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Temora Shire Council 2016 - (back l-r) Cr Dennis Sleigh, Cr Nigel Judd OAM, Neil Ogilvie, Director of Engineering Services; middle, Cr Dale Wiencke, Cr Lindy Reinhold, Steve Firth, Director of Administration and Finance, Cr Ken Smith, Kris Dunstan, Director of Environmental Services, Cr Claire McLaren, Cr Max Oliver; and front, Deputy Mayor, Cr Graham Sinclair, Mayor, Cr Rick Firman OAM and General Manager, Gary Lavelle.
The Mayor is elected by the Councillors as the Civic Leader and acts
as public spokesperson on matters of policy. The Mayor is also the link
between Council and Management and plays a general supervisory role over
the operations of the Council. Under the Local Government Act 1993, the
Mayor exercises the functions of Council; chairs meetings; carries out
civic and ceremonial functions.
Councillors are empowered to exercise direction and control through their function of allocating the Council's resources when the Annual Management Plan is being prepared. They are also given a key role in the creation and review of the Council's policies and objectives and the criteria relating to the exercises of the Council's regulatory functions.
The role of a Councillor is, as a member of the governing body of the Council - to direct and control the affairs of the Council in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993; to participate in the optimum allocation of the Council's resources for the benefit of the area; to play a key role in the creation and review of the Council's policies and objectives and criteria relating to the exercise of Council's regulatory functions; to review the performance of the Council and its delivery of services, and the management plans and revenue policies of the Council.
The role of a Councillor is, as an elected person is to represent the interests of the residents and ratepayers; to provide leadership and guidance to the community; to facilitate communication between the community and the Council.
Learn about the past Presidents and Mayors.
The Shire of Temora offers all the benefits of country living with a comprehensive range of quality affordable services.
Temora is situated approximately 80 km north of Wagga Wagga in the South West (Riverina) of New South Wales. Canberra is two hours drive to the east, with Griffith a 1.5 hour drive to the west.
Temora has a huge advantage as it is centrally located between the cities of Sydney and Melbourne, as well as being situated within South West Slopes/Riverina area, making it an ideal base from which to visit the region.
Temora Shire includes the town of Temora, and villages of Ariah Park and Springdale, but outreaches to other small communities outside the Shire boundary. With a strong retail trade sector and an active business community, many visitors are surprised at the variety of shopping within the town.