevant experience.

Contact:   
Matthew Johnson
Manager Community and Culture
Tel: 02 6354 9999
Fax: 02 6351 4259

 

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