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There are two types of electors' meetings;
- Annual Electors' Meetings and
- Special Electors' Meetings, which may be called at any time to cover a specific issue.
Each elector who is present is entitled to vote on matters to be decided, but does not have to vote.
The decisions made at an electors' meeting are to be considered at the next meeting of Council. If this is impracticable, the decisions are to be considered at the subsequent meeting or at a special meeting of Council.
A general meeting of electors must be held each financial year after the local government accepts the annual report.
The matters to be discussed at the general electors' meeting are firstly, the contents of the annual report for the previous financial year and then any other general business.
Minutes of Previous Annual General Electors' Meetings
13 December 2017
8 December 2016
3 December 2015
20 November 2014
4 December 2013
6 December 2012
8 December 2011
2 December 2010
3 December 2009
27 November 2008
13 December 2007
15 November 2006
22 November 2005
18 November 2004
4 December 2003
14 November 2002
29 November 2001
17 January 2001
17 February 2000
Special electors' meetings may be convened at the written request of five percent or at least 100 of the electors of a district (whichever is the lesser number), or by at least one third of the Council members.
Special meetings are restricted to discussion of a particular matter, the details of which must be included in any notice of the meeting.