Cr Steven Stefanopoulos was reelected to the role as Mayor at the Special Council meeting held on 8 November 2018.
The City of Stonnington Council meetings are generally held on the first and third Monday of each month at the Malvern Town Hall. Agendas and notice papers can be viewed on line. The minutes are also available online, once they have been confirmed at the subsequent Council meeting.
City of Stonnington offers on-demand video and audio of Council meetings.
Stonnington is divided up into three Wards - North, South and East.
The organisation is structured into four Divisions led by General Managers reporting to the CEO, plus a fifth Division lead by a Manager.
The City of Stonnington is legally required to establish and publish procedures and to ensure they are readily available to all. Our procedures cover areas such as human rights, freedom of information, petitions and protected disclosure
Our Media Centre has its finger on the pulse of all that is happening in Stonnington and is responsible for communicating information and promoting our vibrant City.
Our Annual Report provides a thorough review of Council activities and business over the past financial year.
The Plan guides Council’s vision, direction and provision of services, and focuses on the four key pillars of community, environment, liveability and prosperity.
Budget aims to achieve a responsible balance between reasonable rates for residents and ensuring the continued delivery of high quality services, capital works and infrastructure maintenance.
Results from the annual State-wide Local Government Community Satisfaction Survey show Stonnington continues to perform well.
The Citizen of the Year Awards are presented to honour people who have a commitment to volunteering and making the City of Stonnington a better place to live.
The next Council elections will be held in October 2016.
In accordance with section 11 of the Local Government (General) Regulations 2004 a number of documents are available for public inspection.
The City of Stonnington recognises and respects that everyone has the same human rights entitlement to allow them to participate in,and contribute to, society and our community.
To assist local community organisations in providing invaluable services to the Stonnington community, Council allocates funds for Community and Arts and Cultural grants.
The Inner Melbourne Action Plan (IMAP) is a strategy for Melbourne's growth and development over the next 30 years. It acknowledges inner Melbourne's key role as the primary business, retail, sport and entertainment hub for the metropolitan area, and for its thriving residential neighbourhoods.
Local Laws ensure the rights and safety of our residents are respected. You can download a copy of the City of Stonnington General Local Law 2018 and the Procedures and Protocol Manual.
Council advertises tenders for a range of goods, works and services within the City of Stonnington. All tenders are processed through TenderLink which provides our contractors, consultants and suppliers with easy access to a range of tendering services associated with our tendering program.
At Stonnington, we welcome interest from our residents about how we go about our business. To assists residents and help provide them with as much information as possible, Council's wide range of polices are available online.
The City of Stonnington holds Citizenship Ceremonies throughout the year, welcoming residents to Australia and into the Stonnington municipality.
The City of Stonnington acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of the Boonwurrung and Wurundjeri people and offer our respects to the elders past and present. We recognise and respect the cultural heritage of this land.