An Ordinary Council Meeting will be held at 10am on Tuesday 14 December, 2021. 

View the Agenda Here

Council holds regular meetings of its Ordinary Meetings and may from time to time call a Special Meetings. Any changes to meetings dates or times are advertised.

The Mayor presides over all Ordinary and Special Council Meetings.

The Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 10am.  The Meetings will held at the Council Chambers, Council Administration Building, 64 Front Street, Mossman.

Each meeting remains open and transparent to the public through a scheduled video live stream.  With the exception of items discussed in a ‘closed’ session, meetings are open to the public.

Please Note – In order to maintain appropriate social distancing protocols a limited number of seats have been made available for members of the public to attend meetings.  A staff member will be on hand to assist any member of the public when they arrive.

Meeting Schedule

Ordinary Council Meetings:

DAY DATE TIME
Wednesday 27 January 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 23 February 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 30 March 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 27 April 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 25 May 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 29 June 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 27 July 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 31 August 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 28 September 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 26 October 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 30 November 2021 10:00AM
Tuesday 14 December 2021 10:00AM

Agenda & Minutes

Agendas and Minutes from July 2021 are available here.

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Ordinary Meeting

An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, 27 July 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

27 July 2021 Ordinary Council Meeting Confirmed Minutes

Announcement & Table of Contents

5.1 Minor Change to Development Approval for Retirement Facility 111-119 Port Douglas Road

5.2 Applicant representation for negotiated decision for infrastructure charge for MCU (Limited Function facility) at 5146 Captain Cook Highway Oak Beach

5.3 Application to extend currency period for ROL (1 into 68 lots and Park) at 12-36 Alchera Drive Mossman

5.4 Run4reef Request for Funding

5.5 River Improvement Trust Fund

5.6 Electric Quad Bike – Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas

5.7 Contract 2020-023 – Smart Water Meters

5.8 Financial Report interim June 2021

5.9 Water Restrictions Level Amendment

5.10 Water and Wastewater Quarterly Report for the period ending 30 June 2021

5.11 Capital Works progress report for Q4 2021

5.12 Operational Plan Progress Report for April to June 2021

5.13 Report from the Chief Executive Officer for period April to June 2021

Tuesday, 3 August 2021 - Special Council Meeting

Special Council Meeting

A Special Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 3 August 2021, at 9am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Business to be conducted at the Special Council Meeting will be:

  • Contract WO5040 – Donovan’s Range Pavement Upgrade – Change to Contract.

Public attendance at Council Meetings is now permitted.  Attendance of members of the public is limited to 10 people because of health and safety reasons associated with the public health emergency involving COVID-19.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and published on Council’s website for viewing by the public.

For more information, please call 07 4099 9444 or enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

3 August 2021 Special Council Meeting Confirmed Minutes

3.1 – Contract WO5040 – Donovan’s Range Pavement Upgrade – Change to Contract.

Monday, 16 August 2021 - Special Council Meeting

Special Council Meeting

A Special Council Meeting will be held on Monday, 16 August 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Business to be conducted at the Special Council Meeting will be:

  • Confidential – Chief Executive Officer Contract

This Special Council Meeting will be conducted under a closed session and the audio will be uploaded once the unconfirmed minutes are available.

For more information, please call 07 4099 9444 or enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

16 August 2021 Special Council Meeting Confirmed Minutes

Announcement & Table of Contents

Tuesday, 31 August 2021

Ordinary Council Meeting

An Ordinary Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 31 August 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

31 August 2021 Ordinary Meeting Confirmed Minutes

Announcement & Table of Contents

5.1 Combined Development Application for Dual Occupancy and Reconfiguring a Lot (1 lot into 2) 56 Mudlo St Port Douglas

5.2 Applicant Representation for Negotiated Decision for Infrastructure Charge MCU (Limited Function facility) at 5146 Captain Cook Highway Oak Beach

5.3 Contractual Matter – Ultra Filtration Cartridges for Water Quality

5.4 Contract 2020-023 – Smart Water Meters

5.5 Approved Inspection Program – Dog Registration

5.6 Financial Report July 2021

5.7 Sole Specialised Supplier Register

5.8 Rates Interest Grace Period Extension

5.9 Draft Reconciliation Action Plan

5.10 Review of Black Spot Towers in Douglas Shire

5.11 Resource and Performance Agreement – Reef To Reef / Triple R

5.12 Resource and Performance Agreement – Wonderland Entertainment Leisure

5.13 Resource and Performance Agreement – Mossman and District Show Society

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Ordinary Meeting

An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, 28 September 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

