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Declaration of Boating Activity Exemption

I, Steve Crawcour, Chief Executive Officer of Strathbogie Shire Council, the waterway manager for the Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir including Lake Nagambie, declare under section 203 (3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 that persons and vessels involved in the Head of the Goulburn proposed by Rowing Victoria on 27 October 2018 are exempt from:

1. Clause 2(c) of the Notice under the Marine Act 1988 in respect to operating a vessel at a speed not exceeding 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel.

2. Clause 3 of the Notice under the Marine Act 1988 in respect to operating a vessel at a speed not exceeding 5 knots within 50 metres of the water's edge and a fixed or floating structure.

3. Clause 91.4 (a)(iii-v) in respect to the 5 knot speed restriction zones on Goulburn River between the upstream boundary of the 5 knot zone at Tahbilk Winery to Chinaman's Bridge.

4. Clause 91.8 of Schedule 91 in respect to the exclusive use and special purpose area for water-skiing on Goulburn River.

Rescue and umpire vessels are only exempt from 1,2 and 3 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.

All persons on rescue vessels and umpire vessels must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and vessels must have all prescribed safety equipment.

The exemptions apply between 8.00 am and 2.00 pm on 27 October 2018, provided that the stated safety controls and undertakings details in the Application for Boating Activity exemptions and Exclusion Zones and Rowing Victoria Safety Management plan, are adhered to.

During the event an exclusion zone will be in place, on the Goulburn River from the upstream boundary of the 5 knot zone at Tahbilk to Chinaman's bridge closed to general boating.

Steve Crawcour, Chief Executive Officer
Strathbogie Shire Council

 

Notification of Tree Pruning

Strathbogie Shire Council gives notice under the Electricity Safety (Electric Line Clearance) Regulations 2015 that it will be carrying out the pruning of trees around power lines in the townships of Avenel and Euroa commencing on or after 15th October, 2018 approximately 1 month dependent on weather and other conditions.

The pruning works will be carried out as per Electricity Safety (Electric Line Clearance) Regulations 2015 and The Shire of Strathbogie Electric Line Clearance Vegetation Management Plan 2018/19.

 

Road Closures due to Bridge Works

Bridge works will require ROAD CLOSURES at five separate locations and times. 

These dates are approximate and more up to date signage on the roads will apply.  

These bridges will be CLOSED to all traffic during the start date to finish date period.  


Robinson Rd Br 94 
(2.1km from Pagets Rd) - from Wed 3 Oct 2018 to Fri 23 Nov 2018
Ross Rd Br 95
(2.3km from Pagets Rd) - from Mon 22 Oct 2018 to Fri 23 Nov 2018
Leckies Rd Br 50 (2.8km Murchison Violet Town Rd) - from Mon 19 Nov to Fri 21 Dec 2018
               
Seek alternative routes during these closure periods.  

Queries may be directed to Mary Townsend at Strathbogie Shire on Ph 03 5795 0000

 

Declaration of Boating Activity Exemption

Strathbogie Shire Council as the declared waterway manager for the Goulburn River from Hughes Creek to Goulburn Weir, including Lake Nagambie, makes the following declaration under section 203(3) of the Marine Safety Act 2010 (Vic).

For the purpose of conducting Rowing Victoria Regatta events on Lake Nagambie, as detailed in Table 1 below from 24 November 2018 to 12 May 2019, competing and rescue vessels are exempt as follows:

Competitors and rescue vessels during the event only:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel
  2. Clause 91.10(b) – 5 knot speed restriction zone on Lake Nagambie in Furlong Cove
  3. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water.
  4. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of another vessel.
  5. Clause 3(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of the waters’ edge.
  6. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a fixed or floating structure.
  7. Clause 91.10(b) – 5 knot speed restriction zone on Lake Nagambie in Furlong Cove.
  8. Clause 91.14 – exclusive use and special purpose area (unpowered vessels).
  9. Competitors are only exempt from items 1 – 2 when competing or training for an event.
  10. The masters of the rescue vessels are only exempt from items 3 – 8 when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for their initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety.
  11. The event is operating under the auspices of Rowing Victoria, including the Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, which meets the criteria of Clause 3 of the Exemption Notice made under the Marine Regulations 1999 in respect of the exemption for rowing vessels to not carry or wear a personal flotation device.
  12. Occupants of powered vessels involved with the event, including rescue vessels, must wear a personal flotation device at all times during the event and have all prescribed safety equipment.
  13. The exemptions apply for the dates and times detailed in Table 1, to the persons participating in the Rowing Victoria Regatta events on the waters of Lake Nagambie, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

