Category Archives: PORT STEPHENS COUNCIL

TRRA Oct 10, 2022 AGM & General Meeting Reminder

Monday, 10th October 2022 at 7.00 pm will be held Nelson Room of the Nelson Bay Bowling Club Check out the following video links provided by Council to assist the Community in understanding Rate Caps and Lan Revaluations. They will … Continue reading

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TRRA Aug 8, 2022 General Meeting Reminder

Monday, 8th August 2022 at 7.00 pm will be held via Zoom Zoom Link (Click) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88386431209?pwd=Rk40Q0Zha2NBL2Q2ZFFQdjlKNnNPQT09 Meeting ID: 883 8643 1209      Passcode:  618783 There are two very significant items to be discussed: Parking in the Tomaree Peninsula – council proposes a … Continue reading

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Council’s proposed rate increases

Confused about how new land valuations and Council’s proposed rate increases interact?  So were we, so we asked. Council has explained at Our Funded Future – Facebook Video – Land Values.  You have until 5pm Monday to have your say … Continue reading

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New look Council, but the old culture survives

*NB: This post has been edited at the request of the TRRA Management Committee and differs from the original article. “The new Mayor and Councillors have made a disappointing start, at their first meeting held on 26 Sept 2017.” The … Continue reading

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Lawyers Picnic At Lagoons Estate 2017

This is our annual roundup of the Lagoons Estate saga, we covered this in 2015, 2016, and now in 2017 it is still a Lawyers Picnic. On 12 September 2017 Justice Pembroke set down a further hearing date May, 2018. … Continue reading

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Meet Our New Council

The final Council election results were made available at 11:38 am today on the Electoral Commission website HERE Mayor: Ryan Palmer Central Ward: Steve Tucker, Sarah Smith, Chris Doohan East Ward: Glen Dunkley, Jamie Abbott, John Nell West Ward: Giacomo … Continue reading

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Questionnaire to PS Council Election Candidates

The Port Stephens Greens have sent a comprehensive 24 Question survey to all lead candidates in the 2017 Council election. Twelve of the candidates completed the questionnaires. Some of the responses are quite interesting and can be viewed HERE. Please … Continue reading

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Dysfunction highlighted at PS Council Meeting 28 March 2017

“Bearing in mind that now we have an Council election imminent on 09 September, TRRA strongly urge you as Port Stephens residents and ratepayers to attend a Council meeting and witness what the Councillors that you elected to represent you actually do at these meetings. Get a carload together for something different to do on a Tuesday evening. We can assure you that the entertainment provided is just as good as what is available on TV on a Tuesday nights and it is part of your civic duty to be properly informed before you choose your representatives.” Continue reading

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Soldiers Point Marina Update March 2017

Soldiers Point Community Group Inc. To Members and Friends, Up-Date on Proposed Extension of the Soldiers Point Marina: Land and Environment Court Proceedings – Class 1 Appeal – Clippers Anchorage Pty Ltd After the exchange of Reports by both parties the … Continue reading

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Nelson Bay at the Crossroads

Examiner 07 March 2017: TRRA pushes for strict height limits in Nelson Bay CBD  – Keeping the character or the town Non Negotiable This opinion piece in the Examiner by Nigel Waters, TRRA Planning Committee Convener, will be the last word in the … Continue reading

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