Welcome to Glen Innes Severn Council

Glen Innes Severn Council covers an area of 5,487 sq. km, and is located in the beautiful New England area of N.S.W., servicing the town of Glen Innes and villages of Deepwater, Emmaville, Glencoe and Red Range.

The Glen Innes Severn area is known as Glen Innes Highlands (Celtic Country), and is the home of the Australian Standing Stones, where the Australian Celtic Festival is celebrated annually in May.

A piper walks through a stone circle

THE OPERATIONAL PLAN 2017/18

Read Council's Operational Plan for 2017/18

News

CALL TO FORM A RAIL TRAIL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

25 July 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council invites interested members of our community to be part of a new committee...

WELCOME PACKS FOR NEW RESIDENTS

13 July 2017

New residents can pick up information packs which have details about local health care services,...

ROLLOUT OF NEW RECYCLING BINS

12 July 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council is rolling out 2,000 new 240 litre mobile recycling bins for Glen Innes...

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY INTRODUCTION DEFERRED

9 June 2017

The State Government has deferred the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL)....

CURRENT WORKS

7 June 2017

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE DEEPWATER RIVER BRIDGE ON TEN MILE ROAD Please be advised that the bridge...

Public Notice

JULY COUNCIL MEETING

The next Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, 27 July at the Library Learning Centre (William Gardner Room), starting at 6.00pm. The Business Paperil is available for viewing on this website, and in the reception foyer of Council's Offices at 265 Grey Street and 136 Church Street. 

A Public Forum will be held for 15 minutes before the start of the Council meeting, at 5.45pm. Residents wishing to address the Public Forum are kindly requested to contact the Executive Assistant, Debbie Duffell, on 6730 2316 by 4.30pm on Tuesday, 25 July.  Some of the reports included within the Business Paper are:

  • Economic Value of the 2017 Australian Celtic Festival and Minerama Fossicking, Gem and Jewellery Show;
  • Naming of the Off Stream Water Storage.

Members of the community are encouraged to contact Councillors prior to the meeting if they have any questions or concerns about any reports within the Business paper.  Councillor contact information is available on Council’s website.

**PUBLIC EXHIBITION

The Local Orders Policy No. 1 – Guidelines for the Keeping of Animals for Domestic Purposes is currently on public exhibition until Wednesday, 26 July 2017.  Hard copies of the draft Policy can be viewed at Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, and at the village Post Offices at Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe.

Council invites written submissions on the draft Local Orders Policy No. 1 – Guidelines for the Keeping of Animals for Domestic Purposes.  Kindly note that submissions must be received by 4.30pm on Wednesday, 9 August. 

****EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: LEASE OF GRAZING LAND

Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for the opportunity to lease grazing land.  There is currently 0.67 ha (1.67 ac) of land available for lease for the purpose of grazing, or other activity, in Emmaville. 

More information (including Application Forms) can be collected from Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, and village Post Offices at Deepwater, Emmaville and Glencoe.  For further information please contact Council’s Finance Officer, Sanchia Sherratt, on 67302 312.  THe closing date for all Expressions of Interest to be received is Thursday, 03 August 2017.