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Current public exhibitions

There are many ways to have your say on issues that affect you. Provide feedback on formal public exhibitions and have your say on community consultation projects below.

These are policies, strategies and plans that are available for comment by the public:

At its meeting on 25 October 2022, Council resolved to exhibit the revised Tree Vandalism Policy (file number: PSC2013-00406-0062).

The policies will be on exhibition from 28 October to 25 November 2022 at the following locations, subject to COVID-19 restrictions:

Downloads: Revised Tree Vandalism Policy (PDF 408 KB)

Submissions:

Submissions are invited and can be lodged in writing to the General Manager at Port Stephens Council until 5pm, Friday 25 November 2022:

Should you have any questions regarding this matter please contact Lincoln Carter (Natural Systems Coordinator) on (02) 4988 0255.

Please quote file number PSC2013-00406-0062 with your submission. Submissions may be made in any format, which is able to be sent via email and is less than 10MB in size. This may include a video file or audio voice recording in addition to more traditional written format.

At its meeting held on 25 October 2022, Port Stephens Council resolved to place the Draft Port Stephens Boating and Fishing Infrastructure Plan on public exhibition.

The Draft Port Stephens Boating and Fishing Infrastructure Plan will be on exhibition from  Friday 28 October 2022 to 5pm Thursday 24 November 2022 and will be exhibited at the following locations during normal business hours:

  • Council’s Administration Building: 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace
  • Raymond Terrace Library: 18A Sturgeon Street, Raymond Terrace
  • Tomaree Library: 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay
  • Council’s website under “Public Exhibitions”: www.portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Downloads

Draft Port Stephens Boating and Fishing Infrastructure Plan(PDF 17.3 MB)

Should you have any questions regarding this matter please contact Paul Burton (Community Assets Planning Team Leader) on (02) 4988 0535.

Submissions can be emailed to council@portstephens.nsw.gov.au or in writing to the General Manager Port Stephens Council, PO Box 42, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324 by 5pm on Thursday 24 November 2022 quoting file number PSC2019-04770-006.

At its meeting held on 25 October 2022, Port Stephens Council resolved to place the Draft Medowie Place Plan on public exhibition.

The Draft Medowie Place Plan will be on exhibition from Wednesday 1 November 2022 to 5pm Tuesday 30 November 2022 and will be exhibited at the following locations during normal business hours:

  • Council’s Administration Building: 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace
  • Raymond Terrace Library: 18A Sturgeon Street, Raymond Terrace
  • Tomaree Library: 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay
  • Council’s website under “Public Exhibitions”: www.portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Downloads

Should you have any questions regarding this matter please contact Rogé Kempe (Strategic Planner) on 02 4988 0508 or roge.kempe@portstephens.nsw.gov.au or Sarah Connell (Strategic Planner) on 02 4988 0462 or sarah.connell@portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Online survey:
To make it easier to lodge a submission, there is a short survey that will help Council understand your opinion about the draft Medowie Place Plan, specifically the proposed actions in the Plan that aim to make Medowie a better place to Live, Work, and Recreate. It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete the survey.

Complete the survey HERE

Written submissions:
Submissions can be emailed to council@portstephens.nsw.gov.au or in writing to the General Manager Port Stephens Council, PO Box 42, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324 by 5pm on Wednesday 23 November 2022 quoting file number PSC2019-04770-006.

At its meeting on 8 November 2022, Council resolved to exhibit the Draft Development Control Plan - Housekeeping. The Draft Development Control Plan will be on exhibition from Friday 11 November 2022 to Thursday 8 December 2022 at:

  • Council's Administration Building, 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace (during normal business hours)
  • Raymond Terrace Library, 18A Sturgeon Street Raymond Terrace
  • Tomaree Library, 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay

Attachments:

Submissions:
Submissions are invited and can be lodged in writing to the General Manager at Port Stephens Council until 5pm Thursday 8 December 2022:

Please quote file number PSC2022-01211-002 with your submission. Submissions may be made in any format, which is able to be sent via email and is less than 10MB in size. This may include a video file or audio voice recording in addition to more traditional written format.

Enquiries:
Please phone Gemma Wallace, Strategic Planner on 4988 0543.

