Council Update


Business Forum – The Power of Connection

As part of Small Business Month, Blayney Shire Council is working with the NSW Government to host a free Business Networking Forum and luncheon in the Blayney Shire Community Centre from 11am to 2pm on Tuesday 16 October 2018. Local and regional experts will facilitate the session to equip local businesses with information, tips and tricks to help you grow and develop your business.

Topics feature includes:
  • Online marketing
  • How to maximise your tax return
  • Making it easy to do business
  • Regional collaborative marketing opportunities
  • Food safety
  • Next stage growth
More details and speaker profiles will be available shortly.

To register for this free event, email council@blayney.nsw.gov.au or call 6368 2104 with your business name, contact details and what you would like to learn from the session.

Proposed Bridge Names

Following the September Ordinary Meeting, Council is seeking comment on the following proposed bridge names.
  • Tucker Bridge over Old School Creek in Coombing Street, Carcoar
  • Cheffins Bridge over Coombing Creek on Felltimber Road
  • Ellery Bridge over Dirt Hole Creek on Errowanbang Road
  • Green Bridge over Felltimber Creek on Gallymont Road
  • Chittenden Bridge over Coombing Creek on Dowsetts Lane
  • Wilson Bridge over Evans Plains Creek on Newbridge Road
  • Goode Bridge over Cowriga Creek on Browns Creek Road
Council is inviting written submissions to be received by Council prior to close of business on Friday 19 October 2018.

Further information please contact Council on 6368 2104.  

Documents on Public Exhibition

Following the September Ordinary Meeting, Council is seeking comment on the following documents now on public exhibition. These documents are available for viewing by visiting Council’s website or Council’s office.
  • Event Management Policy
  • Waste Collection Services Policy
Council is inviting written submissions to be received by Council prior to close of business on Friday 19 October 2018.

Garage Sale Trail

The National Garage Sale Trail will be held on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October 2018. Households, schools and community groups in the Blayney Shire are welcomed to be involved.

Registration have opened. If you are interested please visit www.garagesaletrail.com.au. Sellers and shoppers can register for free.

Section 355 Committee – Community Representation – Positions Vacant

Committees of Council play an important role in providing a mechanism for consultation, input and community engagement with residents, stakeholders and our various Town and Progress/Village Associations.

Council is currently calling for expressions of interest for the below committees:
  • Blayney Shire Access Advisory Committee
  • Blayney Shire Financial Assistance Committee
Expression of interest forms are available from Council’s website. Please complete and return to Council by Friday 5 October 2018.

Local Heritage Assistance Fund 2018-2019

Council has launched the Local Heritage Assistance Fund for the 2018-2019 financial year. Applications for grants are invited and will be received up until Friday 28 September 2018.    

The grants are available for the conservation and maintenance of heritage buildings, adaptive reuse, interpretation projects, and urban design projects that support heritage in the Blayney local government area.

Assistance of $300 to $1,000 on a $ for $ basis may be available for eligible projects.

Further information, guidelines and application forms are available from Council’s Planning and Environmental Services Department, Council Chambers, 91 Adelaide Street, Blayney, phone: 6368 2104 or visit Council’s website www.blayney.nsw.gov.au

Last modified: 20 Sep 2018

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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