30 April 2015

CONSULTING THE COMMUNITY

Exhibition of Planning Proposal - Lot 8 DP 7565, 136 Longleat Lane, Kurmond

Hawkesbury City Council is exhibiting a planning proposal affecting Lot 8 DP 7565, 136 Longleat Lane, Kurmond.

The objective of the planning proposal is to allow the land to be subdivided into large lot residential allotments. The intended outcome is to facilitate a development application to subdivide the land into a maximum of 4 lots, with minimum lot sizes of 4000m² and 1ha.

The planning proposal and other supporting documentation is on public exhibition 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday at Council’s Administration Office, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday 17 April 2015 to Monday 18 May 2015 and can be viewed on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the planning proposal and other supporting documentation. Written submissions should be referenced “LEP007/13” and can be posted to Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, WINDSOR NSW 2756, faxed to (02) 4587 7740, or emailed to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Monday 18 May 2015.

Please note confidentiality is not available to respondents. The details of any submissions may be included in a Council report or forwarded to the proponent where it may help to resolve issues raised in the submission. Information (including copies of submissions) may also be released in accordance with Council’s Access to Information policy.

The inclusion of personal information with your submission is voluntary. However, if not provided Council will not be able to contact you about the proposal. The information will be stored in Council's electronic records system and paper files. For your protection, Council recommends that you do not include defamatory comments in your submission.

Under Section 147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift. Where relevant a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement is to accompany any submission lodged with Council. This statement can be obtained from Council’s Customer Service Unit or on Council’s website.

Any comments about this proposal may contain information that is personal information, such as information that identifies you, etc, for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1988.

Submissions are balanced with Council’s statutory obligations, the rights of the proponent and the public interest. Council must consider any submissions made before it decides whether to proceed with or abandon a proposal.

The Minister for Planning has delegated the making of the local environmental plan to Council.

If you have any enquiries please contact Philip Pleffer, Strategic Planning Co-ordinator, on (02) 4560 4544.

Proposed Amendment to Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002 – Draft Part D Chapter 8 Farm Buildings and Outbuildings

Council at the Ordinary Meeting of 31 March 2015 resolved to exhibit the draft Part D Chapter 8 Farm Buildings and Outbuildings (draft Chapter) and other associated amendments to the Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002 (DCP).

The aim of the draft Chapter is to change the current provisions for the erection of sheds to take into account land size, building setbacks and specified land use. The chapter also seeks to clarify the differences between Farm Buildings and outbuildings which are ancillary to a dwelling.

The draft Chapter and other supporting documentation, including associated minor administrative amendments to other parts of the DCP, is on public exhibition 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday at the Council offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday 17 April 2015 to Monday 18 May 2015. The draft Chapter and other supporting documentation can also be viewed on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the draft Chapter and other supporting documentation. Written submissions may be made to Council during the exhibition period with the final day of submissions being Monday, 18 May 2015. Submissions should be referenced “Draft Farm Buildings and Outbuildings DCP” and can be posted to Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, WINDSOR NSW 2756, faxed to (02) 4587 7740, or emailed to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Please note that confidentiality is not available to respondents. The details of any submissions may be included in a Council report. Information (including copies of submissions) may also be released in accordance with Council’s Access to Information policy.

Any comments about this proposal may contain information that is personal information, such as information that identifies you, etc, for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1988. The inclusion of personal information with your submission is voluntary. However, if not provided Council will not be able to contact you. The information will be stored in Council's electronic records system and paper files. For your protection, Council recommends that you do not include defamatory comments in your submission.

Under Section 147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift. Where relevant a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement is to accompany any submission lodged with Council. This statement is available from Council.

Enquiries: William Pillon, Town Planner on (02) 4560 4424.

Public Exhibition of Draft Operational Plan 2015/2016

Each year Hawkesbury City Council outlines its activities for the coming year through an Operational Plan.

The Draft Operational Plan 2015/2016 identifies the proposed projects, programs and activities to be undertaken during 2015/2016. The Operational Plan also contains a Statement of Revenue Policy, which includes fees and charges and information regarding rates and annual charges. Estimated income and expenditure and the capital works program for 2015/2016 are also included.

