8th April 2010

Community Information

ANZAC Day/Public Holiday Operating Hours

The following operating hours will apply to Council facilities for ANZAC Day and the ANZAC Day public holiday.

Sunday, 25 April

* Hawkesbury Central Library – open 2-5pm
* Richmond Library – closed
* Hawkesbury Regional Gallery – open 12 Noon-3pm
* Hawkesbury Regional Museum – open 12 Noon-3pm
* Visitor Information Centre – 12Noon-4pm
* Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility – open 12 Noon - 4.30pm
* Companion Animal Shelter – closed

Monday, 26 April

Council Offices, Hawkesbury Central Library, Richmond Library, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility and Companion Animal Shelter will be closed.

* Hawkesbury Regional Museum - open 10am to 3pm
* Visitor Information Centre - open 9am-4pm


Library - Recruiting volunteers

Hawkesbury Library Service is currently recruiting volunteers. If you are a people person, are reliable and patient and you have a couple of hours to spare each month you are invited to apply for one or more of the following positions:

  • Library Delivery Volunteers - to deliver books to housebound residents
  • Library Delivery Volunteers – to deliver books to groups such as Retirement Villages, Nursing Homes and Seniors Clubs
  • Book Selectors for deliveries
  • Information Services Volunteers
  • Oral History Project Volunteers
  • Preschool Story time Volunteers
  • Program and Event Volunteers

Hawkesbury Library Service Volunteers are fully trained for their role and are expected to make a commitment to be involved fortnightly or monthly for a 12-month term of engagement. Becoming a volunteer with the library service is an opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills, and be part of the library team, and provide an important and valuable service to the community.
For more information or for an application form contact the Volunteer Coordinator on 4560 4439.


Consulting the Community

Hawkesbury Bushfire Risk Management Plan

The Hawkesbury Bush Fire Management Committee invites the public to view a draft version of the revised Bushfire Risk Management Plan.

The plan will be available for viewing on Saturday 10th April 2010 from 10am to 12 midday at the following NSWRFS Brigade stations:

Grose Vale - Cabbage Tree Road Grose Vale
Kurrajong Heights - Stanley Ave (Powell Park) Kurrajong Heights
Blaxland's Ridge - 227 Blaxland's Ridge Rd Blaxland's Ridge
Lower Macdonald - Settlers Rd Lower Macdonald

For further information contact Hawkesbury Fire Control on 4560 6400.

Proposed Removal of Street Tree Notice is given of proposed removal of a street tree on 22/4/10, identification number 10/01, a Liquid Amber at 4 Tarragen Avenue, Hobartville 2753 due to damage to infrastructure. Any objection to this proposal must be in writing, quoting the above identification number and be lodged before 22/4/10. For any further information contact Sean Perry, Manager Parks & Recreation on (02) 45604507.


Council Meetings

April

Tuesday 13 Ordinary 6.30pm
Tuesday 20 Extra-Ordinary 6.30pm


Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

Momentum: 18th Fibre Tamworth Biennial
26 March – 2 May

A Tamworth Regional Gallery exhibition toured by Museums and Galleries NSW and supported by Visions of Australia, an Australian Government program supporting touring exhibitions by providing funding assistance for the development and touring of Australian cultural material across Australia.

See Council website for details of public programs including workshops and talks

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Deerubbin Centre (1st Floor) 300 George Street WINDSOR
Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Weekends 10am - 3pm. Closed Tuesdays and public holidays.
T: 4560 4441 Free entry


Positions Vacant

Compliance Officer – Parking - Re-advertised


Tenders

Tender No. 01210 - SOUTH WINDSOR SEWERAGE TREATMENT PLANT - RECYCLED WATER SCHEME

Tenders are invited for the "SOUTH WINDSOR STP RECYCLED WATER SCHEME”. This tender includes the Survey, Geo-technical Investigation, Design, Construction, Testing, Commissioning and Performance Proofing of the South Windsor STP Recycled Water Plant, Rising Main and On-site reservoirs, Sub-surface Irrigation Systems and Distribution Network.

Tender documents can be downloaded free at http://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc or available from Council’s enquiry counter for a non refundable $200 fee.

A mandatory meeting for prospective tenderers is being held at the South Windsor STP at 9.30 am on Wednesday ,14 April 2010.

Tenders will be received by the Council until 4 pm on Friday 23 April, 2010. Tenders will be opened in public immediately following the time of closure and tenderers or their representatives are invited to attend.

The canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

All enquiries to Mr Ramiz Younan (02) 45604519.

Administration Building
366 George Street
Windsor 2756
P. Jackson
General Manager

Tender No 01710 - TENDER FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE THORLEY STREET FLOOD EVACUATION ROUTE, BLIGH PARK

Tenders are invited for the reconstruction of the Thorley Street flood evacuation route, Bligh Park. Tenders will be received up to 3pm on Thursday 29 April 2010.

Tender documents can be downloaded free at http://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc or available at the Council Administration Office enquiry counter at 366 George Street, Windsor, during business hours and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $75.

Tenders may only be submitted by the means described in the tender documents and must be received by the closing time. Tenders will be opened in public, in the Council offices immediately following the time of closure, and tenderers or their representatives are invited to attend. Late tenders will not be accepted.

Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

For further information, please contact Matthew Toriola on (02) 4560 4518 or on mobile 0419 689 561.

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