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

DRAFT 2017 - 2027 COMMUNITY STRATEGIC PLAN

The new Draft 2017 – 2027 Community Strategic Plan is now available online to the communityPrinted copies are available for reading at the Church Street and Town Hall offices, the Library/Learning Centre and the village Post Offices of Deepwater, Emmaville, and Glencoe.  The community is encouraged to read the Draft Plan and provide feedback when it is formally adopted at Council’s Ordinary Meeting on Thursday, 27 April for public exhibition and submissions.  

News

AUSTRALIAN STANDING STONES FLAG RAISING CEREMONY

24 April 2017

The Official Flag raising to celebrate the installation of the new flag poles at the Australian...

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR ANZAC DAY MARCHES

24 April 2017

The following temporary road closures will apply for the purpose of conducting Anzac Day marches in...

DRILL AND BLAST OPERATION AT GLEN INNES AGGREGATES

21 April 2017

Glen Innes Aggregates will be conducting a Drill and Blast operation on Thursday, 27  April 2017, ...

PLANT AND EQUIPMENT AUCTION

21 April 2017

Council is disposing of various items of surplus plant and equipment in a public auction via Grays...

YOUTH WEEK 2017 SUCCESS

19 April 2017

Our youth got involved, made a difference, and were heard during the diversity of activities...

Public Notice

**APRIL COUNCIL MEETING

The next Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, 27 April at the Glen Innes Severn Learning Centre Conference Room, starting at 6.00pm with a Citizenship Ceremony. 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, 21 April, and in the reception foyer of Council's Offices at 265 Grey Street and 136 Church Street from Monday, 24 April.  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, 26 April.

Some of the reports included within the Business Paper are:

  • Allocation of funds for roads requiring a new seal to the amount of $412,000;
  • Adoption of the Draft 2017 – 2027 Community Strategic Plan for public exhibition;
  • Adoption of the Draft 2017 – 2021 Delivery Program for public exhibition;
  • Adoption of the Draft Operational Plan and Budget 2017 – 2018 for public exhibition.

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 OF DRAFT PLAN OF MANAGEMENT FOR COMMUNITY LAND

Council has prepared a Draft Plan of Management for Community Land at 100 Lambeth Street in Glen Innes, comprising Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Deposited Plan 270710.  It is proposed to categorise the land as ‘General Community Use’.  A key objective for the land is to establish a professional Fire Control Centre and related facilities for the Northern Tablelands team of the Rural Fire Service. The Submissions period will close at 4:30pm on Friday, 5 May.

The PUBLIC HEARING for the draft plan of management for community land at 100 Lambeth Street in Glen Innes will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, between 12:45pm and 1:15pm, at the library conference room (71 Grey St, Glen Innes).  Enquiries may be directed to Jai Brummell on 6730 2371.