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In accordance with Section 150DX of the Local Government Act 2009, Council is required to keep a register of complaints made against Councillors and the outcome of these complaints. The Councillor Conduct Register can be viewed below and is also available for public inspection at Council's Lannercost Street Office.

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Complaint Number C/20/00391
Complaint Date 2 June 2020
Councillor Name (if required) Cr Ramon Jayo 
Summary of Complaint  It was alleged a councillor has failed to respect a resident by not responding to a text message about a council issue, despite the resident having recently provided assistance to council at his own cost to address the issue.
Decision Date 10 June 2020
Summary of Decision Complaint Dismissed
Meeting and Chairperson
(if applicable)
Reason for Decision  The OIA dismissed this matter pursuant to section 150X (a)(ii) of the Local Government Act 2009 as the conduct does not raise a reasonable suspicion of inappropriate conduct or misconduct within the meaning of the Act.
The OIA considered the conduct of the councillor and noted that Council had unanimously resolved to address the issue in a particular way but the councillor has been reminded to respond to requests for information from residents or refer such requests to the Chief Executive Officer to provide the resident with advice.
Action Taken
(if applicable)


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