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

26 July 2018

  ROAD CLOSURE - HAYMARKET ROAD   Pipe replacement works are scheduled to take place on...

MINUTES SUMMARY 24 May 2018

29 May 2018

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

Minutes Summary 26 April 2018 Council meeting

17 May 2018

MINUTES SUMMARY ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON 26 APRIL 2018 POINTS OF INTEREST Council will...

s.355 Committees of Council Up-coming AGM's

4 May 2018

The following Community Committees of Council are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) for...

Expressions of Interest Town Hall Coffee Shop

4 May 2018

  Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for the lease of commercial floor space at the...

PUBLIC NOTICES

***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.

 

***EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
LEASE OF “CROFTERS COTTAGE”***

Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for the lease of “Crofters Cottage” at the Australian Standing Stones in Centennial Park, Watsons Drive, Glen Innes, NSW. The vacant premises were previously leased as a restaurant/cafe and Council’s preference is for a food business or combined use such as a coffee shop, restaurant and/or cafeteria.
The internal floor space has seating capacity for approximately 30 people, whilst an outdoor area has the further capacity for 16 to 20 seats. The cafe includes a fitted out commercial kitchen, however, the lessee will need to provide furniture and any additional kitchen fit-out. 
The successful applicant is required to:
• Meet Food Safety Standards if applicable;
• Maintain public liability insurance;
• Comply with all Special Conditions and Specifications in accordance with the Lease; 
• Demonstrate experience in developing, delivering and managing a similar venture or business;
• Demonstrate ability to provide a sustainable business model;
• Detail the level of finish and furnishing to be provided. 
Written Expressions of Interest will be accepted until 4.00pm on Friday, 31 August 2018 and should be addressed to the General Manager at PO Box 61 Glen Innes NSW 2370. 
For more information and a copy of all documents contact Graham Price, Director of Development, Regulatory and Sustainability Services by Email: gprice@gisc.nsw.gov.au or PH: 02 6730 2365.

***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.

 

***DONATIONS AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY COMMITTEES***

Council invites written applications from local community groups that would like to apply for donations during the 2018/19 financial year, for projects that will benefit the community. 

Please note that applicants must use Council’s Application Form for Community Donations, which lists the application guidelines. Council does not make donations to individuals. Application forms are also available at Council's Grey and Church Street offices and at the Glen Innes Severn Library.  For further information please contact Jacqui Cave at jcave@gisc.nsw.gov.au.

The closing date for requests is Monday, 20 August 2018. The Donations Committee will consider all submissions within two (2) weeks of the closing date for applications, and then make recommendations to the September Council Meeting. Successful groups will be notified in writing in early October 2018.

***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.