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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Politics in the Pub Returns to Glebe

Posted on 4th March 2014

On Thursday 6 February, Politics in the Pub (PinP) returned to its original home at the Harold Park Hotel, Glebe, after an absence from there of 12 years. The speaker for this return evening was Gordon Weiss, journalist and former United Nations official, who spoke about the last days of the civil war in Sri […]  Read more »

Natural Glebe

Posted on 4th March 2014

The planning and creation or upgrading of a park is a slow business. When the final stage of the Foley Park upgrade is achieved this year it will be seven years since the process began, as Bobbie Burke reminded me. Even so, 2014 will be a good year for seeing a number of park projects completed.  Read more »

Planning Report – Mitchell Street

Planning Report – Mitchell Street

Posted on 4th March 2014

I gave evidence on 28 January at an on-site Court hearing about a rear lane development proposal for the corner of Mitchell St and Derwent Lane. The Society was concerned about this proposal because it was at the rear of a Heritage Item, the former Waratah Hotel (1864), the oldest former hotel in Glebe with […]  Read more »

The Glebe Society Ambassador Project

Posted on 4th March 2014

The Glebe Society Ambassador Project commenced in 2013. Our Ambassadors offer their services to local groups that would benefit from their experience and expertise.  Read more »

Planning Report – Durham Court, 417 Glebe Point Road

Planning Report – Durham Court, 417 Glebe Point Road

Posted on 4th March 2014

The latest proposal came before the City Planning Committee on 18 February. There have been many iterations over the years, none of them satisfactory. This one was assessed independently, and the number of dwellings reduced from 64 to 54, with a number of other changes that reduced the impact on neighbours. Councillors voted for a […]  Read more »

Cheque Signing and Internet Payment policy

Cheque Signing and Internet Payment policy

Posted on 9th March 2014

All cheques, drafts, bills of exchange, promissory notes and other negotiable instruments must be signed by any two members of the committee or employees of the Society, being members or employees authorized to do so by the committee.  Read more »

Expenses Claim Form

Expenses Claim Form

Posted on 9th March 2014

Download an Expenses Claim form  Read more »

Reimbursement Policy

Reimbursement Policy

Posted on 9th March 2014

Under certain conditions, a payment may be made to a member of the Society for the reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred on behalf of the Society, for any service rendered to the Society in a professional or technical capacity or as an employee of the Society,  Read more »