Record of Public Forum



held at Council Chambers, Bega commencing at

12:15pm on Wednesday, 13 May 2021


Ms Leanne Barnes

General Manager





Public Forum Agenda

12 May 2021

Public Forum


4     Public Forum Submissions

4.1       Public Forum Submissions Recieved.......................................................................... 3   


4.1Public Forum Submissions Recieved     

Deputations for the Public Forum of 12 May 2021 were received and circulated to Councillors.

Mayor, Russell Fitzpatrick

Public Forum

Held on Wednesday 12 May 2021 at 12:15 pm

Council Chambers, Biamanga Room, Bega


Cr Russell Fitzpatrick Mayor

Cr Liz Seckold, Deputy Mayor

Cr Tony Allen

Cr Robyn Bain

Cr Jo Dodds

Cr Cathy Griff

Cr Mitchell Nadin


In Attendance:

General Manager, Ms Leanne Barnes

Director, Assets and Operations, Mr Anthony McMahon

Director,  Community, Environment and Planning, Dr Alice Howe

Director, Business and Governance, Ms Iliada Bolton

Manager, Communication and Events, Ms Emily Harrison

Minute Secretary, Mrs Bec Jones


Statement of Commencement of Live Streaming

The Mayor made an announcement about live streaming requirements noting that:

Public Forums are recorded and live streamed to the Internet for public viewing.

The recording will be archived and made available on Council’s website

Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians of Bega Valley Shire

The Mayor commenced by acknowledging, on behalf of Bega Valley Shire Council, the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waters of the Shire, the people of Yuin nation, to show respect to elders past and present.


The apology from Cr Griff was noted.


Public Forum Addresses

The following requests were heard regarding:

Item 11.7 Tura Beach shopping centre carpark








Mr Whalley Robin

Tura Beach Shopping Centre Body Corporate, being the proprietors of Strata Scheme 40176


Face to Face

The Tura Beach Owners Corporation is seeking a contribution of $23,745.80 from the BVSC representing 50% of the cost of resurfacing and repairing the unnamed roadway and car park of the shopping centre and being adjacent to the Tura Beach Library


The Public Forum session closed at 12:35pm.

The recording of the Public Forum is available on Council’s website:



1.         Mr Whalley Robin - Speakers Notes

2.         Mr Whalley Robin - Summary


Public Forum

12 May 2021

Item 4.1 - Attachment 1

Mr Whalley Robin - Speakers Notes


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Public Forum

12 May 2021

Item 4.1 - Attachment 2

Mr Whalley Robin - Summary


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