20 October 2016

Tenders

Construction of Two Concrete Bridges on Upper Macdonald Road, Higher Macdonald

Tender No. T00048

Tenders are invited for the above works and will be received up to 3pm on Wednesday, 16 November 2016.

It is proposed to construct two single span prestressed concrete bridges, one is 10.45m span and the other 14.45m span to replace the existing timber bridges. 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 these two bridges as detailed in the tender document.

Tender documents are available for free at https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc/ or at Council's Administration office at 366 George Street, Windsor from Tuesday, 18 October 2016 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.

There is a compulsory pre-tender meeting at 10am on Wednesday, 2 November 2016 at the first bridge which is located on Upper Macdonald Road at approximately 14.5kms from St Albans. This will be followed by a meeting at the second bridge located on Upper Macdonald Road approximately 20km from St Albans.

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

For further information, please contact Council's Tendering and Contracts Officer, Gordon Sainsbury on (02) 4560 4470.

Food Seminar

Shop. Cook. Save.

Saturday, 29 October 2016
Richmond Good Food Markets

FREE cooking demonstrations with former Masterchef contestant Jay Huxley
2 x one hour sessions
9:30am-10:30am
11am-12pm
Pre-registrations required
RSVP@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

For further information, please contact Garry Baldry, Waste Education Officer on (02) 4560 4598.

Consulting The Community

Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement for Lots 104 and 105 DP 1051618, 1442 and 1442A Kurmond Road, Kurmond

Council is exhibiting a draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (draft VPA) that will apply to Lots 104 and 105 DP 1051618, 1442 and 1442A Kurmond Road, Kurmond.

The draft VPA is complementary to a proposed amendment to Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 which will enable the development of the site into 13 large lot housing allotments.

The objective, nature and effect of the draft VPA is for the developer to provide Council with a cash contribution of $30,000 for each vacant housing lot created. It is anticipated that contributions collected by Council will be expended on local and district infrastructure and facilities such as, but not necessarily limited to, cycleways, bus shelters, landscape and park embellishments and local road improvements to serve the needs of the community as a consequence of the development.

The draft VPA, an Explanatory Note and other supporting documentation are on public exhibition 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday at the Council offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday 7 October 2016 to Monday 7 November 2016 and can be viewed on Council’s website at http://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/development/development-information/planning-policies/planning-agreements/draft-voluntary-planning-agreements or on Council’s online community engagement site www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the draft VPA, Explanatory Note and other supporting documentation. Written submissions concerning the provisions in the draft VPA may be made to Council throughout the abovementioned exhibition period. Submissions should be referenced “1442 and 1442A Kurmond Road, Kurmond VPA” 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 Monday 7 November 2016.

Please note confidentiality is not available to persons who make a submission. 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 and made available 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. The inclusion of personal information with your submission is voluntary. However, if not provided Council will not be able to contact you about the proposed agreement. 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.

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

Council Meetings

October

Tuesday 25th Ordinary 6.30pm

November

Tuesday 8th Ordinary 6.30pm

Council 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, 26 October 2016 from 10am to 1pm 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.

