12 October 2017

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 between 02/09/2017 and 15/09/2017.

  • DA0243/16 6 Kable Street, WINDSOR Subdivision - Construction of a carport and a two lot Torrens title subdivision Approved
  • DA0277/17 38 Longleat Road, KURMOND Dual Occupancy (Attached) - Addition of a new dwelling to create an attached dual occupancy development, alteration and addition to existing dwelling; and construction of a swimming pool and a cabana Approved
  • DA0306/17 78 March Street, RICHMOND Retail Premises - Alterations, additions and refurbishment of the shopping centre Approved
  • DA0350/17 646 Grose Vale Road, GROSE VALE Dwelling House - Alterations and additions to the dwelling house Approved
  • DA0370/17 7 Mawson Place, PITT TOWN Dwelling House - Alterations & Additions Approved
  • DA0398/17 441 Greggs Road, KURRAJONG Tree Removal – Removal of six trees Approved
  • DA0429/17 8 Burdekin Road, WILBERFORCE Tree Removal – Removal of four trees Approved
  • DA0430/17 242 Carters Road, GROSE VALE Dual Occupancy (Attached) - Alterations and Additions Approved

Approved 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.

Consulting The Community

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 25 October 2017 from 5pm to 8pm at the Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre, 114 March Street Richmond at a low cost of $53.50 per participant. The course covers personal hygiene, allergens, 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 on (02) 4560 4444.

Public Exhibition of Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy 2017-2027, and Draft Supplementary Delivery Program 2017-2021

Following a three stage inter-connected Fit For The Future community engagement process including Listening to Our Community – Council Services, The Hawkesbury 2036 Its Our Future, and Investing in Your Future the following key documents have been prepared in order to resource the future:

Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy 2017–2027
Draft Supplementary Delivery Program 2017–2021

The Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy 2017-2027 consists of three interrelated elements including Long Term Financial Planning, Asset Management Planning and Workforce Planning. The Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy 2017–2027 also plays a role in resourcing the achievement of the Draft Supplementary Delivery Program 2017–2021 and future Operational Plans.

The Draft Supplementary Delivery Program 2017-2021 turns the strategic goals within the Hawkesbury Community Strategic Plan 2017–2036 into actions. It is Council''s commitment to the Community Strategic Plan and details which issues within its area of responsibility that Council will act upon during its four year term of office.

The Draft Supplementary plans will be on public exhibition for the period Friday, 13 October 2017 to Friday, 10 November 2017. You can view the supplementary plans at Council’s Administrative Building, 366 George Street, Windsor, on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au, or on Council’s online community engagement site www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au

Written submissions regarding the Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy 2017–2027, and Draft Supplementary Delivery Program 2017–2021 may be made any time to Council during the exhibition period and can be sent to Council by any of the following methods:

Please make reference to “Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy Submission”, or “Draft Supplementary Delivery Program Submission” at the top of your submission. For any enquiries regarding the Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy 2017–2027, or Draft Supplementary Delivery Program 2017–2021, please contact Council on 4560 4444.

Please be advised that comments about the Draft Supplementary Resourcing Strategy 2017–2027, and Draft Supplementary Delivery Program 2017–2021may contain information that is personal information, such as information that identifies you, etc, for the purposes of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act.

The submission of personal information with your comments is voluntary but, if not provided, may affect consideration of such comments. The information will ultimately be stored in Council''s records system.

Please note that 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 purpose of collecting this information is to assist Council in obtaining the views of the community regarding this matter. The information may also be made available to third parties in accordance with the relevant legislation.

Tender

Tender for the Operation of Lower Portland Ferry

Tender No. T00061

Tenders are invited for the Operation of Lower Portland Ferry and will be received up to 3pm on Tuesday, 31 October 2017.

Tender documents are available free from Tuesday, 10 October 2017 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 Tendering and Contracts Officer, Mr Gordon Sainsbury on telephone (02) 4560 4470

Positions Vacant

Administration Officer - Human Resources - GM020HR

Part time (21 hours per week)

We currently have an opportunity for a highly organised and efficient administration officer to join the Human Resources Team.

This is an interesting and varied role where you are required to provide high level administration support for a range of HR related functions. A key focus will be on maintaining systems that provide user friendly, value added support to HR and the organisation.

Responsibilities will include the preparation of recruitment documentation, drafting correspondence, organising service awards, assisting with training and HR related events and ensuring appropriate record keeping practices are adhered to.

You will have a tertiary qualification in administration along with skills and experience in a broad range of administrative tasks. You must also have effective communication skills, a proactive can-do approach and the ability to exercise initiative and sound judgement when making decisions. Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills are also required.

Commencing Salary:- Grade 9 Entry, $631.64 per week, plus 9.5% Superannuation. Days of work will be Wednesday to Friday.

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 on 4560 4444.

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

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 22 October 2017.

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 Council’s Code of Conduct

Companion Animals Team Leader - CP019RS

Salary negotiable from $72K pa + Super

+ 9 Day Fortnight

This position requires a dedicated individual with extensive management and animal welfare/regulatory control experience, to coordinate the day to day operations of Council's Companion Animals Shelter as well as actively contribute towards the long term strategic direction of the Shelter operations.

Reporting to the Environment & Regulatory Services Manager, key responsibilities will include, maintaining and supervising all aspects of the day to day operations of the shelter including animal husbandry and customer service standards; building and maintaining positive working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders while also ensuring relevant legislation and operational standards are instigated and adhered to.

To be considered for this role you must have relevant qualifications, a strong background in an animal welfare/care related industry and or regulatory control, coupled with extensive experience in a management role involving staff supervision and financial control. A proven ability to communicate effectively and a demonstrated ability to engage a high level of initiative together with strong organisational and problem solving skills is also essential.

A restricted private use vehicle is currently available with the position however, it is not a condition of employment.

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, on (02) 4560 4444.

Applications close 5pm on Sunday, 22 October 2017.

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.

Events & Community Engagement Coordinator - GM0018CC

Salary neg $72K pa + Super + Leaseback vehicle

9 Day Fortnight

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced and skilled Events & Community Engagement Coordinator to help establish the Hawkesbury as an event friendly destination and to support and develop Council’s events and community engagement programs.

You will be working within a small but dynamic Corporate Communication Team. You will assist in coordinating Council’s events programs and be responsible for building and administering processes to ensure that the City delivers quality, successful and sustainable events. You will be responsible for Council’s online community engagement site and events Facebook page. You will also provide support with general public relations and media relations. The successful applicant will assist and encourage external and internal event organisers to realise events that will add vibrancy to our many towns and villages and capitalise on the rich opportunities that the Hawkesbury offers.

To be successful in the role we are looking for a professional with demonstrated experience in event management and community engagement programs preferably within a government setting. Applicants will be responsible for liaising with both internal and external stakeholders and therefore must have strong communication and negotiation skills, be highly organised, able to work independently, have excellent IT skills and be across all social media platforms. Photography and or graphic design skills are desirable but are not a requirement for the position. Tertiary qualifications in Event Management or in Communications, Public Relations or a related field are essential.

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, on 4560 4594.

Applications close 5pm Sunday 22 October 2017.

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

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

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

Council Meetings

October

Tuesday 31 Ordinary 6pm

November

Tuesday 14 Ordinary 6pm

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