16 January 2017

Complete - Public exhibition for revised Control Plan closes

An amended draft Lake Macquarie Development Control Plan was available for public comment until 16 January 2017.
18 August 2016

Complete - Community Update and Discussion - Review of land use planning and development controls

An update on the implementation of the Local Adaption Plan, including the current review of actions and development controls. Come along to discuss building height controls, setbacks, filling of land prone to sea level rise, and adaptable housing.
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When: 6pm - 9pm, Thursday 18 August 2016
Where: Marks Point Public School Hall, Findon Street Marks Point
14 November 2015

Draft Plan Drop-in Information Booths

Belmont Central Shopping Centre
10am – 1pm

Marks Point (opposite the Post Office)
2pm-5pm
19 November 2015

Draft Plan Exhibition Workshop

Learn about the draft Local Adaptation Plan for Marks Point and Belmont South, what it means for you, and have the opportunity to comment. RSVP here
26 February 2015

Community drop-in Session - Marks Point Public School - 4.30-7.30pm

Talk to Council staff and members of the Community Working Group about the proposed adaptation strategy and provide your comments and suggestions.
28 February 2015

Community drop-in Session - Marks Point Public School - 10am-1pm

Talk to Council staff and members of the Community Working Group about the proposed adaptation strategy and provide your comments and suggestions.
06 November 2014

Community Working Group Workshop 3

The Sub-Committee reported back on their progress in assessing possible flood and inundation hazard management options to the Community Working Group.
18 September 2014

Sub-Committee Workshop 5

The fifth facilitated meeting of the Sub-Committee.
28 August 2014

Sub-Committee Workshop 4

This is the fourth facilitated meeting of the Sub-Committee. At the second meeting of the Marks Point Belmont South Local Adaptation Plan Community Working Group on 19 June, participants decided to form a sub-committee to work with Council staff to assess options for mitigating flood risk and drainage problems in the area, which would report back to the Community Working Group in time.
07 August 2014

Sub-Committee Workshop 3

This is the third meeting of the Sub-Committee. At the second meeting of the Marks Point Belmont South Local Adaptation Plan Community Working Group on 19 June, participants decided to form a sub-committee to work with Council staff to assess options for mitigating flood risk and drainage problems in the area, which would report back to the Community Working Group in time.
27 July 2014

Field trip

The community are invited to join the Sub-Committee of the Marks Point Belmont South Local Adaptation Planning Project to discuss when, where and how hazard management options might work.
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10 July 2014

Sub-Committee Workshop 2

This is the second meeting of the Sub-Committee. At the second meeting of the Marks Point Belmont South Local Adaptation Plan Community Working Group on 19 June, participants decided to form a sub-committee to work with Council staff to assess options for mitigating flood risk and drainage problems in the area, which would report back to the Community Working Group in time.
03 July 2014

Sub-Committee Workshop 1

At the second meeting of the Marks Point Belmont South Local Adaptation Plan Community Working Group on 19 June, participants decided to form a sub-committee to work with Council staff to assess options for mitigating flood risk and drainage problems in the area, which would report back to the Community Working Group in time.
19 June 2014

Community Working Group meeting 2

Council sought volunteers to establish a Community Working Group that will hold at least four meetings at a local venue over the next four months, to review the options suggested to manage flood risk in Marks Point and Belmont South for inclusion in the first draft of the Local Adaptation Plan.
31 March 2014

Learn how to audit your local drains with the Pelican-Blacksmiths Sustainable Neighbourhood Group - Marks Point Bowling Club - 5.15pm

The Pelican-Blacksmiths Sustainable Neighbourhood Group is encouraging residents to audit drains in their neighbourhood throughout April so they can report to Council on problems of design and maintenance.

Council is holding a how-to session for the Group so interested community members can learn how to undertake a drain audit.

Contact the Pelican-Blacksmiths Sustainable Neighbourhood Group to find out how on lakemacresidents@gmail.com
20 February 2014

Development potential within flood risk areas - Marks Point Public School - 6-8pm

Development potential within flood risk areas - Marks Point Public School - 6-8pm
13 February 2014

Getting it right: Understanding flooding and property insurance - Marks Point Public School - 6-8pm

Getting it right: Understanding flooding and property insurance - Marks Point Public School - 6-8pm
31 January 2014

Tides, rains & drains photography & discussion morning - Swansea Library - 9.30am

Tides, rains & drains photography & discussion morning - Swansea Library - 9.30am
29 November 2013

Community Workshop - Marks Point Public School - 10am-1pm

Community Workshop - Marks Point Public School - 10am-1pm
28 November 2013

Community Workshop - Marks Point Public School - 6-9pm

Community Workshop - Marks Point Public School - 6-9pm
17 September 2013

Community Drop-in Session - Marks Point Public School - 3-6pm

Community Drop-in Session - Marks Point Public School - 3-6pm
07 September 2013

Drop-in Information Stall - Belmont South Park, Pacific Highway - 11am-1pm

Drop-in Information Stall - Belmont South Park, Pacific Highway - 11am-1pm
27 August 2013

Community Drop-in Session - Marks Point Public School - 3-6pm

Community Drop-in Session - Marks Point Public School - 3-6pm
10 August 2013

Drop-in Information Stall - Marks Point Primary School - 11am-1pm

Drop-in Information Stall - Marks Point Primary School - 11am-1pm