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

Local Heritage Assistance Funding 2017-2018

Owners of heritage properties are invited to apply for funding under Council's Heritage Assistance Fund.  Applications close Friday, 22 September 2017. Read more here.

News

CURRENT WORKS

21 September 2017

  PARTIAL CLOSURE OF WENTWORTH STREET   Council wishes to advise residents that water service...

FOOTPATHS FOR PEDESTRIANS ONLY

1 September 2017

New signs have been put up in the CBD to remind everyone that the riding of bicycles, scooters,...

MINUTES SUMMARY OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 24 AUGUST 2017

30 August 2017

POINTS OF INTEREST Council has approved the appointment of a full-time Events Coordinator to...

2016/17 REPORT TO AGM: AUSTRALIAN STANDING STONES MANAGEMENT BOARD

17 August 2017

The Australian Standing Stones Management Board held its Annual General Meeting for 2017 on 16...

ROLLOUT OF STAGE TWO NEW RECYCLING BINS

9 August 2017

Stage two (2) of the rollout of new yellow lidded recycling bins is expected to start in the next...

Public Notice

***REQUEST FOR QUOTATION to undertake a review of all sporting facilities in the LGA and to produce a draft Master Plan for these facilities***

Council is calling for quotations in the above regard. Specifications and Criteria are included in the Request for Quotation document.  All quotations must be received at Council by 4.00pm on Friday, 29 September 2017.  For further information, please contact Council's Manager of Recreation and Open Spaces, Graham Archibald, on 6730 2364 or email garchibald@gisc.nsw.gov.au

 

***EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR GRAZING LEASE

Council is calling for expressions of interest for the opportunity of leasing grazing land.  There is currently 16ha (40ac) of land available to lease for stock grazing or other purposes just off the New England Highway at the  Sewerage Treatment Plant.  More information can be viewed, and Application Forms downloaded here or collected from Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, the Glen Innes Severn Library Learning Centre, and village Post Offices at Deepwater, Emmaville and Glencoe.  Expressions of Interest must be submitted by 4.00pm on Thursday, 28 September. For further information please contact Council’s Finance Officer, Sanchia Sherratt, on 6730 2312.

**PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF PEDESTRIAN ACCESS MOBILITY PLAN 2017

Council invites written submissions on the Draft Pedestrian Access Mobility Plan (PAMP) 2017 which is currently on public exhibition.  The Draft Plan can be viewed at Council’s Town Hall and Church Street Offices, the Glen Innes Severn Library Learning Centre, the village Post Offices at Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe, and on Council’s website, www.gisc.nsw.gov.au.  Kindly note that submissions to the Plan close at 4.30pm on Monday, 2 October.

***PUBLIC EXHIBITION: PLANNING PROPOSAL

Council is exhibiting a planning proposal under the provisions of Section 57 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. The objective of the planning proposal is to amend the Glen Innes Severn Local Environmental Plan 2012.

Planning Proposal PP_2017_GLENI_001_00 has been prepared to include a new R2 Low Density Residential zone, the prohibition of animal boarding and training establishments in the RU5 Village zone, identification of land with dwelling opportunities, inclusion of the former Queenswood Grammar School as an item of Environmental Heritage and the reclassification of Community land to Operation land for the Northern Tablelands Fire Control Centre.

The Planning Proposal and supporting documentation are on public exhibition at the Glen Innes Severn Council Office, 136 Church Street, Glen Innes, during ordinary business hours of 8.30 am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, the Deepwater, Emmaville and Glencoe Post Offices for the period Monday, 4 September to Wednesday, 4 October 2017. Interested persons are invited to inspect the planning proposal and supporting documentation.  Submissions should be in writing and can be posted, or emailed to council@gisc.nsw.gov.au.  Submissions close on Wednesday, 4 October 2017.  Where relevant, a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement must accompany any submission lodged with Council. Under Section 147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift.  Enquiries may be directed to Mr Greg Doman, Manager of Regulatory and Planning Services, on 67302 368.  Written submissions made in relation to the Planning Proposal should be addressed to The General Manager, Glen Innes Severn Council at PO Box 61, Glen Innes NSW 2370.

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