29 October 2015

Council Meetings

November

Tuesday 10 Ordinary 6.30PM
Tuesday 24 Ordinary 6.30PM 

Council Notices

Temporary Closure - Governor Phillip Reserve and Boat Ramp

Notice is given that Governor Phillip Reserve and boat ramp will be closed to the general public on Saturday, 7 and Sunday, 8 November 2015, as exclusive use has been granted to NSW Water Ski Federation for the Bridge to Bridge Ski Race. 

Community Information

Nominations are now closed for the 2016 Hawkesbury Australia Day wards.

Nominations are invited for individuals and community groups who address the selection criteria of one or more of the nine categories of the new Hawkesbury Australia Day Awards.

The new program has been developed to better acknowledge the outstanding citizens of the Hawkesbury. Several new awards have been introduced which recognise long term commitment and significant one-off contributions to the Hawkesbury.

Council’s Civic and Citizenship Committee is responsible for assessing all nominations received. Judging will take place in early December. Awards will be presented at a ceremony on Australia Day 2016.

Register your Christmas Events Now

Hawkesbury City Council is looking for community groups, churches, sporting organisations and schools that hold events for Christmas to be part of a Christmas Calendar of events for the Hawkesbury.

The program of events will be publicised through Council’s channels and will include advertisements, flyers and banners.

Promoting Christmas events in the calendar provides organisations the unique opportunity to reach a wider audience and it is FREE. It is also a positive opportunity to promote events in the Hawkesbury to our surrounding communities.

To submit details about your event for the Christmas Calendar visit, click here and complete the registration form. Forms must be submitted by 5pm Friday, 13 November 2015 to be included.

For any queries on the Christmas Calendar of events please contact Council’s Events Coordinator on (02) 4560 4404 or email events@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au 

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.

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. 

  • DA0279/15 - 11 King Road WILBERFORCE -Subdivision - Torrens title two into two lot subdivision, demolition of an existing outbuilding and the construction of an outbuilding - Approved 
  • DA0282/15 - 329 Pitt Town Road PITT TOWN-Recreation Facility (Outdoor) - Construction of Pro Shop, Teaching Facility and Driving Range Shelter - Approved 
  • DA0287/15 - 31-39 Bowman Street RICHMOND -Light Industry - Use of Unit 3 as a dried food manufacturing industry - Approved 
  • DA0310/15 - 6 Industry Road MULGRAVE -Bulky Goods Premises – Demolition of the existing structures and construction of a bulky goods premises including associated car park, landscaping and signage - Approved 
  • DA0373/15 - 204 Boundary Road OAKVILLE -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling House – Outbuilding - Approved 
  • DA0457/15 - 313 Spinks Road GLOSSODIA -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling House - Outbuilding and tree removal - Approved 
  • DA0477/15 - 354 Windsor Street RICHMOND -Tree Pruning - Pruning of tree - Approved 
  • DA0498/15 - 38 Chapel Street RICHMOND -Tree Removal- Removal of one tree - Approved 
  • DA0553/15 - 33 Clare Crescent OAKVILLE -Tree Removal - Removal of four trees - Approved 
  • DA0562/15 - 127 George Street WINDSOR -Tree Removal - Removal of one tree - Approved 
  • DA0776/14 - 211 George Street WINDSOR -Retrospective Application - Restaurant or Cafe - Use of the ground floor premises as a café - Approved 
  • S960092/15 - 5 Tomah Street KURRAJONG HEIGHTS -Modification of Development Consent DA0440/13 - Alterations to pool & deck - Approved

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.

Tenders

Tender No. 00966 - Building Trades and Associated Services Tender

Tenders are invited for Building Trades and Associated Services and will be received up to 10am on Thursday, 12 November 2015.

This tender includes various Building Trades and Associated Services that are required by Council over a five year period to service and maintain different aspects of Council's assets. Tenderers are invited to submit their respective schedule of rates for the specified works outlined in the tender document. Trades and Services include:-

  1. Building Maintenance and Carpentry
  2. Cabinet Maker
  3. Concreter
  4. Electrician
  5. Fencer
  6. Floor Finishes
  7. Glazier
  8. Gutter Cleaner
  9. Irrigation Pump Servicing
  10. Landscaper
  11. Painter
  12. Pest Controller
  13. Plaster
  14. Plumber
  15. Roof Safety Services
  16. Roofer
  17. Sealant Joint Applicator
  18. Security Services
  19. Shop Fitter
  20. Steel Fabricator
  21. Thermal Imaging
  22. Tiler

Tender documents are available at Council's Administration Building at 366 George Street, Windsor from Tuesday, 20 October 2015 for a non-refundable fee of $100 (incl. GST) or available free at WSROC e-tendering website.

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.

A tender briefing session will be held on Friday, 30 October at 12 midday at Council's Chambers, 366 George Street, Windsor. Respondents are encouraged to attend this briefing to clarify any aspect of the Request for Tender. It is the Respondents responsibility to satisfactorily inform themselves with the requirements of the Request for Tender.

The canvassing of Councillors will automatically disqualify the applicant from the tender process.

