This policy describes legislative obligations under the provisions of the Local Government Act 2009 for Council of the City of Gold Coast (Council) to adhere strictly to a delegation and authorisation regime.
Local governments make numerous decisions every day in order to properly discharge their powers and responsibilities. City of Gold Coast's Chief Executive Officer has the delegated authority of Council to make decisions on a number of specified matters, in particular decisions of an administrative nature. In turn, the Chief Executive Officer has delegated a number of these powers to specified City staff.
This policy and its associated guidelines and register apply additional controls in order to maintain sound corporate governance.
Delegated Power and Authorisations Policy (PDF 127kb)