14 February 2013

Community Information

Community Sponsorship Program Round 3 2012/2013

Round 3 of the program is currently open and applications will be received until the close of business, Friday 1 March 2013.

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 1 March 2013


Consulting the Community

Review of Hawkesbury Community Strategic Plan

Following the recent Local Government election there is provision to review the Hawkesbury Community Strategic Plan.

Residents of the Hawkesbury are encouraged to have their say on the 20 year Draft Revised Hawkesbury Community Strategic Plan which is on public exhibition until Friday, 15 March 2013.

The Community Strategic Plan seeks to determine a shared vision for the Hawkesbury, decide the paths we want to follow, set our direction, our goals and the tangible ways that we can achieve those goals.

This plan will be on display at various locations around the Hawkesbury from Thursday, 17 January until Friday, 15 March 2013.

The plan will be on display at:
Council Administration Building, 366 George Street, Windsor
Hawkesbury Central Library, 300 George Street, Windsor
Richmond Library, 29 West Market Street, Richmond

You can also read a copy of the draft revised plan on Council's website at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or phone 4560 4557 to have one sent out to you.

Feedback can be provided by phone, fax, email or mail with details for returning your comments provided on the back cover of the draft plan.

Help Shape our Future - have your say.


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

The following vacant positions were advertised this week:

  • Operational Assistant

Details on the current vacancies are available on the positions vacant page.


Council Meetings

February

Tuesday 26 Ordinary 6.30PM

March

Tuesday 12 Ordinary 6.30PM

Tuesday 26 Ordinary 6.30PM

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