Council notices
Week commencing 6 March 2017

External Tender

On behalf of Kempsey Shire Council, Regional Procurement is calling Tender: T431617KEM Supply and Delivery of Passenger, Truck and Earthmover Tyres.

Tender documents and specifications are available on the Regional Procurement online tendering website 

Tenders are invited and will be received up to 10:00am on Tuesday 14 March, 2017.

Enquiries can be directed to Peter Salafia at Regional Procurement on (02) 4978 4044

What's on Your Say Macleay

Your Say Macleay logo

Council’s online community engagement website, Your Say Macleay, was designed to get your thoughts and feedback on projects taking place across the Macleay Valley. Engage and read the opinions of others - in your own time, online, 24/7.

Horseshoe Bay Playground

As part of Stage 2 of the Horseshoe Bay Playground upgrade, the community is invited to cast a vote on what piece of toddler equipment they would like to see installed. To choose between the three pieces of equipment, view photos and to fill out the survey, simply visit 

CHAMP - Crescent Head Area Master Plan

Stage 1 of CHAMP community engagement enabled the development of a Community Discussion Paper which is now available on Your Say Macleay.

We have now reached Stage 2 and are encouraging you to complete the online survey and join the discussion to better inform the priority actions that will be outlined in the Master Plan on exhibition in June 2017.

Visit  to make your voice heard!

Free 2017 NSW Seniors Festival events
Let's do more together!

Tech Savvy Seniors (50+ years)

Classes on using your electronic devices run by SkillsLink at Kempsey Library.

  • Smartphone Class: 10:30am-12:30pm, Tuesday 7 March
  • iPad Class: 10:30am-12:30pm, Wednesday 8 March

Bookings essential - Phone 6583 7288 to book. Participants will need to bring their own devices.

Dear Doilies stencil murals (50+ years):

Stencil painting on pathways with artist Lucy Pascale at Community Gateway (corner of Forth and Yaelwood Streets, Kempsey).

  • Session 1: 10am-12 noon, Tuesday 7 March
  • Session 2: 10am-12 noon, Wednesday 8 March
  • Session 3: 2pm-4pm, Wednesday 8 March

Bookings recommended - Phone Annabel on 6566 3226

Yoga Nidra sessions (50+ years):

Free yoga classes with Michelle from Yoga Nidra Healing Meditation at Kempsey Library

  • Session 1: 10:30am-11:30am, Thursday 9 March
  • Session 2: 1pm-2pm, Thursday 9 March

Bookings essential - Phone Kempsey Library on 6566 3210 to book

Apply for ClubGRANTS Funding

The Kempsey Macleay ClubGRANTS Committee Category 1 grant applications for projects within the Kempsey Shire will be open from 3 April 2017 to 28 May 2017.

Category 1 funding is available for specific local community priorities which support community welfare and social services, community development, employment assistance activities, community health services, and projects aimed at improving the living standards of low income and disadvantaged people.

Applications for Category 2 funding for general community development and support activities, such as junior sport, are open throughout 2017.

For more details or to apply for ClubGRANTS funding contact Clubs NSW on 1300 730 001 or visit 

March field days for Macleay landholders

Are you a primary producer, land services provider, landholder or manager? Kempsey Shire Council, North Coast Local Land Service and Macleay Landcare Network are holding two field days to help improve your knowledge and networks.

  • Willawarrin: Friday 10 March, 9:30am-2:30pm @ Willawarrin Hall
  • Gladstone: Friday 17 March 9:30am-2:30pm @ Gladstone Hall

Please RSVP your attendance to:

Weekly works schedule

This week our crews will be working on:

Rehabilitation of Cochrane Street, West Kempsey continues
  • Bridge construction/maintenance: Form and pour precast headstocks at Whalen’s Bridge, Austral Eden; remove remaining piles from the old Killick Creek footbridge at Crescent Head
  • Flood mitigation maintenance: Clear drain and refurbish lifting device at Clancy’s Drain floodgates
  • Drainage/kerb/footpath/drainage maintenance: Replace failed kerb at Hughes Place, Frederickton
  • Bitumen road resealing/maintenance: Pothole patching on Grassy Head Road, Stuarts Point Road, Mighells Road, Hunters Road, Browns Road and South West Rocks Road
  • Bitumen road construction/rehabilitation: Continued rehabilitation of kerb, gutter and pavement on Cochrane, Short and River Streets, West Kempsey
  • Gravel road resheeting: Application of millings from highway upgrade on Upper Smiths Creek Road and Winstead Road
  • Gravel road maintenance grading: Fifes Creek Road and Warbro Brook Road
  • Roadside slashing: Link Road, Sherwood Road, Aldavilla Road Crescent Head area and South Kempsey area
  • Other works: Continued excavation of Waste Management Centre for construction of new waste cell; backfill Lachlan Street as part of footpath replacement; Remove damaged sections and pour new Lord Street footpath (Macleay Valley Way to Herborne Avenue); excavate for drain and install fence on Belgrave Street for kerb reinstatement

Development consents and complying certificates

Notification is given in accordance with section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 of the granting of the following development consents and complying development certificates:

Applicant no. Land Development description
T6-02-400 Lot 25 DP246475
130 Sherwood Road
Continued use of existing building as a garage
T6-14-300 Lot 265 DP54441
47 Pacific Street
Crescent Head
continued use of an existing shed as a dwelling
T6-16-456 Lot 235 DP754441
12 Rankine Street
Crescent Head
Alterations & additions to existing three storey dwelling
Rev 03
Lot 7 12 14 15 20 21 24 DP52435
Lot 2 DP1127456
701 Dungay Creek Road
Conduct off-road car race event annually
Rev 01
Lot 452 DP1190136
65 Mitchell Street
South West Rocks
Rev 03
Lot 37 DP1175751
44 Springfields Drive
Subdivision of 4 lots & residue
Rev 03
Lot 1 Sec 10 DP758444
Kinchela Street
Markets - Council park

Development consents are available for inspection, free of charge at Kempsey Shire Council, 22 Tozer Street, West Kempsey, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday (except public holidays).