The objectives of this Local Law are to:
(a) regulate and control the procedures governing the conduct of meetings of the Council and of special committees appointed by the Council;
(b) regulate and control the election of Mayor and the chairpersons of any special committees;
(c) regulate and control the use of the Council’s seal;
(d) promote and encourage community participation in the system of local government;
(e) provide a mechanism through its formal meeting procedure to ensure effective and efficient Council decisions are made in a manner which acknowledges the role of local government within the Australian system of Government;
(f) provide for the administration of the Council’s powers and functions; and
(g) provide generally for the peace, order and good government of the municipal district.