Council meeting preview – Monday 9 November 2020

Published on 05 November 2020

Council’s next meeting will take place on Monday 9 November, with a Standing Committee meeting from 6pm. Watch the meeting live online at

Below are some of the items listed for discussion. You can view the full agenda online.

Requests for donations and financial assistance

Council will consider two applications for donations and financial assistance made under Council’s Funding Assistance Policy.

Planning proposal – 87 Oakdale Road Gateshead

Council will consider supporting a planning proposal to rezone land at 87 Oakdale Road, Gateshead from E3 Environmental Management to IN2 Light Industrial.

Investment Policy Review

Council will consider adopting a revised Investment Policy. The proposed changes to the Investment Policy will assist Council to invest its funds in a prudent and appropriate manner to ensure Council maximises the return on its investments within an appropriate risk profile.

Proposed acquisition for road widening – Macquarie Road, Fassifern

Council will consider authorising the acquisition of part of 106 Macquarie Road Fassifern to facilitate a road rehabilitation project and footpath construction.

Evaluation of Belmont Baths

Council will consider authorising the investigation of potential future enclosed lakeside bathing areas as part of the Lake Aquatic Strategy, based on the evaluation report of Belmont Baths.