Weddin Shire Council

Council News - 5 May 2021

Dates to Note

Friday 14 May 2021 - Recycling collection (Grenfell East)
Monday 17 May 2021 - Recycling collection (Grenfell West)


Street Stalls

Friday 7 May 2021   Grenfell Show Ladies Auxiliary
Saturday 8 May 2021   Weddin Community Native Nursery


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POSITIONS VACANT

Council is currently inviting applications for the following positions: -

Position

Salary

Closing Date

Customer Service Officer (Temporary up to 6 months)

Up to $904.30 per week

9.5% superannuation

Friday 7 May 2021

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

Up to $713.80 per week

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 the relevant closing date.


SERVICE NSW - DINE & DISCOVER VOUCHERS AND REGIONAL SENIORS TRAVEL CARD HELP

Residents are advised that representatives from Cowra Service NSW (SNSW) will be attending Grenfell on Friday 14 May 2021 from 10:00am to assist with Dine & Discover NSW vouchers as well as regional seniors travel cards.

This will afford residents the opportunity to apply for Dine & Discover NSW vouchers and/or regional seniors travel cards online with the assistance of dedicated SNSW staff.


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


SOCIAL MEDIA AND DIGITAL MARKETING WORKSHOP

Regional Development Australia (RDA) Central West is partnering with Rich Evans, CEO of Central West Media, to deliver a Social Media and Digital Marketing Workshop at the Forbes Services Memorial Club on Thursday 13 May 2021 from 7:30am until 9:30am.

The workshop is designed to present the key information and tools to help build your business narrative tell your story and reach your audience. Creating and delivering content has never been more accessible or competitive and this workshop will discuss ways in which you can ensure your business gets noticed.

Those interested in attending are asked to purchase a $20 ticket online at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/social-media-digital-marketing-workshop-tickets-152053099915


ESSENTIAL ENERGY COMMUNITY CHOICES PROGRAM 2021

Residents are advised that nominations for Essential Energy’s Community Choices program for 2021 are now open.

A total of $175,000 will be shared amongst eligible charities, registered not-for-profit groups and community groups across 20 zones in the Essential Energy network area, with funding of up to $2,500 per group. The amount of money received by each group is determined by how many community votes they receive via the online voting platform.

Further information is available online at https://www.essentialenergy.com.au/choices

Nominations will be received up until 5pm Monday 10 May 2021. Community voting will take place between 9am Tuesday 18 May 2021 and 5pm Monday 31 May 2021.


NOTICE OF WORKS

Residents are hereby advised that Council will be carrying out works in a number of locations as follows: -

Location

Details of works

Expected duration

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

Bridge remediation

26/04/2021 – 24/05/2021

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

Culvert replacement

03/05/2021 – 30/06/2021

Existing Company Dam Amenities site

Construction works

03/05/2021 – 30/06/2021

Mary Gilmore Way – from 15km out of Grenfell towards Bimbi for 5km

Crack sealing

04/05/2021 – 07/05/2021

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.


Authorised by

PO Box 125

GRENFELL  NSW  2810

GLENN CARROLL

GENERAL MANAGER