Mayor and Councillors' 2016 Engagement Calendar

Events that the Mayor and Councillors attended during 2016.

Mayor Liz Campbell
January Event
11 RFS Fire Control Centre Sod-turning Event (RFS Fire Control Centre Cnr North and River Street, Kempsey)
18 Australia Day Awards 2016 Nominations Review (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
25 Australia Day Awards 2016 Ceremony (Slim Dusty Centre)
26 Crescent Head Lions Club Australia Day Community Celebrations (Rotunda and CWA Hall, Crescent Head)
28 Official Opening Macleay Options Independent Living House (Rudder Street, East Kempsey)
February Event
3 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
6 Stramit Country Surf Life Saving Championships Official Function (South West Rocks Surf Club)
8 Painting Country Exhibition of Works Opening (Melville High School Community Hall)
9 Halls Committee Meeting (Melville High School Library)
9 South West Rocks Holiday and Leisure Reserve Trust Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
10 Community Safety Precinct Committee Meeting - MNC LAC (Port Macquarie Emergency Operations Centre)
12 Schools Reconciliation Challenge Regional Exhibition Launch (Dunghutti-Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery)
16 Ordinary Council meeting (Crescent Head Surf Club, Crescent Head)
20 Community meeting of Lower Macleay River Flood Preparedness (Belmore River Hall)
21 Trial Bay Triathlon Presentation (Trial Bay)
28 Royal Far West - Ride for Country Kids (Riverside Park)
March Event
2 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
6 Clean Up Australia Day Event (Sherwood Hall Riverside Area)
14 Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
15 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
Macleay Historical Society AGM (Kempsey Museum, South Kempsey)
18 Official Opening Chain O' Ponds Memorial Park (Chain O' Ponds Road, Collombatti)
April Event
5 Launch of "As I Age…" Boards (Smith Street, Kempsey)
6 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
13 Youth Homelessness Matters Day Opening (Kempsey Skate Park)
18 Councillor Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
19 Ordinary Council Meeting (Willawarrin Community Hall, Willawarrin)
25 Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Kempsey Cenotaph, 5:30am)
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Crescent Head Cenotaph, 9:00am)
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (East Kempsey Cenotaph, 11:00am)
26 Smith Street Refurbishment Celebration (Pergola area, western side of Smith Street)
27 Official Opening Clinical Services Building (Kempsey District Hospital)
30 South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club Annual Presentation Night (South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club)
May Event
3 Councillors' Bus Tour of Infrastructure Projects
4 Tour de Cure Dinner (Crescent Head Surf Club, Crescent Head)
14 Hat Head SLSC Presentation Night (Gladstone Heritage Hotel)
16 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
17 Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
23 Launch of Red Shield Appeal Flag Raising Ceremony (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
24 Creative Industries Forum Welcome Address (Slim Dusty Centre)
28 Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) (Kempsey High School)
June Event
8 MNC Local Area Command Awards Ceremony (Emergency Operations Centre, Port Macquarie)
12 South West Rocks Running Festival (Trial Bay Shelter Shed)
17 South West Rocks Community Health Centre 10th Birthday Celebration (South West Rocks Community Health Centre)
19 Installation of the New Board and Members of Crescent Head Lions Club (Crescent Head Surf Club)
20 Councillors Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
21 Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
28 2016 South West Rocks Lions Club Changeover Dinner (South West Rocks Country Club Auditorium)
29 Macleay Small Schools NAIDOC Festival (Kempsey South Public School)
July Event
1 KDH Cultural Room Dedication and Naming Ceremony (Polwood Street entrance - Kempsey District Hospital)
2 South West Rocks Rotary Changeover Dinner (Rockpool Motor Inn, South West Rocks)
4 Official Opening of NAIDOC Week 2016 (Service Clubs Park, Kempsey)
Rotary Club of Kempsey Changeover Dinner (Kemspey Macleay RSL Club)
