Community consultation continues today

THERE will be no day of rest for the seventh day of the Derwent Valley Council’s “Your Valley Your Voice 2030” listening tour today.

Council representatives will be at the Peppermint Hill tip site (off Dean St) this morning from 10-11.30 and then at Woolworths Supermarket (George St) from 1.30-3.30pm to tonight to collect the views of the general public on the future of the Derwent Valley municipality for inclusion in the council’s new strategic plan.

The council suggests the following “thought starters”:

  • what I love about the Derwent Valley…
  • in 12 years’ time, I hope the Derwent Valley is…
  • my hope for the future is…
  • what I would like to see in the Derwent Valley…
  • what we should keep in Derwent Valley that is special…

The last of the scheduled public sessions will be held tomorrow and Tuesday. Others have been held at Bushy Park, Glenora, Westerway, Maydena.

New Norfolk Listening Post: 3.30-5pm, Lees Corner, High St, New Norfolk 
Lachlan Community Workshop: 6-8pm, Lachlan Community Hall, Lachlan Rd, Lachlan

New Norfolk Listening Post: 1pm-4pm, Lees Corner, High St, New Norfolk

The council has also been holding a number of specific workshops throughout the consultation process. These have been by invitation only, and have included topics such as sport and recreation, and local history.

Additional public sessions may be held and will be advertised via Facebook.  Those unable to attend in person can submit their ideas online. Anonymous comments will not be accepted.

* Download the latest version of the community consultation schedule here.

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