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Barkly Regional Council annual report 2018-2019

Details:

Title

Barkly Regional Council annual report 2018-2019

Other title

Annual report 2018-2019

Creator

Barkly Regional Council

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Barkly Regional Council annual report; Annual Report

Date

2019

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Barkly Regional Council; Periodicals; Local government; Northern Territory; Barkly; Annual report

Publisher name

Barkly Regional Council

Place of publication

Tennant Creek

Series

Barkly Regional Council annual report; Annual Report

Volume

2018 - 2019

Previously known as

Barkly Shire Council annual report

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Barkly Regional Council

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/806845

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/806848

Page content

In March 2019, Council worked with Tennant Creek High School to form a Youth Advisory Council. With the assistance of school staff, nominations were called for and nine students put their names forward to join our first Youth Advisory Council. Following Councils appointment of our new Youth Councillors, an appointment ceremony and induction was held in Council Chambers on 11 June 2019. This was following by the first meeting of the Youth Advisory Council on 25 June 2019. The youth councillors meet 4 times a year and provide feedback Council on issues affecting our Youth, subjects such as street lighting, the skate park and rubbish bins in public places were amongst the first items discussed by the Youth Advisory Council. Our Youth Advisory Council members are: Denver Cope, Felicity Fewings, Christopher Kollakkombil, Robelyn Lanas, Pashya Noorizal, Ebony Pickel, John Ross, Brooke Wilson and Tye Noonan. The Youth Advisory Council members take turns chairing the meetings so every member has an opportunity to learn how to effectively run a meeting. The minutes from each Youth Council meeting are presented at the following Ordinary Council Meeting. Council would like to thank the members of the Youth Advisory Council and Tennant Creek High School staff for giving up their time to participate in this important initiative. GOAL 7: Protect and promote the environment, recourses and natural heritage of the Barkly Objectives Actions/ Key Performance Indicators How/Measures Target Date Status 7.1 Work with stakeholders to catch and prosecute illegal dumpers Action 1. Complete rollout of the Dob in a Dumper campaign. 10% increase in reports of dumping June 2019 Action 2. Reduce illegal dumping through enforcement protocols. 10% reduction in recorded dumping and recording the number of warning and fines issued Annually Ongoing further work required Action 3. Promote the use of local landfill sites. Reduction in illegal dumping Ongoing Action 4. Lead and coordinate monthly stakeholder meetings to reduce illegal dumping and increased removal of illegally dumped rubbish. Reduction in illegally dumped rubbish Ongoing 7.2 Develop a recycling program for the region Action 1. Complete EOI for kerbside recycling. Reduction in recyclables going into landfill December 2018 No expressions received Action 2. Remove car bodies from at least three communities/towns. Cars collected November 2018 1 town complied. Contractor unavailable 7.3 Develop waste management plans Action 1. Complete landfill Masterplans and seek funding to improve deficiencies. Plans completed August 2018 Youth Advisory Council 18 2018 - 2019 Annual Report