16 St Paul's Debutante Ball (St Paul's College Hall, West Kempsey)
18 Official Opening of Salvation Army Family Store (Smith Street, Kempsey)
19 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
22 Macleay Early Learning Children's Art Exhibition (Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery, Gladstone)
23 Macleay Valley Food Bowl Showcase Dinner (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club)
August Event
1 Mayoral Community Fund Committee Meeting (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
9 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
12 Commissioning to Ministry as Rector of All Saints Anglican Church (All Saints Anglican Church, Kempsey)
13 Official Hand-over of NSW State Emergency Medium Rescue Truck (Kempsey SES Headquarters)
Official Opening of New Kitchen (All Saints Anglican Church)
15 Memorial Service for late Howard Lee (Kempsey Heights Bowling Club)
18 Service to commemorate the Battle of Long Tan 50 years ago (Sub-Branch Memorial Hall)
27 Macleay Valley Business Awards (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club)
28 Official Opening Kempsey-Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club (Kempsey-Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club)
31 Macleay Educational Community of Schools Spring Into Art Exhibition (Macleay Community Gallery, Gladstone)
September Event
2 Official Opening of 8th Australasian Native Orchid Conference and Show (Kempsey Dirt Bike Track)
3 Sculptures in the Gaol (Seabreeze Hotel, South West Rocks)
8th Australasian Native Orchid Conference and Show Presentation Dinner (Kempsey Heights Bowling Club)
5 Waterwise Accreditation Refresher Presentation (Millbank Public School, Hickeys Creek Road, Millbank)
10 Council Elections
16 Macleay Valley College Year 12 Formal (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club)
22 Clontarf Foundation Super Training Session (Kempsey High School)
St Paul's College Annual Prize Giving Ceremony (St Paul's College Hall)
24 River Festival Mayoral Address (Riverside Park, Kempsey)
26 Councillors' briefing session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
27 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
October Event
1 Wings Over Macleay - Official Opening (Kempsey Airport)
6 Exhibition Launch - “Behind the Lines - The Year's Best Political Cartoons of 2015” - Slim Dusty Centre
13 Councillor Induction - Infrastructure Services Departmental Briefing (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
16-17 Local Government NSW Annual Conference 2016 (WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong)
November Event
5 Coastline Credit Union 50th Birthday Celebration Dinner (Crescent Head Surf Club)
9 Uniting Church Christmas Appeal Launch (Front of Target Store, Kempsey)
11 Remembrance Day Service (East Kempsey Cenotaph)
12 Opening of the new Horseshoe Bay Playground (Horseshoe Bay Playground, South West Rocks)
14 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
15 Ordinary Council Meeting (Kundabung Community Hall)
December Event
3 Official Opening of the Hat Head Surf Club Renovations (Hat Head Surf Club)
Tank FM Fundraiser Prize Draw (Tank FM Studio, Rudder Park Kempsey)
Mayor's Christmas Message - 2016 Christmas Carols & Fireworks (Riverside Park, Kempsey)
5 Kempsey Adventist Secondary School Presentation (Slim Dusty Centre)
6 ‘Food for Fairways’ Morning Tea (Crescent Head Country Club)
12 Frederickton Public School Annual Presentation Assembly (Frederickton Public School)
Kempsey High Public School Annual Presentation (Kempsey High School)
13 Mayor's Welcome - Annual Charity Bike Ride (Nestlé Factory)
Melville High School Presentation Night (Melville High School)
19 Councillors Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey)
20 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey)
 
Councillors
January Event Councillor
11 RFS Fire Control Centre Sod-turning Event (RFS Fire Control Centre Cnr North and River Street, Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
18 Australia Day Awards 2016 Nominations Review (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
25 Australia Day Awards 2016 Ceremony (Slim Dusty Centre) Councillors who wish to attend
26 South West Rocks Lions Club Australia Day Community Celebrations (Horseshoe Bay Shelter Shed)
Crescent Head Lions Club Australia Day Community Celebrations (Rotunda and CWA Hall, Crescent Head)
