Time limit put on coun­cil meet­ings

Avon Valley Gazette - - NEWS -

THE City of Swan will no longer let coun­cil meet­ings run past 8.30pm af­ter an an­nounce­ment by the Mayor on Wed­nes­day night.

The de­ci­sion fol­lows a marathon seven- hour coun­cil meet­ing last month.

Mayor David Lu­cas said dur­ing the coun­cil meet­ing that any left­over busi­ness af­ter 8.30pm would be de­ferred un­til the fol­low­ing day to be dealt with by the coun­cil.

Cr Lu­cas said the de­ci­sion would mean coun­cil­lors and staff would not be work­ing late into the night.

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