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 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

CLOSING SOON: AUSTRALIA DAY NOMINATIONS 2017

9 December 2016

Council is calling for nominations for the Australia Day Awards 2017. The aim of these awards is to honour, on Australia Day, the voluntary achievements of fellow citizens, community groups and community events. This is done by recognising their outstanding contribution to our community through...

GLEN INNES TOWN WATER SUPPLY COLOUR CHANGE

7 December 2016

Due to a blue green algae outbreak in the Off-Stream Water storage Council has reverted to sourcing water directly from the Beardy Reservoir, where carbon dosing systems are in place. Unfortunately at this time of year the supply can have elevated levels of Manganese, and while there are...

FESTIVE SEASON WASTE COLLECTION

7 December 2016

Council would like to remind residents that all mobile waste bins are to be placed for collection in front of the property to which the bins belong, within the Council road reserve, the night before the allocated collection day.

Bins that are not presented to the street prior to the...

Public Notice

**SWIMMING POOLS POLICY is available for public comment until Friday, 23 December 2016. Download Public Comment forms here, or obtain a copy at Council's Town Hall and Church Street offices, and village Post Offices at Deepwater, Emmaville and Glencoe.

*** DECEMBER 2016 COUNCIL MEETING

The next Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, 15 December 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,  9 December, and in the reception foyer of Council's Offices at 265 Grey Street and 136 Church Street from Monday, 12 December.  A Public Forum will be held for 15 minutes before the start of the Council meeting, i.e. 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, 14 December. 

Some of the items of interest in the Business Paper are:

  • Destination Branding;
  • The sealing of village streets;
  • Joint Regional Planning Panel Alternate Member.