Published: Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 12:04:46 PM

In accordance with Section 5.11 of the Local Government Act 1995, Council representatives on Committees are discontinued following a local government election and as such, nominations for Council representation is required.  However, Council resolved at the October 2019 Ordinary Council meeting to maintain the current membership of the York Honours Reference Group until 26 January 2020 to ensure consistency and effectiveness in selecting recipients of the Australia Day Awards.

 The purpose of the group is to:

  • Determine what honours awards are relevant and appropriate for the Shire of York and make recommendations to Council.
  • Develop and promote the criteria relevant to various community awards.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to Council on matters relating to the community which may include: honours and awards, roads, reserve and place names, volunteer recognition. This may relate to local, regional, state and federal awards and honours.
  • Select the recipients of honours and awards in accordance with the designated criteria and make recommendations to Council.

The Shire of York is now calling for nominations for four (4) community members.  Nominations open on Wednesday 5 February and close Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at 4.30pm.  Please forward to Shire of York, PO Box 22, York or email – records@york.wa.gov.au


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