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INFORMATION DAY AT LIFE CHOICES

4 February 2022

IN A NUTSHELL

2 February 2022

After each Council meeting Council has been distributing a MINUTES SUMMARY of the key points/determinations to media, to staff and to Councillors. 

The Minutes Summary can also be viewed by the general public. For more information about each meeting please go to the Business Paper and the Minutes of meeting on Council's website under Quicklinks on the Home page.

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COMMENTARY ON FACEBOOK POSTS

2 February 2022
Council welcomes commentary on Council's Facebook page and requests that the commentators respect that the page is Council's Facebook page and not their own. Council’s social media is an important platform for information to be communicated from Council to residents. It is an effective platform for Council to communicate quickly and informally with the community. It is important that...

ALL THE FACTS ON ASBESTOS REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL

31 January 2022

Please see the information sheet on the correct process for removal and disposal of asbestos:

ASBESTOS INFORMATION SHEET

 

YOU CAN SEE THROUGH THE WINDOWS AND AROUND THE CORNERS!

31 January 2022
Council considers transparency to be essential in local government. That's why Council's policies, practices and procedures at the executive and the operational levels support being crystal clear so that all residents, ratepayers and the general public know about Council decisions and what Council does to action decisions.
Here's a few examples of what Council...

COVID - 19 ALERT AT THE YOUTH BOOTH

30 January 2022
A member of The Youth Booth community has tested positive for COVID-19. This person last attended The Youth Booth on Tuesday, 25 January 2022.
The Youth Booth will be closed on Monday, 31st January 2022 and Tuesday, 1st February 2022, and will re-open Wednesday, 2 February 2022.
Please monitor for signs of illness and get tested at the onset of and symptoms.

FROM LATE NIGHT LIVE TO BROAD DAYLIGHT

28 January 2022
Council has ditched the evening timeslot for Council meetings in favour of brunch hour sessions from 9.00am until 12 noon effective until the end of the current mayoral term in September 2022. What's in the headlights was a key factor. With some Councillors and senior Council staff homeward bound after meetings to the far rural reaches of the LGA, as Mayor, Councillor Robert Banham put it...

COUNCIL PUTS A PAUSE ON NUMBERS OF PAWS

28 January 2022
Council has endorsed policy guidelines on keeping animals for domestic purposes in line with RSPCA recommendations on companion animals on small allotments. The main change is the restriction of a maximum of two dogs or two cats and a maximum combination of two sheep or cattle. The policy will go on public exhibition for 28 days from Thursday, 3 February 2022 to enable submissions from...

CONGRATULATIONS TO AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNERS

27 January 2022

Council congratulates the local Australia Day Award winners: Citizen of the Year - John Lynn; Young Citizen of the Year - Cadence McShane; Emergency Services Award - the Irwin family from Glencoe; Voluntary Community Organisation of the Year - Radio 2CBD; Community Event of the Year - Glen Innes Plant Fair.

RISK OF COVID-19 : EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (Council's OOSH FACILITY)

21 January 2022

Council advises that a member of the early childhood education and care community has tested positive to COVID-19. 

Children who have attended Council's OOSH facility between Monday, 17 January 2022 and Thursday, 20 January 2022 have been identified as a person at risk of COVID-19 due to their attendance and potential contact with a confirmed case. 

Council has notified parents...

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