b"Lane CoveIn FocusLane Cove Council Community Newsletter October 2021Race to Zero100% Renewable EnergyFrom July 2022 Council will switch to 100% renewable electricity, To help focus our efforts, Lane Cove has now also become the first which will see Councils carbon emission reduction projects deliveringCouncil in the Northern Sydney Region to join Cities Race to Zero a combined reduction of 73% in emissions, more than a decadea global movement to reduce emissions and make sure global earlier than Councils 80% target by 2036, and outperforms the effortswarming stays under 1.5Celsius. By joining we are committing to to date of all other levels of government. Councils emissions currentlywork with the community and businesses on future projects that total 2% of all emissions in the Lane Cove area. With 100% renewablecontribute to emissions reduction in Lane Cove. You can stay updated energy we will see a reduction to just 0.5%. Given the majorityofon our efforts by visiting www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au/citiesracetozeroemissions come from residents and businesses, well be working closely with the community to encourage greater action.Lane Cove tops Australia in Liveability CensusThe results of the latest Australian Liveability Census are in and Lane Cove topped the nation! Lane Coves liveability score was the equal highest across Australia - tied with Adelaide, at 76/100.The 2021 Australian Liveability Census, funded by the Federal Government, compared the Lane Cove community's perceptions of liveability, community values and attributes against neighbourhoods across Australia.The results showed that Lane Coves top liveability strengths are a sense of personal safety; local businesses that provide for daily needs; the natural environment; access to neighbourhoodUpdate on Bob Campbell Oval amenities; and a sense of belonging in the community. Other high-ranking results against the national average included sustainableCouncil has entered into a contract for construction of Stage 1 works urban design, cultural and/or artistic community, evidence ofwhich is subject to obtaining approval for the work and provides community activity, unusual or unique buildings and/or public spacefor Council to comply with the outcome of current review by the design and evidence of recent public investment (in infrastructure). Department of Planning, Industry and Environment into synthetic fields.The outcome of the Liveability Census is extremely positive forCouncil is proposing to utilise synthetic grass to provide the maximum Lane Cove and provides an external assessment and referenceplaying capacity for the sportsfield. Lane Coves population has grown of the communitys and Councils planning and efforts to create aby more than 16% in recent years without any additional sportsfields Liveable Lane Cove, and to Love Where You Live. being provided. All Northern Sydney councils agree this is the best way to address a lack of sportsfields due to population growth.The actual field will be the most environmentally friendly in Australia. It Smooth Sailing as 12ft Sailing features:-Skiff Club rebuild is complete No loose material (eg no black rubber) that can escape into the environment.Works are now complete on the rebuilding of the 12ft Sailing Skiff ClubThe plastic utilised is compliant with EU standards for use in at Aquatic Park following an arson attack. The new facility providesplastic toys.increased deck space for rigging, boat shed and dinghy storage asAll materials are 100% recyclable.well as improved access to the foreshore beach for the club membersAll drainage systems include sumps for separation of solids.and general public. With a construction time frame of approximatelySubject to the necessary approvals, Council will develop a construction six months, this project was delivered by Council using proceeds fromprogram that is sensitive to community access to open space during insurance and grant funding under the NSW Governments BoatingCOVID-19 and will see completion of Stage 1 by mid 2022. Now program.1"