22 September 2016

Community Information

Splash into Richmond Swimming Centre – opens 24 September

Just in time for the start of the spring school holidays, Richmond Swimming Centre will open for the spring/summer season on Saturday, 24 September, ensuring all families can make the most of the school holidays.

Thermal pool covers will be applied from the beginning of the pool season to keep the water temperature enjoyable. After a successful trial last season the Centre will extend opening hours to 7pm on weekdays from 10 October, allowing residents to again take advantage of daylight savings.

This season Richmond Swimming Centre will offer swimming lessons for pre-school and school aged children from the first week of school in Term 4, squad options, club nights, swim carnival training as well as lap swimming (this may be limited during heavy school bookings).

With large open spaces, a half size basketball court, shaded toddlers pool and shaded children’s playground, Richmond Swimming Centre is the perfect place to hold family gatherings, sporting and community group event.

Richmond Swimming Centre is located at East Market Street Richmond. Call (02) 4578 1349 for enquiries.

2016-2017 Opening Hours

24 September – 9 October

Sunday to Friday: 10am-6pm

Saturday: 8am-6pm

10 October – 30 November

Monday to Friday: 7:30am-7pm

Saturday: 8am-6pm

Sunday: 10am-6pm

1 December – 28 February

Monday to Friday: 6am-8pm

Saturday: 8am-8pm

Sunday: 10am-8pm

1 March – 7 April

Monday to Friday: 7:30am-7pm

Saturday: 8am-6pm

Sunday: 10am-6pm

8 April – 23 April

Monday to Sunday: 11am-4pm

Council Meetings

September

Tuesday 27 Extra-Ordinary 6.30PM – (Alternate date Tuesday, 4 October 2016 dependent on declaration of poll following Local Government Elections)

Tuesday 11 Ordinary 6.30pm

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.

  • DA0069/16 - 281 Windsor Road VINEYARD -Plant Nursery - Demolition of the dwelling house, installation of site office and amenities buildings, the construction of a shed, igloos and car park, and the operation of a plant nursery - Approved
  • DA0109/16 - 96 Grose Vale Road NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House with attached garage on proposed Lot133 - Deferred Commencement
  • DA0118/16 - 96 Grose Vale Road NORTH RICHMON -Dwelling house with attached garage on proposed lot 200 - Deferred Commencement
  • DA0119/16 - 96 Grose Vale Road NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling house with attached garage on proposed lot 201-Deferred Commencement
  • DA0120/16 - 96 Grose Vale Road NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House with attached garage on proposed Lot199-Deferred Commencement
  • DA0122/16 - 96 Grose Vale Road NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House with attached garage on Proposed Lot 177 - Deferred Commencement
  • DA0256/16 - 1 Rob Place VINEYARD -Recreation Facility (Indoor) - Retrospective Works - Use of Unit 8 as a recreation facility (indoor) -Approved
  • DA0314/16 - 4 Florence Avenue KURRAJONG -Dual Occupancy (Detached) - Demolition of existing structures and construction of Detached Dual Occupancy - Approved
  • DA0372/16 - 321 Lieutenant Bowen Drive BOWEN MOUNTAIN -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – Outbuilding - Approved
  • DA0383/16 - 26 Brentwood Avenue HOBARTVILLE-Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions - Approved
  • DA0392/15 - 158 Portland Head Road EBENEZER -Retrospective Development Application - Containers x 3 - Approved
  • DA0414/16 - 15 Markwell Place AGNES BANKS -Dwelling & Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0419/16 - 70 Dight Street RICHMOND -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0440/15 - 45 Threlkeld Drive CATTAI -Dwelling House - Alterations and additions to the dwelling house - Approved
  • DA0443/16 - 21 Cedar Ridge Road KURRAJONG -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0464/16 - 78 Arthur Phillip Drive NORTH RICHMOND -Dwelling House - Construction of a dwelling house with attached garage - Approved
  • DA0466/16 - 28 McMahons Road KURRAJONG -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0479/16 - 1191 East Kurrajong Road EAST KURRAJONG -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – Garage - Approved
  • DA0503/16 - 6 Esther Maria Street PITT TOWN -Structure ancillary to dwelling - In-ground fibreglass swimming pool - Approved
  • DA0520/16 - 430 Bells Line Of Road KURMOND-Dwelling House - alterations and additions - Approved
  • DA0535/16 - 16 Kurrajong Road KURRAJONG -Tree Removal - Removal of one tree - Approved
  • DA0544/16 - 104 Riverside Drive YARRAMUNDI -Tree Removal - Approved
  • DA0549/16 - 474 Springwood Road YARRAMUNDI -Tree Removal - Removal of vegetation within the vicinity of sewerage treatment plant infrastructure - Approved
  • DA0573/16 - 12 Langley Place RICHMOND -Tree Removal - Approved
  • S960011/16 - 21 Hall Street PITT TOWN -Section 96 Amendment – Subdivision – Modification to the consent for the demolition of the existing buildings and a Torrens title subdivision Division of Stage 6 to create Stages 6A and 6B - Approved
  • S960042/16 - 41 Cleary Drive PITT TOWN -Section 96 Amendment – Subdivision – Modification to the consent for the demolition of the existing buildings and a Torrens title subdivision
  • Reduction in the number of allotments (112 residential lots to 106 lots) - Approved
  • S960090/16 - 269 Blaxlands Ridge Road BLAXLANDS RIDGE -Modification of Development Consent DA0254/14 - Amendment New Home Design incl.new location - Dwelling House - Construction of a dwelling house with attached garage - Approved
  • S960100/16 - 473 Creek Ridge Road FREEMANS REACH -Modification Application to Development Consent - DA0828/15 – Earthworks - 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

Technical Officer - Roads & Drainage IS005CM

Attractive salary neg from $63,800 pa + 9.5% Super

+ 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 looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person to provide support to the Construction & Maintenance Branch in asset management; supervision of contracts; program works; bridge assessments and general office duties.

The successful candidate must have an Engineering Certificate or equivalent relevant experience, a Class C licence and Work cover WHS General Induction for Construction Work in NSW. The successful applicant must also have proven experience in civil works – construction and maintenance regarding roads, drainage, traffic facilities and also require extensive knowledge of Sign requirements in relation to the RMS and Australian standards.

This person must also have previous experience in the supervision of contractors for road and concrete works as well as basic computer skills and good verbal and written communication skills.

How to apply: For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website or if you do not have access to our website call Nikki Griffiths, Human Resources Coordinator on (02) 4560 4594.

Applications close 5pm 2 October 2016.

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

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

Waste Education Officer  CP044SP

Salary neg from $73,900 pa + 9.5% Super

+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.

Do you:

  • Want to build your own future and seek flexibility to choose your own challenges?
  • Like getting out in the field and getting the job done?
  • Have relevant experience and accreditation?
  • Know how to develop customer relationships?
    Council is seeking to appoint an experienced professional to:-
  • Assist in the development of Council’s strategic direction to waste based on industry best practice, innovation and linking this strategic direction with direct waste education actions
  • Develop, implement and review waste education programs for Hawkesbury City Council in accordance with a newly developed Waste Strategy, Council’s strategic direction, relevant policies and funding programs in a collaborative approach across multiple Council Branches
  • Support the development and delivery of all key strategic waste documents
  • Work in a collaborative fashion across relevant Council Branches
  • Assist stakeholders to develop the necessary understanding, capacity and commitment to reduce the waste footprint of Hawkesbury City Council.

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 2 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

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