Committees of Council

Audit and Risk Management Committee

The Audit and Risk Management Committee (ARMC) is appointed to oversee the activities of the Council's external and internal auditors in accordance with s7.1A of the Local Government Act 1995.  The Terms of Reference for the Committee can be found here.

The current members of the Audit and Risk Management Committee are:

Presiding Member
Cr Giorgia Johnson

Council Members
Mayor Filomena Piffaretti
Cr Josh Eveson
Cr Michelle Sutherland

External Members
Mr Andrew Cox 
Ms Shona Zulsdorf

Policy Review and Development Committee

The Policy Review and Development Committee (PRDC) has been established in order to:

  • Review City of Bayswater policies (excluding Planning Policies) and facilitate the development of new policies for the consideration by Council as required.
  • Make recommendations to Council on matters related to policy, policy review and policy development.

The Terms of Reference for the Policy Review and Development Committee can be found here.

The current members of the Policy Review and Development Committee are:

Presiding Member
Cr Elli Petersen-Pik - Deputy Mayor

Council Members
Cr Josh Eveson
Cr Giorgia Johnson
Cr Nat Latter
Cr Assunta Meleca
Cr Steven Ostaszewskyj

Chief Executive Officer Review Committee

The Chief Executive Officer Review Committee (CEORC) has been established to ensure compliance with sections 5.39 and 5.39A of the Local Government Act 1995 (WA); and   

  1. To ensure the annual review of performance is consistent with the principles and standards outlined by the Department of Local Government in the Operational Guideline ‘Guidelines For Local Government CEO Recruitment and Selection, Performance Review and Termination’ (https://www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/department/publications/publication/appointing-a-ceo).
  2. To make recommendations to Council on any proposed changes to the Chief Executive Officer’s Contract of Employment or Conditions of Employment.

The Terms of Reference for the Committee can be found here.

The current members of the Chief Executive Officer Review Committee are:

Council Members
Mayor Filomena Piffaretti
Cr Elli Petersen-Pik, Deputy Mayor
Cr Steven Ostaszewskyj

Reconciliation Advisory Committee

The Reconciliation Advisory Committee develops and monitors implementation of the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) for the City of Bayswater, with the aim to help the workplace to facilitate understanding, strengthen relationships and trust with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People; promote meaningful engagement, increase equality and develop sustainable employment and business opportunities.

The Terms of Reference for the Committee can be found here.

The current members of the Reconciliation Advisory Committee are:

Council Members
Cr Dan Bull
Cr Lorna Clarke
Cr Nat Latter

External Members
Five community members who satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  • Identify as a person of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • Is a Whadjuk Noongar Elder;
  • Is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business partner representative; and/or
  • Is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representative living in the City of Bayswater.
Active Transport Committee

The purpose of the Committee is to provide Council with advice on initiatives and programs to promote sustainable and healthy active transport options, such as:

  • Bicycles
  • Walking/running
  • Electric assisted bicycles
  • Electric scooters
  • e-Rideables e.g. Segways, electric skateboards, hover boards).

The Terms of Reference for the Committee can be found here.

The current members of the Active Transport Committee are:

Council Members
Cr Elli Petersen-Pik, Deputy Mayor
Cr Assunta Meleca
Cr Lorna Clarke
Cr Giorgia Johnson

External Members
Expressions of Interest are being sought for three community members to join the Active Transport Committee. Please visit Local Roads and Infrastructure - City of Bayswater for more information. Nominations close 4pm, Friday 15 December 2023.

Aged Care Asset Divestment Committee

The Aged Care Asset Divestment Committee has been established to:

  1. Review and monitor all actions in relation to the divestment of the City’s aged care assets, including negotiations with shortlisted proponents, the land valuation and disposal processes required under the Local Government Act 1995 and related legislation, negotiations with the State Government on land leases which are central to the divestment.
  2. Make recommendations to Council on any actions required to progress the divestment of aged care assets while ensuring the continuity of the management agreements for the sites until such time as the divestment is achieved.

The Terms of Reference for the Committee can be found here.

The current members of the Aged Care Asset Divestment Committee are:

Council Members
Cr Dan Bull
Cr Josh Eveson
Cr Giorgia Johnson

Aged Care Governance Committee

The purpose of the Aged Care Governance Committee is to provide financial oversight of the aged care operations and ensure that the City meets its Approved Provider obligations under the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 for residential care facilities and governance obligations for the independent living units under the Retirement Villages Act.

The Terms of Reference for the Committee can be found here.

The current members of the Aged Care Asset Divestment Committee are:

Council Members
Cr Dan Bull
Cr Josh Eveson
Cr Giorgia Johnson

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