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Works & Community Committee Resolution - Tuesday 10 August 2021

Published on 19 August 2021

At the Works & Community Committee meeting held on Tuesday 10 August 2021, Council resolved the following: 

(a) That Council adopts Field of Mars Reserve Masterplan Report, as prepared by City of Ryde and Gondwana Consulting dated July 2021.

(b) That Council refer the draft Field of Mars Reserve Plan of Management, dated July 2021 to the Minister for Lands and Forestry for approval to place on public exhibition as per the requirements of the Crown Lands Management Act 2016.

(c) That once approval is obtained from the Minister, the document be placed on exhibition and a public hearing be undertaken for the proposed land recategorisations, with submissions received for a period of 42 days and a report be brought back to Council following this process.

(d) That Council approves the closure of the Wellington Rd road reserve, as detailed in the Field of Mars Master Plan, and that all associated administrative processes be undertaken with delegating authority given to the General Manager to undertake all tasks necessary to affect this closure and executing all the required documentation.

(e) The Council continues to advocate for the continued care, control and management of Lot 7011 DP 1069836, for the use of environmental conservation purposes as per its current E2 zoning.

(f) That Council write to thank the residents that participated in the development of the Masterplan and Plan of Management and inform them of this resolution.

Please note: This is now a resolution of Council in accordance with the Committee's delegated powers.

  • Click here to view the Minutes from Works and Community Committee Meeting. 
  • Click here to view the Masterplan Report.
Last updated on 26 August 2021