Council notices
Week commencing 22 October 2018

October PACC meeting

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The next meeting of the Police and Aboriginal Consultative Committee (PACC) will be held on Wednesday 31 October in the Kempsey Shire Council Chambers from 10am to midday.

The PACC meet quarterly to address Aboriginal issues associated with community safety and crime. These meetings are not forums for broader community issues but are open to the Aboriginal community and are inclusive of gender and age. Light refreshments will be provided for those who attend.

For more information on PACC meetings, please contact Inspector Stuart Campbell at Kempsey Police Station on 6561 6199 or Council Customer Services on 6566 3200

2019 Australia Day Awards

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Do you know someone making a positive difference in our community? Why not nominate them for an Australia Day Award.

Awards will be presented in the categories Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Community Group of the Year.

Nominations will close 4:30pm, Friday 30 November 2018.

The 2019 Awards will be presented at the Slim Dusty Centre on Australia Day Eve, Friday 25 January 2019.

Visit www.kempsey.nsw.gov.au/ausday to make a nomination today!

Small Business Month events

Small Business Month is a dedicated event series that delivers practical business information and support to start or grow your business successfully. Funded by the NSW Government through the Department of Industry, Kempsey Shire Council are hosting two event to celebrate Small Business Month.

How to find the right staff for your business

Tuesday 30 October 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Kempsey Macleay RSL Club, $20

A recent survey showed that a whopping 50 percent of small business owners have a hard time finding the right skilled workers to fill their open positions. Come along and hear from local businesses about the strategies they are undertaking.

Grant & Tendering Workshop

Wednesday 31 October 2018 - 5:30pm-7:30pm
Slim Dusty Centre, $20

Are you thinking of applying for funding? This workshop will contain general information on writing funding applications, as well as information about funding streams that are available to support events and community organisations.

Visit http://businessmonth.nsw.gov.au to register or contact Kristy Forche-Baird on 6566 3200 for more information.

Red Cedar Festival workshops

Workshops will be held on Thursday afternoons in Term 4 from 4:30pm-6pm at Oddfellows Hall, 22 Kemp Street, West Kempsey for young people wanting to gain event management skills. Students will then put their new skills to the test at the 2018 Red Cedar Festival taking place on Saturday 17 November at Kempsey Skate Park.

The free workshops will give students training and hands-on experience in jobs involved in festivals and live entertainment events. Areas covered will be event coordination, hands-on sound and lighting experience, stage management and performance training.

Contact Liam Moylan on 0432 734 138 or moylanmusic@gmail.com for more information or to register for the workshops.

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Weekly works schedule

This week our crews will be working on:

Middleton Street roundabout works are nearing completion
  • Bridge construction/maintenance: Remove and replace defective components of Latta’s Bridge on Carrai Road
  • Flood mitigation maintenance: Clearing of Collins Drain and Whalens Drain; continue maintenance and refurbishment of Clancy’s Drain
  • Drainage/kerb/footpath maintenance: Seal shoulders as part of new kerb and gutter on Bloomfield Street, South Kempsey; seal shoulders as part of kerb and gutter replacement on Macquarie Street, South Kempsey; remove and replace failed kerb and gutter on Kemp Street, West Kempsey
  • Bitumen road resealing/maintenance: Pothole patching on Armidale Road, Collombatti Road, Chain o Ponds Road and Spooners Avenue
  • Bitumen road construction/rehabilitation: Tree planting on Tozer Street (Elbow Street to Kemp Street); restore verges on Plummers Lane (Macleay Valley Way to 1.2km); excavate and replace soft subgrade and extend pipe culverts on Plummers Lane (Summer Island Road) as part of rehabilitation
  • Gravel resheeting: Spread and compact gravel on Warbro Brook Road (Brassils Creek Road to Lemon Tree Gully)
  • Gravel road maintenance grading: Winstead Road, Warbro Brook Road and Upper Smiths Creek Road
  • Roadside slashing: South West Rocks Road (East Kempsey to Kinchela), Smithtown Road and Austral Eden area
  • Other works:
    • Install traffic islands and add plants to centre island on Lachlan/Middleton Street roundabout, South Kempsey
    • Construct footpath as part of Gladstone Park upgrade
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Public notification of determinations of development applications - issued by Council

Determinations have been granted for the following applications:

File Applicant Location Development Decision Decision date Decision reason
T6-18-77 Dennis Partners Pty Ltd Lot 135 DP754441
26 East Street
Crescent Head
Retaining wall Approved - Officer  2 October 2018 Council is satisfied that the proposal is compatible with the environmental, social, and economic values of the locality; is suitable with consideration to the constraints of the site; is compliant with the relevant legislation; and is in the public interest.
T6-18-302 Hadlow Design Services Lot 3 DP21572
10 Seaview Street
South West Rocks
Two storey dwelling Approved - Officer  3 October 2018 Council is satisfied that the proposal is compatible with the environmental, social, and economic values of the locality; is suitable with consideration to the constraints of the site; is compliant with the relevant legislation; and is in the public interest.
T6-18-323 Dennis Partners Pty Ltd Lot 6 DP4411 
Lot 7 DP264401
Macleay Valley Way
South Kempsey
Replacement of three (3) golf course access bridges Approved - Officer  5 October 2018 Council is satisfied that the proposal is compatible with the environmental, social, and economic values of the locality; is suitable with consideration to the constraints of the site; is compliant with the relevant legislation; and is in the public interest.
T6-18-331 The Future Pool Company Lot 223 DP754441
21 Pacific Street
Crescent Head
Swimming pool Approved - Officer  2 October 2018 Council is satisfied that the proposal is compatible with the environmental, social, and economic values of the locality; is suitable with consideration to the constraints of the site; is compliant with the relevant legislation; and is in the public interest.
T6-18-333 Freeman L & Freeman S Lot 52 DP788995
96 Edgar Street
Frederickton
Additions to existing dwelling Approved - Officer  2 October 2018 Council is satisfied that the proposal is compatible with the environmental, social, and economic values of the locality; is suitable with consideration to the constraints of the site; is compliant with the relevant legislation; and is in the public interest.
T6-18-336 Davis M & Davis J & Robb J & Robb J Lot 13 DP739991
144 Mingaletta Road
Kundabung
Swimming pool Approved - Officer  4 October 2018 Council is satisfied that the proposal is compatible with the environmental, social, and economic values of the locality; is suitable with consideration to the constraints of the site; is compliant with the relevant legislation; and is in the public interest.
T6-18-337 Mr B J Morris Lot 8 DP813614
33 Stewart Place
Euroka
Shade sail Approved - Officer  5 October 2018 Council is satisfied that the proposal is compatible with the environmental, social, and economic values of the locality; is suitable with consideration to the constraints of the site; is compliant with the relevant legislation; and is in the public interest.

Determinations of development applications are available for public inspection, free of charge, during ordinary office hours at the consent authority’s principal office, at Council’s Customer Service Centre, Civic Centre, 22 Tozer Street, West Kempsey, between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted).

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