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

18 August 2017

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF POLHILL ROAD Please be advised that Polhill Road will be closed (west of the...

VACANCIES AT OUT OF SCHOOL HOURS SERVICE

17 August 2017

Council’s Out of School Hours Care (OOSH) service extends a warm invitation to families who are...

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...

HAVE YOUR SAY ON NEW PLANS FOR REGION’S THIRD WIND FARM

10 August 2017

Plans for the construction of a third wind farm in the Northern Tablelands are steaming ahead, with...

ROLLOUT OF NEW RECYCLING BINS

9 August 2017

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

Public Notice

**AUGUST COUNCIL MEETING

The next Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, 24 August 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 at http://www.gisc.nsw.gov.au from approximately 5.00pm on Friday, 18 August, and in the reception foyer of Council's Offices at 265 Grey Street and 136 Church Street from Monday, 21 August.  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, 23 August.

Some of the reports included within the Business Paper are:

  • The Annual Triquetra Awards (associated with the area’s Celtic Culture and  Festival activities);
  • Review of the Glen Innes Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan;
  • Closed Circuit TV Policy.

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 the Council Structure tab.

**PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF CHANGES TO FEES AND CHARGES

Council invites written submissions regarding changes to the following proposed fee structures:
·  The fee structure for Life Choices – Support Services and Children and Family Services Programs (Submission Form);
·  Adoption of a Sheep and Lambs Processing Charge of $0.87, (including GST), for sheep and lambs sold at regular sheep sales at the Glen Innes Saleyards (Submission Form).
The proposed changes can be viewed at Council’s Town Hall, Church Street and Life Choices – Support Services Offices, the Glen Innes Severn Library / Learning Centre, Emmaville, Deepwater and Glencoe Post Offices.  Kindly note that submissions close at 4.30pm on Thursday, 31 August 2017.