News

NEW PROCEDURES AT THE LIBRARY

3 June 2020

The Glen Innes Severn Public and TAFE Library will be re-opening at 10.00am on Tuesday 9 June 2020.  New procedures have been implemented and will need to be followed to ensure the continued safety and wellbeing of our staff and community.

Procedures include: 

  • Hand sanitiser station in the foyer.  Visitors will be required to use it before...

SMART FARMS SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM

1 June 2020

FEDERAL FUNDING FOR LOCAL FARMERS
New funding by the Federal Government will help equip farmers in the Glen Innes region with additional skills and knowledge to improve sustainability and their bottom line. 
$36,560 is being provided to Glen Innes Natural Resources Advisory Committee (GLENRAC) under Round 3 of the Australian Government’s Smart Farms Small Grants program. GLENRAC...

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...

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 :

WEEDING OUT INFESTATIONS

14 May 2020

$683,681 Federal Government funding announced toward combating local priority weeds in Glen Innes Severn Council area: This project aims to assist local landholders and primary producers on two fronts. Firstly, the project will support landholders in identifying new and emerging weeds introduced via livestock fodder imported from other regions and interstate during the drought...

INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE REQUESTS

13 May 2020

For the reporting of all infrastructure maintenance requests, please contact Council’s Department of Infrastructure on 6730 2371.

This centralised point of contact will ensure that all road and infrastructure concerns are recorded, inspected (where necessary) and prioritised accordingly. This number should be used to report maintenance issues concerning Council’s sealed...

RADIO INTERVIEWS

13 May 2020

STAY TUNED - WEEKLY RADIO SESSIONS

Council will be keeping you informed with news by weekly radio sessions after the 7.00am News each Tuesday morning on 2NZ (1188). 

Radio interview - Economic Development...

WHERE'S THE INFRASTRUCTURE ACTION THIS WEEK?

12 May 2020
THIS WEEK'S INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS PROGRAM
Council would like to advise residents that the following works are scheduled for the period ending Friday 29 May 2020, subject to weather conditions and unforeseen delays:
o Pot hole patching and general maintenance in various locations;
o...

COVID-19 UP-DATE

12 May 2020
EASING OF RESTRICTIONS FROM THIS FRIDAY
The NSW State Government is easing restrictions from Friday, 15 May with these being allowed:
Outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people; cafes and restaurants can seat 10 patrons at any one time; up to 5 visitors to a household at any one time; weddings up to 10 guests; indoor funerals up to 20 mourners...

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED ON COUNCILLOR SUPERANUATION ISSUE

12 May 2020
SHOULD COUNCILLORS BE PAID SUPERANNUATION?
Community views on whether Councillors should receive superannuation payments are being sought by the Office of Local Government (OLG) with a submission extension to 7 August being announced.
 
Four options have been posed by the OLG as possible solutions...

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