The resolution regarding the Revitalisation of Hunter Street was:
Council resolve to accept the following project in recognition of 150 years of Local Government and Council’s role in the development and vitality of the City.
a) The development of a detailed Master Plan that delivers on Council’s priority for revitalisation of the City.
b) The staged revitalisation of Hunter Street between Newcomen and Denison Streets form the focus of the project. The works will initially be concentrated on three precincts: The Mall, Civic and Cottage Creek as shown on the attached plan subject to community endorsement of those three precincts established through a place making approach (Attachment A).
c) The project involves initiating engagement with Hunter Development Corporation, Roads & Traffic Authority, State Rail Authority, Newcastle Buses, University of Newcastle, Precinct Committee and the community with an emphasis on place making.
d) The work being staged over three years as finances permit.
The resolution regarding the dedication of a Blue Gum Hills Lookout for the Sesquicentenary of local democracy in Newcastle was:
Council approve the dedication of a Lookout at Blue Gum Hills as part of the sesquicentenary 150 years of Local Government and undertake further liaison with the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service regarding the project.
The plan for the Blue Gum Hills Lookout is shown below.