Strathbogie Shire Council

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Public Notices

Community Grants Program 2020-2021 now open

We are excited to announce the opening of the 2020-2021 Community Grants Program.

Grants opened on Monday 16 March at 9am and will close at 5pm on April 24 2020.

The information sessions relating to the grants program have been cancelled. We are investigating ways of delivering those online and will provide further information, once known.

For more information regarding the Community Grants program please visit our website at the following link: https://www.strathbogie.vic.gov.au/community/community-funding/community-grants-program

 


 

Tourism, Arts and Culture Advisory Group – Expressions of Interest

An opportunity has become available for two community representatives to fill the vacant community positions currently available on the Strathbogie Shire Council - Tourism, Arts and Culture Advisory Group (TACAG).

This group was formed in August 2017 to support Council in their commitment to public participation, and utilizing the general community to assist in the achievement of future Council Plans and strategies that govern the future of the Shire, and were instrumental in the development of the 2019-2023 Arts & Culture Strategy.

The roles and objectives of the TACAG are:

  • To provide a formal mechanism for Council to consult with key stakeholders, seek specialist advice and enable community participation in the development and implementation of the Arts and Culture Strategy.
  • Act as advocates and champions for Tourism, Arts and Culture programs and projects within the Shire that are of community benefit.
  • Provide a forum for discussion of Tourism, Arts and Culture industry trends and best practice in the Local Government sector.
  • Assist Council to work strategically to encourage, foster, value and promote Tourism, Arts and Culture.

The TACAG is made up of Councillors, Council Officers, business and community representatives.  The group currently meets once a month for one hour at various locations throughout the Shire (additional meetings may be convened at the discretion of Council).

If you have an interest in joining the Tourism, Arts and Culture Advisory Group and feel like you have the appropriate skills and knowledge to assist in achieving the objectives of the TACAG, please contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , including a brief description of your experience and reasons for wanting to join.

Should you require any further information, please phone on (03) 5795 0000 – submissions close 31 March, 2020 @ 5pm.

 


 

DECLARATION OF BOATING ACTIVITY EXEMPTION

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

For the purposes of boating activity conducted by the Lions Club of Nagambie and District Inc, persons and vessels involved in the Nagambie On Water Festival are exempt from the following requirements:

State Rules made under the Marine Act 1988

  1. Clause 2(a) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of a person in the water;
  2. Clause 2(c) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 meters of another vessel;
  3. Clause 3(b) – must not exceed 5 knots within 50 metres of the water’s edge.
  4. Clause 91.10(a) of Schedule 91 – 5 knot speed restriction zones on Lake Nagambie;
  5. Clause 91.12(b) of Schedule 91 – Area of Lake Nagambie prohibited to vessels;
  6. Clause 91.14 of Schedule 91 – Exclusive use and Special Purpose area on Lake Nagambie.

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

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of the rescue vessel are only exempt from items 1-4 in the above list when undertaking a rescue operation to retrieve persons in distress, provide for the initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety on shore.
  • Masters of rescue and safety vessels are only exempt from items 5-6 in the above list for the duration of the event.
  • Masters of the tow vessel are only exempt from items 2-4 & 6 in the above list during the ski event times.
  • Masters of paddle boards, peddle boats and canoes are only exempt from items 5-6 in the above list for the duration of the event.
  • Vessels used in conjunction with the event must be equipped with all the required safety equipment and all occupants must wear a PFD at all times.
  • The above exemptions apply from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm on Saturday 7 March 2020 to the persons and vessels participating in the Nagambie On Water Festival within the exclusion zone waters on Lake Nagambie, provided the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the application form and associated documentation are adhered to.

BY ORDER OF STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL
David Roff
Group Manager Corporate & Community
Dated: 19 February 2020

 

Annual Report for the Year ended 30 June 2019

In accordance with Section 131(10) of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that Council's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2019 has been prepared and can be inspected at the Council Office,109A Binney Street, Euroa, or view it online by clicking here

 


Report of the Auditor for the Year ended 30 June 2019

In accordance with Section 131(12) of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that Council has received a copy of the report of the Auditor under Section 9 of the Audit Act 1994.  The report can be inspected at the Council Office,109A Binney Street, Euroa.

 


 

RESTRICTED ACCESS HOURS FOR TURNBULL STREET BORE

Please be aware that as of Saturday 13 April 2019, the operating hours of the Turnbull Street bore in Euroa will be restricted to 7.30am– 9.30am and 4.30pm– 8.30pm daily.

Restricted access has been put in place by Strathbogie Shire Council due due to the ongoing dry conditions, current level of usage and the impact this is having on the operation of the bore and the water table.

The bore will now be closed outside of these times and Council reminds the community of the following conditions:

•             The bore is for the use of Strathbogie Shire residents only

•             Maximum of 1000 litres per user

•             Stock use only

•             Not suitable for human consumption

Residents can report misuse to Council Offices on 1800 065 993.

We thank our community for their understanding and patience on this matter.

 


 

Adoption of Budget for year ending 30 June 2020

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 25 June 2019, Council adopted its budget for the Year ending 30 June 2020.

 


 

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 212 April 2020 at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commencing at 6.00 p.m. 

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

Please Note: In the interests of public safety during the coronavirus, usual Council meeting arrangements may vary.   Council will provide updates to the community in April 2020.

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  for Ordinary Council meetings in 2020 is provided in the following link -

2020 Council Meetings Dates

 


 

Special Council Meetings  

A Special Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 31 March 2020 at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commening at 2.00 p.m.

Business:

 - Interim Intrument of Expanded Emergency Delegation from Council to the Chief Executive Officer

Please Note: As per current coronavirus pandemic guidelines, social distancing will be practiced at this meeting.   These social distancing requirements could be impacted by the number of people wishing to attend the meeting.  If number exceeds the levels which allow social distancing to be observed, it may be necessary to limit the number of attendees to the meeting.

We encourage people to view the meeting through video link, where possible, instead of attending the meeting in person.    Details of the video link will be available prior to the meeting.

    

Planning Committee Meetings

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 21 April 2020 at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commencing at 4.00 p.m.

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

Please Note: In the interests of public safety during the coronavirus, usual meeting arrangements may vary.   Council will provide updates to the community in April 2020.

Planning Committee Meeting Dates - 2020

 

Community Meetings

The next Community Meeting date is yet to be determined.

 

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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