February Event Councillor
3 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
6 Stramit Country Surf Life Saving Championships Official Function (South West Rocks Surf Club) Cr Dean Saul
8 Painting Country Exhibition of Works Opening (Melville High School Community Hall) Cr Betty Green
9 Halls Committee Meeting (Melville High School Library) Cr Lou Kesby, Cr Betty Green
9 South West Rocks Holiday and Leisure Reserve Trust Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
16 Ordinary Council meeting (Crescent Head Surf Club, Crescent Head) All Councillors
24 MNC Weeds Coordinating Committee Meeting (Harrington Library) Cr Dean Saul
26 Macleay Sporting Council Meeting (Kempsey-Macleay RSL Club) Councillors who wish to attend
March Event Councillor
2 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
6 Clean Up Australia Day Event (Sherwood Hall Riverside Area) Councillors who wish to attend
11 Afternoon Tea and Presentation for Ted Pascoe's 100th Birthday (Macleay Valley House) Cr Lou Kesby
14 Councillors' Briefing Session (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
15 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
18 Official Opening Chain O' Ponds Memorial Park (Chain O' Ponds Road, Collombatti) Councillors who wish to attend
Kempsey Swimming Club Annual Presentation Dinner (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club) Cr Green
April Event Councillor
6 Councillors' Monthly General Manager Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
13 Youth Homelessness Matters Day Opening (Kempsey Skate Park) Councillors who wish to attend
18 Councillor Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
19 Ordinary Council Meeting (Willawarrin Community Hall, Willawarrin All Councillors
21 Booroongen Djugun Anzac Day Ceremony (Booroongen Djugun College, Greenhill) Cr Bruce Morris
25 Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (South West Rocks Cenotaph, 5:30am) Cr Shields
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (East Kempsey Cemetery, 7:00am) Cr Green
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Willawarrin Cenotaph, 9:00am) Cr Green
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Frederickton Cenotaph, 9:00am) Cr Morris
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Hat Head Bowling Club, 10:00am) Cr Williams
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (South West Rocks Cenotaph, 11:00am) Cr Shields
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Gladstone Cenotaph, 11:00am) Cr Patterson
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Bellbrook Cenotaph, 11:00am) Cr Green
Anzac Day Service Wreath Laying (Stuarts Point Cenotaph, 11:00am) Cr Saul
26 Smith Street Refurbishment Celebration (Pergola area, western side of Smith Street) Councillors who wish to attend
Kempsey District Hospital Community BBQ (Clinical Services Building Courtyard) Councillors who wish to attend
3 Councillors' Bus Tour of Infrastructure Projects Cr Lou Kesby, Cr Bruce Morris, Cr Betty Green, Cr Ashley Williams, Cr Anthony Patterson, Cr Anna Shields
May Event Councillor
16 Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
17 Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
June Event Councillor
4 Surf Life Saving Mid North Coast Awards of Excellence and Presentation Evening (South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club) Cr Anna Shields
10 Macleay Valley Arts Council AGM (Oddfellows Hall, Kempsey) Cr Sue McGinn
11 Opening of Indoor Bowling Country Championships (Melville High School ) Cr Bruce Morris
20 Councillors Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
21 Ordinary Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
26 Vincent Court's 40th Anniversary and Annual Fete (Vincent Court, West Kempsey) Cr Betty Green
July Event Councillor
4 Official Opening of NAIDOC Week 2016 (Service Clubs Park, Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
19 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
August Event Councillor
1 Mayoral Community Fund Committee Meeting (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
9 Council Meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
12 Commissioning to Ministry as Rector of All Saints Anglican Church (All Saints Anglican Church, Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
