Working Party ad 28.2.2011


Newcastle Council has decided on the composition of its Working Party on the Laman Street Trees.

Here’s the advertisement:

‘Expressions of Interest.

Laman Street Tree Working Party.

Community and technical representatives.

The City of Newcastle is seeking to appoint representatives to its Laman Street Trees Working Part, including:

  • two community members
  • three technical specialists (1 urban/landscape designer, 1 arboriculturalist and 1 risk management practitioner)

 The working party will also include:

  • Four councillors (yet to be determined with one from each ward)
  • Council’s Acting General Manager (Chair)
  • Two Council Directors (Future City and Liveable City)
  • Council’s Infrastructure Management Services Manager

 The Working Party is being established to provide advice to the Urban Planning & Design Advisory Committee on the Laman Street Trees.

The working party has three objectives:

  1. Advise Council on the implementation of the Council resolution of 14 December 2010
  2. Seek evidence-based solutions
  3. Ensure Council’s duty of care and legislative responsibilities are met

Expressions of interest are sought from interested persons with relevant skills and expertise.

Further information about the working party is available on the Laman Street Trees working party page.

Download an information kit including the membership criteria, selection criteria and submission details.

Submissions of interest close at 4:30pm on Monday 14 March 2011.

For further enquiries, please telephone the Committees Coordinator on 02 4974 2872.’

The NCC page on this working party is here:



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