The Ordinary Council meeting is the formal decision making authority for Logan City Council. It provides overall direction and leadership on all matters referred to it by Council's standing committees. It is also responsible for:
- receiving reports or recommendations from Council's Standing Committees
- considering the reports and recommendations of the Standing Committees
- formulation and adoption of Council resolutions
- reception of other matters as reported by the Chief Executive Officer or appropriately delegated officer, where appropriate.
Chairperson: Interim Administrator
Calendar of meetings
A list of meeting dates and times is available to download:
- Calendar of meetings – January to March 2020 (PDF 131KB)
- Calendar of meetings – July to December 2019 (PDF 128 KB).
Meetings items and agenda
Copies of background papers from the agenda are available electronically. If you have difficulty viewing the background papers call us on 07 3412 5463 to request copies in a higher resolution.
Ordinary Council meeting minutes
- (Unconfirmed) Ordinary Council – 19 February 2020 (PDF 186 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 29 January 2020 (PDF 3710 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 11 December 2019 (PDF 5202 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 20 November 2019 (PDF 616 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 29 October 2019 (PDF 3090 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 19 September 2019 (PDF 2084 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 20 August 2019 (PDF 3190 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 9 July 2019 (PDF 4720 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 26 June 2019 (PDF 11880 KB)
- (Confirmed) Ordinary Council – 21 May 2019 (PDF 5760 KB)
- Ordinary Council – 16 April 2019 (PDF 1820 KB)
- Ordinary Council – 19 March 2019 (PDF 6370 KB)
- Ordinary Council – 26 February 2019 (PDF 1140 KB)
- Ordinary Council – 30 January 2019 (PDF 1090 KB)
Special Council meeting minutes
- Special Council meeting minutes – 4 December 2019 (PDF 11030 KB)
- Special Council meeting minutes – 24 June 2019 (PDF 9120 KB)
Terms of reference
A petition is a formal request signed by at least 10 persons that can be used to lobby a law-making body, like a local Council, on a particular matter.
Rules for Petitions
- be in legible writing or typewritten
- include the name and contact details of the Principal Petitioner (i.e. one person who is the organiser and who will act as the key contact for the issue)
- include the postcode of all petitioners
- have the details of the specific request / matter appear on each page of the petition
- clearly identify the request
- contain a minimum of 10 signatures
- have each page numbered if attaching additional forms
- be respectful and not contain any offensive language
- be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer.
For a copy of a preferred petition form, please download our Preferred petition form template, or call us on 07 3412 3412.
How do I lodge a Petition?
Petitions may be lodged:
- by hand delivering to the relevant area Councillor for presenting at a Council meeting
- posting your petition addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, please see connect with us for our postal address
- in person at our Customer service centre, 150 Wembley Road, Logan Central
- by emailing the petition to email@example.com
What happens to Petitions?
When the petition is submitted, it may be referred to the relevant Council department for consideration or it may be tabled at Council's Ordinary meeting by the relevant councillor.
For petitions tabled at Council's Ordinary meetings, the minutes will state the nature of the petition and how many signatories are on the petition. Petitions are not debated at the meeting but are referred to the relevant Council department for consideration.
The Principal Petitioner will be notified when a Councillor has advised they have received the petition at Council's Ordinary meeting and again when an outcome is determined.
For more information about petitions, please call our Corporate Governance Branch on 07 3412 3412
Council chambers tour
Would your class or community group like to see where the Council makes its decisions? We offer free tours of the Council Chambers to local schools and community groups.
The tour also includes an overview of:
- the levels of government in Australia
- the services provided by local government
- the role of the Mayor and councillors
- how Council meetings operate.
If you are interested, we can also arrange for groups of up to 30 (including parents, teachers and guides) to attend an Ordinary Council meeting in the Council Chambers.
These meetings begin at 10.00am on varying Tuesday mornings. Please contact us to confirm meeting dates. A meet and greet with the Mayor and / or divisional councillors may also be arranged, depending on their availability.
What age group are these tours suited to?
We tailor our tours to accommodate the age of attendees in each group. Generally, we run tours for groups between the ages of 8 to 18 years. Please note that children must be appropriately supervised by parents, teachers and guides at all times.
Can you provide information on other areas of Council as part of the tour?
We aim to accommodate your group's areas of interest. Where possible, we will arrange for Council officers to speak to your group as part of the tour.
How do I request a Council Chambers tour?
To arrange a tour, you can call us on 07 3412 3412 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are emailing your requests, please include:
- the preferred date and time for the tour (between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm)
- any specific topics of interest
- how many people would be attending
- attendees approximate age
- your contact details.
We will contact you once your request has been received to confirm details of the tour and make final arrangements.