4 July 2013

Consulting the Community

Proposed Amendments to the Code of Meeting Practice

Proposed amendments to Council’s Code of Meeting Practice are on public exhibition until 15 August 2013 and may be viewed on Council’s website at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or at Council’s office. For further information on the proposed amendments to the Code of Meeting Practice, please contact Council’s Manager Corporate Services and Governance on (02) 4560 4444 or attention email enquiries accordingly to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Written comments on the proposed amendments to the Code of Meeting Practice are invited and should be addressed to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756 or can be faxed to (02) 4587 7740 or emailed to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au. Written comments also close on 15 August 2013. Council will consider all submissions at a subsequent Council meeting.

Should you lodge a submission, it will be considered, along with any other submissions received. As such, any submission may be included in Council’s Meeting Business Paper and your submission, including any personal information, is accessible to the public upon written application, subject to Council’s Privacy Management Plan and the Government Information (Public Access) Act. The submission of personal information with your comments is voluntary but, if not provided, may affect consideration of such comments. The information will ultimately be stored in Council''s records system.

Proposed turning restrictions at the intersection of Kurrajong Road and Old Kurrajong Road, Richmond

Due to concerns over road safety and traffic congestion, a review of the turning movements at the intersection of Kurrajong Road and Old Kurrajong Road, Richmond has been undertaken.

It is proposed to restrict the turning movements at this intersection during the AM and PM peak traffic periods, to enable improved traffic flow and increase traffic safety. The restrictions are concentrated around the movements in/out of Kurrajong Road (west).

The proposed turning restrictions and feedback questionnaire can be viewed at Council’s Administration Building, 366 George Street, Windsor; Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor; Richmond Branch Library and on Council’s website at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au. Completed questionnaires will be received until COB, Wednesday, 31 July 2013. Please return to Council by any of the below methods:

Mail: PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756
Fax: 4587 7740
Email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

For further information, please contact Chris Amit on 4560 4508.

Peter Jackson
General Manager

Upper Hawkesbury River Estuary Study and Management Plan - Community Consultation Session

Hawkesbury City Council, with the support of the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, has engaged BMT WBM Pty Ltd to prepare the Upper Hawkesbury River Estuary Study and Management Plan. The Plan will document a suite of actions to improve estuary health into the future.

The study will examine the Upper Hawkesbury River between Wisemans Ferry and Yarramundi. It will include the waterways of the Upper Hawkesbury River, along with its tributaries, immediate riparian area and broader catchments which takes in the catchments of Colo and Grose Rivers.

Background information about the project status can also be found at the project website http://upperhawkesburyczmp.bmtwbm.com.au/.

To improve the understanding of the issues that need to be managed, the study team wish to speak to local community members and those who work, live or play in and around the River.

Community Consultation Session

A Community Consultation session, including a formal presentation and workshop style activities will extract information from participants to improve the understanding of the issues that need managing.

When: Monday, 15 July 2013
Time: 6pm for a 6:30pm start. It is expected that the workshop should be finished by 9:30pm.
Where: Tebbutt Room on the Library Level of the Deerubbin Centre, 300 George Street Windsor.

A light snack of sandwiches, tea and coffee will be provided on the night.

Please RSVP to the Community Consultation Session by contacting Council’s Senior Strategic Environmental Planner, Suzanne Stuart before Monday, 8 July on (02) 4560 4557 or suzanne.stuart@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.


Public Notices

Notice of Repeal of Chapter 6 Bligh Park Neighbourhood Business Precinct of Part E of the Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002

In accordance with Clause 23 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000, notice is hereby given of the repeal of Chapter 6 Bligh Park Neighbourhood Business Precinct of Part E of the Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002.

The repeal of the DCP will take effect upon publication of this notice of repeal.

Enquiries: Karu Wijayasinghe, Senior Strategic Land Use Planner on (02) 4560 4546.


Development Applications Recently Determined

Notice under Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the following Development Consents were determined by Council.

>>> View applications

The development consents are available for public inspection, without charge, at Council Offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.


Development Proposal

Integrated Development Proposal

Lot 21 DP 806993, 6 Speedwell Place SOUTH WINDSOR NSW 2756

Hawkesbury City Council has received a development application for Site Remediation Works at the above property. The applicant is DJL Management Pty Limited. Hawkesbury City Council is the consent authority.

The proposed development is defined as integrated development under Section 91 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 because an approval under the Water Management Act 2000 is required. The approval body is the NSW Office of Water.

The development application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period 05/07/2013 to 05/08/2013. All plans and details may be inspected between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday, at Council''s Administration Office, 366 George Street, Windsor.

During the exhibition period any person may make a submission in writing to Council in relation to the development application, quoting reference DA0291/13. Where a submission by way of objection is made, the grounds for objection are to be specified in the submission. Should you lodge a submission, your views will be taken into account as part of our assessment and a reply will be forwarded to you when the application is determined.

Please note that confidentiality is not available to objectors. The details of any submissions may be included in a Council report or forwarded to the applicant where it may help to resolve design or operational problems. Information (including copies of submissions) may also be released in accordance with Council Policy for Access to Information.

If you have any concerns about the proposal, it is suggested that you speak with the assessing officer so that all aspects may be fully discussed. Matters such as privacy, overshadowing and impact on adjoining owners are a normal part of our assessment.

Enquiries: Colleen Haron (02) 4560 4564.


Positions Vacant

The following vacant positions were advertised this week:

  • Senior Building Surveyor

Details on the current vacancies are available on the positions vacant page.


Council Meetings

July

Tuesday 9 Ordinary 6.30PM

Tuesday 30 Ordinary 6.30PM

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