Port Macquarie-Hastings Council sets busy May meeting agenda

There is a busy list of agenda items set for discussion when Port Macquarie-Hastings Council meets on Wednesday May 16.

Among the key issues include, the setting of councillor and mayoral fees for the 2018/19 financial year.

Council has, in the past, adopted the maximum fee determined by the Local Government Reumuneration Tribunal for both councnillors and mayor.

Councillors will vote on providing financial support to the Camden Haven Show Society for the construction of the planned Mid North Coast Equestrian Centre at Kendall Showground.

The Society is making an application to the state government's Regional Sports Infrastructure Fund.

Council will consider the two year trial of parklets in the Port Macquarie Town Centre.

Under the parklets plan, council would repurpose four car parking spaces to meet demands for outdoor dining areas.

Council will also be considering two notices of motion on Wednesday.

Cr Rob Turner is putting forward a notice of motion regarding the upgrade of the Port Macquarie Breakwall by Crown Lands while Cr Peter Alley has given notice of his intention to move a motion on the Short Street Plaza Car Park.

Wauchope's Bundaleer Aged Care Centre's planning proposal in High and Johnstone Streets, is also on the agenda.

The proposed Highway Service Centre at Sancrox is also likely to be discussed.

Wednesday night's council meeting commences at 5.30pm.