In the interests of accountability and transparency the Councillor Expenditure Quarterly Report is provided to Council following each quarter of the financial year.
See the Council Meeting minutes for either January, April, July or October which contain the Councillor Expenditure Quarterly Report.
In accordance with Section 40 of the Local Government Act 2020 a Council must reimburse a Councillor or a member of a delegated committee for out-of-pocket expenses which the Council is satisfied:
Council must also provide details of all Councillor expenses to the Audit and Risk Committee in accordance with Section 40(2) of the Local Government Act 2020 .
Further, Council must adopt and maintain an expenses policy in relation to the reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses for Councillors and Members of Delegated Committees” in accordance with Section 41(1) of the Local Government Act 2020.