Council Meetings

Council Meetings are usually held at 7.00pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the Portland Municipal Offices – Council Chambers. Due to flooding damage the Council Meetings are currently being held at the Civic Hall, Supper Room, Bentinck Street, Portland.  The Council Meeting schedule is arranged according to the Mayoral year (December to November).

Meeting agendas are available from the day prior to the Council Meeting, or a limited amount will be available at the Council Meeting. Minutes of the most recent Council Meeting are in draft form only, and must be confirmed by Council at the next Council Meeting.

The Council Meeting Dates for 2021/2022 Mayoral Year:

That the Council Meetings be held on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 23 November 2021
  • Tuesday 14 December 2021
  • Tuesday 25 January 2022
  • Tuesday 22 February 2022
  • Tuesday 22 March 2022 - Casterton
  • Tuesday 26 April 2022
  • Tuesday 24 May 2022
  • Tuesday 28 June 2022
  • Tuesday 26 July 2022
  • Tuesday 23 August 2022
  • Tuesday 27 September 2022 - Heywood
  • Tuesday 25 October 2022

Statutory Council Meeting be held on Wednesday, 9 November 2022, Council Chamber, Portland.

Governance Rules

Governance rules describe the way that Council conduct council meetings and make decisions. 

The Governance Rules(PDF, 1MB) were adopted by Council at their meeting help on Tuesday 25 August 2020.