Strathbogie Shire Council

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Public Notices

Violet Town Flood Mitigation and Drainage Needs

Council recently held a meeting  inviting residents and landowners to a presentation and discussion on Flood Mitigation and Drainage needs for the Town and future actions.

Please find below the material that was provided at the meeting containing information on: -

  • Council’s post flooding design work
  • The Regional Floodplain Management Strategy, and
  • Council’s Draft Budget 2018/19

The Council Draft Budget 2018/19 and the Council Plan are currently open for public review and submissions can be received before 31st May 2018. 

There is printed material also available at the Violet Town Coffee Shop. 

Agenda and Information Handout

Excerpt Regional Management Strategy

Water Technology Report - Flash Flood Event Dec 2016

 

Roads Advisory Committee – Expressions of Interest

In accordance with the Council Plan 2017-2021, Strathbogie Shire Council has resolved to appoint a Roads Advisory Committee. The role and objectives of the Committee is:

  • To advise Council on development and review of policy and strategy relating to the road network;
  • To advise Council on policy relating to the management of roadsides; 
  • To advise Council on potential advocacy priorities regarding road safety issues and initiatives of community benefit.
  • To participate in the development of Council’s Road Asset Management Plan and Road Management Plan.
  • To participate in the development of levels of service for road infrastructure.
  • Respond to issues referred by Council to the Committee associated with issues pertaining to traffic, freight and safety.

The Committee will be made up of Councillors, Council Officers, Community representatives and VicRoads.  The following is a list of the criteria that Community representatives are required to meet to be considered for appointment to the Committee:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a Civil engineering or a related discipline; and/or
  • Demonstrated experience in either road safety, road traffic or strategic road management; and/or
  • Practical experience; and/or
  • An understanding of major State and Federal road management programs associated with freight, safety or funding opportunities.

The Committee will meet at least quarterly at a date and time to be determined at the first meeting (additional meetings may be convened at the discretion of Council).

If you are interested in joining the Roads Advisory Group, please contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone on (03) 5795 0000 to obtain the Application Form. Applications are to be received no later than COB Friday 22nd June 2018.

Draft Roads Advisory Committee Duty Statement

Draft Roads Advisory Committee Charter

 

Draft Tree Management Policy May 2018

Public Notice Inviting Submissions under Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989

In accordance with Council’s commitment to responsible asset management and public safety, the draft Shire of Strathbogie Tree Management Policy, May 2018 provides the framework within which Council intends to manage the existing and future trees on Council owned or managed land within the urban and rural areas, how we will increase the number of trees within the municipality, how we will manage the tree stock effectively and how we will reduce the risk that trees may pose to the public.

The draft policy is available from Customer Service at both Euroa and Nagambie, as well as on Council’s website.

Strathbogie Shire Council invites submissions under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 in relation to the draft policy. Any person making a submission on the draft policy under Section 223 of the Act must do so in writing to the undersigned by mail or email by 5pm Friday 22nd June 2018. 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 the Special Council meeting to be held on Tuesday 10th July, 2018 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 will review and amend the draft Shire of Strathbogie Tree Management Policy as appropriate, following which the policy will be submitted to Council for formal consideration at a date to be determined.  

For further information please call Jeff Saker on 5795 0000.

Draft Tree Management Policy

 

Community Pools Strategy Report

Public Notice Inviting Submissions under Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989

Consultants, Otium Planning Group, have been working since July 2017 to develop a strategy to guide Council’s planning for aquatic recreation facilities. The consultants have been guided by Council’s Pools Working Group, acting as a Steering Committee.

A draft Community Pools Strategy Report has now been prepared and is available from Customer Service at both Euroa and Nagambie, as well as on Council’s website.

Strathbogie Shire Council invites submissions under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989 in relation to the draft report.
Any person making a submission on the draft policy under Section 223 of the Act must do so in writing to the undersigned by mail or email by 5pm Friday 22nd June 2018.
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 the Special Council meeting to be held on Tuesday 10th July, 2018 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 will review and amend the draft Community Pools Strategy Report Policy as appropriate, following which the report will be submitted to Council for formal consideration at a date to be determined.  

For further information please contact Roy Hetherington on 03 5795 0000 or 1800 065 993, or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Community Pools Strategy Report

 

Strathbogie Shire Council Plan 2017 - 2021 (2018 Review) Proposed Budget 2018-19

Council, at a Special Council meeting held on Tuesday 24 April 2018, resolved that public notice be given that Council has prepared its draft Council Plan 2017 - 2021 (2018 Review), and Proposed Budget 2018/2019, and that they 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(2018 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

