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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

Weekly OUR COUNCIL information sheets which appear in the Thursday editions of  the Glen Innes Examiner will also be published on this website and sections of information from them will also be broadcast in council's weekly radio session on 2NZ (1188) on Thursdays after the 7.00am news. Some of the information may also appear, where suitable, on Council's Facebook page. 

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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...

COUNCIL'S BUDGET ON RADIO THIS FRIDAY

20 May 2020

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2020-2021 OPERATIONAL PLAN & BUDGET but didn't want to read the document........
Council will be providing listeners with a snapshot of next financial year's budget on 2CBD at 8.05am this Friday, 22 May. Meanwhile, the Budget Resident Newsletter will be in your letterbox this week. Didn't get a copy? There are extra copies at the Town...

COUNCIL'S WEEKLY NEWS ON RADIO

20 May 2020

MORNING MUESLI UP-DATES WITH COUNCIL ON RADIO 2NZ1188
Reminding residents that tomorrow morning you can have company with your muesli - it's the next Radio session with Mayor Carol Sparks and GM Craig Bennett. Tune in after the 7.00am news.
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PLAYGROUNDS AND OUTDOOR EXERCISE GEAR RE-OPEN AGAIN

15 May 2020

Council has re-opened the playgrounds in town and the surrounding villages effective from today.

Under the advice from the NSW Government it is important that users use outdoor exercise and playground equipment, but should do so with caution and the following advice:

  • Wash their hands before and after they use the equipment; and
  • Assume the person who has used...

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