Council to livestream Wednesday’s meeting

first_imgCouncil to livestream Wednesday’s meeting MidCoast CouncilMidCoast Council’s next Ordinary Council Meeting will be held this Wednesday 28 April.Members of the community can watch the proceedings via a link on Council’s website, with the livestream beginning at 2pm, or can attend in person if they have registered to do so.While members of the public are now permitted to attend, social distancing must be maintained and in accordance with the Public Health Order, the maximum number of members of the public to attend the Council Meeting is capped at 25 (adhering to the two square metre rule).Registration to attend can be completed online or by calling Council’s customer service centre on 7955 7777 before noon on Tuesday 27 April.A shuttle service from out the front of the MidCoast Council Library in Victoria Street, Taree will operate for those who are registered to attend and require transport.The meeting will consider a number of items, including the delivery and operational plan for the 2021-22 year, which includes the annual budget, several development applications and Council’s Draft Biodiversity Framework, prior to a consultation to receive community feedback on the plan.Councillors will also consider a proposal to modify traffic conditions at the intersection of the Pacific Highway, Dibbs Street and Woosters Lane in Nabiac. It is recommended the modification is not supported.Other items on the agenda include the adoption of a pedestrian access and mobility plan for the local government area, following a period of public exhibition, and the General Manager’s contract of employment. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:biodiversity, community, employment, Exhibition, Government, health, local council, MidCoast Council, mobility, Nabiac, pacific, Pedestrian, public health, shuttle, social distancing, Taree, Transport, Victorialast_img read more