At its 10 December meeting, Council resolved (MIN16050
) to rescind MIN19.578 and approve plans to:
1. Create a 10m wide Dog On-leash strip from the Surfers Avenue unformed beach access area (Shoalhaven Water access road), to the start of the Dog On-Leash area of Narrawallee Beach.
2. Amend the existing Dog Off-leash guide diagram for Narrawallee Beach, to alter the Dog Prohibited area by redesignating a 10m wide strip between the Surfers Avenue unformed beach access and the Victor Avenue stairs to the north, as Dog On-leash. Install new signage at the northern and southern limits of the proposed Dog On-leash strip.
3. Investigate the feasibility of an upgrade of the trial track west of the Dog Prohibited area of the beach, to allow dog owners to walk their dogs between the Surfers Avenue stairs and the Victor Avenue stairs to avoid walking across the Dog Prohibited area.
4. Conduct the Dog Off-leash 12-month trial prior to Christmas, using the same times as those used in the 2015-16 trial (4pm-8am, 1 October – 30 April and 3pm-10am, 1 May – 30 September) consistent with other Dog Off-leash locations in the Shoalhaven.
Council staff have now installed updated signs at all principal beach entry points to enable the
trial to commence on Christmas Day. Supplementary signs will be installed in early January 2020.