9 August 2012

Consulting the Community

Access and Inclusion Plan - Community Forums

What do you feel would make the Hawkesbury a more accessible and inclusive area in which to live?

Have your say at an

Access and Inclusion Plan - Community Forum

Council is currently in the process of developing an Access and Inclusion Plan. As part of this process we are seeking comment from the community particularly about their experience of living and working in the Hawkesbury.

People with a disability, their carers and families as well as service providers are encouraged to attend.

Community forums will be held at:

  • Kurrajong Community Centre, Thursday 30 August 11.30am – 1.30pm
    (for people with disabilities and their carers)
  • Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre Windsor Thursday 3.30pm – 5.30pm
    (for service providers)
  • Tebbutt Room, Deerubbin Centre Windsor Saturday 1 September 11.30am – 1.30pm
    (for people with disabilities and their carers)

To register for one of the forums please contact Council's Community Programs Coordinator on 4560 4502 or email mang@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Planning Proposal to rezone Lot 12 DP 1138749, 46 Mulgrave Road, Mulgrave

Council has prepared a planning proposal under the provisions of Section 55 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. The objective of the planning proposal is to rezone 46 Mulgrave Road, Mulgrave from RU4 Primary Production Small Lots to RU1 Primary Production under the to be gazetted Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 to permit a broader range of land uses on the site.

The planning proposal and other supporting documentation are on public exhibition 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday at the Council offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday 10 August 2012 to Friday 24 August 2012 and can be viewed on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the planning proposal and other supporting documentation. Written submissions should be referenced “LEP89004/10” 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 Friday 24 August 2012.

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.

If you have any enquiries please contact Philip Pleffer, Strategic Planning Co-ordinator, on (02) 4560 4544.

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.

Expressions of Interest

Community Representation on the Lower Portland Ferry Working Party

Council has resolved to establish, in conjunction with The Hills Shire Council, a Working Party to investigate and assess options for the future operation of the Lower Portland Ferry.

Expressions of interest (EOI) are welcomed from community members for this Working Party. EOI must be received by close of business Friday, 17 August 2012.

It should be noted that Council has indicated its support for the ongoing operation of the service, given the key role it serves in the community.

Members of the Working Party will provide advice on both community needs and options, with the Working Party preparing a report for consideration by both Councils. Community representatives will be required to conduct themselves in accordance with the Hawkesbury City Council Code of Conduct.

Please address all EOI in writing to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council and submit to Council by any of the methods listed below.

By mail: PO Box 146, Windsor NSW 2756
By fax: 4587 7740
By email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

For more information or to obtain an EOI form please contact Joanne Wilbow on 4560 4506.

Positions Vacant

  • Waste collection driver


Tender No. 00917 - Tenders for the provision of a septic tank and collection well effluent removal service

Tenders are invited and will be received by Council until 3pm on Friday, 31 August 2012 for the Provision of a Septic Tank and Collection Well Effluent Removal Service within the Hawkesbury Local Government Area.

Tender documents are available for free at https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc/ or at Council’s Administration Office at 366 George Street, Windsor from 8.30am Tuesday, 7 August 2012 for a non refundable fee of $100 (inclusive of GST).

Please address all submissions in writing to the General Manager, Hawkesbury City Council, sealed and endorsed "Provision of a Septic Tank and Collection Well Effluent Removal Service 00917”

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.

Tenders will be opened in public in the Administration Building, immediately following the time of closure and tenderers or their representatives are invited to attend.

The canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be accepted.

For further information, please contact Mr. Krishnan Thiyagaraja on (02) 4560 4503.

Administration Building
366 George Street Peter Jackson
Windsor 2756 General Manager

Council Meetings


Tuesday 14 Ordinary 6.30pm

Tuesday 28 Ordinary 6.30pm

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