Council Update

Supply of Quarry Materials

Tenders are invited from suitable suppliers for the supply and/or delivery of Quarry Materials to various sites within the Blayney Shire Council region.

Documentation may be obtained from Council’s e-tendering website: https://www.tenderlink.com/blayney/

Closing time: 4.00pm, Tuesday 5 February 2019

For all Tender enquiries, contact Mr Jacob Hogan, telephone 02 6368 9647.

Development Determinations – December 2018

Below is a list of the Development Applications determined during the month of December 2018.

DA Number

Application Description of Work

Property Address

DA2018/0095

Erection of a Shed

9 Bathurst Street, Lyndhurst

DA2018/0097

Erection of a Fence

55 Victoria Street, Millthorpe

DA2018/0113

Section 68

91 Hilton Lane, Mandurama

Copies of the consents are available for public inspection, free of charge, during ordinary business hours at Council’s Planning and Environmental Services Department.

Neville Public Hall Reserve Land Manager – Application for Appointment of Board Members

The Department of Industry is calling for applications for the appointment of Boards Members for the Neville Public Hall Reserve Land Manager.

The role of a Board Member is voluntary, but the rewards of giving something back to the community is priceless. The term of appointment will be for a period not exceeding 5 years.

Application forms may be obtained from https://www,industry.nsw.gov.au/lands/reserves/join or by telephoning 1300 886 235 option 5, option 1.

Applications application are required to be lodged before 28 January 2019 by email at reserves@crownland.nsw.gov.au or posted to Department of Industry – Lands, PO Box 2215, DANGAR NSW 2309.

For further information, contact Natalie Wilkinson, on 6391 4341.

Free AED Training

The Blayney Shire Sports Council will be hosting a free training session on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This training is open to all Sporting and Community Groups and will be held at the Blayney Shire Community Centre on Monday 21 January 2019 commencing at 6.00pm.

To register please email your name and contact details to events@blayney.nsw.gov.au or call Council on 6368 2104.

Position Vacant

Council currently has the following position available:

  • Manager Tourism and Communications
Applications close 8.00am Monday 21 January 2019.

Please refer to Council’s website for an Information Package and details of how to apply for this position. 

Community Financial Assistance Program Round 2 – 2018/19

Applications are invited for the second round under the 2018/19 Community Financial Assistance Program.

Local community organisations / individuals are invited to submit an application by Monday 18 February 2019. Applications lodged before 11 February 2019 will be reviewed and applicants will be contacted in the event of any errors or omissions in applications.

There are four categories of financial assistance:

  1. Recurrent financial assistance
  2. Non-recurrent financial assistance (excluding private industry community funding)
  3. Sporting related financial assistance
  4. Special project financial assistance
Applicants are required to obtain a copy of the guidelines and complete the application form.

Council will not consider requests for financial support (cash or in-kind) outside of this program.

Guidelines and application forms are available from Council’s website www.blayney.nsw.gov.au or from Council’s office.

BreastScreen Mobile Van

BreastScreen NSW will be conducting free screening mammograms in Blayney from 24 January to 7 February 2019 out of their mobile van, which will be located at the rear of the Blayney Shire Community Centre located at 41 Church Street, Blayney.

Mammograms are recommended every 2 years for women aged 50-74. Bookings are now being taken by phoning BreastScreen on 13 20 50.

Forestry Corporation – Notification of Commencement of Operations

Forestry Corporation of NSW (FNNSW) will shortly commence harvest and transport operations within Pennsylvania State Forest. Pine plantations established during the late 1980s are now due for harvest, with timber harvested to supply local timber processing facilities within the Central West of NSW.

The designated transport route is along Colo and Hobbys Yards Roads to Blayney. FCNSW anticipates up to 20 loaded truck movements per business day, during the hours of 5am and 5pm.

Please contact Forestry Corporation’s Bathurst Office on 6331 2044 should you require further information.

Australia Day BBQ Breakfast and Awards Ceremony

Blayney Shire Council is again hosting the Australia Day BBQ Breakfast and Awards Ceremony on Saturday 26 January 2019 at Heritage Park in Blayney, commencing at 8.00am.

Come along for a traditional Aussie breakfast cooked by Blayney Rotary; meet our 2019 Australia Day Ambassador, Joanna Savill; and see the announcement of Blayney Shire’s Australia Day Awards.

Please note the wet weather venue in the Blayney Shire Community Centre.

Don’t forget the Carcoar Village Festival has plenty to see and do including stalls, vintage cars, music, food, amusement rides, bushranging re-enactments, entertainment for the kids and much more. Event starts from 8.30am and runs through to 4pm - a great way to spend your Australia Day holiday!

Last modified: 17 Jan 2019

Blayney Shire Council

91 Adelaide Street, Blayney NSW 2799
PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799
Telephone: (02) 6368 2104
Email: council@blayney.nsw.gov.au

Council opening hours:
Monday to Friday
9.00am - 4.30pm

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