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Public notice - 15 August 2017

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Promote your event

Council invites event organisers to promote your event at the upcoming Event Exhibition. The exhibition showcases shire events in 2017/2018 and is held in the Castlemaine Market Building. Around 13,000 people are expected to visit the building during the exhibit, which runs from Monday 11 September until Monday 16 October. Reserve an art wall for $45. For more information or to book contact Claire Baker at c.baker@mountalexander.vic.gov.au or 5471 1727.

Small business workshop

Come along to the next small business workshop, Employing and Keeping the Right Staff. The workshop will be held from 5.00pm to 8.30pm on Monday 4 September at the Council Chambers in the Civic Centre, Castlemaine. Cost is $30. Tickets must be booked online via Eventbrite. For more information or to book visit the Business resources section of Council’s website or phone Eva Parkin on 5471 1805.

Rate notices on the way

Council advises rate notices are on the way, with the first instalment due by Monday 2 October. Rates and charges are due in quarterly instalments. Council issues reminder notices at least 14 days before each instalment, and offers a number of convenient methods for payment. Your rates go towards services like aged care, waste collection, maintenance of local roads, footpaths, playgrounds and more. For more information on rate capping, evaluations and how to pay your rates visit the Rates section of Council’s website.

Temporary closure of alternative highway

To allow construction of the elevated circular road for the new Ravenswood Interchange to continue, VicRoads advises the Calder Alternative Highway will be closed to all Melbourne-bound traffic between Bendigo-Maldon Road and the Calder Highway from Thursday 17 August. The road will be closed to traffic for three months. Please follow detour signs. For more information visit the Ravenswood Interchange section of the VicRoads website.

Council meetings

• 6.30pm, Tuesday 15 August at the Civic Centre
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 19 September at the Civic Centre.

The Council Column is published in The Midland Express each Tuesday.

Public notice - 15 August 2017.

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