11 August 2011

Community Information

Are you interested in being a volunteer?

Hawkesbury Regional Museum is currently recruiting keen, interested and skilled people to join our wonderful volunteer team.

Being a volunteer at Hawkesbury Regional Museum is an opportunity to share your love of history, make friends, learn new skills, increase your knowledge and be involved with the community. If you are someone who enjoys interacting with people and feel that volunteering on a regular basis would suit you, then you may be interested in joining our team of customer service volunteers. There are also training opportunities for you to expand you skills and Volunteers also have the opportunity to participate in professional development opportunities.

For more information or for an application form contact the volunteer co-ordinator on 4560 4439 or rturnbull@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Hawkesbury Household Chemical CleanOut

The next Hawkesbury Household Chemical CleanOut will be held on Sunday, 21 August 2011 at the Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility, The Driftway, South Windsor.

Only household quantities are accepted (20kg or 20L maximum) of paint & paint related products, herbicides, pesticides, poisons, gas bottles, fire extinguishers, pool chemicals, hobby chemicals, acids & alkalis, solvents, household cleaners, motor oils, fuels, fluids, batteries, and fluorescent globes and tubes.

This service is provided by the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.

For more information visit www.cleanout.com.au or phone 131 555.

Hawkesbury Regional Gallery

Exhibitions on until 21 August:

Three exhibitions showcasing the best in traditional and contemporary ceramics, including a survey of work by master potter, Geoff Crispin. Bookings essential. Phone 4560 4441.

Development Applications Recently Determined

Notice under Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the following Development Consents were determined by Council.

>>> View applications

The development consents are available for public inspection, without charge, at Council Offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Council Meetings


Tuesday 30 Ordinary 6.30pm


Tuesday 13 Ordinary 6.30pm

Tuesday 20 Extra-Ordinary 6.30pm - Election of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, etc.

Tuesday 27 Ordinary 6.30pm


Tender for the Hire of one landfill compactor at the Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility - Tender No. 00112

Tenders are invited for the ‘Hire of one landfill compactor at the Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility’. This tender includes the provision of one landfill compactor for dry hire for a 3 year period with an optional 2 year extension.

Tender documents are available for free at http://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc or at Council’s Administration Office, 366 George Street, Windsor for a non-refundable fee of $50.

Tenders will be received by Council until 3pm on Thursday, 25 August 2011.

The canvassing of councillors will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

For further information, please contact Matthew Collins, (02) 4560 4563.

Positions Vacant

This week include: Casual Pool Positions, Subdivision and Project Engineering positions

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