Council meeting preview: Standing Committee - Monday 10 May 2021

Published on 06 May 2021

 Council’s next meeting will take place on Monday 10 May 2021, with a Standing Committee meeting starting from 6.30pm.

With the easing of COVID restrictions, Councillors, staff and members of the public are able to attend Council meetings in person. Seating is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Those attending Council meetings will be required to record their attendance via the Service NSW QR code. Anyone who is not feeling well is asked to remain at home. 

Members of the public still have the option to watch the proceedings of Council Meetings live as well as view past meetings.

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

Exhibition of the Cockle Creek Precinct Area Plan

Council will consider placing the draft Cockle Creek Precinct Area Plan on public exhibition for 28 days.

Extension of VibrantSCENE program

Council will consider extending the VibrantSCENE Pilot Program until 31 May 2022. The pilot was designed to support hospitality businesses within the City to adapt to physical distancing requirements arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Regional Planning Panel Recruitment 2021

Council will consider endorsing experts Roberta Ryan as the Council nominated panel member and Allison Burrows as the alternate on the Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel for a term of three years. Council will also nominate one Councillor, plus an alternate Councillor, to represent Lake Macquarie City Council on the Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel.

Toronto Foreshore Master Plan adoption

Council will consider adopting the Toronto Foreshore Master Plan following public exhibition of the plan in February and March this year.

Morisset Showground Plan of Management and Master Plan

Council will consider forwarding the draft Morisset Showground Plan of Management to the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) as the landowner of the Showground for consent prior to public exhibition.

2021 NAIDOC Week grants

Council will consider funding 14 applications for a total of $10,445 as part of the 2021 NAIDOC Week grant program.