Weddin Shire Council

Council News - 19 May 2021

Dates to Note

Friday 28 May 2021 - Recycling collection (Grenfell East)
Monday 31 May 2021 - Recycling collection (Grenfell West)


Street Stalls

Thursday 20 May 2021 NSW Nurses and Midwives' Association
Friday 21 May 2021   Red Cross Grenfell Branch
Saturday 22 May 2021   Nil

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SMALL BUSINESS REBATE SCHEME

Small businesses are encouraged to sign up for a new $1,500 rebate scheme to help cover the cost of NSW and local government fees and charges.

The Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate is open to small businesses which have a total wages bill below the new 2020/2021 $1.2 million payroll tax threshold and have a turnover of at least $75,000 per year.

Fees and charges that can be claimed back through the scheme include liquor licences, food authority licences, council rates and outdoor seating fees. The launch of the rebate scheme coincides with a number of licence waivers coming to an end.

The rebate is available from 1 April 2021 until 30 June 2022 for eligible fees and charges due and paid from 1 March 2021.

Further information, including registration details can be obtained online at https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/small-business-fees-and-charges-rebate


AMP FOUNDATION TOMORROW FUND

Residents are advised that the AMP Foundation is offering a total of $1 million in Tomorrow Fund grants for amazing Australians doing great things. Individuals of all ages, interests and walks of life who are working hard in any field can apply online for a grant of up to $100,000 under this program.

The aim of the Tomorrow Fund program is to support talented, innovative people trying to make a positive impact on the community; whether they are creating something special or inspiring others. The grant funding can be used for a range of activities including travel, equipment, study costs, research and much more.

Further information and application forms are available online at https://www.ampstomorrowfund.com.au/

Applications are open up until 9 June 2021.


POSITIONS VACANT

Council is currently inviting applications for the following positions: -

Position

Salary

Closing Date

Trainee Biosecurity Officer (Limited duration appointment up to 2 years)

Up to $713.80 per week

9.5% superannuation

Friday 28 May 2021

Works Engineer

Up to $1,671.20 per week

3.5% Civil Liability Allowance

9.5% superannuation

Friday 28 May 2021

Further information and position descriptions detailing the selection criteria can be obtained from Council’s Employment webpage or by contacting Council’s Administration Office during business hours via Ph: (02) 6343 1212 or Email:

Applications will be received up until 5:00pm on Friday 28 May 2021.


NOTICE OF WORKS

Residents are advised that Council will be continuing ongoing works in a number of locations as follows: -

Location

Details of works

Expected completion date

Hunters Bridge over Tyagong Creek on Henry Lawson Way (Young Road)

Bridge remediation

24 May 2021

Heathcotes Lane at Burrangong Creek

Culvert replacement

30 June 2021

Hancock Flinns Road – 3km from intersection with Sandy Creek Road

Culvert replacement

30 June 2021

Back Piney Range Road – 6km from intersection with Mid Western Highway

Culvert replacement

30 June 2021

Existing Company Dam Amenities site

Construction works

30 June 2021

Nowlans Road from intersection with Bimbi-Quandialla Road working north for approximately 15kms to the edge of the seal

Gravel resheeting, minor clearing, table drain reinstatement and extensions to the existing stormwater network

Early July 2021

During these works residents can expect heavy machinery to be active and as such traffic control will be in place; travellers should allow for short delays and possible detours. Some noise and dust disturbance is expected due to the use of various plant and equipment onsite, however any impact to residents will be minimised where possible.

Please direct any queries or concerns to Council’s Engineering department during business hours Ph: (02) 6343 1212.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.


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PO Box 125

GRENFELL  NSW  2810

GLENN CARROLL

GENERAL MANAGER