2 February 2017

Consulting the Community

Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement for Lot 2 DP 805023, 1420 Kurmond Road, Kurmond

Council is exhibiting a draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (draft VPA) that will apply to Lot 2 DP 805023, 1420 Kurmond Road, Kurmond. The draft VPA is complementary to a proposed amendment to Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 which will enable the subdivision of the subject site into housing lots with minimum lot sizes of not less than 4,000sqm and 4ha.

The objective, nature and effect of the draft VPA is for the developer to provide Council with a cash contribution of $30,000 for each vacant housing lot created. It is anticipated that contributions collected by Council will be expended on local and district infrastructure and facilities such as, but not necessarily limited to, cycleways, bus shelters, landscape and park embellishments and road improvements to serve the needs of the community as a consequence of the development.

The draft VPA, an Explanatory Note and other supporting documentation are on public exhibition 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday at the Council offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday, 3 February 2017 to Monday, 6 March 2017 and can be viewed on Council’s website or on Council’s online community engagement site

Interested persons are invited to inspect the draft VPA, Explanatory Note and other supporting documentation. Written submissions concerning the provisions in the draft VPA may be made to Council throughout the abovementioned exhibition period. Submissions should be referenced ‘Lot 2 DP 805023, 1420 Kurmond Road, Kurmond VPA’ 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 throughout the exhibition period.

The last day for the receipt of submissions is Monday, 6 March 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.

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. The inclusion of personal information with your submission is voluntary. However, if not provided Council will not be able to contact you about the draft VPA. 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.

If you have any enquiries please contact Council’s Senior Strategic Land Use Planner, Mr Karu Wijayasinghe on (02) 4560 4546.

Development applications recently determined

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.

  • DA0032/16 185F Weatherboard Ridge Road, Kurrajong. Intensive agriculture – Wholesale plant nursery – Refused.
  • DA0580/16 79 Mileham Street, South Windsor. Subdivision – 7-lot strata title subdivision – Approved.
  • DA0687/14 336 Terrace Road, North Richmond. Structure ancillary to dwelling house – Fence, retaining walls and landscape works – Approved.
  • DA0692/16 13 Hanlons Road, Bilpin. Animal boarding and training establishment – Indoor horse arena and 5 ancillary short term accommodation cabins – Approved.
  • DA0798/16 6 Yvonne Place, North Richmond. Dwelling house – Alterations and additions – Approved.
  • DA0807/16 38 Cleary Drive, Pitt Town. Dwelling house and attached garage – Approved.
  • S960111/16 255 Springwood Road, Yarramundi. Modification of DA0542/13 – Design amendment to machinery shed – Approved.

The Development Consents, Complying Development Certificates, Section 96 Modifications and Section 82A Reviews are available for public inspection, without charge, at Council’s offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Positions Vacant

Design Investigation Coordinator (Readvertised)

Salary range from $81K pa + 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance +
9.5% Super + Leaseback Vehicle + 9-day fortnight

We are seeking an experienced and innovative engineer to undertake the investigation and design of projects outlined in Council’s Works Program. This is a challenging role that will require strong project and technical management skills to plan contract documentation for civil projects as well as administer Council’s civil design and survey computer systems.
Applicants must have a relevant tertiary qualification as well as demonstrated experience in the coordination of projects from start-up to completion. Applications close Sunday 5pm, 5 February 2017.

Environmental Health Coordinator

Salary neg from $86K pa + 9.5% Super +
Leaseback Vehicle + 19-day month

We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Health Coordinator to join our Environment and Regulatory Services team. Reporting to the Manager of Environment and Regulatory Services, you will be responsible for supervising a small team of Environmental Health Officers and developing programs to improve efficiencies within the team and how they operate. Additionally you will also be responsible for improving the quality, lifestyle and Environment within the area by developing educational packages to the community and applying Environmental Health practices proactively. Duties will include functions such as pollution control, public health, inspections of sewage management facilities, policy development and general administration.

It is essential that you have a relevant degree, a current Driver’s Licence, together with a solid working knowledge of Local Government, Public Health and Protection of the Environment Operations Acts. Previous supervisory experience along with excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to make decisions and judgement with minimal supervision. Applications close 5 February 2017.

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 Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position. 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, the canvassing of Councillors in relation to this matter will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

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