At its meeting on 8 November 2022, Council resolved to exhibit the Port Stephens Annual Awards Policy. The Port Stephens Annual Awards Policy will be on exhibition from Friday 11 November 2022 to Thursday 8 December 2022 at:

  • Council's Administration Building, 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace (during normal business hours)
  • Raymond Terrace Library, 18A Sturgeon Street Raymond Terrace
  • Tomaree Library, 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay

Attachments:

Submissions:

Submissions are invited and can be lodged in writing to the General Manager at Port Stephens Council until 5pm Thursday 8 December 2022:

Please quote file number PSC2013-00406-059 with your submission. Submissions may be made in any format, which is able to be sent via email and is less than 10MB in size. This may include a video file or audio voice recording in addition to more traditional written format.

Enquiries:

Please phone Amber Herrmann, Vibrant Place Coordinator on 02 4988 0255.

At its meeting on 8 November 2022, Council resolved to exhibit the revised Environment Policy (file number: PSC2013-00406-0060).

The policies will be on exhibition from 8 November to 9 December 2022 at the following locations, subject to COVID-19 restrictions:

Downloads:

Submissions:

Submissions are invited and can be lodged in writing to the General Manager at Port Stephens Council until 5pm, Friday 9 December 2022:

Please quote file number PSC2013-00406-0060 with your submission. Submissions may be made in any format, which is able to be sent via email and is less than 10MB in size. This may include a video file or audio voice recording in addition to more traditional written format.

Enquiries: Please phone Lincoln Carter, Natural Systems Coordinator on 02 4988 0255.

At its meeting on 8 November 2022, Council resolved to exhibit the revised Climate Change Policy (file number: PSC2013-00406-0061).

The policies will be on exhibition from 8 November to 9 December 2022 at the following locations, subject to COVID-19 restrictions:

Downloads:

Submissions:

Submissions are invited and can be lodged in writing to the General Manager at Port Stephens Council until 5pm, Friday 9 December 2022:

Please quote file number PSC2013-00406-0061 with your submission. Submissions may be made in any format, which is able to be sent via email and is less than 10MB in size. This may include a video file or audio voice recording in addition to more traditional written format.

Enquiries: Please phone Lincoln Carter, Natural Systems Coordinator on 02 4988 0255.


Public notices

Annual Financial Statements 2021 to 2022
General Purpose Financial Statements

for the year ended 30 June 2022

Public Notice – Presentation of Financial Statements

as per Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act.

In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), Port Stephens Council advises that the ordinary Council meeting to be held on 25 October 2022 will include the presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor’s Reports for the year ending 30 June 2022.

A summary of the Financial Statements is provided below.

In accordance with Section 420 of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), any person may make a submission in writing to Council with respect to the Council’s Audited Financial Statements or the Auditor’s Reports. Copies of the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditor’s Reports may be inspected at:

Internet: www.portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Locations: Council Administration Building - 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace NSW 2324

Submissions close 7 days after the above public meeting has been held, on 1 November 2022 at 5pm.

  • View the statements here

Notice of intention to treat infestations of aquatic weeds

Notice is given that Port Stephens Council intends to treat infestations of aquatic weeds on or in drains, depressions and waterways throughout the Council area. Herbicides containing active ingredient 600g/kg Metsulfuron methyl and/or active ingredient 360g/l glyphosate will be used.

Residents in the treatment area should not use, drink or swim in the water during the period of treatment. Small scale reapplications may occur within 30 days of the date of the original treatment.

Any further enquiries may be directed to Council on 02 4988 0255.

Proposed Licence of Council Land

Port Stephens Council proposes to enter into a Licence for a period of 5 years with Shoal Bay Tennis Club (ABN 21 957 971 686) for the purpose of a not for profit Tennis club on Part Lot 102 DP 568151 known as Shoal Bay Tennis Club, Shoal Bay. In accordance with Section 47A of the Local Government Act 1993 Port Stephens Council is required to give public notice of the proposed Licence over Community Land – Reference PSC2008-02596.

Written submissions concerning the proposal can be made to Council by 5.00 pm on 20 December 2022 (28 days).
Submissions should be addressed to The General Manager, Port Stephens Council, PO Box 42 Raymond Terrace NSW 2324 or emailed to council@portstephens.nsw.gov.au.

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