14 September 2017

Community Information

Richmond Swimming Centre 2017-2018 Summer Season

Richmond Swimming Centre will be open for the 2017-2018 Summer Season in time for the September school holidays on Saturday, 23 September 2017.

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

Learn to Swim lessons and Squad training will operate after school and on Saturday mornings in Term 4, 2017 and in Term 1, 2018. School Holiday Intensive Sessions will run for all levels during the summer school holidays in the lead up to School Swimming Carnivals. Club nights are hosted on Friday nights.

The Swimming Pool will again be open until 7pm on weekdays throughout the School term to allow for longer lap swimming times.

For more information please contact the Pool Superintendent on (02) 4578 1349.

2017-2018 Opening Hours

23 September – 8 October
Saturday, 8am-6pm
Sunday – Monday, 10am – 6pm

9 October – 30 November
Monday – Friday, 7:30am-7pm
Saturday, 8am – 6pm
Sunday, 10am – 6pm

1 December – 28 February
Monday – Friday, 6am – 8pm
Saturday, 8am – 8pm
Sunday and Public Holidays, 10am – 8pm
(Hours may vary at Christmas and New Year)

1 March – 13 April
Monday – Friday, 7:30am-7pm
Saturday, 8am-6pm
Sunday, 10am-6pm
Public Holidays, 11am-4pm

14 April – 29 April
Monday – Sunday, 11am-4pm
The pool will be closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day.

Consulting the Community

Public Notice

The following events are being proposed to be held in McQuade Park, Windsor.

Purpose: Circus
Time: The event will run from 2 February 2018 – 18 February 2018.
Applicant: The Great Moscow Circus

Purpose: Circus
Time: The event will run from 12 November 2018 to 25 November 2018.
Applicant: Webers Circus

Council is seeking feedback on these two proposals. Please address all comments in relation to this matter to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council titled ''Proposal – Circuses at McQuade Park’ by Friday, 13 October 2017. Please return to Council by any of the below methods:

Mail: PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756
Fax: (02) 4587 7740
Email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

For further information, please contact Council''s Parks and Recreation Manager, Mr Sean Perry on telephone (02) 4560 4444.

Council Notices

September

Tuesday 26 Ordinary 6.30PM

October

Tuesday 10 Ordinary 6.30PM

Governor Phillip Reserve and Boat Ramp - Temporary Closure

Notice is given that Governor Phillip Reserve and boat ramp will be closed to the general public on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 September 2017 as exclusive use has been granted to Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club for the 2017 Power Boat Spectacular event.

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.

  • DA0246/17 - 96 Railway Road South, MULGRAVE -Dwelling House - Alterations, Additions and Carport - Approved
  • DA0281/17 - 853 Kurmond Road NORTH RICHMOND -Veterinary Hospital – Including Canine Hydrotherapy Pool, Rehabilitation Centre and Car Parking Area-Approved
  • DA0308/17 - 70 Salters Road WILBERFORCE -Dwelling House-Approved
  • DA0311/17 - 8 Wingate Road MULGRAVE -Recreational Facilities (Indoor) and Associated Signage - Approved
  • DA0379/17 - 49 Overton Road KURRAJONG-Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions - Approved
  • DA0401/17 - 9 Harradine Crescent BLIGH PARK-Structure Ancillary to Dwelling - Swimming Pool - Approved
  • DA0402/17 - 301 Castlereagh Road AGNES BANKS -Dwelling House - Approved
  • DA0414/17 - 313 Windsor Street RICHMOND -Tree and Root Pruning - Approved
  • DA0456/17 - 8 Gibson Street RICHMOND -Pruning of four trees-Approved
  • CDC0012/17 - 20 Juliana Place BLIGH PARK -Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions-Approved
  • CDC0017/17 - 118 Grono Farm Road WILBERFORCE -Inground Pool-Approved
  • S960053/17 - 57 Airstrip Road PITT TOWN -Modification of Development Consent No.DA0617/15 - Design Amendments - Approved
  • S960054/17 - 89 George Street WINDSOR -Modification of Development Consent No. DA0117/08 - Relocation of Access Stairway - Refused
  • S960067/17 - 353 Windsor Road VINEYARD -Modification of Development Consent No. DA0005/14 S82A - Design Amendments Section 96 Amendment – Place of Public Worship – Modifications to the consent for alterations and additions to the place of public worship - Approved
  • S960073/17 - 1210 Bells Line Of Road KURRAJONG HEIGHTS -Modification of Development Consent No. DA0594/15 - Amend Bushfire Requirement - 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.

