Mayor and Councillors' 2015 Engagement Calendar

Events that the Mayor and Councillors attended during 2015.

Mayor Liz Campbell
January Event
23 Australia Day Awards Ceremony (Council's Civic Centre Courtyard, West Kempsey)
February Event
16 'Shipwreck Island" Official Opening (BIG4 Sunshine South West Rocks Holiday Park)
17 Council Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
18 Mid North Coast Regional Homelessness and Housing Forum (Slim Dusty Centre)
21 Aboriginal Land Council 50 Year Anniversary Freedom Ride (Kempsey Swimming Pool)
March Event
9 Year 3 Kempsey Adventist School (Kempsey Adventist School)
17 Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
18 NSW Seniors Week Morning Tea (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club)
20 Presentation to Kempsey Day View Club (Anglican Church Hall)
22 Concert Fundraiser for Melville High School Support Unit (Melville High School Auditorium)
23 Presentation to Year 3 Kempsey Adventist School (School Library)
April Event
12 Unveiling of the Nominal Roll of Militia Service 1915-1918 (Trial Bay Gaol)
18 Australian Cutting Horse & Youth Rodeo Group Launch (Sherwood Estate Winery)
20 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
21 Council Meeting (South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club)
22 Judging Panel for Volunteer of the Year Awards (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
24 Kempsey High School Anzac Commemoration (Kempsey High School)
25 Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Kempsey Cenotaph, West Kempsey Cemetery, Crescent Head Cenotaph)
May Event
6 Councillors' Briefing - Community Safety Plan (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
14 Workshop - Operating Plan Draft (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
17 Launch of Valley Community Church (Kempsey Showground)
18 Works Inspection Committee Meeting (Civic Centre)
19 Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
23 Kempsey Highway Centre Official Opening (Puma South Kempsey Travel Centre - Southern interchange on the Pacific Highway, Kempsey)
Book Launch - Ghost Child: A Memoir (Slim Dusty Centre)
Melville High School P&C Debutante Ball 2015 (Melville High School Hall)
25 Launch of Red Shield Appeal (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
30 Occasional Address CSU Graduation Ceremony (Coffs Harbour Campus CSU)
June Event
1 Rotary Changeover Dinner (Kempsey Macleay RSL Bowling Club)
2 Launch of BreastScreen Mobile Unit (Kempsey District Hospital)
15 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
16 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
22 Macleay Valley Food Bowl Agribusiness Workshop (Committee Room, West Kempsey)
Extraordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
24 2015 Macleay Small Schools NAIDOC Festival (Kempsey South Public School)
July Event
1 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
4 South West Rocks Rotary Club Changeover Celebration Dinner (The Rockpool, South West Rocks)
6 Councillors' Bus Trip
NAIDOC Week Flag Raising Ceremony (Service Clubs Park)
Mayoral Community Fund Committee Meeting (Gladstone Hotel)
7 NAIDOC Week Morning Tea (Centennial Garden, Kempsey District Hospital)
8 Mid North Coast Local Area Command Awards Ceremony (Emergency Operations Centre, Central Road Port Macquarie)
9 Commemorative Service 20th Anniversary of the passing of Senior Constables Addison and Spears (Memorial Site Killuke Crescent, Crescent Head)
19 Crescent Head Lions Club Installation of Officers 2015/16 (Crescent Head Public School Hall)
20 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
21 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
25 Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Fundraiser Dinner (Slim Dusty Centre)
27 Macleay Educational Community of Schools Music Festival (Melville High School Auditorium)
August Event
1 The Macleay Argus Business Awards and Gala Dinner (Slim Dusty Centre)
9 Sculpture in the Gaol Exhibition (Trial Bay)
17 Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
18 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
22 South West Rocks Marlins and Livin' Charity Match (South West Rocks Oval)
24 Works Committee inspection (Clybucca & Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
30 Skate Park launch (Belgrave Street, Kempsey)
September Event
2 Councillors' monthly General Manager briefing session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
5 Judging of the Sculptures in the Gaol (Trial Bay)
9 Recycling Bin Launch (Crescent Head Beach)
10 Oasis Day Program's Kitchen and Sensory Garden Grand Opening (Harry Boyes Avenue, South Kempsey)
11 Macleay Vocational College Year 12 Formal (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club)
14 Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
15 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
17 Annual Prize Giving Ceremony (St Paul's College)
22 MicroAgri Forum Opening (Kempsey Showground)
October Event
11 Local Government NSW Annual Conference (Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Rosehill)
19 Thompson Health Care Graduation Ceremony (Macleay Valley House)
20 Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
31 NSW SES Long Service and National Medal Awards (Port Macquarie Hastings SES Unit, Port Macquarie)
