Council has traditionally appointed a number of Committees to consider and recommend to Council on the management of various activities. Current Committees include:
AGED CARE COMMITTEE
The Aged Care Committee manages all aged care activities – Cooee Lodge Retirement Village and Jack Towney Hostel - with the following charter:
DISABILITY SERVICES COMMITTEE
The Disability Services Committee has the following charter:
The Interagency Committee was formed:
Membership comprises representatives from government and non-government organisations:
Council provides only secretarial support to the Committee.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
The conomic Development Committee's charter is to identify, explore and facilitate issues relating to the tourism, promotion and economic development of the Shire, specifically, opportunities that lead to new industry development, growth and retention of existing business, attracting new residents and an increase in tourism activity in the Shire.
The Committee consists of:
TOORAWEENAH MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
This Committee comprises representatives of the Tooraweenah Community and aims to ensure the maintenance and beautification of Tooraweenah is planned and carried out. Since the recent name change from Tooraweenah Maintenance Committee to Tooraweenah Management Committee, the focus now also on tourism, economic development and social issues.
In addition, Council has two internal committees:
This Committee provides a forum for consultation between Council and its employees to achieve:
• co-operation in Award implementation
• effective and productive workplace reforms
• enhanced career opportunities for employees and more fulfilling, varied and better paid work.
In line with its constitution and the Award, representation comprises::
USU (Outdoor) 3 elected representatives
USU (Indoor) 2 elected representatives
DEPA 1 elected representative
LGEA 1 elected representative
Carlginda 1 elected representative
Management Director of Corporate & Business Services, and
Director of Works & Technical Services
(or their management nominee)
Officers of the Unions or Associations may attend and provide input to meetings of the Consultative Committee.
WORK, HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE
This committee consists of elected employee and staff representatives who meet regularly to monitor and improve working conditions for all employees.
Council has representation on the following external Committees:
This Committee is an RTA advisory committee on traffic matters on local road in accordance with the Traffic Act and consists of:
1 representative of Council - Director Works & Technical Services
1 representative of the NSW Police
1 representative of the RMS
The local State Member of Parliament or their nominee - Mayor
CASTLEREAGH MACQUARIE COUNTY COUNCIL
Representatives are Crs Batten and Peart
JOINT REGIONAL PLANNING PANEL
Representatives are Crs Peart and Mockler
NORTH WEST LIBRARY
Cr Wrigley is Council's delegate
Council is represented by Cr Naden
Other Committees which manage their facilities on a day to day basis with Council assistance in acquiring equipment, undertaking repairs, etc and contributing to some costs include:
CURBAN COMMUNITY HALL AND TENNIS MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
This Committee has the responsibility of management and control of the Curban Hall and Tennis Courts and consists of members of the Curban Community.
GILGANDRA FLORA RESERVE SOCIETY
This Committee has the responsibility of management and control of the Gilgandra Flora Reserve.
TOORAWEENAH COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY CENTRE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
This Committee oversees management of the Tooraweenah Community Technology Centre and comprises volunteers at the centre, currently chaired by Ms Alethea Bennett.
TOORAWEENAH MEMORIAL HALL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
This Committee has the responsibility of management and control of the Tooraweenah Memorial Hall and it consists of members of the Tooraweenah Community.