Council represented on Duralie and Stratford mine consultative committees

MidCoast Council: Brad Christensen, Len Roberts, Claire Ponton, David Keegan, Karen Hutchinson, Peter Epov, Kathryn Bell, Katheryn Smith, David West, Troy Fowler and Jan McWilliams.
MidCoast Council: Brad Christensen, Len Roberts, Claire Ponton, David Keegan, Karen Hutchinson, Peter Epov, Kathryn Bell, Katheryn Smith, David West, Troy Fowler and Jan McWilliams.

Councillor Karen Hutchinson will represent MidCoast Council on the Duralie and Stratford coal mine community consultative committees.

Deputy mayor, Katheryn Smith is the alternate delegate.

Council finalised the appointments at its December meeting.

Council’s director of planning and natural systems, or their delegate, will also represent MidCoast Council on these committees.

Council appointed delegates to various external bodies at its October 2017 meeting but sought clarification from the chairwoman of the Duralie consultative committee, Margaret MacDonald-Hill.

Council delegates are: Hunter Councils, mayor David West is a board director; Mid North Weight of Loads Group, Cr Katheryn Smith; Arts Mid North Coast, Cr Claire Pontin; Bushfire Management Committee, Cr Len Roberts; NSW Rural Fire Service liaison committee, Cr Len Roberts; NSW Public Libraries Association, Cr David Keegan; Hunter Regional Weeds Committee, mayor David West; Joint Regional Planning Panel, Crs Peter Epov and David Keegan, Cr Jan McWilliams alternate; Local Traffic Committee, Cr Brad Christensen; Manning Valley Liquor Consultative Committee, Cr Brad Christensen; Pacific Blue Metal Quarry at Possum Brush, mayor David West; Stroud Heritage Conservation, Cr Jan McWilliams; Port Stephens Myall Lakes Estuary Management Committee, Cr Claire Ponton; Gloucester Exploration Project community consultative committee – Gloucester Resources Limited (GRL), Cr Clair Pontin.