Announcement and Table of Contents 

28 September 2021 Ordinary Meeting Confirmed Minutes

3.1 Mayoral Minute – Employee Recognition Awards 2021

5.1 Prelodgement Planning Scheme Variation And ROL (1 Into 8 Lots) 22 Mountain View Drive Shannonvale

5.2 Material Change Of Use For Resort Complex At 71-85 Port Douglas Rd Port Douglas-compressed

5.3 Contract For Domestic Violence Or Community Housing Unit Development Mossman

5.4 Contract For Sewerage Pump Station Switchboard Renewal Project

5.5 Contract 2021-065 – Landfill Waste Cartage & Disposal

5.6 Foreshore Management Plans

5.7 FNQROC Strategic Regional WMMR Advisory Group – Appointment Of Elected Member Representative

5.8 Douglas Chamber Of Commerce Resource & Performance Agreement 2021-2024

5.9 Mossman State High School Sponsorship

5.10 RV Park Mossman Business Case

5.11 Wonga Beach Caravan Park Caretakers Management Agreement

5.12 Port Shorts Film Festival – Amendment To Resource And Performance Agreement

5.13 Request For Funding – Taste Port Douglas

5.14 Covid Relief Fee Reduction For Port Douglas Market Stallholders

5.15 Financial Report August 2021

5.16 Daintree Ferry Advisory Committee

5.17 Building Douglas Standing Committee

5.18 Legal Expenses Former CEO

6.1 Notice Of Motion – Options For Council To Develop Retirement Style Living Houses

Tuesday, 12 October 2021 - Special Council Meeting

Special Council Meeting

A Special Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, 12 October 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

Announcement and Table of Contents 

Confirmed Minutes – Special Council Meeting – 12 October 2021

Financial Statements for the Year Ended 30 June 2021

Daintree Ferry Probity Audit  

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Ordinary Meeting

An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, 19 October 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

Unconfirmed minutes – Ordinary Council Meeting – 19 October 2021

1-Announcement-and-Table-of-Contents

5.1-Material-Change-of-Use-for-Air-Services-Helicopter-Pad-and-Pilots-Accommodation-Mowbray

5.2-Material-Change-of-Use-for-Shops-at-24-Macrossan-Street-Port-Douglas

5.3-Application-for-Permanent-Road-Closure-Adjoining-Lot-129-on-SR454-Toll-Gate-Road-Oak-Beach

5.4-Safe-Places-Accommodation-Lot-57-RP800869-Bow-Street-Mossman-Registration-of-Covenant

5.5-Contract-WO5583-Warners-Bridge-Construction-Project

5.6-Water-and-Wastewater-Quarterly-Report-for-the-period-ending-30-September-2021

5.7-A-Year-in-Disaster-January-2020-June-2021

5.8-Corporate-Credit-Card-Policy

5.9-Principal-Place-of-Residence-Policy

5.10-Financial-Report-September-2021

5.11-Christmas-Period-Annual-Shutdown

5.12-2022-Council-Meeting-Dates

5.13-Operational-Plan-Progress-Report-for-July-to-September-2021

5.14-Report-from-the-Chief-Executive-Officer-for-period-July-to-September-2021

6.1-Notice-of-Motion-Housing-Shortage-in-Douglas

9-Closed-Session-Table-of-Contents

 

 

Monday, 15 November 2021 - Special Council Meeting

Special Council Meeting

A Special Council meeting will be held on Monday 15 November 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

15 November 2021 Special Council Meeting Unconfirmed Minutes

Announcement & Table of Contents

3.1 Annual Report 2020/2021

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Ordinary Meeting

An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 30 November 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

Announcement & Table of Contents

3.1 Deputation – Keep PD FREE Community Group

5.1 Application for permanent road closure adjoining Lot 204 on SP264765 Captain Cook Highway, Killaloe

5.2 Glyphosate Reduction Strategy 2021

5.3 Council Grants Program Major Grant Round 2021-22

5.4 Amendment to fees and charges – Mossman Pool and Caravan Park and Active8 Subsidised Fitness

5.5 Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree Annual Report

5.6 Capital works progress report for First Quarter 2021/22

5.7 Extraordinary Decision – Revised Utility Charges and Associated Rating Matters 2021-2022

5.8 Revised Budget 2021-2022

5.9 QAO Final Management Report 2020-2021

5.10 Financial Report October 2021

5.11 Audit Committee Meeting Minutes

6.1 Notice of Motion – Covid-19 Restrictions

6.2 Notice of Motion – Port Douglas Splash Park and Water Precinct

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Ordinary Meeting

An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, 14 December 2021, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as they become available below.

Council Meetings are now open to the public.  There will be a maximum of 10 people allowed (due to size of the room and to allow for social distancing) and will not need to pre-register.

In line with government regulations, council requires that all guests register (to assist with contract tracing) their details prior to entering the Meeting Room.

Council staff will rotate in and out of the room to ensure the COVID safe capacity is adhered to.

The meeting will be live-streamed online and can be access by clicking here.

Council Meeting Live Stream

Council meetings are audio recorded and Video lived streamed.  The live stream and subsequent video uploads are available by clicking on the link below.

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Deputations to Council

Applications for a deputation to Council (where an appointed person or persons may represent a business or group of people on specific matter for discussion with Councillors), must be submitted in writing using the Deputation Request Form.  In general, deputations are held at Councillor Workshops (not formal Council meetings) to permit detailed discussions with Councillors and senior staff.  The date, commencement time and duration are subject to confirmation once the application is approved and when the agenda for the relevant workshop is finalised.

Deputation Request Form