12 March 2015

CONSULTING THE COMMUNITY

Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement for Proposed Development known as “Jacaranda Ponds”, Glossodia

Hawkesbury City Council is exhibiting a draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) for the proposed development known as “Jacaranda Ponds”, Glossodia. The draft VPA relates to development of land comprising:

  • Lot 2, DP 533402, 103 Spinks Road, Glossodia,
  • Lot 52, DP 1104504, 123 Spinks Road, Glossodia,
  • Lot 20, DP 214753, 213 Spinks Road, Glossodia,
  • Lot 75, DP 214752, 361 Spinks Road, Glossodia,
  • Lot 3, DP 230943, 11 James Street, Glossodia,
  • Lot 44, DP 214755, 3 Derby Place, Glossodia,
  • Lot 50, DP 751637, 746A Kurmond Road, Freemans Reach,
  • Lots 1, 2 and 3, DP 784300, 780A–780C Kurmond Road, North Richmond

The draft VPA is complementary to Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Amendment No 5) which rezoned the above mentioned land to enable the development of the site for approximately 580 residential allotments, a range of community-recreation facilities, environmental corridors, and a new package plant sewer system.

The objective of the draft VPA is for the developer (EJ Cooper and Son Pty Ltd) to provide Council with road works, community works, cash contributions, and dedication of lands required as a result of the proposed development.

The draft VPA, an Explanatory Note and other supporting documentation are on public exhibition 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday at the Council offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday 13 March 2015 to Friday 17 April 2015 and can also be viewed on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the draft VPA and other supporting documentation. Written submissions concerning the provisions in the draft VPA may be made to Council throughout the abovementioned exhibition period. Submissions should be referenced “Jacaranda Ponds VPA” and can be posted to Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, WINDSOR NSW 2756, faxed to (02) 4587 7740, or emailed to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au throughout the exhibition period.

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Monday 20 April 2015.

Please note confidentiality is not available to persons who make a submission. The details of any submissions may be included in a Council report or forwarded to the proponent where it may help to resolve issues raised in the submission. Information (including copies of submissions) may also be released in accordance with Council’s Access to Information policy and made available on Council’s website.

Any comments about this proposal may contain information that is personal information, such as information that identifies you, etc, for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1988. The inclusion of personal information with your submission is voluntary. However, if not provided Council will not be able to contact you about the proposed agreement. The information will be stored in Council''s electronic records system and paper files. For your protection, Council recommends that you do not include defamatory comments in your submission.

If you have any enquiries please contact Matthew Owens, Director City Planning on (02) 4560 4540 or Philip Pleffer, Strategic Planning Coordinator on (02) 4560 4544. 

Join Council's online consultation

Council has implemented a safe and secure online community engagement site called Your Hawkesbury - Your Say at www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au to make it easy for you to contribute your views on a range of matters. Currently Council is interested in your views about amalgamations or boundary adjustments for the Hawkesbury area. 

The ‘Your Say’ site can also be reached from Council’s homepage www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au. Just simply click on the ‘register to participate’ icon. Current projects are listed on the right of the screen.

This community engagement site Your Hawkesbury – Your Say is being developed by Council to cover a range of consultations to broaden the way residents can be involved in Council’s decision making processes. A page has now been established at Your Hawkesbury - Your Say called ‘Getting Council Fit for the Future’ which will keep you updated on Council’s plans to improve efficiencies and remain sustainable. Please share your views via the quick poll regarding amalgamations or boundary adjustments at www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au and keep coming back to see the latest updates on this important subject for the people of the Hawkesbury. 

COUNCIL MEETINGS

MARCH

31 Tuesday 6.30PM ORDINARY

APRIL

14 Tuesday 6.30PM ORDINARY 

  


COUNCIL NOTICES

Community Information - Bridge Closures 23/3/15

Bridges temporarily closed on Upper Macdonald Road, Upper Macdonald

To allow geotechnical testing, two bridges located on Upper Macdonald Road (approximately 14 and 20kms north of St Albans Village) will be closed to vehicles on Monday, 23 March 2015 between the hours of 9am and 3pm.

