To PROTECT our beaches, parklands and natural assets from inappropriate development and the potential impacts of climate change.
· Adopted the first Coastal Zone Management Plan
· Refined DCPs
· Flood studies (upgraded pipes to meet 100 year flood)
· Emergency Response Team partnership with emergency services to respond to crisis situations
· Lobbied the State Government for beach renourishment funding (for protection of natural assets, roads and parks) and accurate reports on climate change, sea level rise, etc.
· Completed and funded the Collaroy Stormwater Outlet
· Finalised and upgraded flood mitigation infrastructure to reduce flood risk at Dee Why Town Centre under Oaks Avenue.
· Councillors were actively involved in the Narrabeen, Dee Why, Curl Curl & Manly Lagoon Committees
· Completed upgrades to paths and infrastructure to Stony Range Botanical Gardens
· Actively encouraged more citizen science projects, involved with community tree planting and bush regeneration days run by council and community groups
· Supported 3 community gardens with the newest one opening in Curl Curl after community consultation.
· Mayor and Councillors attended various Friends of the Bush events to support and promote the work of volunteers
· Worked on Bushland Regeneration budget discussions to give a higher priority
· Curl Curl Beach and dog park Master plan/ Coastal walk
· Narrabeen Trail
· Narrabeen State Park
· Bush Regeneration Strategic Plan (coordinated, strategic approach to bush regeneration and prioritised the areas most in need)
· Finalised the Manly Warringah War Memorial Plan of Managment