November Event
4 Extraordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
5 Community Building Partnership announcement (Crescent Head Country Club)
Kempsey High School Year 12 Formal Farewell (Kempsey Macleay RSL Bowling Club)
7 Opening of Riverside Park Playground (Kempsey)
10 Uniting Care and Target Christmas Appeal Opening (Kempsey Target Store)
11 Remembrance Day Service (East Kempsey Cenotaph)
14 Macleay Valley Coast Diabetes Group Annual Fundraising Event (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club)
17 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
19 Official Opening Ceremony of the Slim Dusty Centre
December Event
2 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
4 Macleay Vocational College Presentation Day (Macleay Vocational College)
5 South West Rocks Senior Citizens Christmas Luncheon (South West Rocks Country Club)
Kempsey Riverside Carols Mayor's Community Christmas Message (Riverside Park)
6 Reviewing Officer for 312 Squadron End of Year Parade (St Paul's High School)
7 Kempsey Adventist High School Presentation Evening (Slim Dusty Centre)
8 Bellbrook Public School Awards Assembly (Bellbrook Public School)
Melville High School Annual Presentation Night (School Hall, Melville High School)
9 Tour of Chain O' Ponds Memorial Park Crematorium
Kinchela Public School Presentation Night (Gladstone Hall)
10 Stuarts Point Public School Presentation Evening (Stuarts Point Community Hall)
11 Annual Presentation Day (Kempsey East Public School)
Green Hill Public School - 125th Anniversary Celebrations (Green Hill Public School)
14 Crescent Head Public School Awards Presentation (Crescent Head Public School)
Midwaste ReSourceful School Program (Aldavilla Public School)
St Joseph's Primary School Presentation Evening (St Joseph's School Hall, Kemp Street West Kempsey)
15 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
Christmas Lunch (Netherby House)
22 Sydney Children's Hospital Fundraiser Raffle Draw (BIG W Store, Kempsey)
 
Councillors
January Event Councillor
23 Australia Day Awards Ceremony (Council's Civic Centre Courtyard, West Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
February Event Councillor
17 Council Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
19 TAFE Annual Graduation and Awards of Excellence Presentation (Kempsey High School Auditorium) Cr Lou Kesby
22 Temagog Fire Station Opening & 2015 NSW RFS National and Long Service Medal Presentation (Temagog Fire Station and Kempsey Fire Control Centre) Cr Dean Saul, Cr Bruce Morris
Trial Bay Triathlon Presentation (Trial Bay Gaol Shelter Shed) Cr Sue McGinn
25 Mid North Coast Weeds Co-ordinating Committee Inc. General Meeting (Cape Hawke Surf Club, Palmgrove Place, Forster) Cr Dean Saul
March Event Councillor
1 NSW Rural Fire Service Association Volunteers' Family Day (Coramba Sports Ground, Orara Way, Coramba) Cr Betty Green
6 Kempsey Mother's Union World Day of Prayer (All Saints Anglican Church) Cr Sue McGinn
17 Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
April Event Councillor
20 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
21 Council Meeting (South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club) All Councillors
22 Judging Panel for Volunteer of the Year Awards (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) Cr Lou Kesby
Cr Anna Shields
25 Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (South West Rocks Cenotaph) Cr Anna Shields
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (East Kempsey Cemetery, Willawarrin Cenotaph, Bellbrook Memorial) Cr Betty Green
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Stuarts Point Cenotaph) Cr Sue McGinn
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Frederickton Cenotaph, Hat Head Bowling Club) Cr Dean Saul
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Gladstone Cenotaph) Cr Anthony Patterson
May Event Councillor
2 Hat Head Surf Life Saving Club Presentation Night (Gladstone Heritage Hotel, Gladstone) Cr Anthony Patterson
6 Councillors' Briefing - Community Safety Plan (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
8 MNC Legacy Changeover Luncheon (St Paul's College, West Kempsey) Cr Bruce Morris
12 Volunteer of the Year Awards 2015 (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) Cr Lou Kesby, Councillors who wish to attend
14 Workshop - Operating Plan Draft (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
18 Works Inspection Committee Meeting All Councillors
19 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
June Event Councillor
7 Macleay River Marathon Presentation (Trial Bay) Cr Anna Shields
13 South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club Presentation Night (South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club) Cr Dean Saul
15 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
16 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
17 Kempsey Lions Club Changeover Dinner (Dining Room, Kempsey Hotel) Cr Bruce Morris
19 Mid North Coast Correctional Centre Recruits Graduation Ceremony (Mid North Coast Correctional Centre) Cr Anthony Patterson
22 Macleay Valley Food Bowl Agribusiness Workshop (Committee Room, West Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
Extraordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
