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Hindmarsh Shire

Profile Performance

Provision of good governance to the community including making and implementing decisions with reference to community engagement, policy frameworks and agreed practice

Council decisions made at meetings closed to the public

Percentage of council resolutions made at an ordinary or special meeting of council (or at a meeting of a special committee consisting only of councillors) closed to the public

Hindmarsh Shire (2019-2020)

15.97%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

11.21%

All Councils (2019-2020)

9.84%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Hindmarsh Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 15.00% 10.08% 9.45%
2017-2018 16.13% 10.57% 9.29%
2018-2019 24.19% 11.92% 9.55%
2019-2020 15.97% 11.21% 9.84%

Hindmarsh Shire Council Says...

Decisions made in closed council relate to personnel matters, contractual matters, hardship applications, and legal advice. Council considered less contractual matters during 2019/20.

Community satisfaction with community consultation and engagement

Community satisfaction rating out of 100 with the consultation and engagement efforts of the council. This includes consulting and engaging directly with the community on key local issues requiring decisions by council.

Hindmarsh Shire (2019-2020)

59/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

54/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Hindmarsh Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 59/100 54/100 55/100
2017-2018 60/100 53/100 56/100
2018-2019 60/100 55/100 56/100
2019-2020 59/100 54/100 56/100

Hindmarsh Shire Council Says...

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Hindmarsh Shire (2019-2020)

97.92%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

93.47%

All Councils (2019-2020)

92.01%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Hindmarsh Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 99.33% 94.05% 94.34%
2017-2018 96.97% 93.52% 93.23%
2018-2019 94.70% 92.62% 91.70%
2019-2020 97.92% 93.47% 92.01%

Hindmarsh Shire Council Says...

Cost of elected representation

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Hindmarsh Shire (2019-2020)

$41,701.00

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$42,533.30

All Councils (2019-2020)

$49,089.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Hindmarsh Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $45,245.00 $36,850.01 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $46,391.67 $43,261.54 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $47,441.50 $43,254.39 $48,340.83
2019-2020 $41,701.00 $42,533.30 $49,089.27

Hindmarsh Shire Council Says...

Less travel during the COVID-19 pandemic and timing of subscription invoices has resulted in lower expenditure during 2019/20.

Community satisfaction with council decisions

Community satisfaction rating out 100 with how council has performed in making decisions in the interests of the community

Hindmarsh Shire (2019-2020)

59/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

53/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Hindmarsh Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 58/100 53/100 54/100
2017-2018 60/100 52/100 54/100
2018-2019 61/100 54/100 55/100
2019-2020 59/100 53/100 55/100

Hindmarsh Shire Council Says...