 

Rescue vessels when undertaking rescue activities only:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

Waterway Rules made under the Marine Safety Act 2010 / Marine Act 1988

 

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL

Dated:

Table 1

 

Date

Event

Times

24/11/2018

RV Schools – Carey Regatta

6am – 6pm

01/12/2018

Carrum Rowing Regatta

6am – 6pm

09/02/2019

Nagambie Rowing Regatta

6am – 6pm

10/02/2019

Nagambie Rowing Regatta

6am – 6pm

01/03/2019

Rowing Victoria State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

02/03/2019

Rowing Victoria State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

03/03/2019

Rowing Victoria State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

16/03/2019

Scotch Mercantile Regatta

6am – 6pm

23/03/2019

APS Head of the River Regatta

6am – 6pm

11/05/2019

Rowing Victoria Masters State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

12/05/2019

Rowing Victoria Masters State Championship Regatta

6am – 6pm

 

 Adoption of Budget for year ending 30 June 2019

In accordance with the requirements of Section 130 of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that at a Special Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council held on Tuesday 26 June 2018, Council adopted its budget for the Year ending 30 June 2019.

   

Council Plan 2017-2021 (2018 Review) and Budget 2018/2019 adopted

The  Council Plan and Budget were adopted at a Special Council meeting held on Tuesday 26 June 2018.

The Council Plan and Budget are available for viewing / downloading from the following links -

2017-2021 Strathbogie Shire Council Plan (2018 Review)

2018/2019 to 2021/2023 Strathbogie Shire Strategic Resource Plan

2018/2019 Budget Report

2018/2019 Fees

  

Understanding your Rates Notice

Need help understanding your Rates Notice? Download/View the PDF here

  

Ordinary Council Meeting

The next Ordinary Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 20 November 2018 at the Strathbogie Memorial Hall (Main Street, Strathbogie), commencing at 6.00 p.m. 

The Agenda for the meeting will be available on Council’s website on the Friday afternoon prior to the meeting.

 Prior to the commencement of the Council meeting, community members are invited to meet with Councillors at 5.30 p.m. (at the same venue) for general discussions.   Light refreshments will be provided

Here at the Strathbogie Shire Council we are committed to keeping the public informed and up to date on what is happening around the Shire and within Council.

A listing of dates and locations for Ordinary Council meetings in 2018 is provided in the following link -

2018 Council Meetings Dates and Locations (Updated June 2018)

 

Special Council Meetings

There are currently no Special Meetings of Council scheduled.

        

Planning Committee Meetings

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 27 November 2018 at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commencing at 4.00 p.m.

The agendas for meetings will be available on Council’s website on the Friday afternoon prior to the meeting. Council officers can also confirm planning items listed for consideration – please call 1800 065 993 during office hours.

Dates for Planning Committee meetings for 2018

 

Community Meetings

Council will be conducting community meetings on the fourth Tuesday of the month (except January) at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commencing at 6.00 p.m.

PleaseNote: There will not be a Community Meeting held Tuesday 27 November 2018.

Community members are invited to attend these meetings and participate in general discussions.

  

Council Comes to Nagambie

Council comes to Nagambie Visitor Information Centre.  Mobile Customer Service now five days a week, Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm located at the Nagambie Lakes Visitor Information Centre 317 High Street, Nagambie.

Providing better service to our local communities.

 

Firewood Collection Permits

The  firewood collection season is now open.

Collection Seasons

Firewood collection is only allowed in the autumn season (1 March – 30 June) and the spring season (1 September – 30 November).

More details can be found at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning - http://www.delwp.vic.gov.au/parks-forests-and-crown-land/firewood

   

Current Tenders

Please see our tenders page for all current open tenders.



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