Board meeting No.1

7 July 2017


The City Renewal Authority Board convened for the first time on 7 July 2017. The principal business of the meeting was administrative in nature.

Board membership

The board of the authority comprises Dr Michael Easson AM (Chair), Ms Christine Covington (Deputy Chair), Ms Kate Brennan, Professor Ken Maher, Mr Nigel Chamier AM and Ms Gabrielle Trainor.

Senior management

The interim chief executive is Mr Gary Rake.


The board considered three issues and made the following resolutions:

  1. Approving financial delegations
  2. Agreed to the precinct boundary proposed by the Acting Chief Minister
  3. Approving the interim CEO to represent the authority on the Light Rail Project Board

Presentation by the ACT Government Solicitor

Representatives of the ACT Government Solicitor provided the board with materials relevant to their statutory and other obligations.

Identified priorities

The board identified the following short-term strategic priorities:

  1. Community consultation and engagement
  2. Urgent interaction with key stakeholders
  3. Risk management

Further information

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Authorised by Dr Michael Easson AM
Chair, City Renewal Authority Board
July 2017