Councillor Don Palmer Providing Local Leadership & Working for You

Now is the Hour when we must lodge our representation.

Indeed! Now IS the hour when we must lodge our representation. Our representation on the current draft of the new Planning & Design Code.   If we don’t then we must forever accept the result. Of what might happen next door to you.   In my August blog on the...

We could go carbon neutral almost immediately.

We could go carbon neutral almost immediately is the advice Council received at a briefing last night. At our operational level at least.   At the briefing, Council received an introduction to our emerging Climate and Energy Plan. A plan that will hopefully be...

Time for Refocusing on Your 2018 Election Wishes

This blog focuses on your 2018 election wishes. It follows on from my blog last month, reporting on my 2018 election promises.   Some of your 2018 election wishes are well advanced or completed. Some are still in the “frying pan”. Others are yet to be followed...

Greening Verges are back for 2020!

Our greening verges program is back again in 2020. You are eligible therefore to apply for a Greening Verges Incentive to assist in greening your verge (nature strip).   The greening verges program has been going now, from memory, the last 5 years. It is a...

Planning & Design Code rethink

The recent ministerial shakeup within the State Government has caused a Planning & Design Code rethink. Not just the timing of implementation of the Code, but a rethink of the structure and polices within the Code. After the multiple ministerial resignations,...