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27 June 2017: Kalamunda Achieves City Status
Governors orders have been issued today designating Kalamunda as a City as of 1 July 2017. Shire President Andrew Waddell said, “The move to City Status has been a long time coming, and we thank the State Government for its support.” [read full media statement here]

Shire President Message: Moving to City Status

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History

27 February 2017: City Status Request to Proceed
The Shire of Kalamunda is moving forward with plans to accurately reflect its population size following Council endorsement of a report at last night’s February Ordinary Council Meeting. [read full media statement here]

18 January 2017: Notice of Meeting: Special Meeting of Electors
The purpose of the meeting and order of business is to consider a Petition from Electors of the Shire of Kalamunda to request the Council of the Shire of Kalamunda to withdraw its request to the Minister for Local Government and communities to change the designation of the Shire to a City. [read full statement here]

7 December 2016: Council requests to become a city
The Shire of Kalamunda Council has requested the Minister for Local Government and Communities, to issue an order under the Local Government Act 1995 for a change of designation from Shire to City. [read full media statement here]

28 April 2015
The Shire of Kalamunda Council has endorsed a move to pursue City Status, along with a possible change of name and popular election of the Mayor. Council unanimously endorsed a proposal at its monthly meeting on 28 April 2015.
Read the full media statement here

The Shire of Kalamunda has sought feedback about the proposal, with the Community Survey closed on 15th September 2015.

For further information please call 9257 9999.

 

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