Council Update

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Youth Week Funding Available

Community organisations are invited to make application for funding to hold activities for Youth Week under the 2020 Youth Week Small Grants Program.

Youth Week 2020 will be celebrated from Wednesday 1 April to Thursday 9 April 2020 and focuses on the issues and concerns of local young people and targets those aged from 12 to 24 years. The theme for Youth Week 2020 is “Speak up. Be involved. Get connected. Have fun.”

Grants available are in the amount of $700 to $1,000 and funding allocated will be dependent on the number of applications received. Consideration for larger grants will be given for worthy activities.   

Applications close Monday 25 February 2020 and application forms are available on Council’s website or by contacting Council on 6368 2104.

February Council Meeting

The February Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held in the Chambers, Blayney Shire Community Centre, on Monday 17 February 2020, commencing at 6.00pm. Members of the community are welcome to attend. A copy of the Business Paper will be available on Council’s website on Friday.

Quotation for Interior Painting of Blayney Shire Community Centre – Quotation No. 2/2020

Quotations are invited from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for the Interior Painting of Blayney Shire Community Centre, 41 Church Street, Blayney.

Documentation may be obtained from Council’s website: www.blayney.nsw.gov.au/your-council/tenders

Persons wishing to submit a quotation must do so by: 4.00pm Friday 28 February 2020.

Requests for information relating to this project are to be directed to Council’s Director Corporate Services, Anton Franze on telephone (02) 6368 2104.

Tourism Events Development Program

The Tourism Events Development Program provides support to both not-for-profit entities and local businesses to host events aimed to promote to grow the visitor economy in the Blayney Shire.

The fund is open to all local businesses (individuals, partnerships and sole traders) and Incorporated Associations who are residents or who conduct their activities in the Blayney Shire Local Government Area.

Funding applications are now open and allocated progressively until all funds are spent. Events must be held before December 2020.  Applications must be approved by 30 June 2020.  Applications must be submitted a minimum of 60 days prior to event.

Total funding pool available: $10,000

For more information visit https://www.blayney.nsw.gov.au/business-and-tourism/tourism-event-development-program


Position Vacant

Council currently have the following position available:

•    Casual Fitness Instructor (202000001).

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 – 2019/20

Applications are invited for the second round under the 2019/20 Community Financial Assistance Program.

Local community organisations / individuals are invited to submit an application by Monday 24 February 2020. Applications lodged before Monday 17 February 2020 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 or from Council’s office.
Last modified: 13 Feb 2020

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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