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West Wimmera 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

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

27.78%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

11.21%

All Councils (2019-2020)

9.84%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 16.30% 10.08% 9.45%
2017-2018 18.23% 10.57% 9.29%
2018-2019 34.71% 11.92% 9.55%
2019-2020 27.78% 11.21% 9.84%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council has consciously reduced the number of confidential items to improve transparency. A slight reduction in the number of contracts falling due in the year as compared to 2018-19 has assisted, however a number of confidential conduct issues were still reported during the 2019/20 year.

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.

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

59/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

54/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

56/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 60/100 54/100 55/100
2017-2018 58/100 53/100 56/100
2018-2019 62/100 55/100 56/100
2019-2020 59/100 54/100 56/100

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Councillor attendance at council meetings

Percentage of attendance at ordinary and special council meetings by councillors

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

95.38%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

93.47%

All Councils (2019-2020)

92.01%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 97.14% 94.05% 94.34%
2017-2018 95.56% 93.52% 93.23%
2018-2019 96.25% 92.62% 91.70%
2019-2020 95.38% 93.47% 92.01%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Cost of elected representation

Direct cost of delivering council's governance service per councillor

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

$35,402.20

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$42,533.30

All Councils (2019-2020)

$49,089.27

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $37,491.90 $36,850.01 $47,978.61
2017-2018 $35,321.60 $43,261.54 $47,505.59
2018-2019 $33,589.80 $43,254.39 $48,340.83
2019-2020 $35,402.20 $42,533.30 $49,089.27

West Wimmera Shire 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

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

58/100

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

53/100

All Councils (2019-2020)

55/100

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 59/100 53/100 54/100
2017-2018 61/100 52/100 54/100
2018-2019 61/100 54/100 55/100
2019-2020 58/100 53/100 55/100

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...