Submissions to ACT Government on Kippax DV361 close Friday June 28th

The Belconnen Community Council are working hard to achieve the best outcome from this process, and although DV361 and the Kippax Masterplan have not met community expectations, with a poor community return compared to the massive commercial benefit, the strong community response has not gone unnoticed by the ACT Government. A better result can occur if the community demands it.

Kippax Master Plan and DV 361 Update: Submission deadline extended and Planning Minister responds to questions about the Kippax Master Plan, DV 361 and the loss of public open space


Following the April public meeting of the Belconnen Community Council, held to discuss the benefits and problems with the Kippax Master Plan, Draft Variation 361 (that enables the loss of public open space for a shopping centre). Greens MLA Caroline Le Couteur (who attended the meeting), undertook to ask questions about the issues raised by the many members of the community that attended.

Planning Minister Mick Gentleman MLA has responded, in a very timely fashion. The full document is at this link: http://www.belcouncil.org.au/documents/kippax-questions-on-notice-may-19/

Response by Planning Minister to Questions by Caroline Le Couteur MLA

Submission deadline extended until June

As a result of no ACT Government planners attending the April meeting (despite the BCC being assured they would attend), Tara Cheyne MLA for Ginninderra (who was also at the April meeting) undertook to write to the Planning Minister to seek an extension to the May 10 deadline for submissions on DV 361. That was granted, and the deadline has now been extended to June.

Letter from Tara Cheyne MLA advising that the submission deadline has been extended

BCC Public meeting on May 21 to discuss Kippax Master Plan and DV 361

The BCC will be holding a second public meeting on the Kippax Master Plan and DV 361 on May 21 at the Kippax Raiders Club at 7PM. We are advised an ACT Government Planner will attend this meeting to explain the Master Plan and DV 361 to the community.

Belconnen Twilight Markets Oct 5th

Belconnen Twilight Market Friday 5th Oct – Food, live music and stalls

Belconnen Twilight Markets Oct 5th

Belconnen Twilight Markets Oct 5th

The third part of the Belconnen Showcase will take place on Friday October 5th from 4 to 8 PM, in Margaret Timpson Park in the Belconnen Town Centre.

It is a free event and everyone is welcome!

Over 50 of the stalls are Belconnen local businesses or operated by people who live in Belconnen. Many of the performers are also Belconnen locals.

Below is the list of Stalls, Performers and Food Vans at the Belconnen Twilight Market .

Live music will be from 4 to 8 PM from the stage, where people eating and relaxing on the grass can listen to local performers, with the announcement of the Belconnen Town Centre Photo Competition  winners by Tara Cheyne MLA at 8PM

Stalls:

Warehouse Circus
Belconnen Animal Hospital
ACT Rescue & Foster
Evatt Bike Path Transition Group
Vegan Healthy Living
Flying Lady Ceramics
Caroles Fairies
Quality Cushions
Sia Creations
Wattlebird soaps
Dear Bianca Design
Babbette’s Belfry
Kiran Design
Scentsy with Amy
Threads by CRD
Astrid Collarde
Winter Yarn
Word Matters
GIVIT
Sues Creations
Black Swan Sole Design
Dragon Scales and Mermaid Tales
Specsavers Belconnen
Hemp Fashion
Daineres Rainbow
Emma Maja Design
Larry Brandy Aboriginal Storyteller
Made To Inspire
E29UC
Dee’s Book and Comic Shop
Service One Alliance Bank
Style Dots
Another Chance OP Shop
Rainbowtopia
UC Ginninderra Athletics and the UC Athletics Academy
Brumbies
Belconnen Community Council
Belconnen Labor Club
Belconnen Arts Centre
Access Canberra
Tara Cheyne MLA – Photographic Competition Finalists
Education Directorate
EPSDD
Transport Canberra & City Services
Belconnen Community Services
University of Canberra
Ginninderry
Cirrus/Colliers
Moongazer studio
Drommeren/Akka Ballenger
Lucy Gemma Design
Tomato+sage
Bettys Knits
Heavenly scents
Canberra Capitals
GEOCON

Performers:

Johnny Huckle
Lisa Maps
Trevor Takkenberg
Humbug
Frank Zappia music
Ben Drysdale Music
Claire Paton Music
Doctor Stovepipe

Sit on the grass listening to music and enjoying a beautiful Belconnen afternoon!

Food Vans:

Lake Ginninderra Sea Scouts (sausage sizzle)
Yummy Thai Catering
Grill-ax
Pot Belly – Wignall brewery
Woodlands BBQ
Sly Fox Coffee
In The Cloudz Fairy Floss
Chameleon Icecreamery
Come and Get it Hotdogs
Fricken
Dannys Argentinean Chorizo

EVERYBODY IS WELCOME !

Belco twilight market corflute

Belco twilight market corflute

Belconnen Community Council 2018 Annual General Meeting Agenda

Belconnen Community Council Inc.

Annual General Meeting followed by General Meeting

17 September 2018, 7:00–9:00 pm

Venue: Community Room Belconnen Library

AGENDA

  1. 7:00 pm Welcome and call for apologies.
    • BCC Deputy Chair, Damien Haas
  1. 7:05 pm AGM Business
  • Chair’s Annual Report—BCC Deputy Chair, Damien Haas

Moved: Damien Haas             Seconded:

  • Acceptance of Previous AGM Minutes

Moved: Damien Haas             Seconded:

  • Acceptance of audited accounts

Moved: Mary van de Graaff    Seconded:

  • Public Officer declares all committee positions vacant. Committee appointments for 2018–19 announced.

As there were sufficient nominations for the positions being declared vacant, with no competing nominations, no election is required.

Chair: Glen Hyde

Deputy Chair: Damien Haas

Secretary:  Bron Vincent

Treasurer: Mary van de Graaff

Committee members: Maree Pavloudis

Charles Thomas

Other committee positions called for from the floor.

  • Appointment of Richard Trevanion as auditor for 2018–19.

Moved: Damien Haas                 Seconded:

  1. 7:30 pm AGM declared closed

Belconnen Twilight Market in Margaret Timpson Park October 5th 2018

Belco twilight market

On Friday 5 October from 4:30pm-8:30pm, Belconnen Town Centre will come to life at the Belconnen Twilight Market in Margaret Timpson Park.

There will be a range of  local stallholders offering everything from crafts, food, art, ceramics, candles, crystals, fairies, community groups and storytelling! There will be food trucks and music, and a place to relax around the iconic grassed pyramids.

  • There are 57 confirmed stalls and 13 food vendors.
  • 43 of the stallholders are located in Belconnen or live in Belconnen.

The Twilight Markets are the third part of the ACT Government sponsored “Belconnen Showcase” a program designed to promote Belconnen  as a place to do business, and to enjoy life and community.

Community groups and people who make and sell crafts, art or food have an opportunity to setup a stall and either sell to the public or tell them what they do and spread their  message. There is no charge for stallholders to attend.  If you’re a local maker, artist, community or sporting group, or have a food truck, send your Expression of Interest in by 14 September to secure a space at the Belconnen Twilight Markets.

More information can be found at the Facebook page: Belconnen Twilight Market

You can also find out more at the Belconnen Community Council meeting on 18 September at 7pm in the Community Room, upstairs at the Belconnen Library.

 

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