At the Ordinary Council Meeting held Wednesday 17 September 2014, Mayor Owen Hasler and Deputy Mayor Gae Swain retained their respective positions for the ensuring 12 months. The position of Mayor was contested by Councillor Colleen Fuller however was won by Councillor Owen Hasler five (5) votes to three (3). The position of Deputy Mayor was contested by Councillor David Quince however was won by Councillor Gae Swain six (6) votes to two (2).
In a move to improve operational efficiencies whilst continuing to meet the waste management demands of the Shire, Gunnedah Shire Council today announced changes to the Shire's Rural Waste Facilities operating hours. Council's Manager Building and Environment, Mr Blake O'Mullane identified that a reduction in patronage of the facilities and the implementation of kerbside collection in some villages has been a catalyst for the changes.
Gunnedah Shire Council's Councillor Gwen Griffen was bestowed the "Councillor Pat Dixon Lifetime Achievement Award" at the NSW Local Government Aboriginal Network (LGAN) Conference held at Narrandera last week. Councillor Griffen was nominated by Gunnedah Shire Council in recognition of her long time service to the Gunnedah community and her advocacy role in representing Aboriginal issues in the Gunnedah Shire and wider afield.
The attached FAQs Information Sheet has been developed to provide background information to the Gunnedah community with reference to the Chandos Street Modification.
The following design plan and clarification of changes to traffic conditions and parking in Chandos Street is provided for the information of the community. The need to change traffic conditions in Chandos Street and the introduction of one-way traffic were identified in the Visitor Centre Review conducted in 2013. The modifications are intrinsic components of the relocation of this service into the central business district; as adopted by Council at its Extra Ordinary Meeting held in August 2014.
Over the past few years Gunnedah Shire Council, Glen Innes Severn Council and Uralla Shire Council have been working towards the development of a partnership within Community Services portfolios with the aim of expanding and improving services provided to their communities. The wider Local Council environment recognises the importance of collaboration amongst local Councils including the recent IPART Local Government Compliance and Enforcement Review and the review of Local Councils.
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