City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has announced that Council will be conducting a
trial of extended winter times for dog off leash access areas, from 1 May 2014
to 30 September 2014.
off leash access times during the trial period will be in operation from 3.00pm
to 10.00am daily.
beaches have been identified for the trial: Huskisson Beach, Nelson Beach at
Vincentia, and Culburra Beach. Signs are
now in place to reflect the changes at these locations.
Mayor said that Council conducted a Dog Access Areas Policy review in 2013,
which included an on-line survey covering a broad range of issues.
received a total of 699 responses, 103 of which requested an increase in off
leash times. Many highlighted that during the winter months, the beaches
are used less and it is often dark and cold during off leash times” Clr Gash
will be conducting community consultation regarding the trial, commencing 23
April 2014. A web-based feedback form can be accessed during the trial period
from Council’s website www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au.
you can write or email submissions to Council. Submissions must be made in writing and can be emailed to email@example.com or posted to:
CONTACT: Susan Edwards, Senior Strategic Planner (02) 4429 3632