Huon Valley News

Council Meeting Wrap Up – June 2023

Our monthly Ordinary Meeting of Council was held on Wednesday 28 June 2023.

The full meeting agenda, supporting documents and video recording can be found on our website’s Meetings, Agendas and Minutes page (scroll down to Past Meetings and select the June meeting).

Key items discussed included:

Public Question Time included questions related to RCCI, social procurement, hall committees, TPC, Huonville Pool, number of DA’s, delegates to ALGA in Canberra, budget, swimming pools, cash reserves, DA applications, TPC planning policies.

Planning Reports: Nil

General Reports:

  • Resolved – General Manager’s Operational Report
  • General Manager’s Operational Report
  • Mayor Doyle Activities Report (May)
  • HVC Quick Grants Update
  • Health and Wellbeing unconfirmed Minutes 17 May 2023
  • Youth Working Group Notes meeting of 17 March 2023
  • Audit Panel unconfirmed minutes 30 May (open)


Councillors had the opportunity to attend 4 workshops from 14 June 2023 to 21 June 2023, including Integrity & Governance Framework, Local Government Review, Cygnet New Road Project, GM/Mayor debrief ALGA Conference.

Councillor Notices of Motion:

  • Cr Jessop re The Voice

Open Reports:

  • Local Government Association of Tasmania – General Meeting Motions
  • Councillor Allowances, Expenses, Conferences and Training Policy Review
  • Risk Management Policy and Framework
  • Development Fee Waiver, Reduction or Refund Policy Review
  • Draft Tasmanian Planning Policies
  • Huon Valley Food Hub Business and Strategic Plan
  • Huon Valley Food Resilience Plan

Items addressed in Closed Council:  

  • General Reports
  • Appointment of Directors to The Huon Valley Jobs Hub Authority
  • HR Policies Review