14 July 2016

Council Meetings

July

Tuesday 26 6.30pm Ordinary

August

Tuesday 9 6.30pm Ordinary

Consulting the Community

Exhibition of Draft Section 64 Contribution Plan - Stormwater Infrastructure for Pitt Town - Contribution Area 2, June 2016

Council is exhibiting the Draft Section 64 Contribution Plan - Stormwater Infrastructure for Pitt Town - Contribution Area 2, June 2016 (draft contribution plan).

The draft contribution plan generally applies to land within the vicinity of Hall Street and Hawkesbury Street, Pitt Town. The purpose of the draft contribution plan is to provide an administrative framework under which specific stormwater infrastructure is provided and land acquired in order to allow large lot residential development within the contribution area, authorise Council to impose conditions under Section 64 of the Local Government Act 1993 when granting consent to development on land to which the plan applies, and enable the Council to be both publicly and financially accountable in its assessment and administration of the contribution plan.

The draft contribution plan and supporting documentation is on public exhibition 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday at Council’s Administration Office, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday 1 July 2016 to Friday 29 July 2016 and can be viewed on Council’s website at http://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/development/development-information/planning-policies or on Council’s online community engagement tool site www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au

Written submissions concerning the draft contribution plan may be made to Council throughout the abovementioned exhibition period. Submissions should be referenced “Draft Section 64 Contribution Plan – Stormwater Infrastructure for Pitt Town – Contribution Area 2, June 2016” 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 throughout the exhibition period.

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Friday 29 July 2016.

Please note 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 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.

Any comments about the draft contribution plan 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 and the public interest.

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

Public Notices

Food Handling Seminar

Council is working to improve food safety in the food businesses and homes in the Hawkesbury. Currently, there are millions of cases of foodborne illness that affect Australia each year. People working or seeking to work in the food industry, and residents concerned about food safety, are encouraged to come along to Council’s Food Handling Seminar. The next course will be held on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 from 5pm to 8pm at Windsor RSL Club, corner of Argyle & Mileham Streets, South Windsor at a low cost of $51.50 per participant. The course covers personal hygiene, time and temperature, food preparation and storage, and cleaning and maintenance. Visit http://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/environment/health-and-safety/food-handling-training to book online. Booking is essential. For more information visit www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or contact Council’s Environmental Health Officer via email council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or call (02) 4560 4444.

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.

  • DA0061/16 - 326 Fairey Road SOUTH WINDSOR -Dwelling House - Alterations and additions the dwelling house - Approved
  • DA0092/16 - 1767 Bells Line Of Road KURRAJONG HEIGHTS -Dual Occupancy (Attached) and construction of outbuilding and demolition of existing building - Approved
  • DA0172/16 - 25 Mountain Avenue YARRAMUNDI -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – Outbuilding - Approved
  • DA0185/16 - 168 Barkly Drive WINDSOR DOWNS -Dual Occupancy (Attached)-Approved
  • DA0221/16 - 60 Settlers Road WISEMANS FERRY -Structure Ancillary to a Dwelling House – Garage - Approved
  • DA0266/16 - 9 Ann Place BLIGH PARK -Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions - Approved
  • DA0276/16 - 1 Tasman Place SOUTH WINDSOR -Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions and conversion of carport to Garage - Approved
  • DA0286/16 - 1/574 George Street SOUTH WINDSOR -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – Awning - Approved
  • DA0291/16 - 77B Bells Road GROSE VALE -Tree Removal - Approved
  • DA0311/16 - 745 Old Pitt Town Road OAKVILLE -Tree Removal - Approved
  • DA0315/16 - 10 Cleary Drive PITT TOWN -Dwelling house with attached garage and outbuilding - Approved
  • DA0320/16 - 286 Pitt Town Road PITT TOWN -Tree Removal - Approved
  • DA0341/16 - 17 Moorhen Street PITT TOWN -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling - In-ground Fibreglass Swimming Pool - Approved
  • DA0353/16 - Silky Pines 41 Kurrajong Road KURRAJONG -Tree Removal - Approved
  • DA0354/16 - 9 Patya Place NORTH RICHMOND -Tree Removal - One Tree and Tree Pruning - One Tree - Approved
  • DA0355/16 - 7 Orchard Way PITT TOWN -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0538/15 - 281 Grono Farm Road WILBERFORCE -Retrospective - Structures Ancillary to a Dwelling House - Alterations to and the use of two buildings for storage, office and private recreational purposes - Refused
  • DA0826/15 - 11/124 Ham Street SOUTH WINDSOR -Bulky Goods Premises - Mezzanine Office Level - Approved
  • S960067/16 - 40A Bosworth Street RICHMOND -Section 96 Amendment - Modifications to the consent for the demolition of the existing structures, a three lot Torrens title subdivision and the construction of two dwelling houses - Approved
  • S960071/16 - 1 Hall Street PITT TOWN -Section 96 Amendment - Modifications to the consent for the sealing of Punt Road, earthworks and the construction of a car park and facilities - 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.

