12 April 2012

Community Information

Hawkesbury Community Nursery - Huge Native Plant Sale

From 21 March to 20 April 2012 the Hawkesbury Community Nursery is having a huge native plant sale.

Native to the Hawkesbury area these hardy plants provide food and habitat for native animals and are suitable for use in:

  • Domestic and commercial gardens
  • Acreage and landscaping
  • Revegetation projects.

All excess stock must go, to make way for the new 2012 spring stock. Normally plants sell from $1.65, but in this sale plants will be sold for the bargain price of three for $1.

Equipment for revegetation works is also sold at the Nursery and includes tree guards and bamboo canes.

For more information on the Community Nursery and the plants available, please contact Council’s Bushcare Officer on 4560 4525 or email mgauci@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Hawkesbury Community Nursery is located at 10 Mulgrave Road, Mulgrave.

The nursery is open Wednesdays 9am to 1pm or by appointment. During the sale the nursery will also open Saturday, 31 March and Saturday, 14 April, 2012, from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

Hawkesbury Show Council Display - 'Working together...'

27, 28 & 29 April 2012

Visit Council’s display at the Hawkesbury Show to:

  • Find out how you can work together with Council.
  • Learn about Council projects and services.
  • Have a go at our waste education game.
  • Make your own seedling cup and watch as your native plant grows.
  • Get involved in the National Year of Reading.

Free giveaways and activities


Consulting the Community

Proposed Recategorisaion of Pound Paddock

Council is proposing to change the categorisation of Pound Paddock, Bourke Street, Richmond under its generic “Plans of Management of Community Lands” from Sportsground to General Community Use.

The plan can be accessed from Council’s website.

Written submissions titled "Proposed Recategorisation of Pound Paddock" will be received by Council no later than the close of business 11th May 2012, and should be addressed to;

General Manager,
Hawkesbury City Council,
PO Box 146,
Windsor NSW 2756.

Submissions can also be sent to Council via email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
Enquiries should be directed to Joseph Litwin, Executive Manger, Community Partnerships on (02) 4560 4428


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.


Integrated Development Proposal

Lot 1 DP 87241, 74 George Street WINDSOR NSW 2756

Hawkesbury City Council has received a development application for Commercial Premises - Alterations &/or additions - awning over alfresco dining deck at the above property. The applicant is O''Mara Constructions Pty Ltd. Hawkesbury City Council is the consent authority.

The proposed development is defined as integrated development under Section 91 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 because an approval under the Heritage Act 1977 is required. The approval body is the NSW Heritage Office.

The development application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period 3/04/2012 to 7/05/2012. All plans and details may be inspected between 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday, at Council''s Administration Office, 366 George Street, Windsor.

During the exhibition period any person may make a submission in writing to Council in relation to the development application, quoting reference DA0046/12. Where a submission by way of objection is made, the grounds for objection are to be specified in the submission. Should you lodge a submission, your views will be taken into account as part of our assessment and a reply will be forwarded to you when the application is determined.

Please note that confidentiality is not available to objectors. The details of any submissions may be included in a Council report or forwarded to the applicant where it may help to resolve design or operational problems. Information (including copies of submissions) may also be released in accordance with Council Policy for Access to Information.

If you have any concerns about the proposal, it is suggested that you speak with the assessing officer so that all aspects may be fully discussed. Matters such as privacy, overshadowing and impact on adjoining owners are a normal part of our assessment.

Enquiries: Sanzida Alam (02) 4560 4483.


Positions Vacant

  • Community Safety Coordinator
  • Corporate Systems & Database Administrator

Council Meetings

April

Tuesday 17 Extra-Ordinary - Draft Budget and Deliver Program 6.30PM

Tuesday 24 Ordinary 6.30PM

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