STORAGE OF VEHICLES IN DISREPAIR ON TOWN SITE PROPERTIES
The Shire of Gnowangerup Animals, Environment & Nuisance Local Law was gazetted in 2016. Section 3.6 reads:
AUSTRALIAN PLAGUE LOCUST – ASSISTANCE SCHEME CLOSING DATE REMINDER
Landholders are reminded that the closing date to lodge an application for the Australian Plague Locust (APL) Assistance Scheme 2016 is 31 January 2017.
PRESIDENTS REPORT JANUARY 2017
At its December Meeting, Council adopted the 2015/2016 Annual Report, including the Annual Financial Report (AFR). Unlike previous years, the Annual Report was prepared internally by Shire officers. The AFR was audited by AMD Chartered Accountants who were very happy with the state of the Shire’s finances and how they are being managed.
LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE
The Shire of Gnowangerup in partnership with Royal Lifesaving will be hosting a 2-day practical Pool Lifeguard training course.
WORK SCHEDULED FOR THE BORDEN CLEAR WATER TANKS
Water Corporation is undertaking minor works to improve truck access to the water tank in Borden. This will involve extra activity at the site (pictured in the attachment) and some additional truck movement while the ground is cleared for an access track and truck turning circle.
WATERWISE SHOWERHEAD SWAP
Switching to water efficient showerheads can save your household up to 20,000 litres of water a year!
KIDSPORT APPLICATIONS ONLINE
From the 14th November 2016 you can process your KidSport applications online, if you hold a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card.
HARVEST AND RESTRICTED VEHICLES ACCESS
As you may be aware, Heavy Vehicle Services is amending its Harvest Mass Management Scheme for 2016 / 7 to allow improved 'first mile' access to paddocks for Restricted Access Vehicles. The measures are designed to assist operators in safely moving increased quantities of grain from paddock to bin, in anticipation of a bumper harvest.
MY COUNCIL WEBSITE
On 29 April 2016, the Hon. Tony Simpson MLA, Minister for Local Government; Community Services, Seniors and Volunteering; Youth, launched the State Government’s MyCouncil website
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SURVEY 2015
In November 2015 the Shire of Gnowangerup, with the assistance of CATALYSE, developed and distributed a Community Satisfaction Survey.