Local Government Liaison Committee

The Liaison Committee was established in 1996 to enhance communication and promote cooperation between the Roads and Maritime Services and Local Government on issues of mutual interest. The committee comprises members from the Roads and Maritime Services, Local Government NSW and the Office of Local Government.

Charter

To provide a coordinated approach to road management policy in areas of joint interest to the State and Local Governments.

Terms of Reference

The terms of reference of the committee are to:

  • Review policies governing the management of the road and traffic system
  • Review arrangements for the distribution of road grants to Local Government
  • Input into Roads and Maritime Services strategic planning; resolve issues of dispute between councils and the Roads and Maritime Services
  • Oversee coordination of data collection and resources of Local Government and the Roads and Maritime Services
  • Oversee implementation of benchmarking strategies
  • Receive reports from council/Roads and Maritime Services Regional Consultative Committees.

Membership

  • Roads and Maritime Services Chief Executive (Chairman)
  • Roads and Maritime Services Executive Director Regional and Freight
  • Roads and Maritime Services Executive Director Sydney
  • Roads and Maritime Services Executive Director Compliance and Regulatory Services
  • Roads and Maritime Services Director Planning and Operations
  • Local Government NSW President
  • Local Government NSW Chief Executive
  • Office of Local Government Chief Executive.

Secretariat

Roads and Maritime Services Principal Manager Local Government Interface.

Meetings

Every four months plus additional as required.

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