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

News

CURRENT WORKS

13 September 2018

EMERGENCY DRAINAGE WORKS ON KINGS PLAINS ROAD Kings Plains Road will be closed (approximately 5km...

Resident newsletter - August 2018

12 September 2018

Resident Newsletter - August 2018

MINUTES SUMMARY

7 September 2018

MINUTES SUMMARY AUGUST 2018

HOW TO GET DROUGHT RELIEF INFORMATION

21 August 2018

For  information on what is available from government to assist drought-affected farmers and...

MINUTES SUMMARY 24 May 2018

29 May 2018

MINUTES SUMMARY ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 24 MAY 2018 POINTS OF INTEREST Councillors...

PUBLIC NOTICES

AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION

Roads and Drainage: Telephone Number: 0409 817 242

Rangers: Telephone Number: 0417 890 889

Water and Waste Water: Telephone Number: 0418 162 794

This information is also available on this website by going to "Emergency Services" under the "Quicklinks" heading at the top right-hand position on the Home page. 

 

***GLEN INNES AQUATIC CENTRE OPENING FOR SUMMER SEASON

Due to delays experienced with the use of a surface sealant, the opening of Glen Innes Aquatic Centre will be on Sunday 16 September and not as previoulsy advertised, (as Saturday 15 September). Council apologises for any inconvenience caused to residents. 

The Glen Innes Aquatic Centre will open daily from 10.30am to 6.00pm, and for an early morning swim session from 6.30am to 8.00am on weekdays for lap swimmers. The Centre provides a number of activities:

  • Aqua Aerobics will be available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8.30am to 9.30am starting on  25 September;
  • Stroke correction class will be on Sundays at 10.00am; 
  • Redfins Swim Club meets each Monday night at 6.00pm during the season commencing 24 September;
  • Squad training for all ages will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6.30am;
  • Wheelchair access to the main pool is available via a ramp.

Please call the Centre on 6730 2440 for ticket prices and further information.

The Emmaville pool will open during October. Information regarding the opening dates, hours of opening and activities at the pool will be available in this advertisement and on Council’s website and Facebook page once confirmed.

 

***NOMINATIONS FOR AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS 2019 ARE NOW OPEN***

Now is your chance to have that special person, organisation, or event in our community recognised at the 2019 Australia Day Awards ceremony. Download a nomination form and guidelines on the website or pick up a printed copy form the Town Hall Council office, and the village post offices at Deepwater, Emmaville and Glencoe. Nominations close 4.30pm on Monday, 10 December 2018.

Citizen of the Year

Young Citizen of the Year

Voluntary Community Organisation of the Year

Emergency Services Volunteer of the Year 

Community Event of the Year

***PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF PRIVATE PLANT HIRE RATES - BOGIE AXLE BEAVER TAIL TRUCK AND EXCAVATORS (LESS THAN 10T)***

Council invites written submissions on the following draft Private Plant Hire Rates:

  • $128.00 per hour for Excavators (less than 10T);
  • $22.00 plus $132.00 per hour for the Truck – Bogie Axle Beaver Tail.

 Kindly note that submissions regarding the abovementioned draft Private Plant Hire Rates close at 4.30pm on Friday, 28 September 2018.

***WHITE ROCK WIND FARM COMMUNITY FUND GRANT APPLICATIONS***

White Rock Wind Farm (WRWF) is seeking written applications from local community groups and organisations within 50km of the Wind Farm that would like to apply for grants from the Community Fund.  A total of $175,000 is available for projects across a range of community activities and interests, such as environmental, social, cultural and educational.  Applications are invited for projects in one of three categories:  

The closing date for applications is 4.30pm on Friday, 14 September 2018.  All applicants will be notified in writing of the status of their application after 26 October 2018.

***SATISFACTION AND PRIORITIES SURVEY REGARDING COUNCIL-MANAGED FACILITIES AND SERVICES***

The Satisfaction and Priorities Survey Report 2018 was included as an Annexure to the Business Paper for the Ordinary Council Meeting held on 28 June 2018.  Mr James Parker from Jetty Research gave a PowerPoint Presentation at the meeting regarding the Survey.

***ALCOHOL FREE ZONE and ALCOHOL PROHIBITED AREAS***

Council has declared, in the township of Glen Innes, as an Alcohol Free Zone, the whole of Grey Street between Taylor Street and Oliver Street; including those streets, public places and car parks intersecting and adjacent to Grey Street from the eastern side of East Avenue and the western side of Church Street.

Council has declared the following locations within Glen Innes as Alcohol Prohibited Areas (Alcohol Consumption by Permit Only):  Coronation Park (Skate Park), Lions Park, Veness Park, Anzac Park, King Edward Park, King George Oval and Park, Wilson Park, Quinton Park and O’Shea Park.