For further information please contact Mr Ian Clark on (02) 4560 4522. 


DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS RECENTLY DETERMINED

The Development Consents, Complying Development Certificates, Section 96 Modifications and Section 82A Reviews recently determined.

Notice under Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the following Development Consents, Complying Development Certificates, Section 96 Modifications and Section 82A Reviews were determined.

  • DA0001/15 - 17 East Street KURRAJONG HEIGHTS -Tree Removal - Removal of four trees - Approved
  • DA0365/14 - 464 George Street SOUTH WINDSOR -Installation of NBN Equipment - Approved
  • DA0615/13 - 46 Fisher Road MARAYLYA -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling House - Use of existing shed as covered pool area/garage and construction of pool decking and fencing - Refused
  • DA0615/14 - 454 Terrace Road FREEMANS REACH -Dwelling House with attached garage and tree removal - Approved
  • DA0674/14 - 164 Coromandel Road EBENEZER -Dwelling House - Refused
  • DA0690/14 - 612 Terrace Road FREEMANS REACH -Dual Occupancy (Attached) - Alterations and the addition of a dwelling to create an attached dual occupancy - Approved
  • DA0737/14 - 89 Coburg Road WILBERFORCE -Structure Ancillary to a Dwelling House - Construction of a front fence - Approved
  • DA0751/14 - 218 Bells Road GROSE VALE -Dual Occupancy (Attached) – Alterations and the addition of a dwelling to create an attached dual occupancy - Approved
  • DA0800/14 - 12 Quarry Street PITT TOWN -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling House - In-ground swimming pool - Approved
  • DA0822/14 - 78 Luttrell Street HOBARTVILLE -Dwelling House - Construction of a dwelling house with attached garage - Approved
  • CDC0001/15 - 18 Thompson Avenue HOBARTVILLE -Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions - Glassroom and associated deck - Approved
  • DA0673/11A - 126 Grose Wold Road GROSE WOLD -Section 96 Amendment - Modifications to the consent for a three (3) lot Torrens title subdivision - Approved
  • S960002/15 - 73 Grand Haven Road EAST KURRAJONG -Modification of Development Consent DA0547/13 - Amendment to bushfire BAL level - Approved

The Development Consents, Complying Development Certificates, Section 96 Modifications and Section 82A Reviews are available for public inspections, without charge, at Council’s offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. 


INTERGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL

Lot 7 DP 7571, 89 Boundary Road GLOSSODIA NSW 2756

Hawkesbury City Council has received a development application for landfill, a farm shed and igloos at the above property. The development includes retrospective works. The applicant is Aconsult. 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. The approval body is the Office of Water.

The development application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period 5/03/2015 to 19/03/2015. 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 DA0088/15. 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: Sanzida Alam (02) 4560 4549. 

POSITIONS VACANT 

Compliance Officer - Parking - CP030RS

This position provides a great opportunity for a Parking Officer who is looking to expand their compliance experience. While the main focus of the position will be to enforce parking and related regulations in the Hawkesbury area through effective patrolling and surveillance of public streets and council car parking areas, there will be an opportunity to undertake other compliance and enforcement related activities.

For this position you must have highly developed customer service and conflict resolution skills as well as the ability to demonstrate a commitment to ethics, probity and transparency in decision making. Ideally you should have also completed the SEINS Infringement Processing training as well as have an understanding of relevant legislation or local government ordinance activities.

Applicants must have own reliable transport for work related travel and expenses will be reimbursed in accordance with Award provisions.

Salary: Grade 10 with a commencing rate of pay of $1016.40 gross per week for 35 hours plus 9.5% Superannuation and the opportunity to progress through Council''s Salary System. Excellent working conditions apply including participation in a nine-day fortnight working arrangement.

For further job information details, including the selection criteria, visit our website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or contact Jane Nolan, Human Resources Officer, 02 4560 4499.

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Applications close 5pm on Friday 27 March 2015.

Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

Council is committed to high ethical standards for staff and their dealings with the public, which is reflected in our organisational Code of Conduct

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