Strathbogie Shire Council

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Public Notices

2020 Australia Day Award Nominations

Do you know someone who has shown considerable dedication to the community and is worthy of an Australia Day Award? Or is there a local organisation or community event that stands out? If so, then we would like you to put pen to paper and fill in an Australia Day Award nomination form. Remember, Australia Day is under 4 months away!

Nomination forms can be obtained in the following ways:

The award categories are:

  • Community Organisation of the Year
  • Community Event of the Year (event occurred after 27/01/2019)
  • Junior Citizen of the Year (under 15 yrs at 26/01/2020)
  • Young Citizen of the Year (between 15 - 25 yrs at 26/01/2020)
  • Citizen of the Year (over 25 yrs at 26/01/2020)

On Sunday 26 January 2020, there will be Australia Day celebrations in Avenel, Euroa, Longwood, Nagambie, Strathbogie and Violet Town.

Nominations forms can be lodged by the following methods:

  • Online:  https://www.strathbogie.vic.gov.au/tourism/about-events/australia-day-celebrations
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Mail: PO Box 177 Euroa 3666
  • In person: deliver the completed nomination form to Strathbogie Shire Council offices in Euroa or Nagambie.

Nominations close 5pm Friday 1 November 2019.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE - 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 purposes of boating activity conducted by Rowing Victoria, persons and vessels involved in the Head of the Goulburn 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 a fixed or floating structure;
  4. Clause 91.4(a) of Schedule 91 – 5 knot speed restriction on waters of the Goulburn River;
  5. Clause 91.8 of Schedule 91 – Special Purpose Zones within the waters of the Goulburn River.

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

Subject to the conditions detailed below:

  • Masters of competing vessels are only exempt from 1-5 in the above list when competing in the event.
  • Masters of rescue vessels are on only exempt from 1-4 in the above list 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 and at all other times must not exceed the speed of a competing rowing vessel.
  • Masters of event official/umpire vessels are exempt from 2-5 in the above list for the duration of the event only and must not exceed the speed of a competing rowing vessel at any time unless in an emergency.
  • Occupants of mechanically powered vessels involved with the event must wear a personal floatation device at all times during the event and all vessels must have all the prescribed safety equipment, including rescue vessels.
  • The exemptions apply to persons and vessels participating in the ‘Head of the Goulburn’ Rowing Victoria event between 8.00 am and 2.00 pm on 26 October 2019, provided that the stated safety controls and undertakings detailed in the Application for Boating Activity exemptions and Exclusion Zones and Rowing Victoria Safety Management Plan, are adhered to.

David Roff
Strathbogie Shire Council
Dated: 19 September 2019

 

Road Deviation – Dip Lane Balmattum/Kithbrook

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 207B and Schedule 10 of the Local Government Act 1989, the Strathbogie Shire Council intends to deviate part of a road known as Dip Lane at the south east portion near Faithful Creek and adjacent to Lot 10 on TP944922 ("the road") as shown on the map below.

The proposed deviation of the road will only proceed upon consent from the Minister for Crown Land and if consent is given, the deviation will result in the discontinuation of part of the road (as shown cross hatched on the map below) and the opening of a new part of the road (hatched on the map below).

The discontinued section will be transferred to the adjoining registered landowner of Lot 10 on TP944922 in exchange for the opening of the new part of the road.

Any submissions in relation to the proposed deviation will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989, which provides that:-

  1. Any submissions in respect of this matter received by Council no later than 23 October 2019 shall be considered;
  2. Any person who has made a submission to Council is entitled to request in the submission that the person wishes to appear in person or to be represented by a person in the submission at a meeting of Council or a Committee to Council to be heard in support of the submission.

Submitters should be aware that submissions are required to be available for public inspection.

Following consideration of any submissions Council may proceed, or not proceed, with the proposed road deviation.

For further information, contact Val Salakowski at Strathbogie Shire on 03 5795 0000.

Map 

 

Pool Lifeguard Training

Strathbogie Shire Council, in conjunction with Life Saving Victoria, is seeking Expressions of Interest from residents of the Strathbogie Shire to participate in a free Pool Lifeguard Training Course on Saturday 5th October and Sunday 6th October at the Benalla Aquatic Centre YMCA OR Tuesday 8th October and Wednesday 9th October at the Wangaratta Indoor Sports and Aquatic Centre.

The two day course will give participants the qualifications required to supervise swimming pool users, covering a number of areas including pool surveillance, scanning techniques, rescue skills, oxygen resuscitation and emergency care.

Participants must have a current first aid certificate and must be at least 16 years of age, or turning 16 by the end of 2019, due to the physical requirements of the course. There are a maximum of 16 places in the course and Council will explore the option of running another course if there is demand.

To register your interest, please email Council at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , expressing your interest in participating in the Lifeguard Training, by no later than close of business Monday 30th September, 2019.  Please ensure you provide your name, age, address, phone number and a copy of your First Aid certificate.

Council will get in contact with you to provide further information upon receiving your email. If you have any questions relating to the Lifeguard Training Course, or to clarify prerequisites for the course, please contact Council Offices on 1800 065 993.

 

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 1st October, 2019 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 2019/20.

 

NOTICE FOR AN APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMIT

The land affected by the application is located at: 470 Mitchellstown Road, Mitchellstown VIC 3608

The application is for a permit for: Use of land for a “Place of Assembly” and “Camping and Caravan Park” (Supermild Event)

The applicants for the permit are: Ginger Republic Pty Ltd

The application reference number is: P2019-085

You may look at the application and any documents that support the application at the office of the responsible authority:

Strathbogie Shire Council, 109A Binney Street, Euroa
Telephone (03) 5795 0000

Nagambie Visitor Information Centre, 317 High St, Nagambie
Telephone (03) 5795 0000

This can be done during office hours and is free of charge.

Any person who may be affected by the granting of the Permit may object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority.

An objection must be sent to the Responsible Authority in writing, include the reasons for the objection and state how the objector would be affected.

All objections are placed on the relevant Planning permit application file, which is publicly available at all times. Objections can therefore be read and used by other parties.

The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application before: 16 September 2019

If you submit an objection, the Responsible Authority will tell you of its final decision.

 

New Nagambie Visitor Information Centre

Our new Nagambie Visitor Information Centre and Strathbogie Shire Customer Service will now be located at 293 High Street Nagambie from Friday 12th April.

For all your Customer Service and Visitor needs, come and see us!

Opening Hours:
10am – 4pm  Seven Days a Week  (for  Tourist Information)
10am - 4pm  Monday – Friday (for Customer Service)

VIC Phone: 1800 444 647
Council Phone: 1800 065 993

 

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– 6.30pm 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 15 October 2019 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 afternoon prior to the meeting.

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 2019 is provided in the following link -

2019 Council Meetings Dates

 

Special Council Meetings

There are no Special Meetings of Strathbogie Shire Council currently scheduled.

      

Planning Committee Meetings

Council has recently undertaken a review of its scheduling of Planning Committee meetings, and has determined to now hold meetings on the third Tuesday of every month (except January).  The venue for the meetings and commencement time remain the same.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 15 October 2019 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.

Updated dates for Planning Committee meetings for September to December 2019

 

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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