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STRONGER COUNTRY COMMUNITIES FUND ROUND 3 APPLICATIONS OPEN

3 September 2019

DON"T MISS OUT ON COMMUNITY FIUNDING

Council advises that applications are now open for Round Three of the Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF) which allows community not-for-profit organisations to apply directly to the NSW State Government for a share of the $791,449 which has been allocated to the Glen Innes Local Government Area.

Half of the SCCF allocation will be...

MELLING PARK OPEN DAY AND CAFS FAMILY FUN DAY

3 September 2019

FREE FAMILY FUN NOT TO BE MISSED!

Council will be holding a FREE family event to officially open the Melling Park and Wellness Trail shared pathway upgrade on the first weekend of the upcoming school holidays, on Sunday, 29 September from 11.00am to 2.00pm. This event will also incorporate the annual Children and Family Services (CAFS) Family Fun Day.

All...

AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS NOMINATION NOW OPEN

27 August 2019

AUSTRALIA DAY NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

It's not too early to start nominating locals for the Australia Day Awards. As well as Citizen of the Year, categories include Voluntary Community Organisation of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year, Emergency Services Volunteer of the Year and Environmental Citizen of the Year. There are guidelines to read...

SPRING INTO HEALTH EXPO

23 August 2019

SPRING INTO HEALTH EXPO THIS SATURDAY!
Council's Spring Into Health Expo on this Saturday, 7 September is an opportunity for residents to get information on all aspects of health. Health providers, suppliers, professionals and organisations wll be setting up information tables at the expo and will be available to answer your questions. This opportunity for residents will be held at the...

USE OF EFFLUENT FROM GLEN INNES SEWER TREATMENT PLANT

3 July 2019

Council advises that to ensure the equal and fair access to utilisation of discharge water from the Glen Innes Sewer Treatment Plant Council has resolved that the following terms and conditions apply:

1.      Council authorises the General Manager to grant a licence to any person for the use of recycled effluent, free of charge for the purpose of conducting a single trial of irrigation...

PROTECT YOUR WATER METER

31 May 2019

Did you know that Council owns the water meter at your property, but it is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure that it is not damaged? The possibility of household...

SMOKE-FREE POLICY REVIEWED

10 April 2019

SMOKE-FREE OUTDOOR ENVIRONMENT POLICY REVIEWED

Council advises that the Smoke-Free Outdoor Environment Policy was reviewed at the Thursday, 28 March 2019 Ordinary Meeting of Council. The reviewed policy can be perused on Council’s website.

PUBLIC FORUMS PRIOR TO COUNCIL MEETINGS

27 March 2019

A Public Forum is held for 15 minutes before the start of Council meetings. Residents wishing to address the Public Forum (on matters in the Business Paper) at the Ordinary Meeting of Council are kindly requested to contact the Executive Assistant, Debbie Duffell, on 6730 2316 by 12 noon on the Tuesday before the meeting. Additionally, residents wishing to address the Public Forum must...

ROAD GRADING PROGRAM DELAYS

20 March 2019

 

ROAD GRADING PROGRAM DELAYS DUE TO LACK OF WATER

During drought conditions many roads cannot be graded because of the lack of moisture that is needed to properly compact the road surface. Council’s water trucks are now not able to access water sufficiently close to roads that require grading. Unfortunately the continuation of the current dry conditions is...

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE NOW AVAILABLE

8 January 2019

DROUGHT ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE
The Australian Government will provide $30M to drought-affected households through the Drought Community Support Initiative. This financial assistance is now available for eligible recipients. Support under the initiative consists of up to $3,000 per household, comprising up to $2,000 in cash and $1,000 in vouchers. Farmers, farm workers and farm suppliers/...

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