21 July 2011

Community Information

Local Government Week - Empowering Communities

Local Government Week 2011 will run from the 1-7 August and is about showcasing the positive services that Council provides that empower the Hawkesbury community. Join Hawkesbury City Council at one or many of the events being held to celebrate empowering the Hawkesbury.

More information: www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 4560 4430

National Tree Day
Sunday, 31 July, 10am – 12noon at Yarramundi Reserve.
Planting local native plants. Free BBQ.
RSVP essential for catering: 4560 4525

Nursery Rhymes for 1 - 3 year olds
Mondays, 10am, at Hawkesbury Central Library, Deerubbin Centre, Windsor
A great way to engage small children and developing their literacy skills by introducing them to rhyme, rhythm and repetition.

Howe Park Community Event
Monday, 1 August, 11:30am – 1pm at The Terrace, corner of Kable Street, Windsor.
Come and celebrate the opening of numerous projects completed through the Australian Government's Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program. Learn about Council services and enjoy the new and improved Howe Park.
More information: 4560 4430

Hawkesbury Sports Awards Presentation Evening
Monday, 1 August, 5.30 – 7.30pm at Bligh Room, Windsor Function Centre, Windsor.
Help congratulate those that have been recognised for their commendable contributions to sport in the Hawkesbury district.
RSVP essential: 4560 4430

Food Handling Seminar
Tuesday, 2 August, 9.30am – 1pm at Windsor RSL, corner of Argyle & Mileham Street, South Windsor.
Cost of $32.80 per participant, free to local charitable organisations, on proof of identification of membership.
Booking Essential: 4560 4572

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds
Tuesdays, 11am at Hawkesbury Central Library, Deerubbin Centre, Windsor.
Thursdays, 11am at Richmond Library.
Involves stories, rhymes and craft that explore different themes and topics, developing children's listening and interactive skills.

Making Sense of the Census
Tuesday, 2 August, 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Charles Harpur Room, Hawkesbury Central Library, Deerubbin Centre, Windsor.
Learn how to incorporate the census findings into you family history research.
Bookings essential: 4560 4460

Hawkesbury Community Nursery
Wednesday, 3 August, 9am – 12noon at Hawkesbury Community Nursery, 10 Mulgrave Road, Mulgrave.
Come and help to grow local native plants.
More Information: 4560 4525

Free child safety restraint checking
Wednesday, 3 August, 9.30am – 1pm at Council's carpark, George Street, Windsor.
Hosted by Council and RTA. Have your restraint checked by RMS authorised restraint fitter.
Bookings Essential: 4560 4498

Mini Book Sale and Library TourWednesday, 3 August at Hawkesbury Central Library, Deerubbin Centre, Windsor.
Library Tour will begin at 10.30am followed by morning tea.
Grab a bargain and find our more about your library on an exclusive tour.
Bookings essential for library tour: 4560 4460

Morgue ToursFriday, 5 August at Hawkesbury Regional Museum, 8 Baker Street, Windsor.
Tours will be conducted at 10am, 12noon and 2pm and runs for approx 30 mins.
Tour the newly conserved and interpreted Morgue or 'Dead House' used by the Hawkesbury Hospital until the 1940's and dates back to as early as 1824.
Bookings essential, maximum 10 per group: 4560 4439

Companion Animal Shelter Open Day, Mulgrave
Saturday, 6 August, 9.30am – 11.30am at Hawkesbury Companion Animal Shelter, 10 Mulgrave Road, Mulgrave.
Animal welfare stalls, dog training, BBQ and drinks stall.
Bookings essential for microchip offer: 4560 4644

Empowering Communities Competition
Entries Close: Monday, 25 July at 5pm.
How would you create, or improve, a project or service which would empower your community? To enter, write in a 100 words or less, what you would do with $2,000 to empower your community. Be one of three winners sharing in $6,000 of prizes to see your idea come true as part of the 2011 Local Government Week. The competition is sponsored by the Local Government and Shires Associations of NSW and Essential Energy.
For more information and to enter, visit: www.lgweek.lgsa.org.au

Road Naming Proposal – Naming of two un-named Roads off Teale Road, East Kurrajong.

Hawkesbury City Council - Roads Act 1993

Notice is given that Hawkesbury City Council in accordance with the Roads Act 1993 and by resolution dated 28 June 2011, that public comment be sought in relation to the naming of two un-named roads located off Teale Road, East Kurrajong as Carmichael Place and Colvin Place.

The report submitted to Council outlined the background of the proposed names. This report is available for viewing on Council's website: www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au under Consulting the Community from 21 July 2011.The community is invited to provide comment on the proposed road names via written submissions sent to Council by any of the methods listed below by close of business, Friday, 19 August 2011.

  • By mail: PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756
  • By fax: 4587 7740
  • By email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Please address all submissions in writing to the General Manager, Titled -"Future Road Names Carmichael Place and Colvin Place, East Kurrajong".

Please be advised that comments on the proposal may contain information that is personal information, such as information that identifies you, etc, for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act.

The purpose of collecting this information is to assist Council in obtaining the views of the community regarding this matter. The information may also be made available to third parties in accordance with the relevant legislation.

The submission of personal information with your comments is voluntary but, if not provided, may affect consideration of such comments. The information will ultimately be stored in Council's records system.

For more information on the proposed road names please see www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Enquiries: Toni Johnson, 4560 4530.


Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

Till 21 August

Three exhibitions showcasing the best in traditional and contemporary ceramics, including a survey of work by master potter, Geoff Crispin, who will be presenting a special workshop demonstration in the gallery on Sunday 7 August.
Bookings essential. Phone 4560 4441.

Deerubbin Centre -1st Floor
300 George Street Windsor 2756
Tel 02 4560 4441 www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
Mon-Fri 10am-4pm Sat & Sun 10am-3pm
(Closed Tues and public holidays)
Free admission


Council Meetings

July

Tuesday 26 Ordinary 6.30pm

August

Tuesday 9 Ordinary 6.30pm
Tuesday 30 Ordinary 6.30pm


Development Applications Recently Determined

Notice under Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the following Development Consents were determined by Council.

>>> View applications

The development consents are available for public inspection, without charge, at Council Offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.


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