CommunityNews update page Off Leash area Library hosts COnditiOnaL Kiama Council is currently conducting a trial of a • Restricted Breed Dogs, Declared Dangerous Dogs or weeks’ events A number of free seminars and activities will be on offer section of Werri Beach as an Off Leash Dog Swimming Greyhounds are prohibited in the designated off at Kiama Library in support of Law Week, Seniors Week Area. leash area. and Youth Week, during April. Mayor Sandra McCarthy said, as part of the trial • Dogs are prohibited at all times on Werri Beach Law Week is a national event that promotes greater rangers are monitoring the area and compiling a outside the designated off leash swimming area. understanding of the law, the legal system and the legal survey of how residents are abiding by the new Penalty Infringement notices will be issued for profession within the community and improves access to privilege. offences. members of the legal profession, courts, police and “I encourage dog owners to take advantage of the • Owners and handlers of dogs must comply with all government service providers. This year to celebrate Law trial period and to ensure that they use the trial relevant provisions of the Companion Animals Act Week, Kiama Library will be hosting two free information opportunity to enjoy the off-leash area in accordance 1998 and Council’s conditions of use. sessions by solicitors from RMB Lawyers with Kearns and with the conditions,” Cr McCarthy said. Garside Kiama. On April 3 from 10.00am, Steve Warwick The trial area at Werri Beach starts at the beach will speak on both Conveyancing and Retirement Villages entrance opposite Moore Street and extends north approximately 400 metres to the beach entrance Dog off- and Your Home. From 10.30am, Kathryn Telford will speak on Victims Leash area opposite and inline with 63 Pacific Avenue. There are Compensation. four entrances to the beach within the trial area. The Morning tea will be provided and bookings are hours of the Off Leash Trial are before 9am and after essential. 5pm daily until May 31, 2008. Details of the trial, To celebrate Seniors Week, people aged 55years and including maps and conditions are available from Before 9am and after 5pm daily over are invited to a free mobile phone workshop on Council’s administration building in Manning Street, only, eastern standard time. Tuesday April 8, from 4pm to 5:30pm at the Library. Kiama Library and on Council’s web site. Conditions Learn about the uses of your phone. How to retrieve of use of the Trial are similar to those of the Bombo trial from 1st march 2008 to messages, send text messages, add and find phone numbers Beach Off Leash Swimming Area and dogs will remain 31st may 2008. in your address book. prohibited on and off leash, on all other areas on the mapped area indicated hereunder is a Kiama Library and the Presbyterian Church Youth Werri Beach outside the proposed trial area. Other Group will be running the session, with young people from conditions include: designated leash free/swimming area for dogs and must be approached and departed per the youth group personally assisting seniors in using their own mobile phones. Participants are asked to bring their • Dogs are only permitted off-leash and to swim in the the conditions of use. mobile phones for instruction in how to make the most of designated area as identified by the northern and your mobile phone. Bookings can be made by calling the southern boundary signs before 9am and after library. 5pm. The local program for Youth Week 08 is full of • Entry or exit to and from the off-leash area is only innovative events thanks to the Kiama Youth Centre. permitted via the four designated entrances located Reading will take a back seat to rocking at the library from between Moore Street and opposite 63 Pacific 6pm until 8.30pm on Thursday April 10, when ‘The New Avenue. School’ of local talent will be showcased at the Kiama • Dogs must be kept on leash at all times when outside Library. This is a great chance to check out the talent the designated off-leash area, including entry and behind some of the area’s up and coming bands. Admission exit through the designated entrances. is free along with free pizza and Internet access. For the • Dogs must be under effective control at all times and full program of Youth Week Events visit www.myspace. their owners or handlers are responsible for their com/kiamayouthie or send an email to kiayouth@internode. dog’s actions. net.au or call 42331276. For a full Seniors Week program • Dogs must be registered and wear a collar and call into Kiama Council or visit www.kiama.nsw.gov.au. identification tag. Bookings for all events at the Library can be made by • Users of the off leash area must carry a bag or item calling 4233 1133. to immediately remove any dog faeces to then be disposed of off site in the reserve bins provided. DevelopmentConsents OnExhibition PublicNotices Pursuant to Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979 (as amended) notice is hereby given of the following Local Government Act 1993 Exhibition of Draft Plan Of Management and TIP CLOSURE development consents granted by Council. 10.2008.50.1 Lot 96 DP 261909 Notice of Public Hearing Kiama Municipal Council would like to advise residents of Kiama Municipality that the Minnamurra Waste Disposal Depot will be No 2 Jacques Rd Kiama Downs attached deck & awning Union Creek and Southern closed on Sunday 6th April, 2008 due to RailCorp track maintenance. 10.2008.57.1 Lot 4 DP 555589 No 106 Terralong St Kiama Riparian Corridor Council would like to apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. use of existing premises as gymnasium and six Pursuant to Section 38 of the Local Government Act 1993, notice is (6) advertising signs hereby given that a Draft Plan of Management for Union Creek and 10.2008.61.1 Lot 3 DP 39206 Southern Riparian Corridor will be placed on exhibition from No 27 Collins St Kiama Wednesday 26 March, 2008 to Wednesday 7 May 2008. Written erection of antenna submissions will be received on the Draft Plan up until Wednesday 10.2008.73.1 Lot 13 Sec 17 DP 33901 21 May 2008. No 25 Reid St Kiama The Draft Plan will be on exhibition at the Council’s Administration attached deck & awning Building, 11 Manning Street, Kiama between the hours of 8:45am 10.2008.75.1 Lot 10 DP 218087 and 4:15pm and during normal opening hours at the Kiama Library. No 64 Minnamurra St Kiama The Draft Plan can also be viewed on Council’s web site at http:/ attached deck & awning www.kiama.nsw.gov.au, Engineering and Works, Plans of 10.2007.376.1 Lot 22 DP 1120703 Management. No 1 Cedar Ridge Rd Kiama To assist people in making submissions on the Draft Plan, a public two (2) lot torrens title subdivision hearing will be held in respect of the Plan in the Council Chambers, The development consents are available for public inspection, free of Administration Building 11 Manning Street, Kiama on Thursday 3rd charge, at Council’s Administration Building, Manning Street, Kiama April 2008 commencing at 5:00pm. Members of the public are invited to make verbal submissions on the Draft Plan at the hearing. during normal office hours. The Ordinary Meetings of Council are held on the third Tuesday ADDRESS ALL CORRESPONDENCE TO: Mr M Forsyth, GENERAL MANAGER of each month, commencing at 5pm in the Council Chambers, Council Chambers, 11 Manning St (PO Box 75), Kiama. 2533 PHONE: 4232 0444 Internet: www.kiama.nsw.gov.au unless otherwise notified.