Here is a quick update regarding matters that have come up since our last email update (23 August), and information that has been sent through to us from Council.
Update from last meeting
- Telstra will be considering our request for maintenance and art installation on Currambene St in September.
- We emailed Council some questions regarding the Moona St development application and received (via telephone) these answers.
- On the 28th August a joint CCB meeting was held, and the attached issues were raised. It is planned to refine this list and raise at a future Council CCB executive meeting.
- Don’t forget our next meeting on Monday October 12, 7 pm. The AGM will follow the meeting.
SCC Planning documents for comment
- Sustainable tourism infrastructure
- Works will be funded by the NSW Government’s Restart NSW Infrastructure Grant, Shoalhaven City Council and an in-kind sculptural contribution by the Ulladulla Aboriginal Land Council. It is anticipated that the commencement of construction works at Palm Beach and along Sanctuary Point Road will start in September/October. For more information, including how to provide feedback, please visit the Sustainable Tourism Infrastructure Project Get Involved web page.
- The NSW Government is calling on members of the community to have their say on an updated plan for the future of the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. The Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan provides councils with vision and direction to address future needs for land use, housing, jobs, infrastructure, a healthy environment, access to green spaces and connected communities.
Recent Development Applications in Huskisson / Woollamia
- DA20/1854, Dwelling Alterations, Additions & Detached Garage with Habitable Space, 6 Tomerong St, HUSKISSON, $150,000.00DA20/1863, Change of use of units 3 & 4 to a shellfish processing premises, 6 Bolten Rd, HUSKISSON, $50,000.00
- DA20/1857, Patio Over Deck at Jervis Bay Game Fishing Club House, Frank Lewis Way, WOOLLAMIA, $10,000.00
- CD20/1417, School Accommodation & Teaching Building Internal Alterations,335 Woollamia Rd, WOOLLAMIA, $244,000.00
- DS20/1400, Change of use of one bedroom from residential to bed and breakfast accommodation within existing bed and breakfast establishment – S4.55 Changes to floorplan swapped a Guest Room for a Residence Bedroom. Layout changes only. 12 Tomerong St, HuskissonDS20/1402, Single Storey Dwelling to Replace Existing Dwelling – S 4.55 Enclose The Alfresco Aera On The Eastern Side, 23A Seasongood Rd, Woollamia
- DA20/1641, Dwelling Additions including covered deck, 7 Morton St, HUSKISSON, 18-Aug-20
- DA20/1590, Single Storey Dwelling with Solid Fuel Heater, 26A Streamside St, WOOLLAMIA, 25-Aug-20
- Low Rise Housing diversity code came into effect on 1 July 2020. It allows multi-dwellings, dual occupancy, manor houses (blocks of 4 dwellings) – where they are already allowed – to be complying developments. That is, they just need to be certified by an independent assessor and do not need to be considered by council planning staff.
See Fact sheet
- About Magazine
The deadline for articles in the October About magazine was 2 Sept (apologies for late information), but please note in your diaries that the deadline for the November edition will be 7 October, and deadline for the December edition will be 4 November 2020.
- Round 2 of the Bushfire Recovery Community Grants is open from Monday 31 August 2020 to Monday 5 October 2020
- There will be reduced service at the Huskisson Woollamia waste depot due to construction work. Staff will be unable to provide the loading service of shredded garden organics (‘mulch’).
If customers require this service, please visit either West Nowra or Ulladulla Depots.For your information, Council request to the NSW Safer Roads program includes:
- Burrill St (near Moona Moona Cr Bridge), Huskisson Proposed CHRs, pedestrian refuge
- Burrill St/Jervis St, Huskisson, Proposed Roundabout
- Shoalhaven City Council is hosting a webinar for community groups and non-profit organisations that want to improve their grant writing skills. The webinar will provide information and tips on the fundamentals of grant writing such as project planning, writing grant applications and reporting and acquittal once in receipt of funding. The one-hour interactive webinar, presented by Keith Whelan from The Grant Guys, can be viewed live at 7pm on 16 September 2020.
- 2020 Supplementary Volunteer Grants
- My Home Film Project
- In a year of significant trauma for the Shoalhaven region, a new local not-for-profit group is offering young aspiring filmmakers the chance to tell their stories on screen. The free My Home Film Project aims to deliver a creative platform for self-expression, a voice and invaluable industry experience guided by mentors. The project launched by the Culburra Beach organisation, Southland Creative, is calling for residents aged 17-24, with a story to tell, to register their interest online.
The project is free to ten selected young applicants.
For more information, including how to register, visit the Southland Creative website.
- Local update from our Federal member
- The Vincentia Ratepayers & Residents Association has received a request from Council to provide “unequivocal support” for the construction of a fly-over at the Jervis Bay / Highway intersection. To do this they have set up a voting form and request that supporters please go to this link, deadline is 14 September:
Even if you have signed the petition please vote through this link if you support the flyover.
- Shoalhaven Transport Forum will take part in the Education Skills and Employment initiative convened by Andrew Wales, to foster transport to support employment opportunities. The objective of the forum is to improve employment opportunities in the Shoalhaven. Transport is the major obstacle to youth unemployment and therefore transport is of top consideration in accessing funding through this forum. They have nominated the Voice to take part in this forum. As more information becomes available we will pass it on.
- Please find attached a report on the barriers to employment by the Regional Development Authority which was commissioned by Andrew Wales in his role as Employment Facilitator for the Far South Coast.