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Environmental (Coastal and Estuary) Project Reference Group

Date commenced: 
1 March 2010
Date disbanded: 
1 September 2010

Objectives

  1. The purpose of the Environmental (Coastal and Estuary) Project Reference Group is to:
    1. Provide strategic advice and support in the implementation of the:
      • Belongil Estuary Management Plan;
      • Brunswick Estuary Management Plan;
    2. Provide strategic advice and support in the development and implementation of the:
      • Coastal Zone Management Plan
    3. To consider the development of a policy for Coastal Stabilisation Works - subject to the finalisation of the Coastal Zone Management Plan action 2.2.2 (to be initiated immediately) to undertake a risk analysis of erosion protection structures and works, both private and public in relation to safety, integrity and structures and the impacts to surrounding environment (including beach access, beach amenity and environmental processes) which should be undertaken as a matter of urgency.
    4. Provide strategic advice and support in the development of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with other land management agencies for the integrated planning and management of the coastal zone as per the Draft Coastal Zone Management Plan action 9.1.1.
    5. Provide strategic advice and support in the development and finalisation of research projects currently being undertaken, e.g. Byron Bay Embayment Sand Transport Modelling study and History of Storms in Byron Shire study.
  2. The Group shall work strictly in accordance with the Coastline Management Manual and the Estuary Management Manual

Constitution

Timeframe to carry out objectives

The Project Reference Group has 6 months to complete its objectives.

This group will be disbanded in September 2010

The Council or Strategic Planning committee may dissolve the Group at any time.

Membership

Councillor Representative(s): 

  • Cr Jan Barham
  • Cr Richard Staples

Invited Member(s): 

  • Richard Hagley representing Department of Environment and Climate Change (Coastal and Estuary)
  • Andrew Page representing Marine Parks Authority
  • Lori Cameron representing National Parks and Wildlife Service
  • Richard Dunning representing Department of Lands

Community Representative(s): 

  • Robert Rosen
  • Jan Olley
  • Matthew Lambourne
  • Scott Johnston

Staff Contact:

  • Manager Community Planning and Natural Resources Tel 02 6626 7033
  • Coastal and Estuary Officer Tel 02 6626 7135

Committee Meets

As required

7 May 2010
Report 33.91 KB
5 May 2010
Report 36.44 KB
1 March 2010
Report 55.63 KB
Confirmed