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Mitchell 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

Mitchell Shire (2018-2019)

18.70%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

7.98%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Mitchell Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 16.43% 12.71% 11.53%
2016-2017 16.20% 10.62% 9.45%
2017-2018 17.01% 8.66% 9.29%
2018-2019 18.70% 7.98% 9.55%

Mitchell Shire Council Says...

There were marginally more council resolutions this year made at meetings closed to the public, these resolutions typically related to tenders.

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.

Mitchell Shire (2018-2019)

53/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

53/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Mitchell Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 42/100 51/100 55/100
2016-2017 47/100 52/100 55/100
2017-2018 53/100 53/100 56/100
2018-2019 53/100 53/100 56/100

Mitchell Shire Council Says...

The progressive improvement in our community's level of satisfaction is a credit to Councillors and staff who have all worked hard to engage with community, improve our services, obtain significant grant funding and provide great visibility to the community of new and improved infrastructure.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Mitchell Shire (2018-2019)

88.19%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

92.49%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Mitchell Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 94.44% 92.56% 91.32%
2016-2017 97.78% 94.68% 94.34%
2017-2018 97.62% 94.40% 93.23%
2018-2019 88.19% 92.49% 91.70%

Mitchell Shire Council Says...

Councillors maintain a very high rate of attendance.

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Mitchell Shire (2018-2019)

$40,805.66

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$44,461.78

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Mitchell Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $44,011.83 $46,294.98 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $40,696.94 $42,625.38 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $40,586.39 $42,861.71 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $40,805.66 $44,461.78 $48,340.83

Mitchell Shire Council Says...

These are the cost of elected representation and are per Councillor. They include Councillor allowances, training, attendance at conferences and seminars, IT equipment and other incidentals.

Community satisfaction with council decisions

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

Mitchell Shire (2018-2019)

52/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

50/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Mitchell Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 41/100 49/100 54/100
2016-2017 46/100 51/100 54/100
2017-2018 50/100 51/100 54/100
2018-2019 52/100 50/100 55/100

Mitchell Shire Council Says...

The progressive improvement in our community's level of satisfaction is a credit to Councillors and staff who have all worked hard to engage with community, improve our services, obtain significant grant funding and provide great visibility to the community of new and improved infrastructure.