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Momentum is building all over the world to cut down on single use plastic – so why not start your own revolution in Plastic Free July 2018.
Coffs Harbour City Council invites input from key stakeholders and the broader community to finalise a revised concept design for City Square.
From 1 July 2018, Coffs Harbour City Council will no longer charge local businesses fees to use footpaths for trade.
The announcement of over $900,000 in grant funding to improve public safety in Toormina and Coffs Harbour city centre has been welcomed by Mayor Councillor Denise Knight.
A Saltwater Freshwater Festival youth flash mob, a short film about growing up in a coastal town, artist exchanges between local galleries, a science festival...
Recent swell and natural tidal actions have moved the Coffs Creek entrance south making one of the access points to Park Beach South (North Wall Beach) currently unsafe to use.
Section 355 of the Local Government Act 1993 makes provision for some council functions to be exercised by a committee of Council. Council has established a number of Council Committees with many involving community members.Using community members on Council Committees reflects Council's commitment to actively engage and utilise the expertise within its community. Council Committees enable a sense of community ownership, community involvement, development and overall community well-being all meeting Council’s objective of a connected community. The advice and management provided by the various committees is invaluable as a consultative and information mechanism. Council acknowledges and appreciates the important voluntary contribution of committee members for providing advice and effective operation of Council community facilities (e.g. sports grounds and community halls and the advice on various community issues and facilities).The committees are limited to their role determined by Council’s Terms of Reference and powers which are regulated under Section 377 of the Local Government Act. As such, Council is responsible for everything a committee does while it is acting within its terms of Reference and powers.
Anyone can apply to become a member of a Council Committee if vacancies are available. If you wish to apply for a vacant position, fill in the Committee Membership Application Form.
More information on Council Committees is provided in Council's Guidebook for Section 355 Committees.
All Council Committee members are required to complete the following online volunteer and Council Committee Code of Conduct induction.
Further training and induction is provided by Council once you commence in the role.
The following sections provide further detail of Council’s Committees such their terms of reference, Councillor representation, committee members and meeting minutes.
Terms of Reference - Disability Inclusion and Access Advisory Committee
Terms of Reference - Agricultural Advisory Committee
Terms of Reference - Australia Day Committee
Terms of Reference - CBD Masterplan Committee
Terms of Reference - Coastal Estuary Management Advisory Committee
Terms of Reference - Cultural Reference Group
Terms of Reference - Destination Coffs Coast Committee
Councillor Paul Amos
Michael Hall (Coffs Harbour Tourism Industry Rep)
Paige Sinclair (Coffs Harbour Tourism Industry Rep)
Harry Barry (Coffs Harbour Tourism Industry Rep)
Lyndall Dykes (Coffs Habour Tourism Industry Rep)
Paul Harper (Bellingen Tourism Industry Rep)
Rod Keers (Bellingen Tourism Industry Rep)
Cr Steve Klipin (Bellingen Shire Council Councillor Rep)
Cr Paul Amos (Coffs Harbour City Council Rep)
Chris Winn (Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce Rep)
Yvonne Wynen (Bellingen Chamber of Commerce Rep)
Glenn Storrie (Nature-based stakeholder organisation representative)
Chris Chapman (CHCC Staff)
Nikki Greenwood (CHCC Staff)
Stephen Saunders (CHCC Staff)
Michael Grieve (BSC Staff)
Terms of Reference - Floodplain Risk Management Committee
Councillor George Cecato
Councillor Sally Townley
2 x Coffs Harbour City Council Staff
3 x Community Representatives
Office of Environment and Heritage's Flood Manager
State Emergency Services Local Controller
Representative from relevant government agencies
Terms of Reference - Heritage Executive Committee
Terms of Reference - Koala Advisory Committee
Terms of Reference - Library and Gallery Planning Advisory Group
Terms of Reference - Multicultural Advisory Committee
Terms of Reference - North Coast Regional Botanic Garden Advisory Committee
Terms of Reference - Yandaarra Advisory Committee
Council appoints community venue management committees to undetake the care, control and management of various community facilities throughout the local government area. The following is a list of established Section 355 committies.
Terms of Reference - Community Venue Management Committees
• Kerry Hines (Chairperson)• Fiona Barden (Secretary)• Tanya Myers (Treasurer)• Michael Jones• Garry Murray
• Jeff Otto (Chairperson/Booking Officer)• Julie Worland (Secretary)• Beverley Ralla (Treasurer)• Helen Cohen• Barry Mannall• Fiona Clancy
• Maureen Martin (Secretary)• Tamara Buckler (Treasurer)• Carol Cleary (Booking Officer)• Stephen Cleary• Vince Sibio
• Hayley Jones (Chairperson/Booking Officer)• Donna Shrimpton• Rodney Hankinson• Margot Hammond (Treasurer)• Shirley Williams• Monique McCaskill
• Kevin Adams (Chairperson)• Barbara Booker (Secretary)• Judy Matten (Treasurer)• Bruce Matten
• Kevin Hartley (Chairperson)• Garry Dew (Secretary)• Bob Everitt (Treasurer)• John Kinnear (Booking Officer)• Lisa Orme• Michelle Muller• Jim Cleary• Stephen Hayes• Clair Badke
• Carmel Hill (Chairperson)• Christine Langley (Booking Officer)• Shirley Teague• Peter Langley Gardener• Jean Clayton• Sue Francis
• John Finlay (Chairperson)• Carol Rowe (Secretary)• Renita King (Treasurer)• Karen Sedgewick (Booking Officer)• Lynda Craig• Wendy Fraser• Tarsem Sodhi• Rashmere Bhatti• Wendy Partridge
• Rex Madigan• Judi Williams• Pat Slattery• Wayne Houlden• Mark George• Anne Blair• Stephanie Ney• 1x Coffs Harbour City Council Representative
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