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KEY DATES FOR DECEMBER 2021 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS

26 July 2021

All key dates for the Local Government Elections which will now be held on Saturday, 4 December 2021 are available at this link: 

KEY DATES FOR ELECTION

 

UP-DATES: ELECTORAL ROLL INFORMATION

26 July 2021

The elections will be held in the Glen Innes Severn Local Government Area (LGA) on Saturday, 4 December 2021.

Non-residential Rolls

If you are an owner, rate-paying lessee or occupier of rateable land which is not your primary residence, you or a nominee may be entitled to be enrolled on the Roll of non-residential owners of rateable land or the...

PLAYGROUND CLOSURE

26 July 2021
Council would like to advise the playground at the Standing Stones is closed to members of the public for the foreseeable future. We apologise for this inconvenience.
Currently, there are no other playground closures.Council will be undertaking an audit of playgrounds to determine what maintenance is required to bring the playgrounds to a...

ADDITIONAL RAIL TRAIL DROP-IN SESSIONS

26 July 2021

As part of Council’s community consultation process on key developmental decisions, Council will be holding two (2) additional community drop-in sessions to enable more residents to have the opportunity to find out about the proposed Rail Trail and share their feedback on the project with Council.

These Covid-19 safe sessions will be held on Wednesday, 25 August 2021 at the William...

CHANGE OF DATE FOR NSW LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS

26 July 2021

The NSW Minister for Local Government, the Hon. Shelley Hancock MP has announced that the Local Government Elections have been postponed until Saturday, 4 December 2021. The signed order under Section 318C of the Local Government Act 1993 was published in the Government Gazette on Saturday, 24 July 2021.

This means that all current Councillors will continue in their positions...

OLD GRAFTON ROAD, MANN RIVER RE-OPENS

22 July 2021
Old Grafton Road has reopened at the Mann River. The bridge approaches were completely lost in recent flooding and Council staff, in conjunction with bridge contractors Saunders Civilbuild worked to restore vehicle access as a high priority.
Council appreciates the support provided by Saunders.
If you require any further information,...

HERITAGE ASSISTANCE FUND

19 July 2021
A Local Heritage Assistance Fund has been established by Glen Innes Severn Council with the aid of a grant from the NSW Heritage Office.
Owners of Heritage properties are invited to apply for funding under the Heritage Assistance Fund. Applications close Friday 24 September 2021. 
Eligible projects are those which involve the repair,...

WHAT IS "COMPLYING DEVELOPMENT" ?

19 July 2021
Home extensions, decks, swimming pools or carports are just some of the things that need Complying Development from Council.
Please see Council's Facebook page for the video which explains an easy guide to the process as well as owner obligations and the involvement of Council.
Remember that applications for development need to be lodged...

POPPING UP AGAIN

15 July 2021
The Pop Up – Artists in Residence initiative at the Old Holden Building has been extended with two new artists displaying their work and holding workshops during July and August.
Raelene Watson and Mike Gilbert will be joining Peter Grimes in continuing this inclusive and supportive initiative. Visitors can watch the artists, chat about their artistic path, join a workshop or...

NSW PLANNING PORTAL IS NOW LIVE!!

13 July 2021

From July 1, 2021 the new legislation states that all development applications and the majority of post consent certificates must be submitted online through the NSW Planning Portal.

To access the Portal, visit...

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