Be informed and have your say on what is happening in Singleton and provide input into Council’s and our community’s future. The following items are currently on public exhibition. Details of each item can be found by viewing the documents attached to each item.
Submissions must be received by close of business on the last day of the exhibition period, unless otherwise stated. Submissions are to be made in writing addressed to the General Manager.
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The General Manager
PO Box 314
Singleton NSW 2330
DRAFT BULGA OPTIMISATION PROJECT - AMENDMENT TO EXISTING PLANNING AGREEMENT
On 15 February 2021, Council resolved to place the draft Deed of Variation to the existing Planning Agreement and associated Explanatory Note with Bulga Coal Management Pty Ltd on exhibition and seek public comment.
The Planning Agreement proposes $1million in benefits to the local community and to reallocate $80,000 to the Community and Economic Development Fund.
The Deed of Variation to the Planning Agreement proposes to deposit the funds into the Community and Economic Development Fund.
The community is invited to provide feedback on the draft Bulga Optimisation Project Deed of Variation to the existing Planning Agreement.
Hard copies are also available for viewing at Singleton Council’s Administration Building and Singleton Library.
Submissions must be received by close of business on 26 March 2021. Please note, submissions should only deal with the contents of the Planning Agreement and not the merit of the approved development. Written submissions should be mailed to the General Manager, Singleton Council, P O Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330 or emailed to email@example.com.
For more information, contact Mary-Anne Crawford, Council's Manager Development and Environmental Services on T 02 6578 7290
The United Wambo Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) Community Committee (the Committee) is a sunset Committee to assist Singleton Council in engaging with the community to implement the United Wambo VPA.
The Committee will comprise of two (2) Singleton Council staff members, one (1) of whom will be the General Manager or delegate, one (1) Singleton Council Councillor (who will chair the committee), one (1) United Wambo representative; and up to five (5) community members and one alternate community member from the areas of Jerrys Plains and Warkworth
The Committee’s functions are to:
- Recommend to Council a set of principles for the prioritisation of projects which would build sustainable and enhance the quality of life within the community.
- Consult within the community to ascertain the needs and opportunities as they relate to sustainable community projects to be considered for funding from the VPAs infrastructure percentage of the deposit.
- Utilising the adopted agreed principles and after appropriate consultation with the community develop a prioritised list of projects.
- Recommend to Council an agreed program of prioritised projects.
- Provide an annual report to Council on the deployment of Councils adopted program of prioritised projects.
The community representatives will be appointed based on the following selection criteria:
- Demonstrated skills and experience of working with local committees and value adding to decision making;
- Demonstrated skills and experience in processes relating to conflict resolution and prioritisation;
- Well-developed communication and relationship building skills; and
- Proof of residential address in the Jerrys Plains, Warkworth area
Expressions of Interest for the vacant positions of five (5) community members should address the selection criteria and complete the United Wambo VPA Community Committee Nomination form and be address to the General Manager, Singleton Council, PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business Sunday 28 February 2021.
For more information, contact Myffy Doyle, Council’s Project Officer – Voluntary Planning Agreement on T 02 65787290
The personal information provided as part of submissions will be used for the purpose of considering the specific project or proposal on exhibition and will become a record of Council. All information will be stored securely and retained in accordance with the State Records Act 1998.
POLITICAL DONATIONS AND GIFTS
A Disclosure Statement of Political Donations and Gifts must be submitted to Council with your submission if the Public Exhibition is a Planning Matter under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. This includes, but is not limited to: Development Application (DA), Development Control Plans (DCP’s), Local Environmental Plans (LEP’s), Section 7.11 Local Contributions Plan (previously Section 94 Contributions Plans).