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Stonnington 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

Stonnington City (2018-2019)

14.47%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

8.58%

All Councils (2018-2019)

9.55%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 17.28% 9.45% 11.53%
2016-2017 9.47% 7.17% 9.45%
2017-2018 8.00% 7.40% 9.29%
2018-2019 14.47% 8.58% 9.55%

Stonnington City Council Says...

All confidential business matters are listed in the open Notice Paper. Council made 311 decisions in 2018/19, of which 45 were considered confidential. Twenty-three (23) items were 'contractual matters' decisions that related to CEO performance, CEO resignation and recruitment, tenancy agreements and external financial reports. Eleven (11) items related to matters that 'may prejudice the Council or any person' (for example property purchases and open space contributions/opportunities). The remaining items were classified as personnel matters (4), proposed development (3), legal advice (2) and industrial matters (2).

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.

Stonnington City (2018-2019)

56/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

56/100

Performance Trend

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

Stonnington City Council Says...

Satisfaction with community consultation and engagement is consistent with the state average.

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

Stonnington City (2018-2019)

89.37%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

91.75%

All Councils (2018-2019)

91.70%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 86.77% 91.42% 91.32%
2016-2017 91.88% 94.55% 94.34%
2017-2018 90.74% 92.66% 93.23%
2018-2019 89.37% 91.75% 91.70%

Stonnington City Council Says...

The result is consistent with 2017/18. The commitment of Councillors to the community is demonstrated by their regular attendance at meetings.

Cost of governance per councillor

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

Stonnington City (2018-2019)

$57,214.56

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$53,933.69

All Councils (2018-2019)

$48,340.83

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $55,714.22 $55,843.69 $48,411.16
2016-2017 $60,078.78 $53,354.08 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $57,650.56 $51,982.49 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $57,214.56 $53,933.69 $48,340.83

Stonnington City Council Says...

The result is consistent with 2017/18.

Community satisfaction with council decisions

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

Stonnington City (2018-2019)

58/100

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

61/100

All Councils (2018-2019)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 60/100 60/100 54/100
2016-2017 60/100 59/100 54/100
2017-2018 58/100 59/100 54/100
2018-2019 58/100 61/100 55/100

Stonnington City Council Says...

Community satisfaction with Council decisions is consistent with 2017/18 and is three points higher than the state average.