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Council Policies

The Shire has developed policies that guide Administration and Council in the efficient management of resources and effective procedures for daily operations.

Each of the adopted policies is contained in the Shire of Esperance Policy Manual

Please see individual policies listed below:

Advertising Signage in a Thoroughfare or Public Place

Applications Lodged by Senior Employees or Elected Members

Approval to Hold a Civic Reception

Arts Collection

Asset Disposal

Asset Management

Attendance at Events

Borrowing of Museum Exhibits

Building and Property Leases

Bushfire Management

Centenarian Waiver of Rates

CEO Performance Review

Civic Centre Hire Fees Not to be Waived

Commercial Wildflower Harvesting

Common Seal

Community Engagement

Complaint Handling

Computer and Mobile Devices

Conferring of Honours

COVID-19 Financial Hardship

Crossover Construction

Cultural Protocols

Dealing with Difficult People

Debt Collection

Delegated Authority to Approve Off-Site Signage on Main Road

Dividing Fences

Elected Member Entitlements

Electoral Caretaker Period

Emergency Volunteer and Reserve Services Leave

Equal Opportunity, Discrimination, Harrassment & Bullying

Esperance Rural Public Toilet Cleaning

External Committee Representation

Financial Management

Fire Management - Roadside Burning

Geotechnical Testing Requirements for Structures

GPS Fleet Tracking

Gratuity Payment and Farewell Gifts to Employees

Guidelines for Subdivisional Development

Internal Drone (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System) Use

Jury Duty

Legal Representation Cost Indemnification

Live Streaming and Recording of Meetings

Living on Board Vessels

Method for Determining Climate Zone for Properties Located Outside Esperance Townsite

Mineral Exploration within Road Reserves

Motor Vehicles

Museum Collection

Museum Park Building Lease Arrangements

Museum Village Markets

Non-Refundable Development Services Application Fees

Occupational Safety & Health

On-Farm Drainage

Outdoor Eating Facilities in Public Places

Permanent Road Closures

Presentation of a Shire Plaque of the Council Crest

Private Connections to Shire Drainage

Procurement

Property Owners Contribution to Underground Power

Public Art

Public Land Asset Strategy

Public Land Improvement Licence

Purchase and Placement of Memorial Seats

Recognition of Long-Term Service

Records Management

Recreational Activities on Council Foreshore

Refusal of Planning Applications

Refuse and Recycling Collection Services

Regional Price Preference

Reserve Funding for Community Halls

Retaining Walls

Risk Management

Road Verge Development

Seasonal Indoor Sports Stadium Fees

Senior Employees

Shark Hazard Response

Sporting Association Ground Fees

Staff Annual and Long Service Leave Management

Staff Entitlements

Staff Retention & Recruitment

Street Entertainers and Busking

Street Tree

Termination of Employment

Trading in Public Places

Use and Storage of Presidential Chain

UV, PPE & Clothing

Vandalism Rewards

Volunteer Management

Wind Load Rating

Workplace Drug and Alcohol Use