Gunnedah Shire Council will be hosting a range of events and activities from Monday 1st August to Sunday 7th August to celebrate Local Government Week. The events and activities aim to showcase the services Councils provide to local communities. This year’s theme, ‘Our Council, Our Community’, celebrates Council and the community working together to create a strong, cohesive and vibrant Shire.
Gunnedah Shire Council has extended the lodgement date for applications for financial assistant from eligible sporting groups under its annual Section 356 Small Grants Program. “This once-a-year funding opportunity is designed to aid the continuation of existing local projects or help fund projects that meet the needs of our growing community” said Gunnedah Shire Council Mayor, Owen Hasler. “I would encourage all our local sporting groups to take advantage of this lodgement extension”
Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking quotations from suitably qualified, licenced and insured companies for the Pest Control Inspection Service of Council’s key assets for a period of three years. The scope of works document can be found in the “Council” section of our website located at www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au (http://www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au), or be obtained from Council’s Elgin Street Office. Quotations should be addressed to the General Manager, Gunnedah Shire Council, PO Box 63, Gunnedah NSW 2380 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and will be received until 11.00am Friday, 5 August 2016.
There has been a number of water meters disappear from building sites in recent times, the removal of which is being investigated by police. We’re calling for community assistance and ask that all missing water meters be reported to the Police as soon as they are noticed by residents. Water usage and conservation is important to our community in order to preserve our water supply and ensure all residents have fair access to water resources. Unfortunately, meter tampering and theft affects all residents in the Shire, with the costs of replacement...
Gunnedah has an exciting Calendar of Events planned for NAIDOC Week, 3rd - 10th July. A great opportunity to come together and celebrate culture in our community. The NAIDOC Week 'Desert Song' art exhibition will be opening on Tuesday 5th July, 11:00am at the Creative Arts Centre, Chandos St, Gunnedah. This exhibition features artworks by notable local artists Des Mullion and Vicki Devine. See pics for full NAIDOC Week program, and more information on the 'Desert Song' exhibition.
Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking quotations from suitably qualified, licenced and insured companies for the Security Provision/Services of Council’s key assets. The scope of works document can be found in the “Council” section of our website located at www.infogunnedah.com.au (http://www.infogunnedah.com.au), or obtained from Council’s Elgin Street office. Quotations should be addressed to the General Manager, Gunnedah Shire Council, PO Box 63, Gunnedah NSW 2380, and will be received until 11.00am Friday, 8 July 2016.
Arts North West in partnership with Gunnedah Shire Council will be presenting an informal arts and cultural workshop for the Gunnedah community. We invite organisations, groups and individuals involved, or interested, in the arts in Gunnedah to join us. The workshop will feature a discussion on what the community’s vision is for arts and culture in our region over the next four (4) years and how we can strengthen arts and cultural activity across the Shire.
Due to minimal rainfall in the last quarter, many residents have used in excess of 400 kilolitres of water, pushing them into the second tier charge of $1.62 a kilolitre.Residents should expect to receive their water usage accounts in the coming week and may find their water consumption has increased particularly if they have been trying to maintain lawns and gardens during the recent dry weather.
The Firewood Association of Australia (FAA) has warned against the risks of burning used railway sleepers as firewood. During maintenance and upgrading works on rail tracks in eastern Australia unserviceable timber rail sleepers are regularly replaced by concrete sleepers or new timber sleepers. Regrettably, some of the old timber sleepers from this track maintenance work are being offered for sale as firewood.”
The NSW Local Government Election will be held on Saturday 10 September 2016.
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