Brimbank,
25
May
2017
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12:00
Australia/Melbourne

Don't waste your ideas! Join the Waste Management Steering Committee

Summary

We're seeking you to be part of a Waste Management Strategy Development Steering Committee, which will play a key role in helping us develop a new fully integrated waste management strategy.

Brimbank Mayor Cr John Hedditch said the steering committee would provide a direct communication channel for gaining valuable and meaningful input and feedback from community representatives and other stakeholders during the development of the new Brimbank Waste Management Strategy.

Up to Eight Members to be Appointed

“Up to eight local residents or landowners will be part of the new Waste Management Strategy Steering Committee, to represent a cross section of different community perspectives and interests.

“The committee will also comprise of up to two industry experts - from the Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG) and/or Environment Protection Authority (EPA) and three Brimbank City Council Councillors, Cr Lancashire, Cr Giudice and Cr Tachos. The committee will be chaired by Councillor Lancashire.

“The development of a new integrated Waste Management Strategy is an important project for Brimbank, as a cleaner and environmentally sustainable Brimbank is a priority shared by both Council and community.

“I encourage community members to put in an Expression of Interest if they’re interested in being part of this Steering Committee,” Cr Hedditch said.

Role of Committee

The role of the committee will be to:

  • provide a forum for sharing ideas and discussions between relevant stakeholders
  • complement and add more detailed insights as part of the broader community and stakeholder engagement process
  • consider input and feedback derived from Community Consultation Program
  • provide feedback on the Draft Waste Management Strategy, and
  • identify and raise any issues of concern for Council to consider.

Selection Criteria

Each member of the Committee will be selected for their individual expertise and not as a representative of any group or organisation. Selection will be based on demonstration of the following attributes and skill sets:

  • Interest or specialist knowledge.
  • Ability to represent a broad range of community views.
  • Willingness to constructively participate in an independent advisory capacity; and
  • Acceptance of the Terms of Reference.

The committee will operate on a voluntary basis.

Apply Now!

Interested community members are required to express their interest by completing an application form, which is available at our Have Your Say page.

A form can be submitted online, or hard copy forms can be posted to:

Group Manager Operations
Brimbank City Council
PO Box 70,
Sunshine 3020;

or emailed in to info@brimbank.vic.gov.au (attention to Group Manager Operations).

Applications close Friday 23 June 2017.