The Draft Operational Plan 2015/2016 consists of two volumes:

1. Operational Plan 2015/2016 - Part 1 – outlines Projects, Programs and Activities together with Estimated Income and Expenditure
2. Operational Plan 2015/2016 - Part 2 – outlines Rates, Pricing Methodology and Borrowings together with and Fees & Charges

The draft Operational Plan 2015/2016 will be on public exhibition for the period Friday, 1 May 2015 to Monday, 1 June 2015. You can view the draft plan at Council’s Administrative Building, 366 George Street, Windsor and on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au and on Council’s online community engagement site www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au

Written submissions regarding the Draft Operational Plan may be made any time to Council during the exhibition period and can be sent to Council by any of the following methods:

• By mail: PO Box 146,Windsor NSW 2756
• By fax: 4587 7740
• By email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

• Council’s online community engagement site: www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au


Please make reference to “Draft Operational Plan Submission” at the top of your submission. For any enquiries regarding the Draft Operational Plan 2015/2016, please contact Council on 4560 4444.

Please be advised that comments about the Draft Operational Plan 2015/2016 may contain information that is personal information, such as information that identifies you, etc, for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act.
The submission of personal information with your comments is voluntary but, if not provided, may affect consideration of such comments. The information will ultimately be stored in Council''s records system.

Please note that confidentiality is not available to respondents. The details of any submissions may be included in a Council report. Information (including copies of submissions) may also be released in accordance with Council’s Access to Information policy.

The purpose of collecting this information is to assist Council in obtaining the views of the community regarding this matter. The information may also be made available to third parties in accordance with the relevant legislation.

COUNCIL MEETINGS

MAY

12 Tuesday 6.30PM ORDINARY

26 Tuesday 6.30PM ORDINARY

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS RECENTLY DETERMINED

The Development Consents, Complying Development Certificates, Section 96 Modifications and Section 82A Reviews recently determined.

Notice under Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the following Development Consents, Complying Development Certificates, Section 96 Modifications and Section 82A Reviews were determined by Council.

DA0013/15 - 100 Hanckel Road OAKVILLE -Dwelling House - Alterations and additions to the dwelling house - Approved
DA0087/15 - 124 Mitchell Drive GLOSSODIA -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling House – Shed - Approved
DA0094/15 - 161 Cedar Ridge Road KURRAJONG -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
DA0096/15 - 8 Holly Place PITT TOWN -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling - Detached Garage-Approved
DA0138/15 - 6 Hawkesbury Street PITT TOWN -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling - garage and carport- Approved
DA0147/15 - 63 Hall Street PITT TOWN -Structure ancillary to dwelling - Shed-Approved
DA0541/14 - 821 Putty Road EAST KURRAJONG -Dual Occupancy (Attached) & swimming pool-Approved
DA0653/14 - 364 Kurmond Road FREEMANS REACH -Rural Supplies – Alterations and additions to a building and the operation of a rural supplies premises-Approved
DA0659/14 - 149 Grose Wold Road GROSE WOLD -Retrospective Application - Structure Ancillary to Dwelling House - Garage and driveway - Approved
DA0808/14 - 99 Bathurst Street PITT TOWN -Tree Removal - Approved
DA0809/14 - 398 East Kurrajong Road EAST KURRAJONG -Dwelling House and Ancillary Development - Construction of a dwelling house and shed - Approved
DA0818/14 - 31 Perkins Street, BLIGH PARK -Dwelling House - Construction of a dwelling house and tree removal - Approved
DA0820/14 - 343 Spinks Road GLOSSODIA -Dwelling House - Alterations and additions - Approved
DA0825/14 - 12 Putty Road WILBERFORCE -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling House – Garage - Approved
S960010/15 - 34 Hawkesbury Valley Way WINDSOR -Modification of Development Consent DA0178/11 - Alterations and additions and change of use to professional and commercial chambers - Medical specialist - Approved
S960017/15 - 7 Vine Street PITT TOWN -Modification of Development Consent DA0352/14 - Conversion of roof space into habitable area - Approved
S960022/15 - 251 Pitt Town Bottoms Road PITT TOWN BOTTOMS -Modification to Consent(DA0199/14) - Amend material to new corrugated iron - Approved
S960023/15 - 6 Chatham Street, PITT TOWN -Modification of Development Consent DA0355/14 - Increase in ceiling height from 2.4m to 2.7m - Approved
DA0006/14 S82A - 5 Macquarie Road WILBERFORCE -S82A Review - Two lot Torrens title subdivision and demolition of an existing covered awning - Refused

The Development Consents, Complying Development Certificates, Section 96 Modifications and Section 82A Reviews are available for public inspections, without charge, at Council’s offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL

Lot 1 DP 546915 and Lot 2 DP 546915, 329 Pitt Town Road PITT TOWN

Hawkesbury City Council has received a development application for - Recreation Facility (Outdoor) - Alterations and additions to the golf clubhouse and grounds at the above property. The applicant is Paynter Dixon. Hawkesbury City Council is the consent authority.

