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Belconnen Community Council – April Forum: Old Belco photos, Jamison Inn redevelopment & Belco Town Centre ‘desired character’

By 14 April, 2014

[ 15 April, 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] The April 2014 Community Forum for the Belconnen Community Council will be held at:

7.30pm, Tuesday 15 April 2014
Community Room above the Belconnen Library
Chandler Street, Belconnen

A pre-DA consultation will be presented by Warwick Dunstone from the dezignteam on the revised plans for the old Jamison Inn site. Now known as Macquarie Park, the earlier plans [...]

The BCC wants your views on the Belconnen Town Centre

By 9 April, 2014

In 2014, the Belconnen Town Centre Master Plan will be updated (it was last updated in 2001). This will be an important opportunity for the community to have its say on the future of the Belconnen Town Centre. Before the process kicks off, the Belconnen Community Council wants your views on the Belconnen Town Centre [...]

Belconnen Community Council Public Meeting: Does every suburb need a local centre? Why/why not?

By 17 March, 2014

[ 18 March, 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] This months public meeting will be in the form of a community discussion about the future of local centres.

Belconnen is unique amongst the Canberra town districts in having so many local centres in a state of decline. Three no longer exist and six have lost their supermarket. Come along and tell us what [...]

August 2013 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum – Carparking and Development

By 9 October, 2013

The August 2013 Belconnen Community Council Public Forum will be held at:
7.30pm, Tuesday 15 October 2013
Community Room above the Chandler Street Belconnen Library
This will be the last opportunity to qualify for the election of committee members at the AGM to be held on 19 November. To be eligible to nominate or vote for positions on [...]

Belconnen Community Council July Public Forum

By 9 July, 2013

Hello, Everybody,
The July 2013 BCC Community Forum will be held at:
7.30pm, Tuesday 16 July 2013
Community Room above the Chandler Street Belconnen Library
The meeting will commence at 7.30PM with no more than 30 minutes of reports on BCC activities from Committee members. This includes a report on a meeting the BCC held with Ginninderra MLA’s concerning [...]

Belconnen Community Council Meeting June 18. Supported housing in Latham

By 17 June, 2013

The Belconnen Community Council June Public Meeting will be held at 7.30PM on Tuesday 18 June at the Community Room, above the Belconnen Library.
This months BCC meeting will, after a short discussion of BCC activities, host a presentation about supported housing in Latham.
The Community Services Directorate in the ACT Government is proposing [...]

Belconnen Community Council Special AGM

By 15 April, 2013

For Belconnen residents ( and business owners, workers or students over the age of 16) who are eligible to vote at tomorrow nights Special AGM, I will be supporting the following candidates for the following positions:
President – Matt Watts
Vice President – Damien Haas
Secretary – Victoria Robertson
Treasurer – John Simson
There may be other candidates, but [...]

More drama at the Belconnen Community Council

By 4 April, 2013

The Belconnen Community Council Public Officer Brian Rynehart has had his competency called into question by perennial Liberal candidate Matthew Watts. Watts claims that Rynehart has failed in his official responsibilities and is calling for an inquiry into Rynehart’s suitability.
The full email discussion is available here, for those who are interested.

Ongoing warfare at the Belconnen Community Council

By 21 March, 2013

We have two views of the ongoing urban conflict at the Belconnen Community Council.
First in the Canberra Times overly attached girlfriend has the view of the old guard.
Overnight the insurgent Comrade Watts (seen recently sporting a beard in Manuka perhaps in sympathy with the Pogos) has sent in his reply.
Hi Lisa,
I refer to the following [...]

Belconnen Community Council fight sent back to a new AGM

By 20 February, 2013

Matt Watts has emailed in the latest reports from his trench warfare over the Belconnen Community Council.
He’s sent in a letter from the Office of Regulatory Services which calls for a new Annual General Meeting to resolve the disputed presidency. (pending review, appeal, and mediation, once again procedural fairness overrides anything resembling justice).
Matt’s also provided [...]

