27 January 2016

Tender for Modifications to Hawkesbury Oasis Aquatic Centre and Various Child Care Centres -Tender No 00973

Tenders are invited for modifications to Hawkesbury Oasis Aquatic Centre and three Child Care Centres and will be received up to 10am on Thursday, 18 February 2016.

Works include the refurbishment, improvements and compliance works to change facilities at the Hawkesbury Oasis Aquatic Centre plus extensions to Wilberforce and McGraths Hill Long Day Care Centres and Windsor Preschool for multiple purposes.

Improvements and compliance works to existing areas of the children's centre are also required. Tenders are invited to undertake one or more of these four packages of works.

Tender documents are available free at WSROC e-tendering website at https://tenders.nsw.gov.au/wsroc or at Council’s Administration Building, 366 George Street, Windsor from Tuesday, 26 January 2016 for a non-refundable fee of $100 (incl. GST).

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.

Please note there is a compulsory site inspection to be held at 10am on Wednesday, 3 February 2016 at Hawkesbury Oasis Aquatic Centre, Church Street, South Windsor

The canvassing of Councillors will automatically disqualify the applicant from the tender process.

For further information, please contact Council's Building Projects Manager, Mr Rob Mueck 02 4560 4501.

Community Information

Extraordinary Meeting of Council

Members of the Hawkesbury community are advised that an Extraordinary meeting of the Council has been called for 6:30pm on Thursday, 28 January 2016 in the Council Chambers, 366 George Street, Windsor.

The meeting has been called at the request of a number of Councillors and its purpose is to consider Council's submission regarding the proposed merger of Hawkesbury City Council and part of The Hills Shire Council and determine a public information campaign.

The Business Paper can be viewed on Council’s website at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/council/council-meetings/business-papers

To address the meeting on an item in the business paper you must register to speak prior to 3pm on the day of the meeting by contacting Council. An application form is available online at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/council/council-meetings/address-council-meeting/address-council-meeting.

Hard copy forms are available from Council’s Administrative Building 366 George Street, Windsor or by contacting the Manager Corporate Services and Governance on (02) 4560 4426.

Council Meetings


Thursday 28 6:30pm Extraordinary - Merger proposal submission and public information campaign


Tuesday 2 Ordinary 6.30PM

Tuesday 23 Ordinary 6.30PM

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 recently determined by Council.

  • DA0244/15 - St Albans Bushfire Station, 5 Wollombi Road ST ALBANS -Emergency Services Facility - Alterations and additions to the emergency services facility - Approved
  • DA0696/15 - 5 Alexander Street BLIGH PARK -Dwelling House - Alterations and Additions and Carport - Approved
  • DA0720/15 - 1246 Settlers Road WRIGHTS CREEK -Dwelling House Ancillary Development - In-ground Concrete Swimming Pool - Approved
  • DA0754/15 - 41 Blighton Road PITT TOWN -Dwelling House with Attached Garage, Outbuilding and In-ground Swimming Pool - Approved
  • DA0756/15 - 34 Cleary Drive PITT TOWN -Dwelling House with Attached Garage - Approved
  • DA0793/15 - 49 Fernadell Drive PITT TOWN -Structure Ancillary to Dwelling – Outbuilding - 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.

Positions Vacant

Project Engineer – Temporary - IS062CM

Salary negotiable from $87,600Kpa + Super

+ 19 Day Month

The 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.

We are seeking an experienced professional engineer to assist with the implementation of Council''s Works Program for a temporary period of 12 months with the possibility of an extension. This role offers a diverse and interesting range of projects aligned with road maintenance and construction, drainage and the supervision of day labour and contractors.

Applicants must have a relevant tertiary qualification, a current drivers licence, together with demonstrated experience in the maintenance and construction of roads; drainage; budget management and preparation of estimates. Sound project and contract management experience are also essential.

How to Apply: for further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply using Council’s On-Line Job Application process, visit our website - www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au. For specific job enquiries contact Council's Human Resources Branch on 4560 4499.

Applications close 5pm Friday 12 February 2016.

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 that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to these matters will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.


Volunteer opportunity Hawkesbury Library

Are you tech savvy? Do you like helping people? Can you spare an hour each week or fortnight to this role? Hawkesbury Library Service is seeking a suitable person to fill a new Tech Connect Volunteer role at Windsor Central and Richmond Branch Libraries.

Aided by the Library Technical Administrator, as a Tech Connect volunteer you will help patrons with basic technology problem solving and enquiries.

The skills required for this role are:

  • Comfortable in using technology
  • Ability to troubleshoot & problem solve
  • Ability to create an email account
  • Ability to use the WIFI

All additional training and support will be supplied.

Becoming a volunteer with the library service is an opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills, and be part of the library team, and provide an important and valuable service to the community.

For further enquires or to obtain an application form contact the Volunteer Coordinator on lmgvolunteers@hawkebsury.nsw.gov.au or 4560 4439

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