Council Update

Documents on Public Exhibition

Following the February Ordinary Meeting, Council is seeking comment on the Code of Meeting Practice which is now on public exhibition.

This document in available for viewing by visiting Council’s website or Council office.

Council is inviting written submissions to be received by Council prior to 4pm Friday 3 May 2019.

Design and Construct Carcoar Road Cowriga Creek Bridge Replacement - Contract 15/2019

Tenders are invited from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the following projects to undertake design and construction works for Carcoar Road Bridge
  • RFT 15/2019 – Carcoar Road Cowriga Creek Bridge Replacement
Documentation may be obtained from Council’s e-tendering website:

Closing time: 4.00pm, Thursday 18 April 2019

For all Tender enquiries, contact Mr Nathan Skelly, telephone (02) 6368 2104.

Position Vacant

Council currently has the following position available:
  • Parks and Recreation Operator (20190003)
Applications close 8.00am Monday 25 March 2019.

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

Proposed Road Closing Under Section 38B Roads Act 1993

In pursuance of the provisions of the Roads Act 1993, notice is hereby given that Blayney Shire Council proposes to close the Council public road listed in Schedule 1.

Schedule 1:
  • Part of the historical alignment of Errowanbang Road, identified as Lots 3, 5, 12, 14, 15 and 16 in Deposited Plan DP1208480 , and available for viewing at Councils offices or on Councils website.
Upon closure of the road, Council intends to give the land as compensation under s.44 of the Roads Act 1993.

The proposal is part of the Southern Cadia Access Route upgrade that identified sections of the historic alignment of Errowanbang Road that were no longer utilised for road.

All interested persons are hereby invited to make submissions concerning the proposal to the General Manager, Blayney Shire Council, PO Box 62 BLAYNEY NSW 2799, within twenty eight days of the date of this advertisement.

Please note that under the provisions of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009, such submissions may be referred to third parties for consideration.

Once the submission period is completed, Blayney Shire Council will consider all duly made submissions before deciding whether to continue with the road closure proposal.

For all enquiries please contact Mr Grant Baker on (02) 6368 2104.

Book Fair and Trading Table

The Annual Blayney Anglican Parish Book Fair and Trading Table will be held in the Anglican Hall in Adelaide Street on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 April and Friday 12 and Saturday 13 April from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Contact Elizabeth Russ on 6368 2122 for further information.

Naming of Road for the 14 Lot Subdivision of 32 Plumb Street, Blayney

Council is seeking your views on the naming of the road for the 14 lot subdivision off 32 Plumb Street, Blayney.

Council, at the February meeting endorsed a shortlist of potential names, approved by the Geographical Names Board, of previous Mayors/Presidents of Lyndhurst Shire, Blayney and Carcoar Municipalities and Blayney Shire Council.

Potential Street names include:
  • Streatfeild Close
  • Innes Close
  • Thompson Close
  • Colburt Close
Whilst this follows precedent of acknowledging a local government leader, Council has a desire to identify and remember past leaders from the traditional Wiradjuri owners of Blayney country. Council would also like to hear from the community on adopting an Indigenous name.

To register your feedback, please visit Feedback will be received up until 5pm Friday 29 March 2019.
Last modified: 21 Mar 2019

Blayney Shire Council

91 Adelaide Street, Blayney NSW 2799
PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799
Telephone: (02) 6368 2104

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

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