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Nillumbik 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

Nillumbik Shire (2019-2020)

16.82%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

10.52%

All Councils (2019-2020)

9.84%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 13.28% 11.38% 9.45%
2017-2018 14.00% 10.50% 9.29%
2018-2019 13.92% 8.66% 9.55%
2019-2020 16.82% 10.52% 9.84%

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Council made 321 resolutions at 27 Council and Committee meetings, of which 54 were made in a meeting closed to the public under section 89(2) of the Local Government Act 1989. As required by the Act, the reasons why a meeting was closed to the public are recorded in the public version of the minutes.

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.

Nillumbik Shire (2019-2020)

68/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

58/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 58/100 56/100 55/100
2017-2018 63/100 58/100 56/100
2018-2019 63/100 59/100 56/100
2019-2020 68/100 58/100 56/100

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Satisfaction with Council's community consultation and engagement improved significantly in 2019-2020 (up 4.2%), continuing the upward trend since 2016-2017.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Nillumbik Shire (2019-2020)

100.00%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

90.07%

All Councils (2019-2020)

92.01%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 97.96% 93.36% 94.34%
2017-2018 94.90% 90.25% 93.23%
2018-2019 99.16% 87.36% 91.70%
2019-2020 100.00% 90.07% 92.01%

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Council held 12 Ordinary meetings and five Special meetings in 2019-2020. No absence was recorded throughout the year against a possible 119 attendances.

Cost of elected representation

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Nillumbik Shire (2019-2020)

$42,170.00

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$56,484.23

All Councils (2019-2020)

$49,089.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $54,858.83 $53,566.29 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $39,726.43 $52,888.10 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $43,461.99 $55,256.32 $48,340.83
2019-2020 $42,170.00 $56,484.23 $49,089.27

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

The cost of governance includes training, conference and seminar costs, travel, mobile, internet, Councillor allowances and other miscellaneous expenditure.

Community satisfaction with council decisions

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

Nillumbik Shire (2019-2020)

67/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

57/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Nillumbik Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 57/100 56/100 54/100
2017-2018 63/100 57/100 54/100
2018-2019 64/100 59/100 55/100
2019-2020 67/100 57/100 55/100

Nillumbik Shire Council Says...

Satisfaction with Council decisions improved slightly (by 2.2%) in 2019-2020, continuing the upward trend since 2016-2017.