4 October 2012

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

Holiday workshops for kids

Friday 28 September 10am - 12noon

Using acrylic paint on canvas, create an aerial view of where you live, inspired by the ‘Strong Women, strong painting, strong culture’ exhibition.

Friday 5 October 10am - 12noon

Come and learn some simple printmaking techniques, be inspired by our three beautiful indigenous art exhibitions, and take home artwork that you can keep or make into cards for friends and family.

All materials are supplied, cost $10 ($5 members).

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wear clothes suitable for working with paint.

Bookings essential as places are limited.

Phone: 4560 4441


Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest for Community Representation on Council Committees

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified members of the community to act as community representatives on the committees outlined below. Community members are generally appointed to committees on the basis of their industry knowledge and experience, technical skills and/or their ability to interpret the common interests of residents.

Human Services Advisory Committee

Community representation - Five (5) Community appointments

This Committee has been delegated (by Council) the task of providing advice and assistance in the development and drafting of a Human Services Strategy in linked with the Hawkesbury Community Strategic Plan 2010 – 2030. Members will provide advice on consultative strategies for inviting submissions, assist in the identification of community indicators to measure progress in the improvement and well-being of residents of the Hawkesbury and assist council staff to coordinate an integrated human services planning framework. Meetings are held a minimum of four times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expression of Interest Form please contact Michael Laing on 4560 4437 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Hawkesbury Civics and Citizenship Committee

Community representation - Three (3) Community appointments

Members will facilitate the selection of award recipients for several awards including but not limited to; Australia Day Awards and the Sports Medal and Sports Certificate Awards, review the criteria for each of the award systems and make recommendations on changes as to future systems, actively encourage nominations from the community for the awards programs to further enhance the quality and quantity of submissions Council receives and assist when requested, with recommendations for special civic or community celebrations. Meetings are held a minimum of one time per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expression of Interest Form please contact Sonia Porter on 4560 4425 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Hawkesbury Mobility Plan Implementation Committee

Community representation - Eight (8) Community appointments

This Committee has been delegated (by Council) the task of providing advice and assistance in the implementation of the Hawkesbury Mobility Plan which address current and future mobility needs. The Committee's role is; to work with Council staff to identify annual projects for cycleways and pedestrian access improvements which are consistent with the priorities within the Hawkesbury Mobility Plan, and provide advice and guidance on strategies to raise community awareness about mobility issues. Meetings are held a minimum of two times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expression of Interest Form please contact Joseph Litwin 4560 4428 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Waste Management Advisory Committee

Community representation - Two (2) Community appointments

The Committee provides Council with advice about information, research, analysis and public awareness strategies and options for future waste management in the Hawkesbury. Meetings are held a minimum of two times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expressions of Interest Form please contact Dianne Tierney on 4560 4557 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Heritage Advisory Committee

Community representation - Eight (8) Community appointments

The Committee provides Council with advice on grant applications, recommendations and management issues, heritage listings, Heritage Week events and community awareness of heritage matters. Meetings are held a minimum of two times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expressions of Interest Form please contact Shari Hussein on 4560 4604 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Floodplain Risk Management Advisory Committee

Community representation - Six (6) Community appointments

The Committee provides advice to Council about information, research and analysis on the nature and degree of flood risk, measures and standards necessary to minimise flood risk, public awareness strategies and development of a flood risk management plan. Meetings are held a minimum of six times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expressions of Interest Form please contact Philip Pleffer on 4560 4544 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Audit Committee

Community representation – Four (4) Community appointments

The Audit Committee provides independent assurance and assistance to Council on risk management, control, governance and external accountability responsibilities. Meetings are held a minimum of four times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expressions of Interest Form please contact Steven Kelly on 4560 4408 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Hawkesbury Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Community representation - Nine (9) Community appointments

This Committee has been delegated (by Council) the task of providing advice and assistance in the drafting of a Hawkesbury Access and Inclusion Plan. The Committee will provide advice to Council staff on strategies for eliminating barriers which prevent residents and visitors from participating fully in community and civic life, and raise awareness of the importance of creating an accessible built environment and inclusive civil society. Meetings are held a minimum of four times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expressions of Interest Form please contact Joseph Litwin on 4560 4428 or visit the Council website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Expressions of Interest close 5pm Friday, 2 November 2012.


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.


Positions Vacant

  • Wastewater Operator

Council Meetings

October

Tuesday 9 Ordinary 6.30PM

November

Tuesday 13 Ordinary 6.30PM

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