Kyogle Council’s executive team is made up of three people: the General Manager, the Director Assets and Infrastructure Services and the Director Planning and Environmental Services.
The General Manager Graham Kennett is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of Council and for ensuring the implementation, without undue delay, of decisions of the elected council.
Under Council’s organisational structure, the general manager also oversees the management of:
Rates and charges
Human resources Media relations
Work, health and safety Procurement
Governance Crown reserves
DIRECTOR PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
The Director Planning and Environmental Services is Chris White. He is responsible to the General Manager and leads Council’s planning and environment team.
Mr White oversees:
Building control Compliance
Plumbing and trade waste inspections
Tourism and event planning
Community and cultural services
DIRECTOR OF ASSETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES
The Director of Assets and Infrastructure Services is Tony Lickiss. He is responsible to the General Manager and leads Council’s assets and infrastructure team.
Mr Lickiss oversees
Roads and bridges
RMS contract works
Project design and management
GIS and technical services
Sewerage servicesAsset management Stormwater and flood management
Parks, gardens, and cemeteries
Plant, fleet and depots (including stores)
Management of aquatic centres
It is a statutory requirement that all councils have a Public Officer, a role which serves a number of important functions. The Public Officer:
may deal with requests from the public concerning the council’s affairs
has the responsibility of assisting people to gain access to public documents of the council
may receive submissions made to the council
may accept service of documents on behalf of the council
may represent the council in any legal or other proceedings
has such other functions as may be conferred or imposed on the public officer by the general manager or by or under this Act.
The public officer is subject to the direction of the general manager. Kyogle Council’s Public Officer is Marcus Schintler. You can email the Public Officer on Marcus.email@example.com or contact him on (02) 6632 1611.