  • DA0283/16 - 263 Saunders Road OAKVILLE -Tourist and Visitor Accommodation - Approved
  • DA0312/16 - 4/5B Curtis Road VINEYARD -Business Premises - Alterations and Additions - Additional Floor Level - Approved
  • DA0344/16 - 268 Pebbly Hill Road CATTAI -Dwelling House - Alterations and additions to the dwelling house - Approved
  • DA0404/16 - 36 Harradine Crescent BLIGH PARK -Retrospective Application - Use of Garage as Habitable Room - Refused
  • DA0420/16 - 86 Arthur Phillip Drive NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House with Attached Garage on Proposed Lot 138 - Deferred Commencement
  • DA0446/16 - 6 Jordan Avenue GLOSSODIA -Animal Boarding and Training Establishment - Alterations and additions to three kennel buildings, construction of covered walkways and storage building - Approved
  • DA0447/16 - 69 Nutmans Road GROSE WOLD -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0449/15 - 25 Lagoon Road PITT TOWN -Dual Occupancy – Attached - Refused
  • DA0453/16 - 16 Blighton Road PITT TOWN-Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – Outbuilding - Approved
  • DA0455/16 - 4 Jamison Crescent NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0462/16 - 85 Arthur Phillip Drive NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0488/16 - 33 Oswald Park Place KURRAJONG -Garage - Approved
  • DA0523/15 - 601 George Street SOUTH WINDSOR -Structure ancillary to dwelling – Carport - Approved
  • DA0534/16 - 148 Grono Farm Road WILBERFORCE -Dwelling House and outbuilding - Approved
  • DA0536/16 - 22 Townsend Road NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0547/16 - 31 Wilshire Road THE SLOPES -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0572/16 - 76 Arthur Phillip Drive NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House and Exhibition Home - Construction of a dwelling house and the temporary use of the building as an exhibition home - Approved
  • DA0598/16 - 21 Stapylton Street NORTH RICHMOND-Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0607/16 - 106 Old Bells Line Of Road KURRAJONG -Concrete Swimming Pool Ancillary to Dwelling and Removal of existing pool - Approved
  • DA0619/16 - 28 Avoca Road, GROSE WOLD -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling - In-ground Swimming Pool - Approved
  • DA0620/16 - 5 Orchard Way PITT TOWN -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0652/16 - 322 Coobah Road EAST KURRAJONG -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – deck - Approved
  • CDC0018/16 - 20 Neich Road MARAYLYA -Outbuilding ancillary to dwelling - Approved
  • S960095/16 - 141 Saunders Road OAKVILLE -Modification of Development Consent DA0335/16 - Structure Ancillary to Dwelling - Garage - Relocation of garage - Approved
  • S960103/16 - 22 Cliff Road FREEMANS REACH -Modification to Development Consent No.0739/15 - Design Amendments - Approved
  • S960106/16 - 74 Carrs Road WILBERFORCE -Modification to Development Consent No.DA0366/16 - Design Amendments - Approved

Positions Vacant

Design Investigation Co-ordinator IS047DM

Salary neg from $81K +3.5% Civil Liability Allowance

+ Leaseback Vehicle +9 Day Fortnight

Hawkesbury City Council is facing an exciting new future, full of opportunities. We are committed to the implementation of our Fit for the Future Plan to make Council sustainable by 2019/2020. Our team has passion and enthusiasm and we are looking for like-minded people to join us on this journey. You must be open to fresh ideas, committed to progressing new initiatives and be driven to provide the very best service to our community.

We are seeking an experienced and innovative engineer to undertake the investigation and design of projects outlined in Council's Works Program. This is a challenging role that will require strong project and technical management skills to plan contract documentation for civil projects as well as administer Council's civil design and survey computer systems.

Applicants must have a relevant tertiary qualification as well as demonstrated experience in the co-ordination of projects from start-up to completion.

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, on (02) 4560 4594.

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

Applications close 5pm, 30 October 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

Integrated Development Proposal

Development Application No. DA0685/16 - 213-227 Commercial Road, Vineyard, 184-214 Stahls Road, Oakville, 22-32 Bocks Road, Oakville and 1 Menin Road, Oakville (Lots 1, 2, 5, 6 & 8 DP 232770 and Lots 1, 2, 3, 5 & 6 DP 244281)

Hawkesbury City Council has received Development Application No. DA0685/16 for alterations and additions to the caravan park at 213-227 Commercial Road, Vineyard, 184-214 Stahls Road, Oakville, 22-32 Bocks Road, Oakville and 1 Menin Road, Oakville. An additional 247 long term sites, community buildings and associated facilities are proposed with the application.

The Applicant is INA Operations Pty Ltd whilst the consent authority is the Sydney West Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP).

The proposed development is defined as ‘integrated development’ under Section 91 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment (EP&A) Act 1979 because approvals under the Water Management Act 2000 and the Rural Fires Act 1997 are required. The integrated development approval bodies are the Department of Primary Industries – Water and the Rural Fire Service.

