FINAL CALL TO HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF YOUR CITY
Public exhibition closes 4.30pm Monday 27 May 2013
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LOCAL ENVIRONMENT PLANS (LEPS) - ZONING PLAN AND REVISED DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLANS
COMMUNITY HEARINGS FOR THE FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR NSW LOCAL GOVERNMENT
The paper outlines recommendations to strengthen the effectiveness of local government in NSW. Regional and Metropolitan Community Hearings are an opportunity for community representatives to put forward their views on the proposed options in the paper.
Community members interested in addressing the Panel at the hearing can fill out an expression of interest form available here
A general discussion will follow other attendees to put their views forward.
The meeting for community members in the Fairfield City Council area is:
Date: Wednesday, 29 May 2013
Time: 10am - 1pm
Venue: Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 1 Casula Road, Casula
For more information about the paper and the hearings, please click here
PLANNING FOR OUR FUTURE
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A NEW PLANNING SYSTEM FOR NSW
The NSW Planning and Infrastructure Department are building a new planning system to support the state's growing cities and regions. Last month, the NSW Government released the White Paper - A new planning system
. Community feedback is currently being sought. To find out more information, and to have your say, visit the Planning NSW website
YOUNG PEOPLE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN YOUTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Fairfield City's bright young minds are encouraged to join Council's Youth Advisory Committee (YAC).
Applications are now open for anyone living in Fairfield City, aged between 18 and 24 to join the committee and have a voice in what young people want in their City.
The Fairfield Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) presents the views of Fairfield City’s youth to Council and the wider community, ensuring that local young people are heard at Local Government Level.
The Fairfield Youth Advisory Committee is supported by Fairfield City Council Staff to present thoughts and opinions of local Youth to Fairfield City Council and advocate for the needs of young people.
Applications for the 2013/2014 Advisory Committee Are Now Open!
REGISTER YOUR SWIMMING POOLS
Fairfield City residents have until 29 October 2013 to register their swimming pools under new legislation set out by State Government. To register your swimming pool, please click here.
To find out more about swimming pool regulations, please click here.
In New South Wales, drowning is one of the main causes of death for children under the age of five. On average, 10 children drown in private swimming pools with a significantly greater number experiencing serious long term injuries such as brain damage.
PROPOSED SMITHFIELD ROAD AND POLDING STREET - INTERSECTION UPGRADE
Fairfield City Council is seeking your comments on options to upgrade the intersection of Smithfield Road and Polding Street at Smithfield. Council plans to improve road safety at the intersection, securing funds from Roads and Maritime Services’ grant in 2013/2014.
Council has reviewed the average daily vehicle volumes (ranging from 25,000 vehicles per day on Smithfield Road and 15,000 vehicles per day on Polding Street) with up to 40 metre queues seen in morning and afternoon peak periods.
The reported crash data for the five year period from 2006-2010 reveals 39 crashes.
To read about the four options and the benefits of each, click here