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Public notice - 11 December 2018

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Council services over Christmas

Council offices close from 5.00pm on Friday 21 December and reopen at 8.30am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. For emergencies regarding roads and drains, maternal and child health services or stock and animal control (excluding wildlife) call 5471 1700 and follow the prompts. To report a missed bin collection over the festive period please lodge a service request via our website or phone Veolia Environmental on 5456 2500.

Festive bin collection changes

If your rubbish and recycling is usually collected on a Tuesday you’ll need to put your bins out a couple of days early as
Christmas and New Years’ Day fall on a Tuesday. Bins usually collected on a Tuesday will be collected on Sunday 23 and Sunday 30 December instead. Areas affected include Barkers Creek, central Castlemaine and north of Walker Street, Chewton, Elphinstone, Faraday, Golden Point, Harcourt, Harcourt North, Metcalfe and Taradale. A letter will be delivered to affected households advising of the temporary change. We apologise for the inconvenience. Collection will return to normal from Tuesday 8 January.

Pool pass winner

Thank you to everyone who signed up to our quarterly newsletter Shire News and went in the running to win a season family pool pass. The lucky winner is Jessica Tape from Castlemaine. You can still sign up to receive our latest news delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/ShireNews.

Summer Market Art

Enjoy works from 110 local artists at the Summer Market Art exhibition at the Market Building, Mostyn Street, Castlemaine. All works are for sale. The exhibition is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm everyday except Christmas Day.

Hip hop at the Phee

Head along to the Phee Broadway Theatre on Thursday to see indigenous kids from the Meeting Place perform their project In Didj’n’Us Hip Hope In Youth. The performance will be held at 5.00pm on Thursday 13 December. The show is part of our At Home residency program, supported by the Regional Centre for Culture 2018. Entry is by donation.

Council meetings

• 6.30pm, Tuesday 18 December 2018
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 19 February 2019

Meetings are held at the Civic Centre.

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

Public notice - 11 December 2018

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