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PROPOSAL: PAID OVERNIGHT PARKING AT ARMIDALE REGIONAL AIRPORT

14 June 2017

Armidale Regional Council is conducting consultation on a proposal to implement overnight paid parking at the Armidale Regional Airport. Members of our community regularly use the passenger services and facilities provided by the Armidale Regional Airport. Information about the proposal, and how to make a submission during the consultation period, is available in a Fact Sheet which can be...

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY INTRODUCTION DEFERRED

9 June 2017

The State Government has deferred the introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL).

The FESL was to replace the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) which has been collected through insurance policy premiumsCouncils across the state were to collect the FESL on behalf of the State Government through a new line item on rates notices from 1 July 2017. ...

CURRENT WORKS

7 June 2017

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF THE WATER CASK CREEK BRIDGE ON SHANNON VALE ROAD

Please be advised that the bridge over the Water Cask Creek on Shannon Vale Road will be closed from Monday 19 June 2017 to allow for decking and approach works to be carried out. It is expected that these works will be completed in three (3) to four (4) weeks. The bridge will be...

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY

1 June 2017

As of 30 May 2017, the NSW Government has decided NOT to go ahead with the  a Fire and Emergency Services Levy (FESL), and to return to using the existing system, the Emergency Services Levy (ESL) on insurance policies. 

See the attached media release for more details.

COUNCIL CELEBRATES NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK 2017

31 May 2017

The Glen Innes Severn community celebrated National Reconciliation Week with a special event at the Town Hall, Glen Innes today (31 May). 

Enjoy a collage of photos from the luncheon.
 

Life Choices - Support Services Biggest Morning Tea May 2017

30 May 2017

The Life Choices - Support Services Biggest Morning Tea  on 30 May was determined to be a huge success, friendship and support shared by many residents in our community (see photos).

 

QUARRY PURCHASE BENEFITS ROADS

30 May 2017

What started as a Council initiative to drought proof Glen Innes has grown to produce significant benefits in unexpected ways for our community. 

The purchase of the Glen Innes quarry in 2011 and the establishment of the Off Stream Water Storage there in 2015 was a visionary resolution of Council.  The quarry continues to supply aggregates to road authorities, residents, and the region’...

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 Standing Stones on 24 April 2017. A Welcome to Country was given by Ngoorabul elder Uncle John Kirk and the opening was officiated by Mayor Steve Toms and Chief Guardian of the Australian Standing Stones, Judy Toms Chair of the Australian Standing Stones Management Board and the Hon. Adam Marshall...

YOUTH WEEK 2017 SUCCESS

19 April 2017

Our youth got involved, made a difference, and were heard during the diversity of activities provided by Council and its network of agencies and sponsors for Youth Week 2017. 

General Manager, Hein Basson, is assured the high level of engagement and positive feedback from participating youth, during the week means Council is on track to building functional networks within our community...

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...

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