News

RE-OPENING OF COUNCIL OFFICES AND FACILITIES

15 May 2020

Council advises that the following offices and facilities will re-open from Monday, 18 May 2020:

  • Town Hall offices: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday;
  • Church Street offices: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Please note that social distancing according to the NSW State Government’s public health regulations...

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...

ON THE AIRWAVES WITH INFO FOR YOU!

14 May 2020

Council's General Manager and Mayor are doing an extra radio session tomorrow morning at 7.30am on 2NZ so stay tuned. Tomorrow morning there's also a special interview about the feedlot D.A. on 2CBD so tune in between 8.00am and 8.30am. The audio file from this morning's 2NZ interview on the feedlot D.A. has been posted onto Council's website.

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 Thursday morning on 2NZ (1188). 

Council Interview Budget Part 1

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WHEN CAN YOU ENJOY THE LIBRARY AGAIN?

12 May 2020

The Library will not be reopening from this Friday, 15 May 2020 as it is awaiting the NSW Premier's announcement and will be advised by the NSW State Library on the opening date.The library is progressing preparations such as sneeze barriers for the Circulation Desk etc.in anticipation of reopening. Please check the library website for up-dates.

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...

BUSINESSES CAN SIGN UP TO LOCAL GIFT CARD PROMOTION

7 May 2020

Council's Economic Development team is urging local businesses to sign up to the Local Gift Card promotion to help stimulate our local economy. The gift cards will be going to all LGA households in mid-June in preparation for continued COVID-19 restrictions being lifted. The purpose is to encourage shopping and buying services locally.  The deadline for business registration is Friday, 12...

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