6 October 2011

Community Information

Australia Day Award Nominations 2012

The 2012 Hawkesbury Australia Day Award nominations are open for the community to nominate individuals that are worthy of such a prestigious award.

The Awards, based on a process of nomination and selection by the Civic and Citizenship Committee, recognise achievements in the Hawkesbury in the following categories:

– Cultural Heritage Award – for significant contribution to cultural heritage development
– Community Arts Award – for significant contribution to cultural art development
– Sports Person of the Year – for outstanding achievement in the sporting domain
– Commemorative Plaque – for significant contribution of a resident (posthumous 5 years)

You can nominate for a Hawkesbury Australia Day Award for 2012 by completing a nomination form which can be found on online at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au, obtained from Council's Administration Building, Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor and Richmond Branch Library or by calling Council's Public Relations Coordinator on 4560 4430.

Nominations for the Hawkesbury Australia Day Awards close Friday, 11 November 2011.


Community Builders Funding Scheme Information Session

Council is hosting a community information session on the 'Community Builder's Funding Scheme'. The session will be held on Friday, 21 October 2011 from 2:30pm to 5pm in the Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre, 300 George Street, Windsor.

The Scheme is coordinated by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services and is a community capacity building funding program that contributes to building stronger communities. The session will discuss application guidelines, local and regional priorities, and other information needed for making an application for funding.

For more information on the scheme and sessions please contact Council's Community Strategic Planner, Michael Laing on 4560 4437. Visit www.communitybuilders.nsw.gov.au for more information on the scheme.

Community Sponsorship Program 2011/2012

Round 2 of the program is currently open and applications will be received until the close of business, Friday 28 October 2011.
The program covers any Hawkesbury based community organisation, business or individual wanting to undertake activities that address the needs of the community as identified in Council's adopted strategic, community, cultural and other plans. It also covers individuals who are representing the Hawkesbury at a state, national and international sporting competition or cultural event.
Hawkesbury City Council will assess the applications and provide sponsorship to support activities or events which will benefit the residents of the Hawkesbury within the available resources.
The purpose of Council's sponsorship program is to enable community groups and individuals to access resources that would otherwise be unavailable to them. These resources could include:
– Financial - in terms of direct funding
– Human - in terms of advice, skill and expertise of Council staff
– Material - in terms of goods and services provided directly by Council as an 'in-kind' contribution
If you would like more information on sponsorship opportunities or to apply for funding, please contact Hawkesbury City Council''s Customer Support Co-ordinator Trisha Sundin on Ph: (02) 4560 4576 or Patricia.SUNDIN@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au .
Applications close Friday 28 October 2011


Council Meetings

October

Tuesday 11 Ordinary 6.30pm

November

Tuesday 8 Ordinary 6.30PM
Tuesday 29 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.


Tenders

Tender for Repainting of Various Sites Project - Tender No 00312

Tender are invited for Repainting of Various Sites Project and will be received up to 11.00am Thursday, 27 October 2011.

The Hawkesbury City Council ("Council") invites tender for the carrying out of repainting buildings for the Repainting of Various Sites Project in accordance with this request for tender.

We require the service of a company to repaint nominated buildings, park fixtures in grounds and the washing of nominated building elements as per the specifications set out in this tender document.

Tender documents are available for free at http://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc/ or at Council's Administration Office at 366 George Street, Windsor from Tuesday, 4 October 2011 for a non refundable fee of $50.00 (inclusive of GST).

Tenders may only be submitted by the means described in the tender documents and must be received by the closing time. Late tenders will not be acceptable.

The canvassing of Councilors will automatically disqualify the applicant from the tender process.

For further information please contact Lachlan McClure, Manager of Building and Associated Services on 4560 4510, during business hours.

General Manager
Peter Jackson


Positions Vacant

This week include:

Senior Customer Service Officer - CP045CO

Wastewater Operator - US036WM

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