Positions Vacant

Duty Officer - Town Planning - CP049BU

Salary neg from $67K pa + 9 day fortnight

Hawkesbury is one of Sydney's largest and most picturesque local government areas spanning 2,800 square kilometres of national park, farm, village and town settings, with a population of 65,000. Offering a blend of urban and rural living within easy reach of Sydney, Parramatta and Penrith, the Hawkesbury is one of NSW best locations to live and work.

Council is seeking a motivated and suitably qualified planning or building professional to join our Development Services team. The position involves providing a high level of customer service advice to the public and development industry particularly in the lodgement of development related applications, as well as development enquiries and the assessment, processing and managing of a limited number of development applications and s149 certificates.

The successful applicant must have a tertiary qualification in either Town/Urban & Regional Planning, Building Studies or equivalent together with a sound knowledge of the relevant Acts.

How to Apply:- for further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply using Council’s Online Job Application process, visit our website.

For specific job enquiries contact Council's HR Coordinator, Nikki Griffiths Ph 4560 4594.

Applications close Sunday 24 July 2016.

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

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

Major Plant Operator - Construction & Maintenance - IS008CM

We currently have a vacancy in the Construction and Maintenance Branch for a Major Plant Operator. Duties will involve the operation of a range of plant, including graders, loaders, backhoes and trucks as well as manual fieldwork associated with construction/maintenance projects.

The successful person must have the appropriate licences for the operation of heavy plant, including a current class MR Licence, LL Licence (Loader Ticket) and WHS General Induction Certificate. Previous experience in operating heavy plant and the ability to read plans and offsets to produce a quality finish is also essential.

The position is classified under Council’s salary structure as Grade 8, with a commencing rate of pay of $987.48 gross per week plus an Adverse Working Conditions Allowance of $14.82 per week as well as 9.5% superannuation and the opportunity to progress through Council's Salary System. Excellent working conditions apply including a nine-day fortnight working agreement.

Applications close on Sunday, 17 July 2016.

How to Apply:- for further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply using Council’s Online Job Application process, visit our website.

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position. Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

Operator in Charge - Sewer Pump Stations - IS059WM

Excellent working conditions + 9 - day fortnight

We are looking for a motivated and experienced Operator to join our Wastewater team. This hands on position involves the general maintenance and repair of sewer mains to comply with EPA licence requirements.

Applicants must have relevant experience in the sewage field, an appreciation of mechanical/electrical equipment, a Class MR Licence, Confined Space Entry Certificate and Crane Licence (Hiab type). Applicants should also have completed (or be prepared to undertake) relevant Sewer Treatment Plant training, have previous supervisory experience, as well as the ability to maintain records, prepare reports, interpret maps and plans and troubleshoot problems.

The position involves regular weekend work and on-call duties.

Salary: - Grade 9, with a commencing rate of pay of $1028.57 gross per 38 hour week plus an Adverse Working Conditions Allowance of $39.90 gross per week and 9.5% superannuation.

How to Apply:- for further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply using Council’s Online Job Application process, visit our website. For specific job enquiries contact Council's Human Resources Branch 02 4560 4594.

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

Applications close on Sunday 24 July 2016.

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.

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