Strathbogie Shire Council

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Public Notices

Draft Council Plan 2017-2021 and Proposed Budget 2017/2018

Council, at a Special Council meeting held on Tuesday 2 May 2017, resolved that public notice be given that Council has prepared its draft Council Plan 2017 - 2021, and Proposed Budget 2017/2018, and that it be placed on public exhibition for a period of at least 28 days as per Section 223 of the Local Government Act.

Council Plan 2017 – 2021

The Council Plan 2017-2021 is the key strategic document for Council 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
    • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse, organics and recyclables from residential premises (120 litre bins) - $515
    • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse and organics (80 litre bins) - $349
    • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse and organics (120 Litre bins) - $349
    • Collection and disposal of waste from commercial / industrial premises (240 Litre bins) - $699
    • Collection and disposal of recyclables - $166
    • Service Charge (including Transfer Station / Tree Management program) - $26
  • In order to promote development and attract new residents Council proposes to implement a scheme to assist buyers of new homes or those who build new homes by excusing rates for a 2 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 premises, a land and building package, or vacant land on which a new home is built)
    • land being rated as vacant residential land if a house does not exist on it

Proposed Budget 2017/2018

a.         The total amount projected to be borrowed as at 30 June 2017 will be $1,202,000 (loans outstanding 30 June 2017)

b.         The total amount proposed to be borrowed during 2017/2018 is $0

c.         The total amount projected to be redeemed during 2016/2017 is $512,000 (principal to be repaid)

d.         The projected total amount of borrowings at 30 June 2018 is $690,000 (loans outstanding 30 June 2018)

e.         The projected cost of servicing the borrowings during 2017/2018 is $54,000 (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                                            0.5340485

Vacant Residential Land                                 0.934585

Farm Land                                                      0.453941

Commercial / Industrial                                  0.640858

Vacant Commercial/Industrial Land              1.121501

g.         The proposed Municipal Charge to be levied is $266.

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

Type of Charge

Submissions Process

Any person making a submission on the Council Plan 2017-2021 and Proposed Budget 2017/2018 under Section 223 of the Act must do so in writing and received by Council by 5.00pm on Tuesday 6 June 2017. Submissions should be addressed to –

Chief Executive Officer

Strathbogie Shire Council

PO Box 177

Euroa   3666

All submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Act.

Any persons who request to be heard in support of his or her submission must so indicate in their written submission, and are entitled to be heard before Council or be represented by a person acting on his or her behalf.

Council will meet to consider any submissions on the Draft Council Plan and proposed Draft Budget at a Special Council meeting to be held on Tuesday 13 June 2017 commencing at 5.00 p.m. at the Euroa Community Conference Centre.   The Draft Council Plan and Draft Budget will be considered / adopted at a Special Council meeting to be held on Tuesday 27 June 2017 commencing at 5.00 p.m. 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 13 June 2017, should contact David Roff on 5795 0000.

Document Availability

Copies of the Council Plan and draft Budget are available for inspection at Council’s office (109A Binney Street, Euroa), Nagambie Library (352 High Street, Nagambie), Council’s Customer Service Office (3 / 317 High Street, Nagambie), Violet Town Library (Violet Town Community Complex, Cowslip Street, Violet Town) and Euroa Library (Binney Street, Euroa) until Tuesday 6 June 2017.

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

Draft 2017-2021 Strathbogie Shire Council Plan

Draft 2017/2018 to 2021/2022 Strathbogie Shire Strategic Resource Plan

Draft 2017/2018 Budget Report

 

Proposed Placement of Fence and Public Gate at the end of Lake St, Nagambie

Strathbogie Shire Council, acting under Section 207 and Schedule 11, clause 9 of the Local Government Act 1989 (Act), proposes to place a fence and public gate at the end of Lake St, Nagambie.

Goulburn Murray Water (GMW) has received an application for an Occupation Licence - Foreshore and Approved Structures Recreational Purposes (jetty). The jetty is built part on submerged Crown Road and part submerged GMW freehold land.

One of GMW's conditions to offer the licence is that the owners construct a fence and public gate to "discourage" public access to the waters of Lake Nagambie at this location, as it is not a designated swimming area. Note: Access is NOT prohibited to the public land or waters of Lake Nagambie.

