Advisory committees

Council advisory committees provide strategic direction and planning on their areas of interest. View all current Council committees below.

We encourage community members to actively engage in, and provide expertise to us via our committees.

To become a Council Committee Member, follow our application process.

14 Result(s) found

The City Centre Masterplan Committee is established under S355 of the Local Government Act 1993. 

City Centre Masterplan Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 215KB)

Councillor Representative 

  • Councillor Roger Pryce
  • Councillor Tegan Swan

Committee Members

  • Byron Gowing
  • David Doyle
  • Catherine McKimm
  • Cherie Parik
  • Nikki Williams
  • Oliver Gee
  • Kim Towner
  • Josh King

Minutes

Meeting Date 
 21 July 2022(PDF, 170KB)
02 June 2022(PDF, 163KB)
21 April 2022(PDF, 181KB)
 23 February 2022(PDF, 182KB)

The purpose of the Coastal and Estuary Management Advisory Committee is to assist Council to:

  1. Plan for sustainable coastal communities which are resilient to coastal hazards;
  2. Protect and enhance biological diversity and ecosystem integrity; and
  3. Promote a balanced approach to development and land use within the coastal zone.

Coastal and Estuary Management Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 205KB)

Councillor Representative

  • Councillor Sally Townley
  • Councillor Jonathan Cassell

Committee Members

  • Bob Palmer (Community Representative)
  • Ian Shaw (Community Representative)
  • Bruce Fidge (Community Representative)
  • 1 x Coffs Harbour City Council Staff
  • 1 x National Parks and Wildlife Service
  • 1 x Solitary Islands Marine Park
  • 1 x Southern Cross University
  • 1 x State Emergency Service
  • 1 x Office of Environment and Heritage
  • 1 x Department of Primary Industries - Fisheries
  • 1 x Coffs Harbour Regional Landcare
  • 1 x Roads and Maritime Services
  • 1 x Crown Lands
  • 1 x Local Aboriginal Land Council
  • 1 x Local Land Services

Minutes

Meeting Date 
 

The purpose of Cultural Advisory Committee is to provide advice and community feedback into the implementation of the Creative Coffs Cultural Strategic Plan 2017-2022 as well as review and development of subsequent cultural strategic plans. 

Cultural Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 167KB)

Councillor Representative

  • Councillor Jonathan Cassell
  • Councillor Tony Judge

Committee Members

  • Patrick (Pat) Brearley
  • Julie Byers
  • Christine Courcier-Jones
  • Margaret (Madge) Hair
  • Leonie Henschke
  • Mary (Liz) James
  • Cheryl Ward
  • Tammy Mills-Thom

     

Agendas and Minutes

 Meeting Date

 16 August 2022(PDF, 178KB)

1 November 2022(PDF, 179KB)

The Destination Coffs Coast Committee provides strategic advice, advocacy, leadership and coordination in regards to tourism for the Coffs Coast Region.

Destination Coffs Coast Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 169KB)

Councillor Representative

  • Councillor Julie Sechi
  • Councillor Tegan Swan
  • Councillor Roger Pryce 

Committee Members

  • One Coffs Harbour Chamber of Commerce Board representative
  • One Sawtell Chamber of Commerce Board representative
  • One Woolgoolga Chamber of Commerce Board representative
  • Glenn Storrie (nature-based stakeholder organisation representative)
  • Michael Lockman(Coffs Harbour tourism industry representative)
  • Kamla Webb(Coffs Harbour tourism industry representative)
  • Tiga Cross(Coffs Harbour tourism industry representative)
  • Chris Bramley (Coffs Harbour tourism industry representative)
  • Lyndall Dykes (broader visitor economy industry (retail, hospitality, transport etc.))
  • Nicole Donovan (broader visitor economy industry (retail, hospitality, transport etc.))

