October 18, 2021


Hunter’s Hill Council has endorsed the next stages of community consultation for major projects in Gladesville town centre and Figtree Park.

At its meeting tonight (18 October, 2021) the Council resolved that further work be undertaken on a Gladesville Masterplan, in response to public feedback received during August and September.

The feedback, in particular regarding lower building height options, will be considered in early 2022 and placed on public exhibition.

The Masterplan will assist in providing a town centre that is attractive and accessible and offers a wide retail offering, as well as useable open space, and a residential component.

A NSW Public Spaces Legacy Program project for Figtree Park, in Hunters Hill Village, will move to the next phase of consultation to canvass concept designs with the community.

The project proposes the revitalisation and expansion of the park to increase public use of the space.

The feedback from the next participation opportunity will inform the final, detailed design.

Also, at tonight’s meeting the Council resolved to:

  • Apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to increase rates to improve levels of service for roads, footpaths, environmental management, playgrounds, kerbs and gutters, seawalls and parks and reserves, and reduce infrastructure backlog.
  • Adopt and place on public exhibition financial statements for the year ending 30 June, 2021.
  • Award more than $12,000 in community grants and invite further applications in the coming weeks.
  • Endorse a Sustainability Action Plan for 2022, to create a more sustainable, greener, healthier, cooler and more liveable municipality by supporting initiatives within government, schools, businesses and for residents.

Tonight’s was the final meeting for this term of Council. A caretaker period will commence from 5 November, ahead of local government elections on 4 December.


MEDIA CONTACT: Jacqui Jones, Communications Officer. Phone: (02) 9879 9400


Related news

Walk Safely to School

Walk Safely to School

Students at Villa Maria Catholic Primary School travelled on a walking school bus ahead of National Walk Safely to School Day.

Vision for the future

Vision for the future

Hunter’s Hill Council has endorsed draft plans for service delivery over the next one to 10 years. Additional feedback is invited on the strategic documents, which are on public exhibition until 13 June.

National Road Safety Week

National Road Safety Week

During National Road Safety Week (15 -22 May 2022), take the pledge – drive so others survive.

Federal election 2022

Federal election 2022

Pre-poll and election day voting for the upcoming federal election is not available at Hunters Hill Town Hall. You can find details on where to vote on the Australian Electoral Commission's website.

Back to the top

Hunter’s Hill Council

22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400
ABN: 75 570 316 011