23 Waterwise Accreditation Presentation (Bellbrook Public School) Betty Green
South West Rocks Lions Club Changeover Dinner (South West Rocks Country Club Auditorium) Cr Anna Shields
July Event Councillor
1 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
6 Councillors' Bus Trip All Councillors
NAIDOC Week Flag Raising Ceremony (Service Clubs Park) Councillors who wish to attend
Mayoral Community Fund Committee Meeting (Gladstone Hotel) All Councillors
7 NAIDOC Week Morning Tea (Centennial Garden, Kempsey District Hospital) Councillors who wish to attend
9 Commemorative Service 20th Anniversary of the passing of Senior Constables Addison and Spears (Memorial Site Killuke Crescent, Crescent Head) Councillors who wish to attend
20 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
21 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
27 Red Cross Kempsey Branch AGM (Belgrave Street, Kempsey) Cr Betty Green
27 Macleay Educational Community of Schools Music Festival (Melville High School Auditorium) Councillors who wish to attend
August Event Councillor
7 Tree planting ceremony to mark Local Government Week (West Kempsey Cemetery) Cr Lou Kesby
12 Lower North Coast Bushfire Management Committee Meeting (Nambucca Emergency Operations Centre) Cr Bruce Morris
17 Companion Animal Committee Meeting (Committee Room, West Kempsey) Cr Sue McGinn
Cr Dean Saul
Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
18 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
20 Floodplain Management Committee Meeting (The Bureau of Meteorology, Sydney) Cr Bruce Morris
21 Kempsey District Hospital Pink Ladies & Auxiliary AGM (Education Centre) Cr Betty Green
24 Works Committee inspection (Clybucca & Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
26 Mid North Coast Weeds Co-ordinating Committee AGM & General Meeting (Council Committee Room, West Kempsey) Cr Dean Saul
30 Vincent Court Fete (Vincent Court, Leith Street, Kempsey) Cr Betty Green
Skate Park launch (Belgrave Street, Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
September Event Councillor
2 Councillors' monthly General Manager briefing session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
9 Waterwise Program Accreditation Certificate Presentation (St Joseph's Primary School) Cr Sue McGinn
14 Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
15 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
17 Waterwise Accreditation Certificate Presentation (Smithtown Public School) Cr Dean Saul
29 Mid North Coast Local Area Command National Police Remembrance Day Service (Church of Christ, Port Macquarie) Cr Kesby, Cr Patterson
October Event Councillor
3 Willawarrin Community Hall 75th Anniversary / Flower Show (Willawarrin Hall) Cr McGinn
8 Spring into Spring! Community Walk and Breakfast South West Rocks (South West Rocks Surf Club) Cr McGinn
11 Local Government NSW Annual Conference (Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, Rosehill) Cr Kesby, Cr Shields
19 Cows Create Careers Farm Presentation Day (Wauchope RSL) Cr Kesby, Cr Shields
Thompson Health Care Graduation Ceremony (Macleay Valley House) Cr Kesby, Cr Saul, Cr Shields
20 Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
Waterwise Presentation (Willawarrin School) Cr Shields
24 Slim Dusty Country Music Memories Week (Welcome Address) (Kempsey Showground) Cr Kesby
4 Extraordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
5 Inspection of Kempsey District Hospital Redevelopment Project (River Street, West Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
Community Building Partnership announcement (Crescent Head Country Club)
Opening of the dLab Exhibition (54 Belgrave Street, Kempsey)
7 Opening of Riverside Park Playground (Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
110th Year of Service : Hat Head Village Church (Nicholl Centre and Hat Head Church) Cr McGinn
14 Macleay Valley Coast Diabetes Group Annual Fundraising Event (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club) Cr Anna Shields, Cr Anthony Patterson, Cr Ashley Williams
17 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chabers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
18 Focus 10 Interviews (Melville High School) Cr Lou Kesby
19 Official Opening Ceremony of the Slim Dusty Centre Cr Lou Kesby, Cr Betty Green, Cr Sue McGinn, Cr Bruce Morris, Cr Anthony Patterson, Cr Anna Shields
20 Opening of refurbished Kempsey Lifeline Shop Cr Lou Kesby
Focus 10 Interviews (Melville High School) Cr Betty Green
25 Mid North Coast Weeds Co-ordinating Committee Inc. General Meeting (Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Function Room) Cr Dean Saul
26 Floodplain Management Australia Quarterly Meeting (Sydney) Cr Bruce Morris
Councillors
December Event Councillor
2 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
9 Tour of Chain O' Ponds Memorial Park Crematorium Cr Bruce Morris
11 Presentation of Awards (Kempsey West Public School) Cr Betty Green
14 Frederickton Public School Presentation Assembly Cr Betty Green
Kempsey South Public School Annual Assembly of Excellence (School Hall, Kempsey South Public School) Cr Anthony Patterson
15 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
  Christmas Lunch (Netherby House)

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