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CURRENT WORKS

13 October 2017

 

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF WEST FURRACABAD ROAD

 
Please be advised that West Furracabad Road will be closed from Tuesday 17 October 2017 to allow for gravel resheeting works to be carried out. Working hours will be between 7:30am and 4:30pm and it is expected that these works will be completed in six (6) days.
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Australia Day Awards 2018

6 October 2017

Council is calling for nominations for the Australia Day Awards 2018. The aim of these awards is to honour, on Australia Day, the voluntary achievements of fellow citizens, community groups and community events.

There are five (5) categories of events:

Citizen of the Year: The Australia Day Council Plaque and certificate of recognition, Glen Innes Severn Council...

FOOTPATHS FOR PEDESTRIANS ONLY

1 September 2017

New signs have been put up in the CBD to remind everyone that the riding of bicycles, scooters, skate boards and rollerblades on the footpaths is prohibited.   The signs mark the area along Grey Street between Lang and Ferguson Streets, and Bourke Street from Church Street to East Avenue.  Both the local Police and Council continue to receive complaints from the public about people riding on...

MINUTES SUMMARY OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 24 AUGUST 2017

30 August 2017

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Council has approved the appointment of a full-time Events Coordinator to support the management of Council’s signature event, the Australian Celtic Festival, and other key Council events. 
  • The annual Triquetra Award will continue to be jointly administered by the Glen Innes and District Services Club and Council.  The Glen...

2016/17 REPORT TO AGM: AUSTRALIAN STANDING STONES MANAGEMENT BOARD

17 August 2017

The Australian Standing Stones Management Board held its Annual General Meeting for 2017 on 16 August.  Chairperson, Judi Toms, presented a report to the meeting highlighting the activities and progress of the Board during the 2016/17 year.
 

ROLLOUT OF STAGE TWO NEW RECYCLING BINS

9 August 2017

Stage two (2) of the rollout of new yellow lidded recycling bins is expected to start in the next four to six weeks.  Council would like thank all affected residents for their patience during this period. The bins currently being used for recycling in Glen Innes are the oldest bins in circulation; having been used since the early 1990’s.  Council is reviewing all bins in Deepwater, Emmaville,...

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AT THE LIBRARY

9 August 2017

Valuing Glen Innes High Country Roadside Environments

8 August 2017

Glen Innes Severn Council has won a grant to enhance the management of our roadside reserves. The grant of $45,000 is provided by the NSW Environmental Trust through a state-wide project managed by Local Government NSW.  Council will be able to survey high conservation value roadside environments, and add this information to its mapping system.

General Manager, Hein Basson, welcomes the...

ESSENTIAL ENERGY MAJOR MAINTENANCE AT GLENCOE AND STONEHENGE

7 August 2017

Essential Energy employees will converge on the Glen Innes area this month to complete major maintenance on the electricity network which supplies Glencoe, Stonehenge, parts of Glen Innes and surrounding rural areas. 

Regional manager Northern, Mark Summers, said Essential Energy’s routine inspection programs had identified weaknesses with the electricity network and the maintenance...

Off Stream Water Storage Named

1 August 2017

“Eerindii Ponds” is the exciting and appropriate name chosen by Council for the Glen Innes Off Stream Water Storage. 

““Eerindii” is believed to be the Ngoorabul name for the locality of Glen Innes, including the Furracabad valley,” Mayor Toms said.  “An Aboriginal name was chosen in consultation with the Glen Innes Local Aboriginal Lands Council to honour Aboriginal heritage.”

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