Council meeting preview: Ordinary Council – Monday 27 June 2022

Published on 23 June 2022

Council’s next meeting will take place in the Council Chambers on Monday 27 June 2022, with an Ordinary Council meeting starting from 6.30pm.

Members of the public have the option to watch the proceedings live online at

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

Investment Report

Council will consider receiving and noting a report identifying all money Council has invested under section 625 of the Local Government Act 1993.   

Local Heritage Places Grant 2022-2023

Council will consider funding five applications, totalling $11,000 as part of the Local Heritage Places Grant 2022-2023 to assist with the conservation and preservation of heritage buildings in the city.

Draft Catherine Hill Bay Precincts Master Plan

Council will consider exhibiting the draft Catherine Hill Bay Precincts Master Plan and associated documents for at least 42 days and inviting community feedback during this time.  

Event Funding Program 2022-2023 round one

Council will consider funding 21 applications totalling $111,307 as part of the Event Funding Program 2022-2023 round one. Some of the 21 applications recommended for funding include:

  • Sir William Dobell Memorial Committee Incorporated for Dobell Painting ‘Oil Drums’ unveiling
  • Cardiff Northlakes Brass Band Inc for Brass in Concert
  • Newcastle Jets Football Club for a Jets fan day
  • Combined Italian Automobile Organisation Inc for Lago di Macq – Lake Macquarie’s first Italian-themed community event that includes a Lap of the Lake, an Italian-themed festival, cultural food and entertainment event
  • Opera Hunter for The Last Five Years concert
  • Art Lovers Movement Incorporated for an annual art exhibition and sale
  • Tasty Markets and Events for Cinema in the Park
  • Lake Macquarie Music Society for Festival of the Choirs
  • Warners Bay Business Network for Music in the Podium
Exhibition of draft Ageing Population Strategy 2022-2026

Council will consider placing the draft Ageing Population Strategy 2022-2026 on public exhibition.

Recommendations of the Traffic Facilities and Road Safety Committee – June 2022

Council will consider the kerb realignment and shared pathway signage and line-marking associated with a developer-delivered shared pathway project on Freemans Drive, Cooranbong. Council will also consider the roundabout and associated signage and line-marking plan at the intersections of Pitt Street and York Street, and York Street and Margaret Street, Teralba.

East Ward site inspection – 2A Lake Street, Windale – Windale Gateshead Bowling Club

Council will consider reviewing the signage and line-marking on Lake Street in the vicinity of the Windale Gateshead Bowling Club.  

East Ward site inspection – corner of Merrivale Road and Tennent Road, Mount Hutton

Council will consider reviewing conditions and consider additional signage, line-marking and modifications to the existing median at the intersection of Merrivale Road and Tennant Road, Mount Hutton, to improve safety concerns raised by residents.