Proposed Budget 2018/2019

  1. The total amount projected to be borrowed as at 30 June 2018 will be $505,000 (loans outstanding 30 June 2018)
  2. The total amount proposed to be borrowed during 2018/2019 is $0
  3. The total amount projected to be redeemed during 2018/2019 is $137,000 (principal to be repaid)
  4. The projected total amount of borrowings at 30 June 2019 is $368,000 (loans outstanding 30 June 2019)
  5. The projected cost of servicing the borrowings during 2018/2019 is $35,000 (loan interest)
  6. 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                            0.483000
    Vacant Residential Land                 0.845250
    Farm Land                                     0.398475
    Commercial / Industrial                  0.579600
    Vacant Commercial/Industrial Land  1.014300
  7. The proposed Municipal Charge to be levied is $266. 
  8. 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, organics and recyclables from residential premises (120 litre bins) - $530
  • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse and organics (80 litre bins) - $360
  • Collection and disposal of domestic refuse and organics (120 Litre bins) - $360
  • Collection and disposal of waste from commercial / industrial premises (240 Litre bins) - $720
  • Collection and disposal of recyclables - $171
  • Service Charge (including Transfer Station / Tree Management program) - $27
  • Elloura - Council grants a rebate to each owner of rateable land within the Elloura development who qualify 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 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

Submissions Process
Any person making a submission on the Council Plan 2017-2021 and Proposed Budget 2018/2019 under Section 223 of the Act must do so in writing and it must be received by Council by 5.00pm on Thursday 31 May 2018.  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 12 June 2018 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 26 June 2018 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 12 June 2018, 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 Thursday 31 May 2018.

2018-19 Draft Budget

2017-2021 Council Plan 2018 review

2018-19 to 2022-23 Strategic Resource Plan

2018-19 Draft Budget fees and charges

 

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. An application for certification of plan of subdivision in Avenel has been received by Council in which  housing lots will be created that will need to be addressed off a presently unnamed Government Road, (see diagram below).

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

The proposed name of “Valentines Lane” fulfills the guidelines of the Office of Geographic Names. 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.

Valentines

Diagram showing location of Unnamed Road off Avenel-Longwood Road, Avenel

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 25th May 2018.

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 the Special Council meeting to be held on Tuesday 26th June, 2018 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, on Tuesday 17th July 2018 at its Ordinary meeting, 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

 

Proposed Lease of part of land at Shadforth Reserve to Violet Town Mens Shed (Inc.)

Public Notice Inviting Submissions under Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989.

Strathbogie Shire council is proposing to lease part of the land (approximately 300m2) in Crown Allotment 3, Section P, Township of Violet Town (Shadforth Reserve), to the Violet Town Mens Shed (Inc.) as Tenant on the basis of: -

  1. A standard minimum rent (as set by DELWP)
  2. A 21 year term.
  3. The Tenant undertaking maintenance, cleaning and payment of utility costs for the Mens Shed area.
  4. The Tenant having access to and use of the community building (former golf club house), and other parts of the reserve, by agreement with Council as an annual licence.

shadforth

Diagram showing location of building and associated land to be leased.

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 5.00pm Friday 25th May 2018.

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 a Special Council meeting to be held on Tuesday 26th June, 2018, 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, on Tuesday 17th July 2018 at its Ordinary meeting, may resolve to lease the land as described above.

For further information please call Wendy Lunghusen on 5795 0000.

  

Notifcation 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 02 April 2018 for approximately two months dependent on weather and other conidtions.

The pruning workings will be carried out as per Electricity Safety (Electric Line Clearance) Regulations 2015 and the Shire of Strathbogie Electric Line Clearance Vegetation Management Plan 2017/18

 

Bridge works will require ROAD CLOSURES

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.   

Avenel-Longwood Rd Br 62 - 500m south of Locksley Township
From Mon 23 Apr 2018 until Fri 25 May 2018

Tarcombe-Ruffy Rd Br 14 - 2km east of Ponkeen Creek Rd
From Mon 14 May 2018 until Sat 9 Jun 2018

Nagambie-Rushworth Rd Br 75 - 100m north of Days Rd
From Mon 4 June 2018 until Sat 30 June 2018
                            

Seek alternative routes during these closure periods.  

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

 

Council Plan 2017-2021 and Budget 2017/2018 adopted

The  Council Plan and Budget were adopted at a Special Council meeting held on Tuesday 27 June 2017.

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

2017-2021 Strathbogie Shire Council Plan

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

2017/2018 Budget Report

 

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 2017

In accordance with Section 133(2) of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is herby given that Council's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2017 has been prpeared and can be inspected at the Council Office, 109A Binney Street, Euroa, or viewed/downloaded from Council's websiite.

 

Adoption of Budget for year ending 30 June 2018

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 27 June 2017, Council adopted its budget for the Year ending 30 June 2018.

2017/2018 Strathbogie Shire Council Budget

   

Ordinary Council Meeting

The next Ordinary Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 19 June 2018 at the Violet Town Community Complex (Cowslip Street), 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

 

Special Council Meetings

A Special Meeting of Strathbogie Shire Council is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 12 June 2018 at the Euroa Community Conference Centre, commening at 5.00 p.m.

Business:

- Receiving / Hearing of submissions to draft 2017-2021 Council Plan (2018 Review) and 2018/29 to 2022/23 Strategic Resource Plan

- Receiving / Hearing of submissions to draft 2018-2019 Budget and Council Fees

      

Planning Committee Meetings

The next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to be held on Tuesday 26 June 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.

The next Community Meeting will be held on Tuesday 26 June 2018.

Presentations by community members / community organisations scheduled for this meeting are yet to be confirmed.

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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