LANE COVE COUNCIL HAS AVOIDED AMALGAMATION!
And now for elections!
After 18 months of protests and legal battles, the Premier has announced that councils that have been fighting amalgamation will be saved.
THIS COULD BE A VERY INTERESTING TIME TO BE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT!
LANE COVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS ARE LOOMING
Election Day is 9 September 2017
For information on election procedures
The GCA pursues inclusion of boundary monitoring of emissions for the Viva Energy Terminal
The disappointment around the short-lived condition in the EPA Licence for the Viva Energy Terminal, requiring a feasibility study of boundary monitoring of emissions, was followed up with a letter to the Minister for the Environment.
On 12 May GCA representatives met with Christian Dunk, Policy Director in the office of the Minister for the Environment to press for re-inclusion of a boundary monitoring condition.
Attached are: GCA letter to the Minister for the Environment and our subsequent submission .
April 2017 General Meeting expressed the community's concerns and priorities concerning proposed residential and commercial growth in Greenwich.
A motion was passed to write to Planning NSW - this motion to be endorsed at the June 2017 meeting.
Full Report HERE
Draft Plan for Region
The Greater Sydney Commission has released its draft plan for the Sydney North region.
It has a lot to say about plans for the St Leonards area.
You can view the plan HERE.
The GCA has made a submission and it can be found HERE.
Media's interest piqued in the operations of Viva's Gore Bay Terminal facility, following the oil spill on 30 December. Read the article in North Shore Times 12 Jan 2017
HEAR THE INTERVIEW with Northside Radio FM 99.3
GCA Letter to the Premier of NSW re Viva Energy Oil Spill