Justice and Community Safety weigh in on the increasingly complex Belconnen Community Council

By 23 November, 2012

This just in:
From: JACS Spokesperson
Subject: Belconnen Community Council
Message Body:
Good morning Johnboy
I am the Acting Communications Manager for the Justice and Community Safety Directorate.
I refer to your article on 21 November 2012 in relation to the Belconnen Community Council (BCC).
Some information is incorrect in that Ms Gourgard was not advised by the Office of Regulatory [...]

Presidente Watts deposed? Or not… the plot thickens…

By 21 November, 2012

The Canberra Times has the intriguing news that Liberal Assembly candidate Matt Watts has been deposed from the presidency of the hotly contested Belconnen Community Council:
Ms Gourgard told The Canberra Times today that the council had been advised by the Office of Regulatory Services (ORS) that the September election, and Mr Watts’ nomination, was not [...]

Matt Watts storms the Belconnen Community Council

By 19 September, 2012

Liberal election candidate Matt Watts is letting it be known he’s swept to power at the Belconnen Community Council and presumable can hereafter be referred to as Mr President:
Mr Watts is a candidate in the upcoming ACT Legislative Election and, as per the Belconnen Community Council Constitution, this was declared prior to the vote. Mr [...]

Community Group cooperation – BCC July Public Forum

By 11 July, 2012

[ 17 July, 2012; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] All Belconnen residents are invited to be part of a joint public meeting of the Belconnen Community Council and See-Change Belconnen.

The object of the evening is to discuss and consider ways for all community groups in Belconnen to work effectively
together to address concerns about amenities, public transport and infrastructure in your local neighbourhood and Town [...]

What does the Land Development Agency do ? May 15th BCC Meeting

By 11 May, 2012

The Director General, or his delegate, of the ACT Governments Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate and Mr Craig Simmons will be our speakers for the May public meeting of the Belconnen Community Council. The ESDD aims to lead the Territory in developing and implementing targeted policies and programs that address environment protection and sustainability, nature [...]

Land Sales and sources of ACT Revenue – Belconnen Community Council April Forum

By 16 April, 2012

[ 17 April, 2012; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] All Belconnen residents are invited to the Belconnen Community Council’s April Public Meeting.

This months public forum will focus on sources of revenue in the ACT and land sales, particularly in Belconnen.

Speakers for this meeting will be from the ACT Treasury and the Land Development Agency (LDA).

The initial presentation from ACT Treasury will [...]

Belconnen Community Council Public Forum 15 Nov – 7.30pm

By 10 November, 2011

[ 30 November, -0001; 12:00 am; ] Belconnen residents are invited to the November meeting of the Belconnen Community Council. This month is the second part of our ‘Transport Forum’ and Officers from ‘Transport Planning & Projects’ will answer questions about ‘Parking in the Belconnen Town Centre’ and ‘After hours access to the Westfield Bus Interchange’.

Following a short coffee break, [...]

Transport in Belconnen – Belconnen Community Council Public Meeting 20 Sep

By 13 September, 2011

[ 20 September, 2011; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] The next Belconnen Community Council Public Meeting is at 7.30pm, Tuesday 20 September, Upstairs Belconnen Library Chandler Street, Belconnen.

The BCC will be holding a Transport Forum in 2 parts. Part 1 on Transport in Belconnen will be this month. Part 2 on Parking and Access in Belconnen Town Centre will be in Nov.

This month, Mr [...]

BCC Meeting – 16 August – Buses, Plastic bag ban and Ginninderra Gorge National Park

By 11 August, 2011

[ 16 August, 2011; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The next Belconnen Community Council Public Meeting will be held at 7.30pm, Tuesday 16 August 2011, Upstairs Belconnen Library, Chandler Street, Belconnen.

All members of the public are welcome to attend and ask questions of our guests.

At this months meeting there are three presentations:

Shannon Savage (AECOM) on the proposed Belconnen to Civic bus transit way (Belconnen [...]

Belconnen Community Council Meeting: Ginninderra Gorge & Development at Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

By 19 July, 2011

[ 19 July, 2011; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] You are invited to this months public meeting of the Belconnen Community Council which will be addressing two issues.

1. There will be a short presentation on the proposed development next to the Belconnen Fresh Food Markets.

2. Following this will be a presentation on the proposal for a Murrumbidge – Ginninderra [...]

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