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

EXTERNAL CUSTOMER SURVEY REPORT 2016

The results of the CUSTOMER SURVEY Council completed during July can be read at this link:  External Customer Survey Report 2016.

News

BRIDGE REPLACEMENT TENDER T17-01

17 February 2017

Open tenders are invited for the upgrade or replacement of a concrete bridge over Cam Creek on Rangers Valley Road, Glen Innes.  Tender documents are available at the online TenderLink portal at www.tenderlink.com/gisc...

SEALING WORKS ON COUNCIL ROADS

16 February 2017

Please be advised that bitumen sealing of the following roads is scheduled for 6 - 9 March:

  • Old Grafton Road (first 3.7km off the Gwydir Highway);
  • Yarraford Road;
  • Severn River Road;
  • Blue Hills Road;
  • Lynch Road;
  • Shannon Vale Road.
  • ...

NEW FACT SHEET ON MANAGING DISCOLOURED TOWN WATER

15 February 2017

Council has created a Fact Sheet for residents that answers commonly asked questions about how to manage discoloured town...

Public Notice

**** DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION

DESIGNATED DEVELOPMENT Application No: DA41/16/17

Property Address: 1323 Gwydir Highway, Matheson

Full information regarding this Development Application, and its complete E.I.S, can be read here.

****** FEBRUARY COUNCIL MEETING

The next Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, 23 February at the Glen Innes Severn Learning Centre Conference Room, starting at 6.00pm.

The Business Paper will be available for viewing on Council's website from approximately 5.00pm on Friday, 17 February, and in the reception foyer of Council's Offices at 265 Grey Street and 136 Church Street from Monday, 20 February.

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 12 noon on Wednesday, 22 February.

Some of the reports included within the Business Paper are:

  • Submission to the Draft New England North West Regional Plan;
  • Banning of pushbikes on the footpath in the CBD.

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.