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 Attending Meetings

The Agenda Briefing Forum and the Ordinary Council Meeting are open to members of the public. Doors open at 6:45pm ready for a 7pm start. There will be staff in attendance on the evening to assist where required.


Agenda Briefing Forum

Individuals may make a submission on any of the matters included on the Agenda. The submission is not to exceed three minutes.

Groups of up to five people may make a deputation if they are directly affected by a matter included on the Agenda. The deputation is not to exceed 15 minutes.

To request a submission or deputation, please complete the Public Submission Time & Deputation Proforma  and submit it via email* to by 12 Noon on the day of the meeting.  Submissions may also be printed out and provided to officers on the evening of the meeting. Not sure on the difference between a submission or deputation? Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Got something on your mind you would like to ask Council? Questions can relate to something happening in your street, something you think could benefit the community or a concern you may have. A maximum of two minutes is provided to each person with a question.

To submit a question for Council, please complete the Public Question Time Proforma  and submit it via email* to For questions of a technical or specific nature it is advisable to submit your question at least the day prior to the meeting. You may prefer to print the form and bring it with you to the meeting, please note that your question may be taken on notice and a response provided to you by letter.

Annual Electors’ Meeting

The Annual Electors’ Meeting is held in December. The purpose of the meeting is to accept the City’s Annual Report for the previous financial year and an opportunity for City of Belmont electors to raise any matter as General Business.
* Submissions, Deputations or Questions submitted by email will be considered as general correspondence if the submitter is not in attendance at the meeting.