The Basin Villages Forum meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, except December & January.
Where: St Georges Basin Community Centre, Meriton Street, St Georges Basin
Time: 7.15 pm for a 7.30 start - 9.00 pm finish
This is your Forum - a non-political meeting place for residents & local business operators. If you are being affected by or are interested in development issues, roads, drainage, public safety, provision/lack of amenities, social issues, traffic, environmental matters and other local government matters, in your village or street, please come along and let us know at the Basin Villages Forum. Membership is FREE, and supper is provided during the evening. The Forum's catchment covers the 'villages' on the St Georges Basin estuary - Bream Beach, Wrights Beach, Erowal Bay, Old Erowal Bay, Sanctuary Point, St Georges Basin, & Basin View.

Next Forum meeting - Monday 20th August

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FREE TIP TOUR: From Nowra - West Nowra Landfill and Buy Back. 27 July 2018 from 10 am to 2pm.  The tour will leave from outside the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre at 10am. The tour will conclude before 2pm. Tour the landfill at West Nowra, have some morning tea and enjoy a recycling quiz - There is an opportunity to walk around the Buy Back. This tour is suitable for residents who do not require assistance to get on and off the bus and move around the site. Bookings Essential - Tel: 4429 3129
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FREE Community Matters Monthly Fair event at Sanctuary Point, Wed 15th August 10am - 1 pm.
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TIME TO RECOGNISE YOUTH FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY
Do you know a young person who deserves acknowledgement for their contribution to their community? Perhaps they volunteer, are a good neighbour or are a great youth ambassador for your school or club!
Shoalhaven City Council is inviting you to
nominate local young people under 24 years of age for Council’s International Youth Day Awards, which will be presented at an Awards event on Thursday, 9 August 2018.
Organised by Council’s Youth Advisory Committee, the Awards aim to recognise local young people aged 12 – 24 years of age, who support and inspire other residents, enrich lives, assist others and encourage the wellbeing of the Shoalhaven community.
Nominations must be received by 5.00pm on Thursday, 2 August 2018. Click here for more information.

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Legal Challenge to Planning Proposal PP023. Anson Street, St Georges Basin
Proposed Amendment to Height of Buildings Map in Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2014
Update 
As you may be aware, Mr DeBattista filed Class 4 proceedings in the Land and Environment Court with respect to the Planning Proposal PP023 which seeks to reduce the height of buildings control over land in his ownership at Anson Street, St Georges Basin. 
The hearing of these proceedings was listed before Justice Moore on 7, 8 and 9 March 2018.
Mr Tomesetti SC and Ms Hemmings of counsel appeared for the applicant. Mr Clay SC and Ms Berglund of counsel appeared for Shoalhaven City Council. The Minister for the Department of Planning and Environment is also a party to these proceedings.  As the Minister had elected not to take an active role in the proceedings there was no appearance on his behalf.
Outcome
At the commencement of the hearing, Senior Counsel for the applicant made an application to vacate the hearing dates. Council’s representatives were only given notice of this application minutes before the Judge came to the bench. 
The application to vacate the hearing dates was to allow the applicant further time to contemplate seeking further amendment to his claim that is the basis for the Class 4 proceedings. 
The Court allowed the vacation of the hearing.  The judgment can be viewed in full on the Land and Environment Court's website.   
What's Next? 
The matter has been listed for directions this Friday, 16 March 2018.  
The Masterplan Class 1 appeal will also be listed. The applicant has proposed orders that the June 2018 hearing dates for the Masterplan Class 1 appeal be vacated and for both matters to be listed for further directions on 20 April 2018. The Court has made it clear to the applicant that the Class 1 appeal will not be heard until the Class 4 proceedings have been finalised.
A further update will be provided following the Court’s directions.
Further Information. Contact Council’s Legal Services Manager, Samantha Neilson on (02) 4429 3545.  
Issued by Shoalhaven City Council, 15 March 2018 View the Explanatory Statement  on Council's Website for further details. 

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Draft Worrowing Heights Precinct Plan
Council recently adopted the draft Worrowing Heights Precinct Plan and Strategic Directions Report for the purposes of community consultation.  The draft Plan provides a potential strategic planning framework for the future use within the precinct at Worrowing Heights.  The precinct covers approximately 67 hectares of land to the south of Bayswood Estate and Vincentia Marketplace Shopping Centre on the corner of The Wool Road and Naval College Road, Worrowing Heights.

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Reporting of graffiti is important. Email: graffiti@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au or phone 4429 5720 (bh). After business hours, phone 4429 3506
Dob in a Hoon - 4429 3651 -
For more information, download Shoalhaven City Council’s ‘Traffic Incident Report’.
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Report a Problem - quick LINK to Shoalhaven City Council.

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Police Assistance Line: for non-emergencies - 131 444

Draft Policies, Management Plans and other Documents on Exhibition:
To read these click here to download them from Shoalhaven City Council’s website.


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