Policies on public exhibition
The following Gunnedah Shire Council policies have been reviewed and are now on public exhibition for community feedback:
• Draft Policy – Managing Contaminated or Potentially Contaminated Land
• Draft Policy – Development Application Fee Refund
• Draft Policy – Naming of Public Infrastructure Acknowledgements
• Draft Policy – Town Planning – Resource Development
• Draft Policy – Use and Placement of Shipping Containers in Gunnedah Shire Council
• Draft Policy – Waste Management Exception from Charges for Not-for-Profit Charities Orphaned Waste
• Draft Policy – Cultural Precinct Venue Hire
• Draft Policy – Cemeteries
• Draft Policy – Planning Agreements
• Draft Policy – Delegated Authority
• [This/these] resolutions can be viewed online at www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au.
If you have feedback, please submit via the following methods: Email email@example.com. Please include your name and contact details. Complete an online form via the Contact Us section of Council’s website. Post your submission to Gunnedah Shire Council, PO Box 63, Gunnedah, 2380 or hand it over the counter at Council’s Administration Building at 63 Elgin Street, Gunnedah. Submissions should be received no later than 5pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.
New Economy and Growth Working Group
Gunnedah Shire Council has accepted nominations for a new Economy and Growth Working Group.
Councillors accepted nominations from Prue Jeffrey, Melanie Squires, Scott Davies, Jasmine Alloway, Michael Broekman, Jodie Letat, Kate Gunn, Shelley Beard, Matthew White, Ashleigh Foster, Tracey Reid and Liliana Julien for the working group.
The new group replaces the former Economic Development Working Group and Skills and Training Working Group, and will identify barriers, and advocate for resources and solutions to address sustainable economic growth and innovation along with continuous workforce development.
Road name on public exhibition
Gunnedah Shire Council has endorsed the proposed name of a new road near George Street.
Council supported the proposal to call the road “Yarrandoo Close”. Yarrandoo is a local Gamilaroi word that means “Southern Cross”, a constellation that is visible from the street.
The proposed road name will be on public exhibition for 28 days. For more information, visit www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au. Submissions should be received no later than 5pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.
Village dates set for Council meetings
Two of Gunnedah Shire Council’s Ordinary Meetings will be held in the Shire’s villages next year.
The March meeting will be held at the Piallaway Hall, hosted by the Piallaway Progress Association, on Wednesday, March 20. The July meeting will be held at the Emerald Hill Hall, hosted by the Emerald Hill Progress Association, on Wednesday, July 17.
Council approves new name for pig shed
Gunnedah Shire Council has approved Riding for Disabled Association Gunnedah’s request to name the western end of the pig shed at the Gunnedah Showground the “Bruce and Marj Hill Shed”.
Bruce and Marj Hill were long-time supporters of both the Riding for the Disabled Association and Gunnedah Pony Club.
The proposal will be on public exhibition for 21 days. For more information, visit www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au.
Submissions should be received no later than 5pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.
Council supports Carols in the Park
Gunnedah Shire Council has endorsed a recommendation to support a financial and in-kind contribution of $1256 for the Carols in the Park hosted by the Gunnedah Ministers’ Fraternal.
The proposal allows the same to be provided, allowing for CPI and fee and charge increases, for the 2024 and 2025 events.
The proposal will be on public exhibition for 28 days. For more information, visit www.gunnedah.nsw.gov.au.
Submissions should be received no later than 5pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2023.