The development application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period 20 October to 21 November 2016.  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 DA0685/16.  Where a submission by way of an objection is made, the grounds for the objection are to be specified in the submission. Should you lodge a submission, your views will be considered as part of Council’s assessment and you will be advised when the matter is to be determined by the Sydney West JRPP.

Please note that confidentiality is not available to respondents. The details of any submissions may be included in Council/Sydney West JRPP reports or may be 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’s Policy for Access to Information.

Enquiries regarding this matter may be directed to Council’s Senior Town Planner Andrew Johnston on (02) 4560 4549.

Expressions of Interest for Community Representation on Council Committees

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified members of the community to act as community representatives on the committees outlined below. 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. For more information or to obtain an Expression of Interest Form please visit Council website’s www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or contact the relevant person as listed below. EOIs close 5pm Friday, 11 November 2016.

Human Services Advisory Committee

Community representation - Seven (7) Community appointments

This Committee has been delegated (by Council) the task of providing advice and assistance in the development and drafting of a Human Services Strategy linked with the Hawkesbury Community Strategic Plan 2013 – 2032. Members will provide advice on consultative strategies for inviting submissions, assist in the identification of community indicators to measure progress in the improvement and well-being of residents of the Hawkesbury and assist Council staff to coordinate an integrated human services planning framework. Meetings are held a minimum of four times per year. Contact Andrew Kearns on (02) 4560 4604.

Hawkesbury Civics and Citizenship Committee

Community representation - Three (3) Community appointments

This Committee facilitates the selection of award recipients for several awards including but not limited to; Australia Day Awards and the Hawkesbury Sports Awards. It reviews the criteria for each of the award systems and makes recommendations on changes to systems, actively encourages nominations from the community for the awards programs to further enhance the quality and quantity of submissions Council receives and assists, when requested, with recommendations for special civic or community celebrations. Meetings are held a minimum of once per year. Contact Sonia Porter on (02) 4560 4425.

Hawkesbury Sustainability Advisory Committee – Four (4) Community appointments

This Committee was established to provide a forum for community representatives, Councillors and Council Officers to focus on sustainability issues and to ensure a coordinated approach to the development, implementation and evaluation of Council’s grant funded sustainability projects and other Council approved sustainability initiatives. Committee membership will also include the appointment of one (1) representative from each of the Department of Environment and Heritage, Department of Primary Industries and Western Sydney University. Meetings are held a minimum of twice per year. Contact Andrew Kearns on (02) 4560 4604.

Waste Management Advisory Committee

Community representation - Two (2) Community appointments

This Committee provides Council with advice about information, research, analysis and public awareness strategies and options for future waste management in the Hawkesbury. Meetings are held a minimum of twice per year. Contact Andrew Kearns on (02) 4560 4604.

Heritage Advisory Committee

Community representation - Eight (8) Community appointments

This Committee provides Council with advice on grant applications, recommendations and management issues, heritage listings, Heritage Week events and community awareness of heritage matters. Meetings are held a minimum of twice per year. Contact Andrew Kearns on (02) 4560 4604.

Floodplain Risk Management Advisory Committee

Community representation - Five (5) Community appointments

This Committee provides advice to Council about information, research and analysis on the nature and degree of flood risk, measures and standards necessary to minimise flood risk, public awareness strategies and development of a flood risk management plan. Meetings are held a minimum of six times per year. Contact Andrew Kearns on (02) 4560 4604.

Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

Community representation – Three (3) Community appointments

This Committee provides independent assurance and assistance to Council on risk management, control, governance and external accountability responsibilities. Meetings are held a minimum of four times per year. Contact Steven Kelly on 4560 4408.

Hawkesbury Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee

Community representation - Nine (9) Community appointments

This Committee has been delegated (by Council) the task of providing advice and assistance in the drafting of a Hawkesbury Access and Inclusion Plan. This Committee will provide advice to Council staff on strategies for eliminating barriers which prevent residents and visitors from participating fully in community and civic life, and raise awareness of the importance of creating an accessible built environment and inclusive civil society. Meetings are held a minimum of four times per year. Contact Meagan Ang on (02) 4560 4502.

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