Minutes

 Meeting Date

 24 May 2022(PDF, 253KB)

26 July 2022(PDF, 272KB)

27 September 2022(PDF, 362KB)

 

 

The Disability Inclusion and Access Advisory Committee's purpose is to provide advice and work collaboratively with Coffs Harbour City Council in the development and implementation of strategies, which aim to ensure that the City of Coffs Harbour is an inclusive and accessible city for people with a disability now and into the future. 

Disability Inclusion and Access Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 169KB)

Councillor Representative

  • Councillor Tony Judge

Committee Members

  • David Anderson (Community Member)
  • Tanya Watts (Community Member)
  • Madalyn Hails (Community Member)
  • Khishkok Abdo (Community Member)
  • Heather Coutts (Community Member)
  • Bridget Mackenzie (Community Member)
  • Shalla Thomas (Community Member)
  • Representative for Momentum Collective (community organisation)
  • Representative for Blue Sky Communities Inc. (community organisation)
  • Representative for Coffs Harbour Support Services (community organisation)
  • Representative for Mid North Coast Local Health District (community organisation)

Agendas and Minutes

 Meeting date

 4 March 2022(PDF, 819KB)

8 April 2022(PDF, 702KB)

13 May 2022(PDF, 968KB)

3 June 2022(PDF, 762KB)

5 August 2022(PDF, 659KB)

7 October 2022(PDF, 642KB)

 

The Floodplain Risk Management Committee has been developed in direct response to requirements of the NSW State Government’s Floodplain Development Manual, which indicates that responsibility for management of flood risk remains with local government.

Floodplain Risk Management Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 170KB)

Councillor Representatives

  • Councillor Scott Wolgamot
  • Councillor Sally Townley

Committee Members

  • Coffs Harbour City Council - Sustainable Places 
  • Coffs Harbour City Council - Strategic Asset Management
  • Bruce Fidge (Community Representative)
  • Tim Nott (Community Representative)
  • John Rowe Fidge (Community Representative)
  • Office of Environment and Heritage's Flood Manager
  • State Emergency Services Local Controller
  • Representative from relevant government agencies

Minutes

 Meeting Date
 

The purpose of the Heritage Advisory Committee is to provide Council with community driven strategies for the promotion and protection of heritage resources within the local government area.

Heritage Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 171KB)

Councillor Representative

  • Councillor Sally Townley

Committee Members

  • Mr James Holmes (Family History Society representative)
  • Pam Worland (Historical Society representative)
  • Dr Craig Bellamy, Mr Brett West (Museum representative)
  • Coffs Harbour and District Local Aboriginal Land Council representative
  • Mrs Terrie Beckhouse (Maritime representative)
  • Mrs Gay Bell (Cultural / Arts Community representative)

Minutes

Meeting Date 

22 June 2022(PDF, 131KB)

31 August 2022(PDF, 318KB)

28 September 2022(PDF, 333KB)

The Koala Management Advisory Committee’s objective is to encourage the proper conservation and management of areas of natural vegetation that provide habitat for koalas, to ensure a permanent free-living population over their present range and to reverse the current trend of koala population decline.

Koala Management Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 170KB)

Councillor Representatives

  • Councillor Jonathan Cassell

Committee Members

  • 1 x Coffs Harbour City Council Staff
  • 1 x National Parks and Wildlife representative
  • 1 x Environment and Heritage representative
  • 1 x Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service (WIRES) representative
  • 1 x Forestry Corporation of NSW representative
  • National Parks Association of NSW
  • Peter Montgomery (Landholder Representative)
  • Tim Nott (Landholder Representative)

Minutes

 Meeting Date
 18 August 2022(PDF, 362KB)

The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to assist with the preparation of the draft North Coast Regional Botanic Garden Plan of Management. Once adopted by Council the Plan will provide clear strategic direction for the Garden and establish strategic and operational priorities that will ensure that the Garden continues to deliver high quality conservation and community outcomes.

Committee Members

  • 2 x Representatives nominated by the Friends of the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden (NCRBG) Inc. Committee
  • Alice Baker
  • Greg Elks
  • Manager Holiday Parks & Reserves
  • Botanic Garden Curator
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