The City of Melbourne welcomes community and stakeholder attendance and participation at Council and committee meetings. Members of the public can make submissions to the Council or a committee on matters listed on meeting agendas. A register of public submissions made under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 is available for viewing at the City of Melbourne’s offices.
Records of meetings, meeting dates and times and information on how to interact with the Council are provided at City of Melbourne1.
In 2014–15 the community was represented by the following office bearers on the Melbourne City Council. The positions held by office bearers in the profiles outlined below reflect membership of those bodies and committees which were operating during this time.
Lord Mayor Robert Doyle
First elected as Lord Mayor in 2008 and re-elected in 2012
The Lord Mayor is Chair of meetings of the Melbourne City Council and Chair of the Future Melbourne (Major Projects) Committee. The Lord Mayor also represents the City of Melbourne on the following external organisations:
First served as Deputy Lord Mayor from 2001 to 2004. Elected again as Deputy Lord Mayor in 2008 and re-elected in 2012
The Deputy Lord Mayor is Deputy Chair of the Future Melbourne (Marketing Melbourne) Committee. The Deputy Lord Mayor also represents the City of Melbourne on the following advisory committees and external organisations:
Cr Cathy Oke is Chair of the Future Melbourne (Transport) Committee and Deputy Chair of the Future Melbourne (Environment) Committee. Cr Oke is also an alternate member of the Docklands Coordination Committee.
Cr Oke represents the City of Melbourne on the following advisory committees and external organisations: