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MINUTES SUMMARY: COUNCIL MEETING 23 MARCH 2017

27 March 2017

ESMART LIBRARIES AND CCTV AT THE LIBRARY AND LEARNING CENTRE

27 March 2017

The Glen Innes Severn Public Library is participating in the eSmart Libraries initiative which currently has sixty-five percent of Australian public libraries as members.  The eSmart Libraries software system includes a framework for Library staff to use in education programs for library users about how to be safe in the online world, and links to resources for libraries to improve their...

YOUTH WEEK 2017 - GET INVOLVED, BE HEARD, MAKE A DIFFERENCE

27 March 2017

Council’s Youth Week 2017 is looking very exciting with a range of activities that involve youth connecting with the whole community. 

General Manager, Hein Basson, believes the events happening from Friday, 31 March to Friday 7 April will cater for many interests and attract lots of our youth to be heard and make a difference.  “Council’s Youth Worker, Kristy Newberry has been working...

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS FOR COMMUNITY COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL

21 March 2017

The following Community Committees of Council are holding their Annual General Meetings (AGM) for 2017:

Glen Innes Severn Cemetery Committee Re-advertised AGM:  20 April at 5.00pm at the Church Street Council Meeting Room, Glen Innes;

Glencoe Hall Committee  Re-advertised AGM:  Saturday, 13 May at 12 noon at...

Commonwealth must honour its promise to the Glen Innes Severn community

17 March 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council has urged the Australian Government to honour its promise to restore indexation to the local government Financial Assistance Grants (FAGs) payments in the upcoming 2017-18 Federal Budget.

Mayor, Cr Steve Toms said the funds have played an important role in helping Glen Innes Severn Council provide vital services and infrastructure for the community.  “The...

QUOTA RAISES FUNDS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

16 March 2017

QUOTA International of Glen Innes President, Christine Thomas, believes in sound beginnings for every child and last year initiated contact with Glen Innes Severn Council’s Children and Family Services (CAFS) staff to see if there were any projects that they could assist with. 

QUOTA International is a non-profit service organisation, and its members are dedicated to a common cause: to...

STATE GOVERNMENT INTRODUCTION OF THE FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY

16 March 2017

The NSW Government is about to abolish the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) on insurance policies and replace it with a Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL), to be collected by councils alongside council rates from 1 July 2017. 

Revenue raised from the FESL will go to the State Emergency Service, Rural Fire Service, and Fire and Rescue NSW.   The monies will continue to support our fire...

TARONGA TIN MINE DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION LODGED

16 March 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council advises that a development application for Stage 1 of the Taronga Tin Mine, located on Schroders Road, Emmaville, has been lodged and will be considered by the Council as the consent authority.  Stage 1 of the project involves mining an estimated 410,00 tonnes of ore and waste rock from an open cut pit and the establishment of an onsite crushing and processing plant...

BEARDY WOODLANDS WORKS

23 February 2017

Work has commenced on construction of a fence to limit vehicle access to the southern section of the Beardy Woodlands reserve. The fence will continue to allow for pedestrian access to all the walking tracks within the reserve area. The work is being undertaken to prevent on-going problems with the illegal dumping of rubbish, vandalism of trees and buildings, and vehicle damage to the area....

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 from Tuesday, 21 February.  

All tenders must be submitted through the TenderLink...

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