The Local Government Act 1995 states that the City of Stirling must hold a General Meeting of Electors once every financial year, and a Special Meeting of Electors at the request of a petition signed by 100 electors.
About electors meetings
There are 2 types meetings of electors:
The General Meeting takes place once a year, while the Special Meeting is called when a petition is submitted to the Council requesting for one.
For further information pertaining to either the General or Special Meetings, please refer to the subsections below, or call the Customer Contact Centre.
General Meeting of Electors
The Local Government Act 1995 requires that each Council must have a general meeting of electors once every financial year. The City of Stirling usually holds its Electors General Meeting in October/November of each year.
The purpose of the meeting is as follows:
- To receive the Annual Report, Annual Financial Statements and Auditor's Report for the previous financial year
- Other general business.
The meeting is attended by the Mayor, Councillors and Directors, who are happy to answer any questions that may arise.
If you would like an issue addressed by the Council or Directors during the meeting, you may fill in the Electors General Meeting Public Question Time submission form beforehand and lodge it with the City’ Administrative Office.
Special Meeting of Electors
According to the Local Government Act 1995, electors of the City of Stirling may call for a Special Meeting of Electors by submitting a petition to the Mayor. The petition must be signed by 100 electors and specify the matters to be discussed.
The Special Meeting must then be held not more than 35 days after the Mayor received the request.
If you would like a question to be addressed at the Special Meeting, please submit the following form:
Special Electors Meeting Public Question Time submission form
If you are attending a Special Meeting and would like to submit a motion from the floor, use the following form: