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TUESDAY 9 JUNE IT IS!

29 May 2020

A LONG WEEKEND WITHOUT BOOKS, BUT LIBRARY RE-OPENING NOW ON THE RADAR!
The ever popular Glen Innes Library has been busily preparing for re-opening the doors asap. The hard slog toward COVID-19 safety for residents continues and on Tuesday, 9 June 2020 the library staff will be pulling up anchor and welcoming you on board the local Book Mother-ship to continue your cruise through the...

WEEKLY INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS PROGRAM

29 May 2020

Council would like to advise residents that the following works are scheduled for the period ending Friday, 12 June 2020, subject to weather conditions and unforeseen delays:

  • Pot hole patching and general maintenance in various locations;
  • The construction team will be undertaking gravel resheeting projects on Linwood Road and Waterloo Road;
  • The...

GENEROSITY REWARDS YOUTH BOOTH

29 May 2020

Last week the Glen Innes Youth Centre, called the Youth Booth, received a donation from the committee of “Art on the Corner”, a local volunteer-run gallery/craft shop which has closed due to COVID-19. This welcome donation was in excess of $1,000 and also included a laptop and mobile phone. The Youth Booth is currently closed but has been an important initiative for youth in Glen Innes, which...

WATER: INCHING CLOSER TO LEVEL ONE (1) RESTRICTIONS

29 May 2020

6% SHORT OF LEVEL ONE (1)
The latest good news is that the water volume in Eerindii Ponds is now at 84%. In accordance with Council's Drought Management Plan when we reach 90% we can transition to Level One (1) restrictions. Council encourages residents to continue with water saving measures which we have all become accustomed to during the recent long drought. The average daily...

BUDGET RESIDENT NEWSLETTER

26 May 2020

The Budget Resident Newsletter is an annual publication distributed to residents and ratepayers during May, highlighting key information about Council's budget for the forthcoming financial year. You can read a copy of the Budget for 2020 - 2021 financial year :

Weekly OUR COUNCIL information sheets

26 May 2020

While the Glen Innes Examiner (GIE) is not publishing, Council will continue to prepare weekly information sheets which were previously published in GIE titled "OUR COUNCIL". 

These will be published on this website and sections of information from them will also be broadcast in council's weekly radio session on 2NZ on Thursdays after the 7.00am news. 

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WATER RESTRICTIONS EASE TO LEVEL TWO (2)

22 May 2020

YOU CAN TAKE THIS ONE OFF OUR BUCKET LIST (complete list of do's and don't's)

Council has announced that due to recent rainfall water restrictions will be at Level Two (2) applicable from Friday, 22 May 2020.

From the Drought Management Plan: Restriction levels will be reduced to level three (3) when North Pond reaches 50%...

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON RE-OPENING THE LIBRARY

21 May 2020
***REOPENING OF LIBRARY***
Council advises residents that although the NSW State Government has announced that libraries may re-open as form Monday, 1st June 2020, that Glen Innes Severn Library is awaiting the completion of necessary COVID-19 procedures and installations and may have to delay re-opening to a later date. Council will notify residents on Council'...

RECREATIONAL TRAVEL RESUMES IN NSW

21 May 2020
CABIN FEVER SET TO EASE AS TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS LOOSEN UP IN NSW
The good news is from Monday, 1 June 2020 you can travel recreationally anywhere in NSW. Social distancing and good hygiene continues to apply. The NSW State Government will release any conditions that apply to caravan parks, camping grounds and accommodation over the coming week. Council will keep...

ONLINE THINK TANK WORKSHOP ON IDEAS FOR OUR LOCAL AREA

21 May 2020

Council has funded an on-line workshop called TRIAGE 2020 to encourage local ideas from local people. TRIAGE 2020 is a FREE Online Event open to all local people who want to share their ideas.

If you have ideas for the local area that you would love to see happen or you are craving connection to enthusiastic and motivated people and would like to learn new skills that...

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