18 May 2017

Tender

Tender No. T00059 - Playground Inspection and Maintenance Program

Tenders are invited for the Playground Inspection and Maintenance Program and will be received up to 3pm on Thursday, 8 June 2017.

Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced Playground Inspectors and service providers or organisationd or individuals to provide playground inspection and maintenance services in accordance with the terms and conditions of the request for tender.

Tender documents are available free at WSROC e-tendering website at https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc/ or at Council’s Administration Building at 366 George Street, Windsor for a non-refundable fee of $100 (incl. GST) from Tuesday, 16 May 2017.

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 Tendering and Contracts Officer, Mr Gordon Sainsbury on (02) 4560 4470.

Council Meetings

May

Tuesday 30 Ordinary 6.30PM

June

Tuesday 13 Extra- Ordinary- Operational Plan, including Budget 6.30PM

Tuesday 27 Ordinary 6.30PM

Council Notices

Expressions of Interest for Community Representation on a Council Project Working Group

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are invited from members of the community who have a genuine interest in, and are able to demonstrate knowledge in town centre revitalisation, to act as community representatives on the working group outlined below. Community members are generally appointed to working groups on the basis of their subject 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 or contact the relevant person as listed below. EOIs close 5pm Friday, 26 May 2017.

Town Centres Master Plan Project Group

Community representation – Six (6) Community appointments

This project group has been delegated (by Council) the task of providing advice to Hawkesbury City Council staff on the preparation of a brief to engage a suitable consultant to prepare Master Plans for the Windsor and Richmond Town centres, to act as a reference group to assist Council staff to manage the works program, methodology and stakeholder engagement processes to be delivered by the consultant engaged.

The project group will also provide advice to Hawkesbury City Council staff on consultative strategies for inviting submissions and comments in relation to the preparation and public exhibition of draft Master Plans for Windsor and Richmond, as well as developing a framework for the testing of town centre revitalisation concepts in a methodical and sensible manner whilst encouraging active participation and involvement by the community.

Meetings will be held a minimum of four times per year. For more information or to obtain an Expression of Interest Form, please visit Council website or contact Andrew Kearns on (02) 4560 4604.

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.

  • DA0011/17 - 741 George Street SOUTH WINDSOR -Take-Away Food and Drink Premises - Construction of Restaurant with Drive Through Service Area, Car Parking, Landscaped Area and Signage - Approved
  • DA0041/17 - 408 Tizzana Road EBENEZER -Structure Ancillary to a Dwelling House - Outbuilding and Associated Tree Removal - Approved
  • DA0052/17 - 89 King Road WILBERFORCE -Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions and Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – Garage - Approved
  • DA0056/17 - 88 Spinks Road GLOSSODIA -Tree Removal - Approved
  • DA0787/16 - 1727 Bells Line Of Road KURRAJONG HEIGHTS -Dwelling House - with Detached Garage - Approved
  • S960037/17 - 211 Slopes Road NORTH RICHMOND -Modification of Development Consent No. DA0006/13 - Conversion of Carport to Garage - 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.

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

The 2016 Archibald Prize

Australia’s foremost portraiture prize opens on 19 May and continues till 2 July. Awarded to the best painting of a notable Australian, the Archibald Prize is a who’s who of Australian culture, from politicians and celebrities to sporting heroes and artists. The Prize awards $100,000 prize money for the winning artist. PLEASE NOTE, by arrangement with the Art Gallery of NSW this is a ticketed/paid event. ENTRY: ADULTS $5, TEENS $3 FAMILY $15 (2 adults/3 teens), Gallery Members & Children under 12 FREE

Integrated Development Proposal

137 Cornwells Lane RICHMOND LOWLANDS NSW 2753 (Lot 1 DP 635152)

Hawkesbury City Council has received a development application for earthworks, the construction of horse stables, farm buildings and a water storage facility at 137 Cornwells Lane, Richmond Lowlands. The applicant is David Jones Building & Landscape Design and 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 an approval under the Water Management Act 2000 is required. The approval body for this integrated development proposal is the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) – Water.

The development application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period of 18/05/2017 to 01/06/2017. 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 DA0228/17. 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.

Enquiries: Andrew Johnston on (02) 4560 4549.

Positions Vacant

Building & Development Officer – Readvertised - CP052BU

Salary negotiable from $70,000

  • 9.5% superannuation
  • Leaseback vehicle
  • 9 days’ 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.

The successful applicant should have experience in Pool Inspections and Fire Safety inspections together with A3 accreditation as this will form a major part of this role.

As part of the Development Services team you will undertake building inspections for compliance with the Building Code of Australia, process development applications to ensure compliance with legislation and Council policies and issue Part 4A Certificates.

Energetic and team orientated, you must have relevant tertiary qualifications, accreditation under the NSW Building Professionals Board Council Accreditation Scheme; a current drivers licence, together with demonstrated building surveying experience. Excellent customer service skills, problem solving and analytical abilities are also necessary.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday 28 May 2017

Business Systems Analyst Readvertised– Parental Leave (up to 12 months)

Salary negotiable from $70,225 pa + 9.5% Super * 9 days’ fortnight

This role involves providing IT support in analysing business requirements, developing and implementing solutions, documenting changes, and providing advice to various stakeholders. If you have a strong administrative background and an interest in developing processes and workflows to improve systems and implement change, this role may be of interest to you.

The successful applicant must have demonstrated business analyst experience and be confident working with both business and technology resources. Excellent communications and problem solving skills are also essential. A tertiary qualification in Information Technology or IT Certification or relevant work experience is required. Knowledge in the TechnologyOne suite of software including Property and Rating, Document Management is highly regarded.

Applications close 5pm Sunday 28 May 2017.

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 - www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au For specific job enquiries contact Council's HR Coordinator, Nikki Griffiths on (02) 4560 4594.

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

Hawkesbury SMALL BUSINESS WEEK - June 2017 - JR 0554

June 2017

(5 - 9 June 2017)

Local business is a vital contributor to our Hawkesbury community and economy. Hawkesbury City Council will host workshops to help businesses improve their skills in running a business every day. Local business owners, employers and employees are welcome to attend and learn some new skills.

Business skills workshops provided by program partners: Western Sydney Business Centre and State Government agencies.

For your small business week program that includes workshops, and to book, contact Fiona Mann at Council on (02) 4560 4579 or Fiona.mann@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

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