Councillors Richard Forster, Rohan Leppert and Stephen Mayne have already reneged on their commitment to Open and Transparent Government
Richard Foster said "he also wanted to increase the public's perception of the council's integrity by ending the policy of closing council meetings"
"Doing nothing is not an option".- Richard Foster "Our Melbourne"
Within less than 2 months of being elected
Greens' Rohan Leppert "there were issues of transparency that needed to be addressed". Leppert, like that of his predecessor Greens Councillor Fraser Bindley before him, also supported closed meetings subverting s89 LGA
Self proclaimed "Transparency advocate" and new councillor Stephen Mayne
On November 27 The City Council held a "Decision by Proxy" Councillor Forum meeting locking out the public and community. No reports and no minutes, No accountability. No Transparency. Policy on the run hidden from public view.