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My Motion - Accessible Parking

Below is the Motion on Notice I have submitted for consideration at the Lane Cove Council meeting on Monday 21st June 2021:   Executive Summary                                                                This motion seeks Council support to change the current Schedule of Parking Offences in NSW to allow disabled passengers of taxi or share ride services to be picked up or dropped off in designated disabled parking spaces, without penalty to the driver, provided they are registered users of the Mobility Parking Scheme and in possession of a permit.   Continue reading

My Councillor Update - Council Meeting - 17th May 2021

Authorised by Andrew Zbik - Australian Labor Party (NSW Branch) - PO BOX 309, Lane Cove NSW 1595 Continue reading

My Motion - Preliminary Investigation of Options to Reduce Light 'Spill' on Urban Bushland in Lane Cove

Below is the motion I have co-written with Councillor Vissel for the Lane Cove Council meeting on the 19th April 2021:   Executive Summary   As building density increases next to existing urban bushland, at night-time the light emanating from buildings and landscape create light ‘spills’ into the neighbouring bushland. This artificially turns a dark environment at night into an illuminated environment.   The objective of this motion is for Council to conduct further research to identify if there are existing examples of planning instruments and guidelines that can considered to limit the impact of light ‘spill’ on urban bushland. Continue reading

My Motion - Toy Library

Below is the motion I have written for the Lane Cove Council meeting on the 19th April 2021:   Executive Summary                                                             This motion seeks to gather accurate information for Council to understand what commitment in time, resources and funds may be required to consider establishing a toy library in Lane Cove. Continue reading