City Standards Committee

Committee membership

ChairCouncillor Sarah Hutton
Deputy ChairCouncillor Greg Adermann
Shadow ChairCouncillor Emily Kim
MembersCouncillor Lisa Atwood
Councillor Nicole Johnston
Councillor Steven Toomey 


The responsibilities of the City Standards Committee will be to work across Committee portfolios to:

  • ensure citywide removal of graffiti
  • maintain parks and greenspaces including grass cutting, trees on Council land, street and park furniture, park signs, and playgrounds
  • manage road and footpath maintenance including signs, lines, pothole repairs and weed control
  • manage urban cleansing activities including city malls cleansing, litter control, street sweeping, and gum removal
  • manage Council's fleet services
  • ensure the conduct of mosquito, vegetation and pest control
  • ensure that Brisbane is a leading city in waste management and resource recovery
  • ensure coordination with the State Emergency Services during localised incident and disaster response activities
  • ensure a firm but fair approach to compliance and regulation to maintain city amenity standards
  • minimise environmental health risks and safety hazards
  • deliver on the outcomes in the Towards Zero Waste Strategy
  • ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.
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