Council announces one Council meeting for April

Published on 24 March 2020

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Cessnock City Council today announced that during the month of April there will be one Council meeting.

The meeting on the Wednesday 1 April has been cancelled, with the next meeting scheduled for Wednesday 15 April.

Council’s General Manager Lotta Jackson said this decision has been made as part of the ongoing risk management associated with the spread of COVID-19.

 “The welfare of Councillors, staff and our community is paramount as we all face this difficult time together. We are continually having to respond to this rapidly changing crisis. We thank the community for their understanding and urge them to follow every direction from the Federal and State Government to keep us all safe.”

This decision has been made by the Mayor in accordance with section 226(d) of the Local Government Act 1993.