Planning Proposal

Exhibition of Planning Proposal - Lot E DP 373372, 452 Greggs Road, Kurrajong

Council is exhibiting a planning proposal affecting Lot E DP 373372, 452 Greggs Road, Kurrajong (the subject site).

The objective of the planning proposal is to enable the subdivision of the subject site into two lots with a minimum lot size of not less than 4,000m2. The planning proposal aims to achieve this intended outcome by amending the Lot Size Map of Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 to change the minimum lot size for the subdivision of the subject site 4,000m2.

The planning proposal and other supporting documentation is on public exhibition for the period Friday, 1 September to Monday, 2 October 2017.

The planning proposal and other supporting documentation can be viewed during the exhibition period on Council’s website at http://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/development/development-information/local-environment-plans/draft-local-environmental-plans, on Council’s online community engagement site www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au, or between 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday at Council’s Administration Office, 366 George Street, Windsor.

Written submissions in relation to the planning proposal should be referenced “LEP004/16” 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

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Monday, 2 October 2017.

Please note confidentiality is not available to respondents. 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.

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.

Under Section 147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift. Where relevant a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement is to accompany any submission lodged with Council. This statement can be obtained from Council’s Customer Service Unit or 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.

Submissions are balanced with Council’s statutory obligations, the rights of the proponent and the public interest. Council must consider any submissions made before it decides whether to proceed with or abandon a proposal.

The Minister for Planning has delegated the making of the local environmental plan to Council.

Should you have any enquiries with respect to this matter, please contact Karu Wijayasinghe, Senior Strategic Land Use Planner, on (02) 4560 4546.

POSITIONS VACANT

Building and Development Officer - CP008BU

Salary commencing from $72,000 +9.5% Super + Leaseback vehicle +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.

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, issue construction certificates and issue compliance certificates for swimming pool.

Energetic and team orientated, you must have A3 accreditation under the NSW Building Professionals Board Accreditation Scheme, a current drivers licence, together with demonstrated experience. Excellent customer service skills, problem solving and analytical abilities are also necessary.

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.

Applications close 5pm Sunday 24 September 2017

Please note, 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.

Management Accountant - SS012FS

TEMP CONTRACT 12 MONTHS

Salary from $75K 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.

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer, you will support the development and management of accounting systems and processes that enable analysis and monitoring of financial performance across the organisation. This position also provides assistance in the development of financial planning models appropriate for effective decision making and to contribute to the ongoing development of financial information in line with changing internal and external requirements.

The successful candidate will have a Tertiary qualification in accounting, financial management, commerce or business, with sound computer skills and thorough knowledge of relevant accounting standards and related legislation. This person will also have demonstrated analytical skills, well-developed communication skills as well as the ability to clearly explain financial information.

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.

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

Applications close 5pm, Sunday 24 September 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

Town Planner - CP009TP

Salary from $72K 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.

Council is seeking a qualified experienced planning professional to join our Development Services team for a permanent fulltime position. The position involves assessing, processing and managing a range of development applications in a fast paced team environment, as well as advice and guidance to the public and development industry.

The successful applicant must have a degree in Town/Urban & Regional Planning or other appropriate Town Planning qualification together with a sound knowledge of the relevant Acts and sound knowledge of DA Assessment.

An attractive salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience. Flexible working arrangements may also be considered.

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 Nikki Griffiths, Human Resources Coordinator on (02) 4560 4594.

Applications close 5pm Sunday, 24 September 2017

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.

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