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HRCC Policies are listed below for your information and reference. A policy is a statement of strategic intent. It provides Council with a structured framework for consistent and transparent decision-making and actions. Policy demonstrates to the community the position and intent Council will take with regard to an issue identified in the Council Plan. Council Policies are made by resolution of Council and here in alphabetic order for general public viewing. 


Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners

Agreements for the Use of Council Facilities

Asset Management Policy

Audit Committee Charter 


Botanic Gardens Positional of Memorial Plants


Central Activity District Car Parking Policy for Shop, Food, Drink Premises and Office 

Child Safe
Civic Events Policy

Community Donations Policy

Community Development Grants Policy

Communications Policy

Community Engagement Policy

Commercial Area Display Banners

Commemorative Cairns

Complaints Resolution Policy

Confidentiality Policy for Councillors

Conflict of Interest Policy

Council Election Period Policy

Council Meeting Procedures & Public Question Time Form

Councillor Allowances, Expense Reinbursement & Support

Councillor Code of Conduct 

Cultural & Recreational Rating Policy


Debt Collection

Digital Community Strategy

Dog Attack Policy

Dog Impoundment


Electronic Gaming Machine Policy

Establishment of Low Maintenance, Low Water Usage

Exemption for Farm Buildings 


Fraud and Corruption Control Policy

Freedom of Information (Freedom of Information Request Form)


Gifts & Hospitality Policy - Gifts & Hospitality Form

Grants Protocol Policy


Half Cost Fencing

Health Records Act

Human Rights Policy


Investment Attraction Policy

Investment Policy


Liquor Lincence Applications

Loan Borrowing Policy

Local Law No 1–Governance (2016)


Mobile Food Van Policy

Municipal Building Control Intervention Criteria Guideline Policy


National Competition HRLE Pricing


Pigeon Code of Conduct 

Planning and Budgeting Framework

Policy Framework

Power Supply Arrangement

Pricing Policy for Sporting & Recreational Reserves

Procurement Policy

Provision of Free Meter Parking 

Protected Disclosures Procedures

Process for Enforcement of Building Regulations


Rates and Charges Debt Collection

Rates and Charges Financial Hardhsip

Recreation Reserve Policy

Reporting a Child Safety Concern


Scanned Signatures

Street, Road, Places Naming Policy

Street Tree Policy

Subdivision Developer Provisions

Tidy Towns Advisory Committee Terms of Reference 

Tourism Events & Festivals Promotional Sponsorship

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