Media Releases

Saturday, 15 August 2020

My Motion - Updating Council's Community Engagement Policy

Below is the Motion on Notice I have lodged for the Lane Cove Council Ordinary Meeting on Monday 17th August: 

 

Executive Summary

 

This report is prepared in support of a Motion on Notice that seeks to improve certain aspects of Council’s Community Engagement Policy.  The Motion on Notice seeks to improve the way information is presented to Council including the presentation of pre-consultation or post-consultation reports.  The wider use of official social media channels to gather feedback from our local community when community consultation is taking place is also proposed.

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Friday, 12 June 2020

My Motion - Funding the Lane Cove Bike Plan

Here is my Notice of Motion that I have lodged for the Ordinary Council Meeting on 15th June 2020:

Background

In October 2019 Lane Cove Council adopted the revised Lane Cove Bike Plan. The Bike Plan is a comprehensive strategic action plan which allows Council to prioritise its improvements to the cycling network. The aim of the Bike Plan is to accommodate investment into enhancing safety, convenience and mobility for cyclists. The updated Bike Plan that Council adopted in October 2019 will be utilised to assist in planning for cyclist infrastructure, programs, implementation and maintenance.

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Friday, 15 May 2020

My Motion - Protecting Council’s Say in Local Planning Matters

Here is my Notice of Motion that I have lodged for the Ordinary Council Meeting on 18th May 2020:

On the 3rd April 2020, the NSW State Government announced the introduction of the Planning System Acceleration Program. The program has the stated aim to ‘red tape and fast-track assessment processes to boost the construction pipeline and fast-track new projects.’

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Friday, 15 May 2020

My Motion: Supporting Local Businesses

Here is my Notice of Motion that I have lodged for the Ordinary Council Meeting on 18th May 2020:

Discussion – Local Procurement

During the COVID-19 pandemic a lot of local businesses in Lane Cove have experienced a reduction in trading hours and revenue.

Lane Cove Council would be one of the largest organisations in the area that procures services and goods from several businesses.

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020

What happened? Post-meeting update - Extra-Ordinary Council Meeting - 11th May 2020

Here is a quick run-down of what happened at the Extra-Ordinary Council Meeting on Monday 11th May 2020 regarding St Leonards South.

 

Note: I did get my days and dates mixed up. This was filmed on Tuesday 12th May.

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