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Positions Vacant

Council currently have the following positions available:
  • Works Operators (4 positions)
Applications close 8.00am Monday 12 October 2020.

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

Central West Livestock and Equestrian Centre

Following the September Ordinary Meeting, Council is seeking comment on the proposed fees and charges for the Central West Livestock and Equestrian Centre, which are now on public exhibition.

These fees and charges are for the proposed seasonal hirer - RACE Entertainment and proposed Individual/Group Horse Riders fee.

Council is inviting written submissions to be received by Council prior to 5.00pm on Thursday 22 October 2020.

The proposed fees and charges are available for viewing by visiting Council’s website, ‘On Exhibition’.

COVID-19 Drive Through Testing in Blayney

The Western NSW Local Health District will be conducting a mobile drive-through COVID-19 testing service in Blayney on Tuesday 29 September 2020 from 10.00am to 2.00pm.

The mobile service will be located in the Blayney Shire Community Carpark located at 41 Church Street, Blayney.

Council is encouraging anyone with symptoms, which can include fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, running nose or tiredness to get tested.

Testing is free and results normally take around 48 hours.

Local Heritage Assistance Fund 2020 - 2021

Council has launched the Local Heritage Assistance Fund for the 2020 - 2021 financial year. Applications for grants are invited and will be received up until Monday 28 September 2020. 

The grants are available for the conservation and maintenance of heritage buildings, adaptive reuse and interpretation 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 on Council’s website or by contacting Council to have an application pack sent to you.

Restoration of Six Netball Courts – Contract No. 04/2020

Tenders are invited from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the restoration of six (6) existing outdoor sprayed bitumen / acrylic surface netball courts at the Stillingfleet Street Netball Complex, Blayney.

Interested parties are required to register via Councils e-tendering portal VendorPanel www.vendorpanel.com.au/blayney/tenders.

If you experience any difficulties accessing the above website please call the VendorPanel Helpdesk on 03 9095 6181 or via support@vendorpanel.com.au.

Closing time:- 4:00pm - 29 September 2020.

For all Tender enquiries, contact Mr Grant Baker, telephone (02) 6368 2104.

Difficulty Paying Your Rates?

Are you experiencing difficulty paying your rates or other Council charges?

At times in our lives, especially in the current situation with COVID-19, we all struggle to pay bills and Council is well aware that sometimes you just need a bit of assistance or time to meet your commitments. If you are in this situation, please contact Council as we may be able to help you with a payment plan that will better suit your needs. Satisfactory arrangements can usually be made to tailor your payments to more manageable amounts.

Council is required to collect outstanding rates and charges from the community, however, if we hear from you we are in a position to manage how we do this. If you contact Council staff as soon as you know you are having difficulties, it is far better than Council commencing action to recover a debt causing you more stress and additional cost. Council also recognises there are cases of genuine financial hardship requiring respect and compassion.

Please see our website for relevant information and forms or call us on 6368 2104 to discuss.
Last modified: 24 Sep 2020

Blayney Shire Council

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

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

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