Wharves Project Update
Northern Beaches Council advised on 10th January, 2019 that, after
calling for tenders in November for Bell and Carols Wharves designs,
they are now sorting out contracts. Their aim is to consult the
community about a design concept in the first few months of this year.
Council has also advised that they have to negotiate with Crown Lands
NSW as many of the potential concepts are outside the existing reserves.
They intend to organise a kick-start meeting with the Wharves working
group and the consultant once all the contracts are finalised, which
should be in the next couple of weeks.
Pittwater Waterway Strategy
Draft on Exhibition
Chance to talk with Council staff at Church Point on
Northern Beaches Council is seeking comment on the Pittwater Waterway
Strategy 2038 (Draft).
The draft Strategy sets the future direction for how the Pittwater
Waterway will be sustainably managed over the next 20 years.
View the Council Report (Item 11.3) - 27 November 2018
View Council Minutes(External link)
View Pittwater Waterway Strategy 2038 (Draft) -
Attachment Booklet 6
How to be involved
Hard copies of the relevant documents can also be viewed at Council’s
Customer Service Centres during business hours.
- Online Submission
- In writing marked 'Pittwater Waterway Strategy 2038
(draft)' to Northern Beaches Council PO Box 82 Manly NSW 1655
close Sunday, 3rd February, 2019.
Council also wants to ensure you have the opportunity to talk to them
about the draft Strategy. Staff will be available at the following
times and locations to hear your thoughts and answer questions.
along and see us at Church Point Wharf - Saturday, 2nd February, 2019,
12 - 2pm."
Enquires: Strategic & Place Planning on 1300 434 434
Draft Scotland Island
Traffic Management Plan - open for comment until mid-February
Thank you to those of you who were able to attend the stakeholder
meeting on Scotland Island on 9th December.
Transport Network Manager, Phil Devon, presented the proposed draft
plan and addressed questions from attendees.
The Your Say project page is now live and provides an opportunity to
view the Draft Plan, notes from the meeting and comment online.
Due to the holiday period, we have extended the comment period until
Sunday, 17th February, 2019.
Make a comment
In writing –Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 82, Manly NSW 1655, marked
‘Draft Traffic Management Plan – Scotland Island’
Full details are available on the Your Say project page.
Comments close Sunday, 17th February.
Community Engagement Team
Fare Increase for the
A Survey On Ticks And
Wildlife In The Northern Beaches
University of Sydney is conducting a study to better understand how
residents and their pets are encountering ticks and wildlife in their
backyards. We invite all Northern Beaches residents to participate in
Coastal bushland remnants and other green spaces across the Northern
Beaches are home to a variety of native plants and animals. They also
provide a place for residents to enjoy their favourite outdoor
pastimes. Paralysis ticks (Ixodes holocyclus) are common in the
Northern Beaches and feed on a wide range of animal hosts during their
life cycle. Understanding the complex relationship between ticks and
their host species is an essential part of our research. The
information we gain will contribute to our growing knowledge of ticks
and will guide future research efforts.
We aim to identify:
To meet these aims, it is important for you to provide a street
address. If you would prefer not to, we ask that you provide your
street name and nearest cross street. It is important for us to create
a map of tick encounters to understand what landscape features might
influence tick presence and where to target future research.
- Areas where people are encountering ticks more than
others (tick 'hotspots'),
- Backyard and landscape features that may influence
tick presence, and
- Wildlife using backyards and how this might or might
not influence tick occurrence
All identifying information will be removed from any data presentations.
The survey should only take approximately 10 minutes to complete and is
If you have any questions about the project, please contact PhD
candidate Casey Taylor on 02 9351 3189 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This project is being undertaken by the University of Sydney in
association with Northern Beaches Council.
Your participation is greatly appreciated.
This research has been approved by the University of Sydney Human
Ethics committee. (Approval no: 2018/157)
Further details HERE
Thanks to https://www.facebook.com/ScotlandIslandCommunity/
Woody Point Yacht Club Putt
Sunday 27th January
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