Environment

Our goal is to manage the unique natural resources and Council infrastructure, ensuring a healthy and sustainable environment where the community’s social, physical and economic well-being is enhanced for present and future generations.

Objectives

  • Develop and implement integrated programs of environmental management. 
  • Promote sustainable management of natural resources for the conservation of the environment and the enjoyment of present and future generations. 
  • Ensure development complements the natural environment, landscapes, cultural identify and economic growth. 
  • Ensure access to a clean water supply. 
  • Maintain and enhance sustainable open space and recreation facilities to meet community needs for active and passive recreation. 
  • Develop a co-ordinated and well planned transport network for vehicles and pedestrians. 
  • Achieve “best value” in managing Council’s infrastructure.