- The exhibition period for the NEW CITY PLAN ended in May 2015. Council’s project team reviewed the 1,879 submissions received and considers 330 submissions were in favour of the proposed changes and 1,470 submissions were against.
- Council’s project team has now completed a 68-page report on the NEW CITY PLAN, including recommendations for future action.
- One week’s notice was given by Kogarah City Council for everyone to voice their concerns directly to their Councillors at a Public Forum for the NEW CITY PLAN, next Monday 31 August 2015.
ARTICLE – August 24, 2015:
St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
(Link to the Leader’s online copy of the article)
Forum to be held on New City Plan for Kogarah
By Maria Galinovic
No way: residents fear overdevelopment in an already stretched infrastructure-local member Chris Minns speaking. Picture John Veage
KOGARAH Council is planning to listen to the opinion of residents on the contentious New City Plan at a public forum held during an extraordinary council meeting on Monday, August 31.
The venue is the Venus Lounge in Belgrave Street at 7pm.
People wanting to speak at this forum must register by contacting the council before 4pm this Friday. Each can speak for three minutes.
Update from Kogarah City Council: 20 August – Public Forum date announced for Monday 31 August 2015 at Venus Reception Centre at 7pmPosted: August 20, 2015
UPDATE – August 20, 2015:
The following news of a Public Forum convened by Kogarah City Council, with the date, time and venue was announced only upon Council’s ‘New City Plan website’, 9 hours ago.
Here is the link to Kogarah City Council’s announcement upon their New City Plan website; or read it all here:
Update: 20 August – Public Forum date announced for Monday 31 August 2015 at Venus Reception Centre at 7pm Read the rest of this entry »
New Kogarah City rezoning plan sparks flood of buy-up deals for ‘glut’ of apartments | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderPosted: August 12, 2015
Follow this link to the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader’s online copy to VOTE in the ONLINE POLL – and post your own comments about the New City Plan too!
FRONT PAGE ARTICLE – August 11, 2015: St George & Sutherland Shire Leader
New Kogarah City rezoning plan sparks flood of buy-up deals for ‘glut’ of apartments
By Maria Galinovic
AN AERIAL SHOT OF KOGARAH CBD, TAKEN ABOUT 10 YEARS AGO.
PICTURE: ROBERT PEARCE
KOGARAH, in the grip of frenzied real estate wheeling and dealing, could be in for a shock if the New City plan is approved in its present form.
Residents will get one more chance to comment on New City Plan | St George & Sutherland Shire LeaderPosted: August 6, 2015
To read our online copy of the article, click here, or follow this link to the St George and Sutherland Shire Leader’s online copy.