Council meetings are held twice each month and are open to the public. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong and commence at 7pm.
View meeting dates, location and times 2019
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To view the archive, click on view council meeting live, click the archive tab, then select the meeting to wish to view and then select the agenda tab. You can also select the specific agenda item you wish to view.
Please note: We do not make additional copies of council meetings available.
Council meeting agendas and minutes
Council meeting agendas are available to view online or at Council's Customer Service Centres and Libraries from 12pm on the Thursday prior to the meeting.
Council meeting minutes are available to view online at Council's Customer Service Centres and Libraries approximately four days after the meeting.
View Council meeting agendas and minutes
View responses to Councillor questions taken on notice (as they become available)
View responses to Public questions taken on notice (as they become available)
Public question time
Question time forms are provided at Council meetings and at the links below if you wish to raise an issue with Councillors and/or Council staff. On 27 February 2017, Council resolved to commence a trial allowing people present at an Ordinary Council meeting to verbally ask a public question. This trial commenced on 27 March 2017 and ended on 26 June 2017 and results will be considered when Council's Meeting Procedure Local Law is reviewed at a later date.
Standard question time at a Council meeting (non-verbal)
To save time, you can download the question time form and bring it to the meeting or submit your questions online.
Please click here to download Council Meeting Public Question Time Guidelines.
If submitting this form at the Council meeting, it must be submitted by 7.15pm. If submitting the form online, it must be submitted by 12 noon on the day of the Council meeting. (See page 2 of the form for requirements that apply under Council's current Meeting Procedure Local Law).
Petitions and joint letters
Council’s current Meeting Procedure Local Law outlines the requirements for petitions should a member of the public wish to submit one for tabling at a Council meeting. For a petition to be accepted it must:
- be in legible and permanent writing (i.e no grey lead pencil that can be erased)
- not be defamatory, indecent or objectionable in language or content
- not relate to matters beyond the powers of Council (note, if requests are received regarding matters outside the power of Council we will forward onto the relevant authority on behalf of the petitioner)
- bear the whole of the petition or request upon each page of the petition (i.e. the details of what the request is for must be on each page that has signatures not just the first page)
- consist of single pages of paper and must not be pasted, stapled or pinned or otherwise affixed to any other paper
For more information see pages 14 and 15 of the Meeting Procedure Local Law (PDF - 748KB).
Feedback on council meetings
Council continually monitors the way it conducts council meetings and aims to make it easier for the public to follow the progress of each meeting.
Council would like your ideas of how council meetings can be improved. Please include your ideas on the council meetings feedback form (also available at council meetings) and send back to the Governance Business Unit, City of Greater Dandenong, PO Box 200, Dandenong, Vic 3175 or via fax to 8571 5196.
Guide to council meetings
Meeting Procedure Local Law
Councillors Code of Conduct
Councillor Briefing Sessions