Economic Development Committee

The Economic Development Committee is responsible for matters relating to economic development.

The Committee meets on the Wednesday following the second Tuesday of each month immediately following the Finance and Business Strategy Committee Meeting, in the Council Chambers, First Floor, City Hall, 541 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba.

All Councillors are members of the Committee.

Committee Meetings are open to the public.

To access Committee Meeting Reports past the year supplied below, please contact us


Committee Meeting Reports

Economic Development Committee Documents

Economic Development Committee - 17 July 2019 - Meeting Notice and Table of Contents
Economic Development Committee - 12 June 2019 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 15 May 2019 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 10 April 2019 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 13 March 2019 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 13 February 2019 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 12 December 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 14 November 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 10 October 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 12 September 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 15 August 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 11 July 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 13 June 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 9 May 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 11 April 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 14 March 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 14 February 2018 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 15 February 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 6 December 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 15 November 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 11 October 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 13 September 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 9 August 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 12 July 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 14 June 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 10 May 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 12 April 2017 - Reports
Economic Development Committee - 15 March 2017 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 7 December 2016 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 9 November 2016 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 12 October 2016 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 14 September 2016 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 10 August 2016 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 13 July 2016 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 15 June 2016 - Report
Economic Development Committee - 11 May 2016 - Report

 

Meeting structure

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor R.P. Antonio (Chair)
Councillor W.W. Cahill
Councillor A.C. Glasheen
Councillor G.C. McDonald
Councillor M. O'Hara Sullivan
Councillor J.J. O'Shea
Councillor J. Ramia
Councillor N.M. Sommerfield
Councillor C.R. Tait
Councillor C.E. Taylor
Councillor M.A. Williams

Terms of reference

Scope
The Economic Development Committee will be a standing committee of Council and these Terms of Reference will provide guidance for the matters that are to be referred to and considered by the Committee.

Aim
To consider matters relating to economic development and make recommendations to Council on an ongoing basis.

Role
The Committee's role is to provide ongoing leadership and deal with particular aspects of the Council's Economic Development activities, giving detailed deliberation to these matters, before making recommendations to Council.

Responsibilities
The Committee's responsibilities include:  

Notwithstanding the Committee responsibility for the above matters, issues related to these responsibilities may be reported directly to the Ordinary Meeting of Council where it is prudent to do so.

Membership
Membership of the Committee is to include all Councillors.

Quorum
A quorum of the Committee is a majority of its members (i.e. 6).

Meeting frequency
Unless otherwise determined, the Committee will meet on the Wednesday following the second Tuesday of each month immediately following the Finance and Business Strategy Committee meeting, in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 541 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba.

Reporting requirements
The Committee is exempt from keeping minutes of its meetings, pursuant to section 272(6) of Local Government Regulation 2012.  Rather, a report including recommendations from the Committee will be presented to the next ordinary meeting of Council for consideration and deliberation.

Review of terms of reference
These terms of reference are to be reviewed from time to time, as necessary.

 

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