21 November 2013


Council Meetings


  • Tuesday 26 Ordinary 6.30PM


  • Tuesday 10 Ordinary 6.30PM

Community Information

Unveiling of the William Cox and George Evans Bicentenary Plaques

Members of the public are invited to attend the unveiling of Bicentenary plaques to honour the contribution of William Cox and George Evans to the construction of the first road over the Blue Mountains. The unveiling will be held on Saturday, 30 November at 2pm adjacent to the Visitors information Centre, Hawkesbury Valley Way, Clarendon.

RSVP for catering purposes to rsvp@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or phone 4560 4404.


Closure of Richmond Swimming Centre – Sunday, 24 November 2013

Richmond Swimming Centre will be closed to the public on Sunday, 24 November for Swimwest Swimming Club’s annual Development Meet. The pool will re-open to the public on Monday, 25 November at 7:30 am. For any enquiries please contact the Pool Superintendent on (02) 4578 1349.


Notice is given that Governor Phillip Reserve and boat ramp will be closed to the general public on Saturday 23 November 2013 and Sunday 24 November 2013, as exclusive use has been granted to NSW Water Ski Federation for the Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic.

Development Applications Recently Determined

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

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


44 Garfield Street MCGRATHS HILL, Lot 3 DP 861071

Hawkesbury City Council has received a development application for Earthworks at the above property. The applicants are Tony Bruce Rodgers & Paula Frances Rodgers. Hawkesbury City Council is the consent authority.

The development application and supporting information will be on public exhibition for the period 21st November 2013 to 5th December 2013. 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 DA0589/13. 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.

Under Section 147(5) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift. Any submission made is to be accompanied by a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement. This statement is available from Hawkesbury City Council.

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. Matters such as privacy, overshadowing and impact on adjoining owners are a normal part of our assessment.

Enquiries: Sanzida Alam (02) 4560 4483.

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