For further information, please contact Council's Building Services Manager on (02) 4560 4510.

Tender No. 00967 - Tender for the Reconstruction of Failed Sealed Pavement Sections of King, Terrace, Kurmond, Tizzana and Freemans Reach Roads

Tenders are invited for the reconstruction of failed sealed pavement sections of King, Terrace, Kurmond, Tizzana and Freemans Reach Roads and will be received up to 3pm on Tuesday, 17 November 2015.

Tender documents are available free from Tuesday, 27 October 2015 at WSROC e-tendering website at https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc/.

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.

The canvassing of Councillors will automatically disqualify the applicant from the tender process.

For further information, please contact Council's Construction and Maintenance Engineer, Mr Matthew Toriola on telephone (02) 4560 4518 or mobile 0419 689 561.

Tender No 00968 - Painting Various Council Sites

Tenders are invited for painting of various Council Sites and will be received up to 10am on Thursday, 19 November 2015.

Council is seeking a suitably qualified company to carry out painting duties to various council sites as detailed in the tender documents.

Tender documents are available at Council’s Administration Building at 366 George Street, Windsor from 29 October 2015 for a non-refundable fee of $100 (incl. GST) or available free at WSROC e-tendering website at https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc/.

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 there is a compulsory site inspection to be held on Friday, 6 November 2015 commencing at 7.30am, 366 George St, Windsor, See Tender Document for full schedule of the site inspection and WHS requirements. For pre-registration of site inspection attendance please email gsainsbury@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

The canvassing of Councillors will automatically disqualify the applicant from the tender process.

For further information, please contact Mr Gordon Sainsbury (02) 4560 4470. 

Positions Vacant

Gallery & Museum Assistant - SS060AG

Part-time weekend work

Gallery: Every second weekend - Saturday and Sunday shift of five hours – 10am to 3pm

An enthusiastic and energetic person is required to assist in the operation of the Gallery on weekends. Additional casual hours may be available at the Gallery and the Museum, both during week days and weekends.

As part of a small but dedicated Cultural Services team, the assistant will also be required to open and close the gallery or museum; supervise and support volunteer staff; have high level customer service skills, work on weekend events; report accurately to line management and be personable and flexible in their approach. Ability to attend mandatory WHS and corporate training on week days is a requirement.

Salary: - Grade 8, with a commencing rate of pay of $27.45 gross per hour, plus Award weekend penalties rates of 25% for Saturdays and 50% for Sundays as well as 9.5%.

How to Apply:- for further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply using Council’s On-Line Job Application process, visit our website - www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au. For specific job enquiries contact Council's HR Coordinator, Jane Nolan 4560 4499.

Applications close 5pm on Friday, 13 November 2015.

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

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

Kennel Assistant - CP021RS

Full time

We currently have a vacancy for a full time Kennel Assistant. The position has responsibility for the cleaning of the shelters as well as the caring and feeding of the impounded animals.

Position Requirements:

Compassionate attitude towards animals

Previous experience in maintaining premises and handling animals

Physical fitness to carry out the duties of the position

Commencing Salary: Grade 4 Entry, $823.93 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.

How to Apply:- for further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply using Council’s On-Line Job Application process, visit our website - www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au. For specific job enquiries contact Council's HR Coordinator, Jane Nolan 4560 4499.

Applications close 5pm on Friday, 13 November 2015.

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

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

Public Notices

Presentation of Financial Statements as per Section 418(3) of the Local Government Act - JR 0554

In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Hawkesbury City Council

advises that the Ordinary Council Meeting to be held on 10 November 2015 will include the presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports for the financial year ending 30 June 2015.

A summary of the Financial Statements is provided below:

2015

2014

Income Statement



Total Income from Continuing Operations

106,983

82,994

Total Expenses from Continuing Operations

68,827

68,352

Operating Result from Continuing Operations

38,156

14,642

Net Operating Result for the year

38,156

14,642

Net Operating Result before Grants & Contributions provided for Capital Purposes

7,997

(3,712)

Statement of Financial Position



Total Current Assets

51,395

49,584

Total Current Liabilities

(18,255)

(15,309)

Total Non Current Assets

1,009,362

832,632

Total Non Current Liabilities

(9,012)

(11,271)

Total Equity

1,033,490

855,636

Other Financial Information



Operating Performance Ratio (%)

6.88%

 -11.53%

Own Source Operating Revenue Ratio (%)

60.40%

69.10%

Unrestricted Current Ratio

3.56x

3.88x

Debt Service Cover Ratio

8.44x

5.78x

Rates, Annual Charges, Interest & Extra Charges Outstanding Ratio (%)

5.52%

5.82%

Cash Expense Coverage Ratio (%)

9.52mths

9.02mths

In accordance with Section 420 of the Local Government Act, 1993, any person may make a submission in writing to Council with respect to the Council's Audited Financial Statements or the Auditor's Reports.

Copies of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports may be inspected at Council’s Office at

366 George Street, Windsor. They may also be viewed on Council’s website at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Submissions close one week after the above Public Meeting has been held.

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