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Model PoliciesDate adoptedResolution number
Model Media Policy24/07/202323-130
Model Social Media Policy24/07/202323-130

1Acquisition and Disposal of AssetsDate adoptedResolution number
1.1Rescinded
1.2Asset Acquisition8/05/201717-133
1.3Asset disposal8/05/201717-133
1.4Tendering23/05/201722-107
1.5Asset Management23/05/202221-233
1.6Land Acquisition and Disposal11/12/2023GM Approved
1.7Local Procurement29/10/201822-107

2CemeteriesDate adoptedResolution number
2.1Cemetery Operations27/07/202020-171

3Water SupplyDate adoptedResolution number
3.1 Water service and meter installation24/09/201818-257
3.2Non-compliance with water restriction27/08/201818-223
3.3Drinking water quality27/08/201818-223
3.4Backflow Prevention - Containment26/03/201818-64
3.5Sewer Connection29/10/201818-293
3.6Fire Service Installation29/10/201818-293
3.7Pressure Sewer20/10/201919-315

4Community LiaisonDate adoptedResolution number
4.1Community Representatives - Appointment To Committees Or Working Groups04/07/2023GM Approved
4.2Financial Assistance – Section 356 Of The Local Government Act25/09/2023GM Approved
4.5Lithgow City Council Artwork Collection04/09/2023GM Approved
4.6Customer Service and Unreasonable Complainants Policy28/11/202222-242
4.7Lithgow Library Learning Centre Child Protection Policy04/07/2023GM approved
4.8Consultation with Indigenous People29/04/201919-106
4.9Events Attraction Package – Section 356 of the Local Government Act 199310/04/201717-99
4.10Community Engagement and Communications25/06/201818-168

5ComplianceDate adoptedResolution number
5.1Building Over Easements25/06/202318-161
5.2Encroachments onto public roads14/08/201717-238
5.3Footpath Trading14/08/201717-238
5.4Enforcement policy28/11/202222-243
5.5Companion Animals14/08/201717-238
5.6Control of open burning25/09/2023GM Approved
5.7Alternate Fuel Rebates23/09/201919-275
5.8Mobile Food Vendor Vehicle Policy28/06/202121-147
5.9On Site Sewage Management2/03/202222-78

6Corporate ManagementDate adoptedResolution number
6.1Corporate Sponsorship25/11/201919-285

7PlanningDate adoptedResolution number
7.3Planning - Exhibition homes on Land Zoned Residential25/06/201818-161
7.6Development Applications By Councillors And Staff Or On Council Owned Land25/11/201919-340
7.7Calling in of Development Applications by Councillors26/08/201919-190
7.8Voluntary Planning Agreements04/09/2023GM Approved
7.9Asbestos Management29/10/201818-292
7.2Subdivision - Release of subdivision plans25/06/201818-161

8FinanceDate adoptedResolution number
8.1Excessive Water Usage Allowance for Breakages25/02/201919-30
8.2Change in category for rating purposes23/04/201818-101
8.3Main St Facade restoration Program29/04/201919-105
8.4Debt Recovery28/08/202323-150
8.5Pension Rebates27/06/202222-122
8.6Hardship Policy26/08/201919-232
8.7Investment Policy22/03/202121-73
8.8Related Parties Disclosure v230/03/202121-72
8.9External Grant Funding25/02/201919-31
8.10Exemption from Water Supply and Sewerage Special Rates25/02/201919-030

9GovernanceDate adoptedResolution number
9.1Apologies - By Council25/09/2023GM Approved
9.2Fraud and Corruption Control Policy18/08/2023GM Approved
9.3Competitive Neutrality04/09/2023GM approved
9.4Business Continuity Policy27/03/202323-57
9.5Councillor Expenses and Facilities27/06/202222-123
9.7Tenders - Canvassing/ Lobbying of Councillors and Staff26/10/2023GM approved
9.8Records Management Policy24/07/202323-130
9.9Public Interest Disclosure28/08/202323-151
9.10Council Briefings and Information Sessions24/08/202020-205
9.11Access to Information Held25/02/201919-33
9.12Service Management Framework23/10/202323-190
9.13Work Health and Safety1/04/202219-284
9.14Risk Management Policy23/09/201921-Dec
9.15Privacy Management Plan22/11/2023GM approved
9.16Compliance Policy28/10/202018-168
9.17Corporate Image25/06/201818-265
9.18Signs as remote supervision24/09/201818-265
9.19Inspection, evaluation and maintenance of footpaths and cycleways24/09/201819-319
9.20Rescinded04/07/2023GM approved

10Property ManagementDate adoptedResolution number
10.1Council - Closure of Council Facilities over the Christmas/New Year Period26/11/201818-329
10.2Smoke free environment23/10/201717-303
10.3Naming of Council Facilities14/08/201717-238
10.4Bus Shelters - Street Seating25/02/201919-27
10.5Footpath Reservations - Works Requirements26/09/202222-191
10.6Kerb and Gutter Construction - Contributions28/10/201919-222
10.7Public Gates and Grids on Local Roads28/10/201919-222
10.8Sport and Recreation Facilities2/03/202222-45
10.9Chain of Responsibility2/03/202222-45
10.10Addressing, road naming and locality naming14/08/201717-239
10.11Crown and Private Roads - Maintenance26/10/202020-255
10.12Vandalism29/01/202020-25
10.13Removal of Trees from Public Lands28/10/201919-312
10.14Rescinded
10.15Nature Strip and Median Strip Maintenance02/06/201414-244
10.16Roadworks - Provision of Unusable Materials to Property Owners26/10/202020-255
10.17Pest Management18/08/201414-337
10.18Specification for the Construction of Driveways, Footpath/Gutter Crossings and Footpaving Policy26/11/201818-340
10.19JM Robson Aquatic Centre Supervision16/05/201616-106
10.20Leasing and Licensing Policy28/06/2023GM approved
10.21Vehicle and Plant GPS Location and Monitoring29/01/202020-25
10.22Encroachment Management Policy31/10/202222-213

11Waste ManagementDate adoptedResolution number
11.1Exemption to wheelie bin service23/10/201717-303
11.2Waste disposal - Waste depots - Exemption from charges23/10/201717-303
11.3Discharge of liquid trade waste to the sewerage system23/10/201717-303