Council meeting arrangements during Election period

2 November 2021 – ordinary Council workshop

16 November 2021 – ordinary Council meeting (however no major decisions to be made)

December 2021 - No workshop or meeting scheduled as Council is in the election period and “caretaker” mode

7 January 2022 - a special event with family members t conduct the path of office for all Bland Shire Councillors elected December 2021 and farewell and present Councillors not standing for re-election or defeated

11 January 2022 - Extraordinary Council meeting to elect Mayor, Deputy Mayor and delegates and consideration of countback of votes should a Casual Vacancy arise. This brief meeting will be followed by a meeting of the Australia Day Awards Committee.

15 January 2022 - Bus tour of Shire facilities

1 February 2022 – Councillor inductions to commence

15 February 2022 – Ordinary Council meeting