News Updates

Home/News Updates
News Updates2019-09-05T07:46:51+00:00
410, 2019

Chairman’s Report 2018/19

The Forum is the Community Consultative Body representing the views of the Berry region to Council. It aims to enable an informed community to influence the future of the Berry region. Meetings and Communications > Average attendance at the public meetings was 80, and 217 attended the AGM. > T [...]

210, 2019

DA for Strongs Rd ‘Temporary’ Function Centre refused

At the Development Committee meeting on 1 October, councillors unanimously supported the staff recommendation to refuse the DA. It was also announced that the applicant in North Nowra had withdrawn his DA, having failed to provide evidence of no adverse impact. This decision should set a precedent f [...]

1909, 2019

Changes to Slow Down to 40kph Rule

From Gareth Ward MP After feedback from motorists and following the completion of a trial requiring drivers to slow down to 40km/h when passing stationary emergency vehicles with flashing blue or red lights, some changes have been made. From September 26: Drivers will no longer need to slow down to [...]

1709, 2019

DA for Multi-Dwelling in Parker Crescent, Huntingdale

On 11 September 2019, the Forum Committee received a petition opposed to a proposed multi-dwelling development at 52 Parker Crescent. The petition had 52 names of Huntingdale residents. The application (DA 19/1857) is for five detached dwellings on a half acre lot. The Forum Committee met on 16 Sept [...]

709, 2019

Berry Heritage Investigations – Proposed Listings

Council held a community information session on 28 August regarding the potential heritage listing of an additional 27 properties and 2 Heritage Conservation Areas in Berry and is now seeking feedback from affected landowners and stakeholders. Council has provided Heritage Data Sheets for the propos [...]

2308, 2019

Short-term Rental Accommodation (STRA)

The short-term rental accommodation policy aims to strike a balance between managing social and environmental impacts and supporting the economic value of short-term rental accommodation. The State Government is seeking more feedback on a Discussion Paper, which incorporates community feedback from [...]

2308, 2019

Shoalhaven Growth Management Strategy 

GMS Community Engagement Report - July 2019 Council has published a Community Engagement Report that summarises feedback on the draft GMS discussion paper issued in November. The Report will be used in developing the GMS and broader Local Strategic Planning Statement for the Shoalhaven due in July 2 [...]

2308, 2019

Forum Correspondence June to August 2019

Council advice re appointment of new CEO Resident enquiries re 421 Woodhill Mtn Rd Council advice re action taken on unauthorised works Council advice re voting for My Community Project North Nowra resident re ‘temporary’ function centre Beach Rd Planning Proposal on exhibition Berry Heritage Invest [...]

1308, 2019

Council Listens to Forum on ‘Temporary’ Function Centres

In its submission on 25 October 2018, relating to an application for a 'temporary' function centre in Strongs Road, the Forum Committee informed Council about a Land & Environment Court judgement that would dictate the outcome of its assessment. The applicant was attempting to use LEP Clause 2.8 [...]

1308, 2019

Forum Agenda 15 August 2019

Meeting 7.30pm this Thursday at School of Arts. AGENDA 'Temporary' function centres - Important update Growth Management Strategy - Community feedback Major housing development at Cambewarra Updates on Apex Park toilets and Edward St bridge Berry heritage listings - Council Community Information Ses [...]