Council News – Friday 14 September
2018-2019 RATE NOTICES
Central Goldfields Shire Council 2018/2019 rate notices have been distributed
following the adoption of the 2018-2019 Council Budget.
We have experienced some issues with the barcodes which means they may not scan when paying in person at Australia Post.
Australia Post can manually enter barcodes which addresses this issue.
BILLPAY payments can still be made:
BY PHONE – 13 18 16
ONLINE at https://www.postbillpay.com.au/
Payments can also be made IN PERSON at our Customer Service Office, 22 Nolan Street,
Maryborough using cash, cheque or EFTPOS. Cashier hours are 8.45am to 4pm –
Monday to Friday.
More information about how your rates and valuations are calculated, what your rates
are used for and the various payment options available are provided with your rate
notice and available at www.centralgoldfields.com.au
COUNCIL INTRODUCES NEW WAYS TO ENGAGE
New and improved methods of engagement will be introduced by Central Goldfields Shire Council over the coming months.
A series of new initiatives will replace Council Meeting Question Time in an effort to make Council deliberations and decisions more accessible to a greater number of residents.
Earlier this year Council adopted the Engaging Central Goldfields – A Community Engagement Framework and as a result the following opportunities will be introduced:
For more information visit www.centralgoldfields.com.au
SEPTEMBER COUNCIL MEETING
An Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Tuesday 25 September at 6pm in the Community Hub, 48 Burns Street, Maryborough.
The public is welcome to attend and the agenda will be available to access on Friday 21 September at www.centralgoldfields.com.au
The Central Goldfields Shire works team will commence a drain replacement project on Monday 17 September.
The works will be carried out on Bet Bet Creek Road, Bet Bet – 1.2 kilometres south of McKenzie Road.
Bet Bet Creek Road will be closed between McKenzies Road and Dunolly-Timor Road and will only be open to local traffic.
Works are expected to take approximately three weeks to complete.
A kerb renewal project will also commence on Monday 17 September on Park Road, Maryborough.
Works are expected to take approximately two to three weeks to complete.
This project is jointly funded by Council and VicRoads.
HOMECOMING BOOK LAUNCH
A book commemorating the service of men and women from Victoria’s Central Goldfields during the Second World War will be launched this Sunday 16 September at 12noon at the Maryborough Town Hall.
Homecoming: Second World War Soldiers of Victoria’s Central Goldfields is written by Michael Grant and features 52 individual stories of men and women.
The book has been financially supported by the Victorian State Government through the Anzac Centenary Grants program with in-kind support from Central Goldfields Shire Council.
PARKS AND GARDENS UPDATE
Our Parks and Gardens team has completed the following works recently:
Works and Construction – Plant Operator/Labourer
For more information and to apply visit www.centralgoldfieldscareers.com.au
Tenders currently available through Central Goldfields Shire Council are listed below. Tender documents can be downloaded from Tendersearch, accessible via Council’s website www.centralgoldfields.com.au (see under tenders and procurement)
Rural Outdoor Pool Shell Painting
A non-compulsory site meeting will commence at the Dunolly Pool at 10am Thursday 20 September 2018 and then proceed to the Talbot Pool
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