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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Congo Community info session postponed til Feb 16th

Council's Congo community information session has been postponed to Thursday 16 February 2017 5.30pm-6.30pm @ Congo Playground, Congo

Council is reviewing some of the development control plans (DCPs) that apply to land in Eurobodalla Shire.

As part of the review, Council is asking the community to share its vision for Mogo, Congo and Mystery Bay. To inform the Development Control Plan review, Council is asking the community about its vision for Mogo, Congo and Mystery Bay centered on the following three questions. Feedback will be considered when reviewing planning and development controls that apply to your town so that future development meets the community’s expectations. Council ask on their website: What do you most appreciate about your town? Tell us about the built and natural features in Mystery Bay, Congo and Mogo you think make it special or unique. There could be things you think should be protected. You can tell us about what gives the area character and give us examples of where you see this character. What do you think could be improved in your town? Tell us about what you see as opportunities to improve. Perhaps you have seen improvements in other places you would like to also see in Mystery Bay, Congo and Mogo. Places can change over time, for example building designs change, new houses might be built on vacant land or the materials people choose to build might change.What do you want Mystery Bay, Congo and Mogo to look like in the future? Tell us if you think new buildings, or alterations, should look a specific way to fit in with Mystery Bay, Congo and Mogo For example, are there building styles, materials used, and set-backs you would prefer to see? Give us examples of development you think fits in with your desired character of the area. Council encourages the Congo, Mogo and Mystery Bay communities to tell them your vision for their town by emailing Submissions are due by 4.30pm 24 February 2017, if you need further information Council directs you to call Angie Radford, Strategic Planning Officer (Environment) on 4474 1202. A well attended session was held at Mogo last week with Councilor Maureen Nathan in attendance offering her insights and guidance into encouraging the participants to have their say. The DCP review could result in proposed changes to DCPs, Council Codes or the LEP. If changes are proposed to DCPs or the LEP, they will be publicly exhibited and the community will have the opportunity to comment on them. The community can influence planning controls, however Council decides what is adopted. For More information on the DCPs and the community engagement process visit this website

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NOTE: Comments were TRIALED - in the end it failed as humans will be humans and it turned into a pile of merde; only contributed to by just a handful who did little to add to the conversation of the issue at hand. Anyone who would like to contribute an opinion are encouraged to send in a Letter to the Editor where it might be considered for publication

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