In a break with tradition, the new general manager of Lismore City Council, Shelley Oldham, brings with her a suite of skills honed in the Victorian public service and a large international consultancy firm.
An extraordinary meeting of Lismore Council is being held on Tuesday June 19 and will look at approving a pegged rate rise.
Lismore City Council’s current Assets Manager Scott Turner has been appointed as Acting General Manager following the recent resignation of outgoing General Manager Gary Murphy.
Lismore City Council has acknowledged that with the current tight financial climate they will be looking to the community to determine which services they value and which services they are willing to have cut.
The Lismore Prospectus was launched on Monday evening to a capacity crowd at the Lismore Regional Gallery. The council’s new guide to private and public investment and funding opportunities follows the recent anniversary of last year's CBD flood.
The Northern Rivers is ‘leading the state’ in the number of drug offences committed, according to Lismore Cr Eddie Lloyd.
A controversial plan to sell flood-prone Lismore land to a shopping centre developer has been brought forward to tonight, amid claims by a long-time Lismore City Council watcher that it may be illegal.
The rebuilding of Lismore continues with the first sod turned this morning on a $3 million upgrade of Oakes Oval, which is set to become the premier sporting facility in the region.
Lismore residents have until Friday to have their say on a development application for the North Lismore Plateau.
The Lismore City Council is expected to accept a tender tomorrow for works aimed at reopening the Lismore Memorial Baths in time for summer.
The Lismore City Council has this morning raised the rainbow flag in support of marriage equality while an unauthorised rainbow crossing has appeared in Nimbin.
An initiative that helps private rural landholders restore habitat on their properties in the Lismore Local Government area has received a $100,000 boost.
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said he would hold his own Australia Day Citizenship and Awards Ceremony in Lismore if the Lismore City Council council scraps Australia Day celebrations on January 26.
Despite sending semi-trailers loaded with waste to a landfill in Queensland following the March flood, the Lismore City Council has defended its track record on waste management.
Changing the date of Australia Day and removing the opening prayer from the start of Lismore City Council meetings are two motions sure to spark debate at tomorrow's meeting.
Lismore City councillor Eddie Lloyd is continuing the fight to stop the Commonwealth Bank from investing in the proposed Adani Carmichael Coal mine, near the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. Check out what she has to say on the issue.
The Lismore City Council is being urged to write to the Commonwealth Bank urging it to not invest in the proposed Adani coal mine.
Lismore City Council has developed a range of colourful reusable coffee cups for its staff and the broader community in a bid to reduce waste and eliminate the ubiquitous takeaway cup.
Lismore mayor Isaac Smith (Labor) has hit back at the north coast Greens, who have attacked the council’s plans to cut nearly $80,000 a year in funding to the library service.
Caravans, illegal dwellings and unlawful building works are in the spotlight after Lismore City Council won two cases last year in the Land & Environment Court against Nimbin and Monaltrie landholders.
Lismore deputy mayor Gianpiero Battista and federal Page MP Kevin Hogan will today announce a round of $20,000 subsidies for people interested in building a home in Lismore.
A new $2.45 million bridge over Hollingsworth Creek will provide an alternative route to the South Lismore Industrial Estate for heavy vehicles, commuters and shoppers.
Two organisers of an illegal doof held at Rocky Creek Dam earlier this year have been fined $6000 by Lismore City Council.
The Lismore City Council will this evening decide whether to support the growing local government movement to ban single use plastic bags.
Lismore appears determined to stamp its claim as the centre of the Rainbow Region by installing a pedestrian crossing or another rainbow structure in the central business district.