Governance > Committees
Committees of Management (Updated November 2016)
Established by Council with delegated responsibilities under Section 86 of the Local Government Act (1989) to directly manage facilities on behalf of Council.
It is important to note that:
Council's Committees of Management oversee a range of facilities including recreation reserves, sporting stadiums, public halls, open space and native reserves.
The community is a Committee of Management's main client group. A good relationship with the community is an important part of ensuring that a facility is used, enjoyed, appreciated and developed by all. Horsham Rural City Council encourages community involvement in the management and development of community facilities to ensure that community needs are met and that resources remain in the hands of the community.
planning and stimulating thought.
Most importantly Committees make it possible for various views and interests to be considered before making decisions.
The size of local Committees of Management differs. Councils Section 86 Committees of Management should refer to their Instrument of Delegation for further details.
Councillors bring to their roles a vast range of experience in business, community service, education, sports administration and other areas, and through the work of the committees they are able to use this experience to guide decision-making.
Internal Audit Committee
The role of the Internal Audit Committee is to assist Council in the discharge of its responsibilities for financial reporting, maintaining a reliable system of internal controls, asset and risk management and fostering the organisation's ethical development. The Internal Audit Committee meets four times a year.