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Horsham Rural City

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

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

13.39%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

10.97%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 13.91% 11.89% 11.53%
2016-2017 8.21% 9.28% 9.45%
2017-2018 10.95% 11.17% 9.29%
2018-2019 13.39% 10.97% 9.55%

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Whilst the number of council decisions made that were closed to the public remained constant to previous years, less decisions were made at open council meetings which is reflected by an increase in this ratio.

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.

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

54/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

54/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 61/100 53/100 55/100
2016-2017 57/100 54/100 55/100
2017-2018 53/100 55/100 56/100
2018-2019 54/100 54/100 56/100

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

96.19%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

92.22%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 95.05% 92.51% 91.32%
2016-2017 89.44% 94.65% 94.34%
2017-2018 87.58% 94.44% 93.23%
2018-2019 96.19% 92.22% 91.70%

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Council changed from fortnightly to monthly meetings from August 2018.

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

$36,965.42

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$46,847.05

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $39,421.08 $55,242.09 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $37,546.00 $62,439.11 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $36,317.94 $49,699.19 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $36,965.42 $46,847.05 $48,340.83

Horsham Rural City Council Says...

Community satisfaction with council decisions

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

Horsham Rural City (2018-2019)

49/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

52/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Horsham Rural City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 60/100 51/100 54/100
2016-2017 58/100 52/100 54/100
2017-2018 49/100 52/100 54/100
2018-2019 49/100 52/100 55/100

Horsham Rural City Council Says...