Bowdens Silver Pty Limited (Bowdens Silver, the company) is seeking nominations for the role of local community representative to fill a vacant position on the Community Consultative Committee (CCC) for the Bowdens Silver Project.
Located in the Mid-Western Regional Council local government area, the Bowdens Silver Project is a State Significant Development currently progressing through development application processes. The Bowdens Silver Project CCC is conducted in accordance with Department of Planning and Environment guidelines.
The purpose of the Bowdens Silver Project CCC is to provide a forum for constructive open dialogue between the company, the community and stakeholders on subjects directly relating to the project. The CCC provides an opportunity for Bowdens Silver and community and stakeholder representatives to maintain good working relationships, and to assist with the delivery of balanced social, environmental and economic outcomes.
The selection criteria for local community representatives include:
- Being a current resident or landowner within the affected local government area;
- Demonstrated involvement in local community groups and/or activities;
- Having knowledge and awareness of the Project and related issues of concern to the local community;
- Ability to represent and communicate the interests of the affected local community; and
- A willingness to adhere to the CCC Code of Conduct.
All CCC members are expected to contribute constructively to committee discussions, attend quarterly meetings and have the capacity to act as a conduit for information about the Bowdens Silver Project between the CCC and the broader community. The role of committee members is voluntary.
Further information for the Community Consultative Committee including guidelines, can be found at http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/CommunityConsultativeCommittees
Persons from within the community seeking to be appointed to the CCC are invited to submit a nomination in writing.
A nomination form may be downloaded from the following link Nomination Form – Community Representatives or obtained from the Independent Chairperson with contact details as below.
Nominations must be lodged by Tuesday 25 June 2019, and sent to the CCC’s Independent Chairperson:
Attention: Darryl Watkins
Bowdens Silver Project Community Consultative Committee
If you have any further queries regarding the Community Consultative Committee or the application process, please call the Bowdens Silver community information line on 1800 931 036 during standard business hours.