Council Meeting Briefs 6th October 2021

Published on 06 October 2021


Dwelling and detached storage shed – 35 Theatre Drive

Council refused this modification application to stop access onto a area of Council owned land in order to preserve the critically endangered ecological community of White Box – Yellow Box – Blakely’s Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Derived Native Grassland. Council will initiate a road closure of this unformed section of Cathcart Street.

CBD 40km/hr high pedestrian activity area and load limit

Council endorsed establishment of a 40km/hr High Pedestrian Activity Area in Auburn Street between Bradley Street and Clinton Street. Council will also submit an application for a 15 tonne load limit to Transport for NSW, however vehicles exceeding this limit will be able to use Auburn Street and Lagoon Street for purposes of conducting business.

Planning Proposal: Amendments to exempt development for private events

 Council endorsed this planning proposal to enable community events to be held on Council owned/managed land without development consent. The changes also enable installation of leter boxes on local heritage items and display of goods on footpaths in B3, B4 and neighbourhood shops in R3 zones.

Renewable Energy & Regional Cities Infrastructure SEPP

A submission will be prepared seeking inclusion of Goulburn Mulwaree Council to the list of regional cities to be included in the application of additional considerations for utility scale reneweable wind and solar projects. 

Draft Tarago Village Strategy

Council placed the draft Tarago Village Strategy on public exhibition for a minimum of 28 days. The document seeks to identify and plan how the Tarago village will grow in the coming years, including provision of services.

2021/22 Local Heritage Grant Program

Council will offer 12 grants, at a total value of $32,000 towards heritage projects around the region. Council also offered a further 6 grants totalling $21,670 for projects within the Goulburn CBD.  

Draft Goulburn Historic Waterworks & Marsden Weir Park Plan of Management

Council adopted this plan of management following the exhibition period, inclusive of a number of amendments. 

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