Any person may make a submission on the proposal.

Any person making a submission on the proposal under Section 223 of the Act must do so in writing to the undersigned by 5pm Friday 23rd June 2017.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Act. Any person requesting to be heard in support on his or her submission is entitled to be heard before Council or be represented by a person acting on his or her behalf. Council will receive/hear submissions at the Ordinary Council meeting to be held on Tuesday July 11th, 2017 commencing at 5.00pm in the Euroa Community Conference Centre.

Submissions made under Section 223 of the Act are not confidential and:

  • Will be incorporated in full (including any personal information) into the agenda and minutes of any Council meeting at which the matter is considered;
  • Will be provided on Council's website as part of any relevant Council or Committee agenda and minutes; and
  • Must be made available for public inspection in accordance with the provisions of the Act.

Following consideration of submissions, Council may resolve to erect the fence and gate or not to erect the fence and gate.

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For further information please contact Council on 1800 065 993

Steve Crawcour
Chief Executive Officer

 

Proposed naming of Unnamed Road

Public Notice inviting submissions under Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Strathbogie Shire Council wishes to notify the community of a proposal to name an unnamed road.

The road provides rear access to three commercial properties on Binney Street, as well as two private properties in Kirkland Avenue.

In accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989 Council is the responsible authority for the naming of municipal roads.

It would be appropriate to name the laneway to provide: -

  • Clear identification and access for emergency services,
  • Clear identification and access for service and delivery vehicles to the commercial premises on Binney Street

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 Diagram of original subdivision - shaded area showing unnamed road (R1)

The proposed name of "Bakehouse Lane" fulfills the guidelines of the Office of Geographic Names. The name of "Bakehouse" refers to the existence of the old Euroa bake house that abuts the rear of the lane.

Any person may make a submission on the proposed name or nominate another name. All name submissions must comply with Naming Rules for places in Victoria - Statutory requirements for naming roads, features and localities - 2016

Any person making a submission on the proposal under Section 223 of the Act must do so in writing to the undersigned by mail or email by 5pm Friday 2nd June 2017.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Act.
Any person requesting to be heard in support on his or her submission is entitled to be heard before Council or be represented by a person acting on his or her behalf. Council will receive/hear submissions at the Special Council meeting to be held on June 13, 2017 commencing at 5.00pm in the Euroa Community Conference Centre.

Submissions made under Section 223 of the Act are not confidential and:

  • Will be incorporated in full (including any personal information) into the agenda and minutes of any Council meeting at which the matter is considered;
  • Will be provided on Council's website as part of any relevant Council or Committee agenda and minutes; and
  • Must be made available for public inspection in accordance with the provisions of the Act.

Following consideration of submissions, Council may resolve to name or not to name the road.

For further information please call Wendy Lunghusen on 5795 0000

Steve Crawcour
Chief Executive Officer

  

Road Management Plan Review Report

This report was brought forward for Council consideration. The review identifies opportunity for Council to increase standards to best match community expectations.

The draft Road Management Plan amendment (Version 6 April 2017) includes those increased standards.

Click here to view the Plan

 

Understanding your Rates Notice

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

  

Annual Report for the Year ended 30 June 2016

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 2016 has been prepared and can be inspected at the Council Office, 109A Binney Street, Euroa.

 

Report of Auditor for the Year ended 30 June 2016

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.

 

Adoption of Budget for year ending 30 June 2017

In accordance with the requirements of Section 130 of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that at the Ordinary Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council held on Tuesday 21 June 2016, Council adopted its budget for the Year ending 30 June 2017.

2016/2017 Strathbogie Shire Council Budget

   

Ordinary Council Meeting

The next Ordinary Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 20 June 2017 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 and locations for Ordinary Council meetings in 2017 is provided in the following link -

2017 Council Meetings Dates and Locations

 

Special Council Meetings

A Special Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 13 June 2017 at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commencing at 5.00 p.m.

Business:

Receiving / Hearing of Submissions to -

- Draft 2017/-2021 Strathbogie Shire Council Plan

- Draft 2017/2018 Strathbogie Shire Budget

- Proposed Naming of Unnamed Road off Kirkland Avenue, Euroa 

       

Planning Committee Meetings

Meetings of the Planning Committee are generally held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 13 June 2017 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.

 

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 closed.

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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