State of the Environment Report 2016-2020 - Request for Community Submissions

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All Councils within NSW must produce an annual State of the Environment Report and Armidale Regional Council is preparing its State of the Environment Report for 2016-2020.

This is a report to the community on progress with meeting environmental goals and targets in the Armidale Regional Council Community Strategic Plan 2017-2027. Environmental goals set by the community relate to:

  • protecting and preserving the unique climate, landscape and environment of the region;
  • community participation in initiatives which contribute to a sustainable lifestyle;
  • reducing carbon and greenhouse gas emissions;
  • improving air quality;

Activities such as energy efficiency and waste reduction, environmental monitoring, education and/or rehabilitation, regeneration works are important contributors to the overall state of the environment. As such Council invites submissions from individuals or organisations like community groups, schools, and businesses outlining their environmental activities and achievements during 2016 – 2020 for inclusion in the State of the Environment Report.

If you would like further information or would like to contribute to the State of the Environment Report please contact Mandy McLeod, Sustainability Officer by email on council@armidale.nsw.gov.au

Written submissions can be made to the General Manager, Armidale Regional Council, PO Box 75A, Armidale, NSW 2350 and should be received by 5pm on Friday 26 February 2021.

Please be aware that if you make a submission, other people may have access to your comments. This may be as a result of a report to a Council meeting or as part of an application under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Also, under State legislation, any person making a submission on a Draft LEP amendment must also disclose whether they or an ‘associate’ have made a ‘reportable political donation’ or gift to a local Councillor or Council employee within the period commencing two years before any submission is made and ending when the Draft LEP is determined. Further details including disclosure forms are available on request from Council.

All Councils within NSW must produce an annual State of the Environment Report and Armidale Regional Council is preparing its State of the Environment Report for 2016-2020.

This is a report to the community on progress with meeting environmental goals and targets in the Armidale Regional Council Community Strategic Plan 2017-2027. Environmental goals set by the community relate to:

  • protecting and preserving the unique climate, landscape and environment of the region;
  • community participation in initiatives which contribute to a sustainable lifestyle;
  • reducing carbon and greenhouse gas emissions;
  • improving air quality;

Activities such as energy efficiency and waste reduction, environmental monitoring, education and/or rehabilitation, regeneration works are important contributors to the overall state of the environment. As such Council invites submissions from individuals or organisations like community groups, schools, and businesses outlining their environmental activities and achievements during 2016 – 2020 for inclusion in the State of the Environment Report.

If you would like further information or would like to contribute to the State of the Environment Report please contact Mandy McLeod, Sustainability Officer by email on council@armidale.nsw.gov.au

Written submissions can be made to the General Manager, Armidale Regional Council, PO Box 75A, Armidale, NSW 2350 and should be received by 5pm on Friday 26 February 2021.

Please be aware that if you make a submission, other people may have access to your comments. This may be as a result of a report to a Council meeting or as part of an application under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Also, under State legislation, any person making a submission on a Draft LEP amendment must also disclose whether they or an ‘associate’ have made a ‘reportable political donation’ or gift to a local Councillor or Council employee within the period commencing two years before any submission is made and ending when the Draft LEP is determined. Further details including disclosure forms are available on request from Council.