Creating successful working relationships and fostering a sophisticated understanding of role differences are critical to good governance.
In this section, you’ll find out why roles and relationships are so important to good governance.
The key roles in local government are mayor, council, councillors, CEO and administration.
The key relationships in local government are between the mayor, council, councillors, CEO and administration.
Good relationships are based on a sophisticated understanding of each other’s roles.
Good communication is important for good relationships between councillors and the administration.
Goodwill and good processes contribute to good relationships.