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Waste Management Facility Update

WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITY CLOSED THURSDAY 26/11/2020

The Waste Management Facility (WMF) will be closed on Thursday 26 November 2020 to accommodate staff training needs.

If essential access to the WMF is required throughout the day, please contact LHIB administration.  If possible, we will have a staff member attend the WMF and supervise access.

 

WASHING OF FOOD BUCKETS – WMF

New Board Chair Appointed for 2021

The Minister for Energy and Environment, the Hon. Matt Kean MP has written to inform me that due to senior executive changes in the Environment, Energy and Science Group in the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, a new Chairperson of the Board has been appointed.

Mr Atticus Fleming has been appointed as from 1 January 2021. In addition to being the incoming LHIB Chairperson, he is also the Deputy Secretary of the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Emergency Information Update

ISLAND EMERGENCY SIREN

The island has 3 dedicated emergency siren units.  They are located:

  1. On the roof of the old post office, now The Crooked Post
  2. Skyline Drive at the intersection of McGee’s Parade
  3. Back- up generator site just north of Capella.

The sirens are simultaneously activated from the LHIB offices by radio transmitter. The sirens are tested at 1000 hrs the first Wednesday of each month for approximately 5-10 seconds.

Fish Monitoring Results

Post REP fish sampling was conducted in mid October 2020 in accordance with the associated permit conditions and returned the following results:

Five fish species were sampled: Kingfish (3), Bluefish (5), Trevally (5) Mullet (5) and Garfish (5), making a total of 23 individual samples. Both fish flesh and liver were tested for each individual of all five species.

DA2020.13 - C & R Wade - Pending Determination

DA Number: DA2020.13

Applicant: Christopher & Rosalind Wade

Description: Alterations and Additions to existing garage

Development Location: Portion 331

Exhibition Period: 16 October to 30 October 2020

Status: Pending Determination

Please see below for plans of the propsed development. The full application can be viewed at the Boards administration office throughout the exhibition period. 

Community Consultation Planning Proposal Stage 1 LEP 2010 - 21 October 2020

 

 

 

Lord Howe Island Board

COMMUNITY CONSULTATION: PLANNING PROPOSAL STAGE 1

LORD HOWE ISLAND LEP 2010

 

Objectives and Intended Outcomes

A Planning Proposal has been prepared by All About Planning Pty Ltd on behalf of the Lord Howe Island Board (the Board) to make various minor amendments to the Lord Howe Island Local Environmental Plan 2010 (LEP 2010).

 

Island Wide Power Supply Interruptions - 28 October, 3 and 4 November 2020

The Renewable Energy Project has reached another exciting milestone. During the last supply interruption, the solar and battery array cables were connected into the main powerhouse. This next interruption will allow for energisation of the battery system, commissioning works and testing to check the battery system can restore all Island electricity from a full power outage.

This will cause 3 power supply interruptions that will affect the electrical supply island-wide, on 3 different days. These interruptions could last up to 2 hours each as follows: