Council notices
Week commencing 26 November 2018

Extraordinary Council Meeting

An extraordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 4 December 2018 commencing 2:30pm at the Council Chambers located at 22 Tozer Street, West Kempsey.

The meeting is to consider the Kempsey Airport Noise Management Plan and Fly Neighbourly Agreement.

The public is welcome to attend. An agenda will be available Friday 30 November 2018 from Council’s Customer Service Centre.

For more information phone 6566 3200.

Interruption to Gladstone water supply

Necessary water mains cleaning is required on the water supply system in Gladstone for approximately 8 hours from 8am - 4pm on Tuesday 27 November and Wednesday 28 November.

Supply to the water service will be isolated and/or low pressure during this time. Customers are encouraged to store sufficient water to adequately provide for their requirements during this period.

Council Water Services regrets any inconvenience.

Please contact Councils Customer Service Centre on 6566 3200 if you require further information.

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2019 Australia Day Awards Nominations Extended

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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.

The nomination period has been extended and will now close 4:30pm Tuesday 11 December 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!

Council, Library and Waste Centre Christmas closures

Please note: Opening and closing times are as per standard operating hours unless otherwise specified.

Council Customer Service Centre and offices

  • Closed: 12pm Thursday 29 November 2018
    Reopen: Friday 30 November 2018
  • Closed: Monday 24 December 2018 - Tuesday 1 January 2019
    Reopen: Wednesday 2 January 2019

Call diversions will be in place during times of closure. For closure enquiries, please contact Council Customer Services on 6566 3200.

Kempsey Library

  • Closed: 1pm Thursday 29 November 2018
    Reopen: Friday 30 November 2018
  • Closed: Monday 24 December - Friday 28 December 2018
    Reopen: Saturday 29 December and Monday 31 December 2018
  • Closed: Tuesday 1 January 2019
    Reopen: Wednesday 2 January 2019

For closure enquiries, please contact Kempsey Shire Library on 6566 3210 or Council Customer Services on 6566 3200.

South West Rocks Library

  • Closed: 12pm Thursday 29 November 2018
    Reopen: Saturday 1 December 2018
  • Closed: Tuesday 25 December - Tuesday 1 January 2019
    Reopen: Wednesday 2 January 2019

For closure enquiries, please contact South West Rocks Library on 6566 5044 or Kempsey Shire Library on 6566 3210.

Hat Head Library

  • Closed: Tuesday 25 December - Tuesday 1 January 2019
    Reopen: Saturday 5 January 2019

For closure enquiries, please contact Hat Head Library on 6567 7784 or Kempsey Shire Library on 6566 3210.

Stuarts Point Library

  • Closed: 12pm Thursday 29 November 2018
    Reopen: Saturday 1 December 2018
  • Closed: Tuesday 25 December - Tuesday 1 January 2019
    Reopen: Thursday 3 January 2019

For closure enquiries, please contact Stuarts Point Library on 6569 0289 or Kempsey Shire Library on 6566 3210.

Kempsey Waste Mangement Centre

  • Closed: 12pm Thursday 29 November 2018
    Reopen: Friday 30 November 2018
  • Closed: Tuesday 25 December 2018
    Reopen: Wednesday 26 December 2018

For closure enquiries, please contact Kempsey Waste Management Centre on 6562 2042 or Council Customer Services on 6566 3200.

South West Rocks Waste Transfer Station

  • Closed: 12pm Thursday 29 November 2018
    Reopen: Friday 30 November 2018
  • Closed: Tuesday 25 December 2018
    Reopen: Thursday 27 December 2018
  • Closed: Tuesday 1 January 2019
    Reopen: Thursday 3 January 2019

For closure enquiries, please contact South West Rocks Waste Transfer Station on 0439 247 245 or Council Customer Services on 6566 3200.

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Weekly works schedule

This week our crews will be working on:

Gladstone Memorial Park construction continues this week
  • Bridge construction/maintenance: Complete form and pour backing slabs at Black Bullocks; Complete footbridge inspections and repairs
  • Flood mitigation maintenance: Continue refurbishment of Euroka Creek floodgates; Sandblast and paint Clancy’s Drain floodgates; Complete drain spraying at Willow Drain
  • Drainage/kerb/footpath maintenance: Complete replacement of failed kerb and gutter on Kemp Street, West Kempsey and clean up site; Commence footpath works on Kemp Street, West Kempsey near courthouse; Install asphalt around islands at Middleton/Lachlan Street roundabout, South Kempsey; Complete surface dish drain on Plummers Lane
  • Bitumen road resealing/maintenance: Continue pavement patching in South West Rocks; Commence edge break repairs on Gowings Hill Road; Commence patching of public carparks in various locations
  • Bitumen road construction/rehabilitation: Tyne and shape Plummers Lane/Summer Island Road works and commence placement of base layer; Commence Hutcheson/Bay Street, Hat Head works
  • Gravel resheeting: Grade and final trim Warbro Brook Road as part resheeting works
  • Gravel road maintenance grading: Commence Warbro Brook Road and Maria River Road grading; Complete Point Plomer Road grading
  • Roadside slashing: Complete Macleay Valley Way roadside slashing
  • Minor works: Replace section of ageing footpath on Gladstone Street, Kempsey
  • Open Space operations: Plant tree in the middle of Middleton/ Lachlan Street roundabout in South Kempsey

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
T6-18-378 Ms S M Smith Lot 343 DP754441
31 Pacific Street
Crescent Head
Alterations & additions to existing dwelling Approved - Officer 13 November 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.
T6-18-381 Mr M Caruana Lot 1 DP998602
4 Holman Street
Kempsey
Dwelling Approved - Officer 13 November 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).

Notice of proposed developments

The following applications have been received and are notified in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. Please note that not all applications require public notification.

Application no. Land Proposed development Applicant Consent authority Exhibition period
T6-18-397 Lot 36 DP791916
28 Rocks View Crescent
Arakoon
Detached secondary dwellinng Hadlow Design Services Kempsey Shire Council 4 December 2018 to 17 December 2018
T6-18-394 Lot 1 DP336321
28 River Street
West Kempsey
Staged developments - units Osbourne & Dowling Pty Ltd Kempsey Shire Council 4 December 2018 to 17 December 2018

A development application and accompanying documents may be inspected at Kempsey Shire Council, 22 Tozer Street, West Kempsey, any time between 8:30am and 4:30pm from Monday to Friday (except public holidays) during the exhibition period.

Any person may make a written submission to the consent authority in relation to a development application during the exhibition period. If a submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of objection must be specified in the submission. Please note that any submission received by Council may be made publicly available.

A person who makes a written submission to a development application is required to disclose all reportable political donations and gifts (if any) made by the person making the submission or any associate of that person within the period commencing two years before the submission is made and ending when the application is determined. A disclosure statement form and further details can be obtained from Council’s website www.kempsey.nsw.gov.au

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