Floodplain committee’s first meeting
Federation Council Mayor Pat Bourke was elected unopposed as Chair and John Geppert as Deputy Chair, representing Boree Creek, also unopposed.
Among committee members will be Department of Planning and Environment’s Nikki Allen and community representative from Urana, Michael Dore.
At its monthly meeting on August 21, Federation Council formally endorsed the appointments and Terms of Reference, and the local SES representative to be included as a voting member. Council’s consultants were introduced at the meeting, which was held at the council offices in Urana.
The most senior positions and Terms of Reference were decided at the Federation Council Floodplain Management Committee’s inaugural meeting on August 8.