Councillor Bob Palmer has today tendered
his resignation from Coffs Harbour City Council with immediate effect for
Council would like to thank Cr Palmer
for his contribution to the city of Coffs Harbour and local government since he
was elected in 2012.
Under the provisions of the Local
Government Act, Council, with the approval of the Local Government Minister can
continue to operate with eight Councillors until the next local government
elections in September 2016, as the date of resignation is within 18 months of
A report recommending that Council seek
approval from the Minister to continue with eight Councillors until the elections
is to be presented at the next Council Meeting on April 28.