RMS 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 four members from each of the Roads and Maritime Services and the Associations plus the Roads and Maritime Services Chief Executive as chairman.

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 Director, Network Management
  • Roads and Maritime Services Director, Business Coordination, Road Safety and Policy
  • Roads and Maritime Services Director, Customer and Regulatory Services
  • Roads and Maritime Services Director, Regional Operations & Engineering Services
  • President, Shires Association
  • President, Local Government Association
  • Representative from LGSA Economic Committee,
  • Executive Director, LGSA

Secretariat

Roads and Maritime Services Local Government Policy Manager, on behalf of the General Manager, Infrastructure Maintenance Branch, Network Management Directorate.

Meetings

Every four months plus additional as required.

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