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Public notice - 24 April 2018

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Proposed Budget 2018/2019

Mount Alexander Shire Council has prepared a Proposed Budget for 2018/2019. At a meeting on Tuesday 17 April, Council resolved to exhibit the proposed budget for public comment. Community members are encouraged to review the draft and make a submission.

Copies of the document and a budget summary are available for public inspection during office hours at the Civic Centre in Castlemaine, or via the Have your say section of Council’s website at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/HaveYourSay. Copies are also available at the Castlemaine Library, Visitor Information Centres in Maldon and Castlemaine, and the Newstead Rural Transaction Centre.

Submissions must be in writing, and be lodged by 5.00pm on Wednesday 23 May 2018.

Please address submissions titled 2018/2019 Budget to the Chief Executive Officer, Mount Alexander Shire Council, PO Box 185, Castlemaine, VIC 3450 or email to info@mountalexander.gov.au.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. They should indicate whether the person, or a person acting on their behalf, wishes to be heard before Council. Submissions will be heard at a Special Meeting of Council on Tuesday 5 June. Council will consider the 2018/2019 Budget at an Ordinary Meeting of Council on Tuesday 26 June. The meetings will start at 6.30pm at the Civic Centre in Castlemaine and will be open to the public.

For more information contact Bradley Thomas, Executive Manager, Business Performance on 5471 1700.

Darren Fuzzard
Chief Executive Officer


Trail Rehabilitation and Flood Resilience, Contract M1326-2018

Tenders must be received by 2.00pm on Monday 7 May.

Management and Operation of Outdoor Aquatic Centres, Contract M1363-2018

Tenders must be received by 2.00pm on Friday 25 May.

Tenders are invited for the above contracts. Tender documentation can be downloaded by visiting Council's website under Tenders and Quotations. Direct enquiries to Andrea O’Grady, Procurement Coordinator, on (03) 5471 1724.

Darren Fuzzard
Chief Executive Officer

Join the LGBTIQ roundtable

Expressions of Interest are now open for people interested in joining Mount Alexander Shire community’s LGBTIQ roundtable. The roundtable aims to support LGBTIQ people in our community to have equal access and support from Council and other organisations. Nomination forms and the Terms of Reference are now available at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/HaveYourSay. Expressions of Interest are due by 5.00pm on Monday 7 May. Personal information will be treated confidentially.

Seeking descendants of a proposed road name

Council has been requested to name an unnamed road off Crocodile Reservoir Road, Fryerstown. The proposed name for the road is ‘Escott’, after Elizabeth Escott, a widow who came to Australia with her eight children in a bid to make a new life for her family in the Fryers region. Any persons who have a familial link to the naming proposal or object to the proposed name have 30 days to notify Council in writing. All submissions are to be addressed to the Governance Unit and should be received by Tuesday 22 May 2018. Find further information at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/RoadNaming.

Employment opportunities

Records Officer, maternity leave position, full time, fixed term.
Small Plant Operator – Street Sweeping and Line Marking, full time.
Infrastructure Maintenance Team Member, two roles, full time.
Gardener – Crew Leader, two roles, full time.
Gardener, two roles, full time.

Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 4 May.

Planning Officer, two roles, full time.

Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 27 April.

People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged to apply. Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more details or to apply visit the Current Vacancies section of our website.

Council meetings

• 6.30pm, Tuesday 22 May
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 5 June – Special Meeting of Council
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 26 June.

Meetings are held at the Civic Centre.

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

Public notice - 24 April 2018.

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