DRAFT Geurie Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan

Dubbo Regional Council are inviting the community to provide feedback on the Geurie Floodplain Risk Management DRAFT Study and Plan.

Council commissioned Hydro Spatial Pty Ltd to prepare a Flood Study and Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan for the village of Geurie in accordance with the NSW Flood Prone Land Policy.

The new Flood Study supersedes the 2006 Flood Study prepared by Webb, McKeown & Associates Pty Ltd. Following the finalisation of the Flood Study, Hydro Spatial have prepared a draft Floodplain Risk Management Plan for Geurie. This study constitutes the third stage of the Floodplain Risk Management process, to define and assess potential options to manage the flood risk.

Dubbo Regional Council invite residents of the Geurie community to participate in an online survey to further provide insights to inform the study. Participate by submitting a survey at Geurie Floodplain Risk Management Survey

Staff will also be hosting two information sessions in Geurie that will allow the community to come and speak with technical staff about the plan. The information sessions will both be held on Wednesday 1 June 2022, one from 11am to 1pm and one from 5pm to 6pm, both at the Geurie General Store.

Written or electronic submissions are invited during the public exhibition period. Submissions can be made until 5pm, Monday 13 June 2022.

Please note that, in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act 1998, written submissions received by Council containing personal information may be made public when the matter goes before Council for consideration, as it may be included in Council’s Business Papers. Persons have the right to remain anonymous if they so choose by refraining from submitting their personal information, however, the submission may be given less weight in the overall assessment and consideration of the draft Policy.

Written submissions should be addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
Dubbo Regional Council
PO Box 81
Dubbo NSW 2830

Email: council@dubbo.nsw.gov.au

DOCUMENT AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING:
Draft Geurie Flood Risk Management Plan Volume 1 (PDF 1.4MB)
Draft Geurie Flood Risk Management Plan Volume 2 (PDF 11MB)

SUBMISSION - DRAFT GEURIE FLOODPLAIN RISK MANAGEMENT STUDY AND PLAN FILE CD16/31

Last Edited: 05 May 2022

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