CEO Employment Matters Committee

Purpose and objectives

The CEO Employment Matters Committee’s purpose is to make recommendations to Council on contractual employment matters, performance matters and any other functions or responsibilities prescribed by the Local Government Act relating to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Independent members of the Committee are separately appointed by Council for a fixed term.

Meeting frequency

Committee meetings are held biannually. 

Committee period

The current Committee was appointed for a three-year term which commenced on 27 January 2021.


This Committee is chaired by a Councillor representative who is appointed annually at Council's Extraordinary Meeting held in November.

The Committee comprises the following representatives endorsed by Council:

  • All Councillors
  • Allan Bawden (independent member)