7 March 2013

Consulting the Community

Draft Hawkesbury Regional Open Space Strategy

The Draft Hawkesbury Regional Open Space Strategy will be available for public comment from 27 February 2013 to 26 March 2013. This Strategy has been commissioned by Hawkesbury City Council to deal with the long term strategic management of Council’s open space and recreation provision; and to provide a 10 year implementation plan. The Draft Strategy can be viewed at Council''s Administration Office, 366 George Street, Windsor; Hawkesbury Central Library, Windsor; Richmond Branch Library and via Council's website.

Please address all comments in relation to this matter to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council titled "Submission - Regional Open Space Strategy". Submissions will be received until COB, Friday, 5 April 2013. Please return to Council by any of the below methods:

Mail: PO Box 146, WINDSOR NSW 2756
Fax: (02) 4587 7740
Email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

The canvassing of Councillors will automatically disqualify the applicant from the process. For further information, please contact Craig Johnson on (02) 4560 4524.

General Manager


Expressions of Interest

Community Representation on Council's Sustainability Advisory Committee

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified members of the community to act as community representatives on the Sustainability Advisory Committee. 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.

Sustainability Advisory Committee: Community representation - Four (4) Community appointments

Council has established a Sustainability Advisory Committee to address sustainability issues within the Hawkesbury LGA. The Committee has been delegated the task of providing advice and assistance to Council to promote sustainable practices and reduce the ecological footprint of the Hawkesbury LGA. The aim of the Committee is to assist Council to integrate environmental sustainability into Council policies, plans and operations and promote sustainable practices in the community. Meetings are to be held a minimum of two times per year.

For more information or to obtain an Expression of Interest Form please contact Phil Pleffer on 4560 4544 or visit the Expressions of Interest for Community Representation on Council's Sustainability Advisory Committee page.

Expressions of Interest close 5pm Friday, 5 April, 2013.


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 No. 00927 - Tender for the Construction of Jurds Bridge on Upper Macdonald Road, Higher Macdonald

Tenders are invited for the construction of Jurds Bridge on Upper Macdonald Road, Higher Macdonald and will be received up to 3pm on Thursday, 28 March 2013.

It is proposed to construct a new three span prestressed concrete bridge (a total length of 45.48m) over Macdonald River to replace the existing timber bridge. The scope of work comprises the supply of all materials, plant, equipment, labour and the carrying out of all activities necessary for the construction of the bridge and its approaches.

Tender documents are available for free at WSROC or at Council’s Administration Building at 366 George Street, Windsor from Tuesday, 5 March 2013 for a non-refundable fee of $100 (incl. 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 accepted.

Please note that there is a Compulsory Pre-Tender meeting to be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 at the jobsite which is located at approximately 12.3km from St Albans on Upper Macdonald Road.

The canvassing of Councillors will automatically disqualify the applicant from the tender process. For further information, please contact Siva Sivakumar on (02) 4560 4538.

General Manager
Peter Jackson


Council Meetings

March

Tuesday 12 Ordinary 6.30PM

Tuesday 26 Ordinary 6.30PM

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