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Sustainability Committee
Council has created a Sustainability Committee to guide the long-term sustainability of Singleton beyond mining in partnership with community stakeholders. Download the Terms of Reference for the committee.

The objectives for the committee are:

  • To promote engagement with, and foster participation by, the community in the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives which minimise our ecological footprint;    
  • To provide a local reference point for liaison with and between stakeholders and service providers consulting and working in the community to promote sustainability;
  • To act as a Reference Group during the development of the Singleton Community Environmental Sustainability Strategy and Action Plan (SCESSAP); and
  • To support, monitor and evaluate the implementation of the SCESSAP.

The committee members are;

Councillor Val Scott, Councillor Sarah Lukeman, Laurie Perry, Wendy Lawson, Scott Brooks, David O’Brien, Mark Ihlein (Director Planning and Infrastructure) and Mary-Anne Crawford (Manager Development and Environment)

Expression of Interest - Community Member

Council is currently seeking a member of the local community, with a demonstrated interest in sustainability and experience in community engagement, to join the Sustainability Committee.

Persons interested in being considered for appointment to one of the above representative roles are invited to complete an Expression of Interest.

Your Expression of Interest should include the following information:

  1. Name
  2. Community groups/organisations/businesses you currently and/or have belonged to
  3. Postal address
  4. Telephone contact details
  5. Email address
  6. An outline of why you would like to be a member of this Committee
  7. Personal attributes and qualifications you will bring to this Committee
  8. Ability to promote the work of this Committee in the local community/business network
  9. Any other information you wish toinclude


The personal information that Council is collecting from you is personal information for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”). The information may only be made available through this or other relevant Acts and Regulations that may apply.

The intended recipients of the personal information are:
- officers within the Council; - agents or data service providers engaged by the CounciL; - Council agendas
The supply of the information by you is voluntary. If you cannot provide or do not wish to provide the information sought, the Council will be unable to process your application.

Council is collecting this personal information from you in order to process this committee nomination.

If elected to a committee
-Your name will also be printed in the reports of Committees and published on Council’s Web Page
-Your name and contact details may be made available to other committee members

You may make application for access or amendment to information held by Council. You may also make a request that Council suppress your personal information from a public register. Council will consider any such application in accordance with the Act. Enquiries concerning this matter can be addressed to the Information Service Department of Council. Council is to be regarded as the agency that holds the information.

The closing date to receive an expression of interest is 30 October 2017.

Please send your expression of interest to; General Manager, Singleton Council, PO Box 314, Singleton, 2330 or to

Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290