Decision details

Public Engagement in the Democratic Process and Webcasting

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No





That it is recommended that Council approve that:-


(1)       the current arrangements for the holding of all public meetings of the City Council be maintained;


(2)       that a simple trial for broadcasting some of the Council meetings be undertaken with a view to assessing the levels of take up and feedback for a report to a future meeting of this Committee;


(3)       the suggestion for a period of time for public questions to the Council Leader not be supported; and


(4)       the Corporate Manager, Democratic and Civic Support, work closely with the Director of Communications and Marketing to maximise publicity of the decision making process, including items on committee agenda as and when appropriate.



Reason for Decision:


As set out in the report.


Publication date: 13/04/2017

Date of decision: 11/04/2017

Decided at meeting: 11/04/2017 - Executive

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