Call to public to have final say

It’s your last chance to have your say about Burnie’s future direction.

Earlier this year, Burnie City Council called upon the public to have input in the future direction of the City. Over 500 people took part in the Making Burnie 2030 activities, ultimately, shaping the future direction for Burnie.

Chair of Making Burnie 2030 Anita Dow said, “It was terrific to see so many people passionate about our City and Burnie’s future. Their thoughts and input have created this report.

“The Federal Budget announcement couldn’t have been timed better in providing significant financial support to address some of the social and economic challenges that the community recognised in preparing this plan.”

Since March, the community’s input has been shaped into a report with ongoing consultation with community groups and community members that took part in the Making Burnie 2030 conference. The Draft Strategic Plan for Burnie is now ready for final feedback, before it is adopted by Council.

“It is your last chance to have a say about our City’s future. The report has been written with the community’s thoughts and ambitions. It’s important to make sure that the final document accurately reflects these thoughts and ambitions.”

A copy of the Draft Strategic Plan for Burnie can be downloaded online or a copy can be collected from the Burnie City Council offices at 80 Wilson Street. All feedback on the document must be received back to Council by 5pm on Tuesday 14 June 2011.

“The end result will be a community-driven strategic plan for Burnie that will guide all of us in working together to make the best Burnie we can.”

For further information please contact

Libby Jowett
Communications Officer
Burnie City Council
(03) 6430 5716 or 0448 568 728