Applications for the General Manager's position have now closed and Councillors have shortlisted candidates for interview within the week. Considerable interest saw applications from within the state and interstate. Councillors will work to get the best possible person to lead the council and work positively with our community. We hope to have the new General Manager on-board by the end of October and look forward to introducing him or her to our residents.
The recent announcement by Regis Resources to defer the development of a mine at Kings Plains was no surprise considering the long lead time needed to plan for a new mine, with the company expressing a positive future for the new mine.
To provide residents with a selection of new land on which to build, Council is looking at several re-zoning opportunities. As Blayney Shire grows and attracts new workers, Council is planning the infrastructure and services for families to live and work in our Shire.