Council notices
Week commencing 8 July 2019

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NAIDOC Week 2019

NAIDOC Week is held across Australia each year to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This year’s theme, Voice, Treaty, Truth: Let’s work together for a shared future, focuses on the voice of Indigenous Australians and encourages people from all backgrounds to come together and work towards a shared future.

Today’s events include a weaving and craft workshop at Wigay Aboriginal Cultural Park in Sea Street at 1:00pm, hosted by Kempsey Shire Library and Red Cross.

Tomorrow a family fun day hosted by Burrun Dalai Aboriginal Corporation will be held at Services Club Park on Belgrave Street from 10:00am.

Mid North Coast Local Health District will host a NAIDOC Week morning tea at Kempsey District Hospital at 11:00am this Thursday. This will be followed by a Booroongen Djugun Elders luncheon at Booroongen Aged Care Facility at 12:30pm.

Visit Kempsey NAIDOC on Facebook or https://tockify.com/ksccomms/detail/454/1562421600000  for the full program of events.

Mayoral Community Fund

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Are you a group, organisation or individual providing services to residents of the Kempsey Shire?

Applications are now open for Kempsey Shire Council's Mayoral Community Fund!

Download an application form from kempsey.nsw.gov.au/mcf

Applications close 4:30pm Wednesday 24 July 2019

Auditorium with people

2019 North Coast Tourism Symposium

Macleay Valley’s tourism and hospitality business community is encouraged to join industry leaders and experts for the 2019 North Coast Tourism Symposium at South West Rocks Country Club on Thursday, 1 August.

Hosted by Kempsey Shire Council and Destination North Coast, the event will focus on business sustainability and the importance of evolving to meet future consumer needs.

Guest speakers from Destination North Coast, Tourism Australia, Earthcheck, GreenX7, and The Intrepid Traveller will cover a range of topics including sustainable, cultural and nature-based tourism, adventure and experience-rich travel, cruises, food and wine trails, education and much more.

The symposium runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm and is followed by the North Coast Regional Tourism Awards gala dinner from 6pm which will celebrate the quality and diversity of regional tourism.

Visit www.eventbrite.com.au/e/north-coast-tourism-symposium-gala-awards-dinner-tickets-62183817472  for more information and to purchase tickets to the events.

Holiday workshops at Kempsey Library

Holiday fun - Microbits

Microbit workshop

Thursday 11 July, 10:30am to 12 noon.

Create your own games using microbits! For ages8-13 years. Materials provided. Contact the Library on 6566 3210 to book.

Holiday fun - Rock painting

Rock painting workshop

Friday 12 July, 11am to 12 noon

Design your own rock masterpiece! For ages 5-12 years. Materials provided. Contact the library on 6566 3210

Holiday fun - Card making

Zany cardmaking workshop

Friday 12 July, 1pm to 2:30pm

Come along for card making, zen tangle and blackout poetry! For ages 12-18 years. Materials provided.

Holiday fun - Creative Upcycling

Creative Upcycling workshop

Friday 19 July, 10:30am to 12 noon

Make a bag and yarn out of old t-shirts using the art of finger knitting! For ages 8-18 years. Book on 6566 3210

Weekly works schedule

Crews prepare a subbase layer on Gowings Hill Road in Dondingalong.

Crews are rehabilitating Gowings Hill Road in Dondingalong as part of Council’s sealed road network renewal program. Work includes shoulder widening, tree removal and edging, and laying of pipeline.

In other sealed road construction work, kerb and guttering will begin in Laurels Avenue in East Kempsey this week.

The itemised list of other planned works for this week in bridge construction, flood mitigation, drainage, kerb and footpath maintenance, road resealing, gravel road grading, roadside slashing, open space works and other projects is available on Council’s website from Mondays.

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
T6-19-169 B R Development Consulting Lot 14 Sec 4 DP1676
63 Sea Street
West Kempsey
Deck additions Approved - Officer 18 June 2019 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.
T6-19-170 Bridge A & Bridge C Lot 1 DP1106618
Kinchela Creek Left Bank Road
Kinchela
Two storey dwelling Approved - Officer 21 June 2019 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.
T6-16-21
Rev 03
Pascoe D & Pascoe K Lot 1 DP1175950
Dennis Road
Mungay Creek
Dwelling Approved - Officer 20 June 2019 Modified Consent
T6-19-175 Mr A J Lane Lot 20 DP246475
140 Sherwood Road
Aldavilla
Shed Approved - Officer 21 June 2019 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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