Council policies

Council has adopted a number of policies that provide the Council and staff with guidelines over a range of issues.

Rous County Council
Asset capitalisation
Asset management
Backflow prevention and cross connection
Chairperson and member fees
Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct Procedures
Community sponsorships and donations
Debt management and financial hardship
Drinking Water Quality
Equal employment opportunity
Feedback and Complaints Handling
Financial Reserves
Fraud and Corruption Control
Headworks charges
Human Resources - Employment Conditions
Land Management
Media interaction
Payment of expenses and provision of facilities for chairperson and councillors
Pensioner concession (see guidelines below)
Pensioner concession guidelines
Privacy management
For more information about privacy please visit the Information and Privacy Commission New South Wales website at
Public interest disclsoures
For more information about public interest disclosures please visit the NSW Ombudsman's website at
Records management
Related party disclosure
Retail water customers' account assistance (see Guidelines below)
Retail water customers' account assistance guidelines
Revenue (extract from 'Integrated planning and reporting framework')
Risk Management
Rural consumers
Testing water meters
Work Health and Safety
Workplace surveillance