Council Meeting Outcomes - 15 July 2019

Council resolved to:

  • Note the results of the 2019 Community Survey (results of which will be relayed to the community in the coming weeks).
  • Allocate Community Activation grants to a total value of $16,059 from Round One applications.
  • Authorise an expression of interest process for salvage/relocation of the building at 32 Honeysuckle Avenue, Sisters Beach; and should the process not be successful after three months, proceed with demolition.
  • Award a tender for the design and construction of the East Wynyard Playground.
  • Delay any decision on the closure of Wilkinson Street at the Bass Highway intersection until the speed limit changes from Bass Highway modifications have been assessed to determine their impact on traffic safety. Also resolved to write to the Department of State Growth seeking an assessment of road safety impacts of the Wilkinson/Oldina Intersection with the Bass Highway following the implementation of the Calder/York intersection roundabout and consideration of alternate treatment options.
  • That following a briefing on a State Government report into Coastal erosion of the Cooee to Wynyard rail corridor, the Mayors from Burnie City Council and Waratah-Wynyard Council to seek an urgent meeting with Minister Rockliff to voice their opposition to his expectation that Burnie and Waratah-Wynyard ratepayers will be liable for the multi-million-dollar cost of protecting a state-owned asset from coastal erosion.
  • Appoint Councillors to new working groups to be formed to progress a number of projects including local issues at Sisters Beach; a Master Plan of the Wynyard Showgrounds; development of an Environmental Plan; development of a Masterplan for the Cam River Reserve and refining Somerset Sporting Precinct Plans.






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