The development application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period 30/04/2015 to 14/05/2015. 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 DA0203/15. 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.

Under Section 147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift. Any submission made is to be accompanied by a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement. This statement is available from Hawkesbury City Council.

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: Kathryn Saunders (02) 4560 4483.

INTERGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL

Lot 74 DP 1187236, 96 Grose Vale Road NORTH RICHMOND NSW 2754

Hawkesbury City Council has received a request to modify development consent DA0438/14 at the above property. The application seeks to modify the consent for a Torrens title subdivision to create one additional residential lot. The applicant is North Richmond Joint Venture 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 approvals under the Heritage Act 1977 and Rural Fires Act 1993 are required. The approval body is the NSW Heritage Office and NSW Rural Fire Service.

The request to modify development consent application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period 30/04/2015 to 28/05/2015. 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 S960042/15. 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: Andrew Johnston (02) 4560 4549.

POSITIONS VACANT

Engineering Surveyor - IS049DM

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to provide accurate and relevant survey information for investigative design and construction of various projects for Council’s Works Program.

Applicants must have a Degree in Surveying or equivalent, a Class C Licence and proven experience in engineering surveying and cadastral surveys as well as the associated calculations. Experience in computer aided drafting, Landmark and Auto Cad software is also essential.

Salary:- Grade 14 with a commencing rate of pay of $1,216.48 gross per week for 35 hours plus 9.5% superannuation and the opportunity to progress through Council''s Salary System.
Excellent working conditions apply including participation in a nine-day fortnight working agreement.

How to apply: For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or if you do not have access to the internet call Jane Nolan, Human Resources Coordinator on 4560 4499.

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Applications close 5pm on Friday 22 May 2015.

Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

Council is committed to high ethical standards for staff and their dealings with the public, which is reflected in our organisational Code of Conduct

Operational Assistant IS010CM

Operational Assistant - Construction Maintenance

We are looking for an energetic and reliable person to join our Construction and Maintenance team.

You need to be a team player who is willing to undertake a range of labouring tasks in areas such as road construction and drainage, concreting, pipe laying, kerb and guttering and path paving.

It is essential that you have a WH&S General Induction Certificate; a current Driver’s Licence; a good level of fitness and are able to understand and carry out both written and verbal work instructions.

Salary: Grade 4, with a commencing rate of pay of $802.27 gross per 38 hour week plus an Industry Allowance of $14.20 per week as well as 9.5% Superannuation and the opportunity to progress through Council''s Salary System.

Excellent working conditions apply including participation in a nine-day fortnight working arrangement.

Applications close 5pm Friday 15 May 2015.

How to apply: For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or if you do not have access to the internet call Jane Nolan, Human Resources Coordinator on 4560 4499.

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Please note, the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

Subdivision & Development Engineer CP043SU

Salary negotiable from $81,500 pa depending upon qualifications and experience plus a Civil Liability Allowance of 3.5% and 9.5% Superannuation

We are seeking to appoint a Subdivision and Development Engineer to provide engineering support for the Development Services Branch.

The successful applicant will monitor and oversee engineering designs and construction works for subdivision and developments. This role is critical in providing engineering advice on a range of matters including development referrals and flooding enquiries.

To be successful in this role you must have a Degree in Civil Engineering acceptable for membership to the Institute of Engineers Australia and a current Driver’s Licence. Experience in design and rural residential development with knowledge of relevant planning legislation is essential.

How to apply: For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or if you do not have access to the internet call Jane Nolan, Human Resources Coordinator on 4560 4499.

Applications close 5.00pm on 22 May 2015.

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Council is committed to high ethical standards for staff and their dealings with the public which is reflected in our organisational Code of Conduct.

The canvassing of Councillors in relation to applications for employment will automatically disqualify the applicant from the process.

Tendering & Contracts Officer - SS095FS

We currently have a full time position for a Tendering & Contracts Officer to coordinate Council’s tendering and contract management function.

The successful applicant must have a tertiary qualification in Procurement, a Class C Licence and at least 3 years demonstrated experience in a Procurement function in a multi-purpose organisation.

Commencing Salary: Grade 15 Entry, $1,279.13 gross per 35 hour week, plus 9.5% Superannuation and the opportunity to progress through Council''s Salary System. Excellent working conditions apply including participation in a nine day fortnight working arrangement.

Applications close 5pm on Friday, 15 May 2015.

How to apply: For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or if you do not have access to the internet call Jane Nolan, Human Resources Coordinator on 4560 4499.

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Please note, the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

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