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Moreland 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

Moreland City (2018-2019)

8.85%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

8.58%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moreland City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 8.21% 9.45% 11.53%
2016-2017 4.69% 7.17% 9.45%
2017-2018 5.04% 7.40% 9.29%
2018-2019 8.85% 8.58% 9.55%

Moreland City Council Says...

Significant contractual and development decisions were made by Council in 2018/19 in order to deliver on key strategies including, A Park Close to Home. The nature of these decisions, regarding the purchase of land in particular, required decisions to be made in meetings closed to the public. Council remains committed to transparent decision making, and where possible only attachments were made confidential, rather than the decision making process.

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.

Moreland City (2018-2019)

53/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moreland City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 57/100 59/100 55/100
2016-2017 53/100 58/100 55/100
2017-2018 60/100 60/100 56/100
2018-2019 53/100 61/100 56/100

Moreland City Council Says...

Council adopted a new Community Engagement and Participation Policy in December 2018. Resourcing to implement the Policy recommenations commenced in July 2019.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Moreland City (2018-2019)

93.84%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

91.75%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moreland City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 88.89% 91.42% 91.32%
2016-2017 96.26% 94.55% 94.34%
2017-2018 92.56% 92.66% 93.23%
2018-2019 93.84% 91.75% 91.70%

Moreland City Council Says...

Our Councillors are committed to accountable and transparent decision making which continues to be reflected in high attendance.

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Moreland City (2018-2019)

$47,205.74

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$53,933.69

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moreland City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $46,238.51 $55,843.69 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $46,397.91 $53,354.08 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $48,188.64 $51,982.49 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $47,205.74 $53,933.69 $48,340.83

Moreland City Council Says...

Investment in Councillor development has continued to ensure that they are equipped to adequately represent the community.

Community satisfaction with council decisions

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

Moreland City (2018-2019)

54/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moreland City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 55/100 60/100 54/100
2016-2017 54/100 59/100 54/100
2017-2018 59/100 59/100 54/100
2018-2019 54/100 61/100 55/100

Moreland City Council Says...

The result is in line with prior years and is a continuous improvement focus for Council. Council continues to increase its transparency through the livestreaming of meetings and interaction with the community on a range of platforms.