OPEN SPACE IN THE PROPOSED FRENCHS FOREST TOWN CENTRE SITE
Background: To inform Council of options to increase open space in the proposed Frenchs Forest town centre site as part of the ongoing development of the Northern Beaches Hospital Precinct Structure Plan in response to Council’s resolution on 24 October 2017.
REPORT At the Council meeting on 24 October 2017, Council resolved through a Mayoral Minute:
1. Prepare a short report to present to Council within three months that identifies options to increase open space in the proposed Frenchs Forest town centre site as part of the ongoing development of the Northern Beaches Hospital Precinct Structure Plan.
2. Form a community consultation group with the following stakeholders: Dr Rob Stokes, Brad Hazzard, Jonathon O’Dea, Brett Whitworth (Executive Director State Department of Planning and Environment), Sarah Hill (CEO Greater Sydney Commission), Fiona Morrison (Open Space Coordinator, State Minister for Planning and Housing).
Cr Harrison / Cr Walton
That Council invite the NSW Department of Planning and Environment to brief Councillors on the Frenchs Forest Precinct Plan, including the intended provision of open space, prior to public exhibition which is scheduled for September 2018.
VOTING FOR: Unanimous