Strathbogie Shire Council

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Public Notices

Car Park Closure

No. 46 Kirkland Avenue Carpark (opposite the Seven Creeks Park Restrooms) will require part CLOSURE for sealing and related works ON the following dates inclusive: Signage on the roads will apply at the time.

Start Date: Sun 14.06.2020            Finish Date: Mon 15.06.2020        

Please seek alternative carparking during these times. Queries may be directed to Mary Townsend on 03 5795 0000


Council Plan 2017 – 2021 (2020 Review) & Draft Budget 2020-21

At its Council meeting held on Monday 27 April 2020, Council formally considered its Draft 2020-21 Budget and revised 2017-2021 Council Plan (2020 Review), and resolved that they be placed on public exhibition for a period of at least 28 days as per Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Stage Three restrictions enacted by the State Government under the current State of Emergency COVID-19 requires everyone to stay home except for essential circumstances. Therefore, Council will not hold public forums on the Draft Budget in the Shire this year.

Council Plan 2017 – 2021 (2020 REVIEW)

The Council Plan 2017-2021 is the key strategic document for Council and contains and is required to be reviewed annually and contains:

  • Council Vision, Mission and Values
  • Commitment to Engagement and Communication
  • Goals
  • Key Strategies
  • A Strategic Resource Plan which sets out the resources to achieve the objectives

Draft Budget 2020-21

a.         The total amount projected to be borrowed as at 30 June 2020 will be $368,000 (loans outstanding 30 June 2020)

b.         The total amount proposed to be borrowed during 2020-21 is $5,000,000

c.         The total amount projected to be redeemed during 2020-21 is $81,000 (principal to be repaid)

d.         The projected total amount of borrowings at 30 June 2021 is $5,287,000 (loans outstanding 30 June 2021)

e.         The projected cost of servicing the borrowings during 2020-21 is $20,000 loan interest

f.          The proposed differential general rates to be levied by Council will be determined by multiplying the Capital Improved Value of each category of rateable land by the rate in the dollar as indicated below:

Rating Category

Cents in the Dollar CIV

Residential Land    

0.0052181

Vacant Residential Land      

0.0091317

Farm Land      

0.0041745

Commercial/Industrial            

0.0062617

Vacant Commercial/Industrial Land  

0.0109581

g.         The proposed Municipal Charge to be levied is $0.

h.         The following annual services charges are proposed to be declared for the collection and disposal of refuse -

Type of Charge

    • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse - 80 litre bins - $383;
    • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse - 120 litre bins - $383
    • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse – 240 litre bins - $765
    • Collection and disposal of waste from commercial/industrial premises - 240 Litre bins - $765
    • Collection and disposal of recyclables (all sized bins) - $181
    • Service Charge - Tree Management program - $29
    • Kerbside/Recycling/Organics - $56 
  • Elloura - Council grants a rebate to each owner of rateable land within the Elloura development who qualifies under the Owners Corporation Agreement in recognition of services being provided within the development not requiring Council resources. This is subject of an agreement between Council and Elloura.
  • In order to promote development and attract new residents Council proposes to continue a scheme to assist buyers of new homes, or those who build new homes, by excusing rates for a two-year period from settlement subject to:
    • Proof of eligibility for and receipt of State First Home Buyers Grant being provided (for a newly built home, an existing property which is being sold for the first time as a new residential premise, a land and building package, or vacant land on which a new home is built)
    • Continuous occupancy of the subject property as a primary place of residence
    • Maximum Capital Improved Value of the property will be $750,000
    • Land being rated as vacant residential land if a house does not exist on it

 Have your say by making a submission
Council invites members of the public to make a written submission on the Council Plan 2017-2021 and Draft Budget 2020-21 under Section 223 of the Act. Public submissions will be received until 5pm on Wednesday 3 June 2020. Council encourages submissions through the following:

  • Filling out the online form by clicking here 
  • Sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Writing a letter addressed to Chief Executive Officer, Strathbogie Shire Council, PO Box 177, Euroa 3666

A person making a submission is entitled to request in their submission that they wish to be heard or be represented by another person specified in their submission, before a Special Council meeting. This will be held on Tuesday 16 June 2020 commencing at 5pm at the Euroa Community Conference Centre. To adhere to social distancing requirements, submitters will be contacted if they have requested to be heard to explain how this will occur.

The Draft Council Plan and Draft Budget will be considered/adopted at a Special Council Meeting to be held on Tuesday 30 June 2020 commencing at 5pm at the Euroa Community Conference Centre.

Any person requiring further information concerning the Draft Council Plan and/or the Draft Budget, the making of a written submission or the meeting on Tuesday 16 June 2019, should contact David Roff on 5795 0000.

 

Document availability
Copies of the Council Plan and Draft Budget are available by request by contacting Council’s office (109A Binney Street, Euroa), and Council’s Customer Service Office (293 High Street, Nagambie) before Wednesday 3 June 2020. The Council Plan and Draft Budget are also available by viewing / downloading from the following links - 

Draft 207-2021 Council Plan (2020 Review) 

Draft Strategic Resource Plan 2020/2021 to 2024/2025

Draft Budget 2020/2021

Draft Rating Strategy 2020/2021

Draft Fees and Charges 2020/2021

Please note that all written submissions lodged with Council will become public documents and available for inspection by the public in accordance with the Local Government Act 1989.


Powerline Clearing

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 13 April, 2020.

The work will take approximately two months, 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 2019/20


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 16 June 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 on the Friday prior to the meeting.

 

All meetings conducted by Strathbogie Shire Council will be live streamed through Council’s website www.strathbogie.vic.gov.au using Zoom to ensure we are meeting social distancing requirements to keep our community safe. The meeting can also be viewed after it has ended by clicking on the Council meetings button on our website’s home page. We encourage all community members to watch the meeting online.

 

The public gallery is still closed due to social distancing requirements under State Covid 19 pandemic requirements, however public participation in the meetings can still occur, as explained below.

PROCEDURES FOR VIRTUAL MEETINGS

Those wishing to make verbal submissions to the Council or Committee, rather than having their submission read by the Mayor/Chair at the meeting, will be given the opportunity to participate in the meeting through an audio link that you can use on your mobile phone.

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 16 June 2020 at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commencing at 5.00 p.m.

Business:

Receiving / Hearing of Submissions

- 2017-2021 Strathbogie Shire Council Plan (2020 Review) (incorporating the 2020/21 to 2024/35 Strategic Resource Plan - Amended Actions and Strategic Indicators for Year Ending 30 June 2021

- Draft 2020/21 Strathbogie Shire Council Budget

- Draft 2020/21 Rating Strategy

- Draft 2020/21 Fees and Charges

Please note the advice above in relation to restrictions imposed for public attendance at meetings being conducted by Council during the coronavirus pandemic.


Planning Committee Meetings

The next meeting of the Committee has been rescheduled and will now be held on Tuesday 23 June 2020 at the Nagambie Lakes Regatta 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 the advice above in relation to restrictions imposed for public attendance at meetings being conducted by Council during the coronavirus pandemic.

People wishing to make submissions for items on the Planning Committee Agenda may do so by:

  • submitting a further written statement, which will be read by the Chair
  • requesting to make their submission via audio link

The Planning Department will be in touch with relevant parties prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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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