Meet the Mayor and CEO

Would you like an opportunity to meet our Mayor, Councillor Sam Hearn, and CEO John Baker to discuss an innovative idea or matter that's important to you and your local community?

Applications are now open to request a 25 minute meeting.

Meetings will be scheduled on a monthly basis and will rotate across Shire offices in Rosebud, Mornington and Hastings to provide opportunities for community members to attend.

Please note: the Mayor and CEO will review all applications.

If your meeting request relates to operational matters, you may be referred to an appropriate Shire officer. 

Meeting times are limited and not confirmed until a response is received from our Executive Support team. Confirmed times may be subject to change. 

Attendees will receive follow up correspondence following each meeting.

If you would like to communicate a suggestion or raise a matter with Council, please contact Customer Service on (03) 5950 1000 or 1300 850 600, or email