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BIGGEST MORNING/AFTERNOON TEA EVENT

23 May 2017

The Glen Innes Severn Public and TAFE Library will be hosting a Biggest Morning / Afternoon Tea event at the Library on Wwednesday, 31 May, commencing at 2.00pm.

Call the Library staff on 6730 2600 to register your attendance and for further information.

 

COUNCIL CELEBRATES NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK

22 May 2017

Council will mark National Reconciliation Week with a community luncheon at the Town Hall on Wednesday, 31 May.  The theme for 2017 is ‘Let’s Take the Next Steps’ as Australia reflects on two (2) significant anniversaries in Australia’s reconciliation journey: 50 years since the 1967 referendum, and 25 years since the historic Mabo decision.

General Manager, Hein Basson, sees all...

MAY COUNCIL MEETING

16 May 2017

The next Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, 25 May 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, 19 May, and in the reception foyer of Council's Offices at 265 Grey Street and 136...

ROAD WORKS PROGRAM

15 May 2017

UPCOMING ROAD WORKS ON TAYLOR STREET

Please be advised that road works are expected to commence on Taylor Street from Thursday 1 June, 2017.  Full road closures are expected on Taylor Street between Church Street and Grey Street on Thursday 1, Monday 5 and Tuesday 6 June between 7.00am and 5.00pm. Updates and any changes to dates for these closures will...

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS FOR COMMUNITY COMMITTEES OF COUNCIL

6 May 2017

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

Australian Celtic Festival Committee:  Thursday, 01 June, at 6.00pm at the Glen Innes and District Services Club North Remembrance Room, Glen Innes.

Pinkett Recreation Reserve Management Committee:  Wednesday, 5 July at 7.00pm...

New space beats with the Heart of Glen

27 April 2017

The Glen Innes Pottery Club successfully applied in 2015 to construct a large community artwork for the Glen Innes Severn Council as part of its CBD upgrade.  With club member support, community volunteers and local and district schools, the design, construction and installation of the work took around 18 months to complete. The Heart of Glen street art project is installed on the...

FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES LEVY INTRODUCTION

26 April 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...

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 occurred today, 24 April 2017. A Welcome to Country was given by Ngoorabul elder 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...

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...

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