Tag Archives: Community Strategic Planning

Planning Minister Brad Hazzard Ain’t Listening

Despite extensive, responsible  criticism of  Planning Minister Brad Hazzard’s proposed new draconian planning legislation, slated for introduction right after the Federal election, the Minister is clearly not listening to what is being said by the wider community and is pushing … Continue reading

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Criticism Stings Council Into Overreaction

Recent criticisms of a community survey being run by Richmond Valley Council have clearly stung council and prompted what can only be described as an ‘overreaction‘ from Council’s General Manager John Walker. Dr Richard Gates, President of the Evans Head … Continue reading

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Council’s Community Strategic Plan Needs Urgent Revision

In late 2009 Richmond Valley Council commenced the development of a Community Strategic Plan (CSP), a critical tool to guide council in its decision-making.   Council failed to complete the process and despite critical comment from the community adopted the … Continue reading

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Council Fails to Take Action on Community Strategic Plan

Richmond Valley Council has failed to revisit its fatally-flawed Community Strategic Plan (CSP) .  The plan needs revision because the consultant and council didn’t consider the financial aspects of the plan, a serious oversight.  It was part of the Brief … Continue reading

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