The ordinary meetings of Central Coast Council are generally held on the second and fourth Monday evening of the month. From time to time Council may convene an Extraordinary Meeting outside these regular times and public notification will be given of any of these meetings.
During the period of Administration Council Meetings will be held on Tuesday evenings.
The interim Administrator makes decisions on behalf of the community at Council Meetings. Before each meeting, an agenda for the meeting is available with the detailed background information in the Agenda Papers. Shortly after each meeting, the Minutes are also published on this website.
Meetings are run in accordance with the Council's Code of Meeting Practice and .
The location of the meetings is the Council Chambers at Wyong. Any changes to location are listed below.
Public Council Meetings are also streamed live so that you can access what is discussed without attending in person.
Next scheduled meetings
Tuesday, 14 December 2021
Attending Council Meetings
Update - 23 November 2021 The 23 November Central Coast Council Ordinary Meeting (including the Open Forum and Public Forum) will be held in person at Wyong Chambers. Members of the Public are required to meet the requirements of the Public Health Order regarding proof of vaccination, venue check in, mask wearing and social distancing. Attendance numbers are limited as per guidelines for gatherings under the Public Health Order. Pre-registration of attendance is required by completing the online registration form.
Members of the public can view the webcast of the Meeting using the link below.
At 6.30pm the Council meeting will be opened and then adjourned to allow the conduct of an Open Forum and Public Forum.
An Open Forum will be held at 6.30pm. Members of the public who wish to address Council on any Council related matter must provide a written submission with the Request to Speak form via email to Council’s Meeting Support team by 10am on the day of the meeting.
A Public Forum will be held after the Open Forum. Members of the public who wish to address Council regarding an item on the Agenda should submit the Request to Speak form via email to Council’s Meeting Support team by 10am on the day of the meeting.
For Extraordinary Meetings, the deadlines for submitting request to speak forms and booking seats may be different.
Speaking at Open and Public Forums
An Open Forum will be held prior to the Ordinary Meeting commencing at 6.30pm. Members of the public who wish to address Council on any Council matter must submit a written submission with the Request to Speak form via email to Council’s Meeting Support team by 10am on the day of the meeting.
Up to ten people can register for Open Forum.
The Open Forum will be webcast.
The Open Forum should not be used for raising matters already determined by Council or matters that are part of a current consultation process.
A Public Forum will be held immediately following the Open Forum. Members of the public who wish to address Council regarding an item listed on the agenda should submit the Request to Speak form via email to Council’s Meeting Support team by 10am on the day of the meeting.
Members of the Public speaking at the Public Forum will participate remotely. Confirmed speakers will be provided further information in relation to this.
At the Public Forum, no more than two speakers are to be permitted to speak ‘for’ or ‘against’ each item of business on the Agenda for the Council Meeting. See Agendas and Minutes to view speaking items prior to each Council Meeting.
The Public Forum will be webcast.
Members of the Public speaking at the Open and Public Forum will participate in person at Wyong Chambers. Confirmed speakers will be provided further information in relation to this.
It is recommended that speakers at the Open and Public Forum submit their speeches in writing with the Request to Speak form for consideration of the Administrator prior to the Open and Public Forums.
Please note that Confidential Sessions within a Council Meeting will not be webcast.
The webcast of Council Meetings is not, and shall not, be taken to be an official record of Central Coast Council or of any meeting or discussion depicted therein. Central Coast Council does not accept liability for any defamatory remarks or inappropriate comments that are made during the course of a meeting. Recordings of Council Meetings are copyright protected and cannot be reused or reproduced without approval from Council.
Agendas and minutes
View all Agendas, Business Papers and Minutes from 2021 onwards listed in the date order of the Council Meetings.
View archived Council meeting Agendas, Business Papers and Minutes from 2016-2020.