13 South West Rocks & District Garden Club Zone Day Celebrations (South West Rocks Country Club Auditorium) Cr Sue McGinn
15 Memorial Service for late Howard Lee (Kempsey Heights Bowling Club) Councillors who wish to attend
September Event Councillor
10 Council Elections All Councillors
24 River Festival Mayoral Address (Riverside Park, Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend
26 Councillors' briefing session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
27 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
30 Adelaide Swift Memorial Arts Award (Public School Hall, Gregory Street, South West Rocks) Cr Anna Shields
October Event Councillor
1 Wings Over Macleay - Official Opening (Kempsey Airport) Councillors who wish to attend
6 Exhibition Launch - “Behind the Lines - The Year's Best Political Cartoons of 2015” - Slim Dusty Centre Councillors who wish to attend
13 Councillor Induction - Infrastructure Services Departmental Briefing (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
15 Macleay Musical Swap Meet (Kempsey Racecourse) Councillors who wish to attend
16-17 Local Government NSW Annual Conference 2016 (WIN Entertainment Centre, Wollongong) Cr Ashley Williams, Cr Dean Saul, Cr Bruce Morris
22 Official Opening of Slim Dusty Country Music Festival (Kempsey Showground) Cr Ashley Williams
25 Kempsey-Macleay Riding for the Disabled Open Day (Kempsey Showground) Cr Sue McGinn
Councillor Induction Presentation - Sustainable Environment, Community Engagement, Service Reviews (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
27 CWA Mid North Coast Group Conference Welcome (Stuarts Point Community Hall) Cr Dean Saul
29 2016 REC Ya Shorts Youth Film Festival Awards Presentation (Slim Dusty Centre) Cr Ashley Williams
31 Community Strategic Plan / Delivery Plan Workshop (Council Chambers) All Councillors
November Event Councillor
9 Kempsey High School Year 12 Formal (Kempsey High School Hall) Cr Ashley Williams
12 Opening of the new Horseshoe Bay Playground (Horseshoe Bay Playground, South West Rocks) Cr Anna Shields, Councillors who wish to attend
Macleay Valley Coast Diabetes Group Fundraising Dinner (Kempsey Macleay RSL Club) Cr Ashley Williams
14 Welcome to Niigata Friendship Force Club (Aldavilla Public School) Cr Leo Hauville
Councillors' Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
15 Ordinary Council Meeting (Kundabung Community Hall) All Councillors
16 Focus 10 Interviews (Melville High School) Cr Anthony Patterson, Cr Ashley Williams
17 Official Opening of Charles Sturt University's Port Macquarie Campus (Port Macquarie) Cr Leo Hauville
26 NSW SES Long Service & National Medal Awards (NSW SES Office, Port Macquarie) Cr Bruce Morris
December Event Councillor
5 Waterwise Accreditation Presentation (Frederickton Public School) Cr Dean Saul
6 ‘Food for Fairways’ Morning Tea (Crescent Head Country Club) Councillors who wish to attend
Kempsey Adventist Upper Primary Presentation (Slim Dusty Centre) Cr Mark Baxter
8 Kempsey TAFE Awards Presentation (Kempsey High School Auditorium) Cr Ashley Williams
Frederickton Public School Year 6 Formal (Frederickton Public School) Cr Leo Hauville
9 Kempsey West Public School Presentation of Awards (Kempsey West Public School) Cr Dean Saul
Kempsey East Public School Annual Presentation (Kempsey East School Hall) Cr Leo Hauville
Official Opening of Early Intervention HAPPI Clinic (Clyde Street, Kempsey) Cr Anna Shields
10 South West Rocks Senior Citizens Christmas Luncheon (South West Rocks Country Club) Cr Leo Hauville
11 312 Squadron Australian Air Force Cadets Annual Review Parade and Awards Ceremony (St Paul's High School) Cr Dean Saul
12 Crescent Head Public School Presentation Day Ceremony (Crescent Head Public School) Cr Sue McGinn
Kempsey South Public School Annual Assembly of Excellence (Kempsey South School Hall) Cr Anthony Patterson
St Joseph's Primary School Presentation Evening (St Joseph's School Hall) Cr Anna Shields
14 Waterwise Accreditation Presentation (Greenhill Public School) Cr Dean Saul
St Paul's College Awards Ceremony (St Paul's College Hall) Cr Anna Shields
19 Councillors Briefing Session (Civic Centre, West Kempsey) All Councillors
20 Ordinary Council meeting (Council Chambers, West Kempsey) All Councillors
21 Durri Community Christmas Celebration (Verge Street Oval, Kempsey) Councillors who wish to attend

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