Council Update

Positions Vacant

Council currently has the following positions available:
• 20170018 – Supervisor Fleet
• 20170019 – CentrePoint Centre Manager
• 20170020 – Temporary Works Operators – Errowanbang Road Project (Round 2)
Applications for the Supervisor Fleet and Temporary Works Operators close at 8.00am on Monday 8 January 2018.
Applications for the CentrePoint Centre Manager close at 8.00am on Monday 22 January 2018.
Please refer to Council’s website for an Information Package and details of how to apply for these position.

December Council Meeting

The December Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held in the Chambers, Blayney Shire Community Centre, on Monday 18 December 2017, commencing at 6.00pm. Members of the community are welcome to attend. A copy of the Business Paper is available on Council’s website.

Blayney & Villages Visitor Guide

Local businesses across Blayney Shire who cater to visitor needs including accommodation outlets, restaurants, cafes, events, attractions and general service providers are encouraged to book advertising space in the new look Blayney and Villages Visitor Guide.
Download the Tourism Business Advertising Prospectus for more information and to access the online application form

The project timeline outlines all advertising spaces to be confirmed by the deadline of 15 December 2017. Bookings will be taken based on suitability and a first come, first served basis.  

Feel free to contact Council on 6368 2104 or email to participate and find out more information.

Christmas Lights Competition

Council is again holding the annual Bright Lights of Blayney Shire Christmas lights competition.

The competition will run from Thursday 7 December through to judging on Tuesday night 19 December, and is proudly sponsored by Council, Blayney Town Association, Kennedy Real Estate, Bernardi's Marketplace Blayney and the Blayney Chronicle.

This year’s prizes will be Bernardi's Marketplace gift vouchers awarded as follows:
1st place = $300
2nd place = $200
3rd place = $100

The competition is open to both homes and businesses throughout the shire and entry forms are available on Council’s website, under “Hot Topics”.

Development Determinations – November 2017

Below is a list of Development Applications determined during the month of November 2017.

DA No.




Erection of a Dwelling

31 Richards Lane, Millthorpe


Enclosed Verandah

46 Hillside Lane, Forest Reefs


Erection of a Dwelling with Attached Garage

14 Mitchell Close, Millthorpe


Alterations & Additions to an Existing Building

38 Victoria Street, Millthorpe


Erection of a Shed

70 Teasdale Street, Neville


Replacement of Two (2) Existing Noticeboard Signs

1 Pym Street, Millthorpe


Upgrades to Lee Hostel

1 Queen Street, Blayney


Alterations and Additions to an Existing Dwelling

44 Charles Booth Way, Millthorpe


Erection of a Dwelling with Attached Garage

58 Newry Downs Road, Lyndhurst


Erection of a Dwelling and Detached Shed

25 Chesney Lane, Browns Creek


Erection of a Shed

58 Clover Ridge Road, Millthorpe


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

Road Safety Improvements for Adelaide and Martha Streets, Blayney 

Members of the community are invited to drop in and view the plans to improve the Adelaide and Martha Street curve and the Hobbys Yards Road intersection in Blayney.

The work includes realigning and re-grading the curve on Adelaide and Martha Street, improvements at the Hobbys Yards Road intersection and drainage improvements including new kerb and gutter.

The project will help improve safety for all road users and increase the efficiency of the road network. The NSW Government is providing $2.3 million for the project.

Work is expected to start in March 2018 and finish in June 2018, weather permitting.

An information drop in session will be held at the Blayney Shire Community Centre, 41 Church Street Blayney, on Friday 15 December from 11am to 2pm. The design can also be downloaded from Council’s website (under Hot topics).

The drop in session will provide an informal opportunity to discuss the project, upcoming work and any queries with Roads and Maritime Services project representatives.

For more information regarding the upcoming works contact the project team on 131 782 or

Christmas Closure

The Blayney Shire Council Office and Depot will be closing at 12 noon on Thursday 21 December 2017, and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

If there are any emergencies during this time, please contact:

Engineering/Roads 0409 307 041
Ranger  0407 295 604
Sewerage  0437 962 505
Bush Fire  000
SES   132 500

Garbage Collection

No change to usual pickup.

Blayney Tip

Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day only.
Blayney Library
The Blayney Library’s last day for 2017 will be Saturday 23 December from 10am-12pm.
Reopening Tuesday 2 January 2018 at 11am.
Last modified: 14 Dec 2017

Blayney Shire Council

91 Adelaide Street, Blayney NSW 2799
PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799
Telephone: (02) 6368 2104
Facsimilie: (02) 6368 3290

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

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