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Public notice - 29 May 2018

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Provision of Internal Audit Services, Contract M1364-2018
Doug Powell Oval – Floodlighting Installation, Contract M1366-2018

Tenders are invited for the above contracts. Tender documentation can be downloaded by visiting Council's website under Tenders and Quotations. Tenders must be received by 2.00pm on Friday 15 June. Please direct enquiries to Andrea O’Grady, Procurement Coordinator, on (03) 5471 1724.

Darren Fuzzard, Chief Executive Officer

Maldon community forum

Everyone is invited to a one-hour community forum in Maldon to ask Councillors questions and provide feedback on Council activities. The forum will be held from 6.00pm to 7.00pm on Tuesday 29 May at the Maldon Community Centre at 6 Francis Street. For more information contact Tracey Roberts on t.roberts@mountalexander.vic.gov.au or 5471 1844.

Have a say on town streetscapes

Council is developing streetscape designs for local communities based on priorities identified in community plans for Chewton, Campbells Creek, Guildford, Newstead and Taradale. The designs include elements such as tree plantings, traffic management, pedestrian safety and social spaces. View the designs and provide feedback at an upcoming consultation session or at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/HaveYourSay. Draft designs will be available online from Wednesday 30 May. Events will be held from on 6, 7 and 13 June. Contact Council on 5471 1700 for more information.

Calling all cat owners

RSPCA Victoria's mobile cat desexing clinic will be at the Chewton Senior Citizens Centre from Monday June 4 to Friday June 8. Qualified veterinary staff will desex cats for the reduced fee of $40 for males and $50 for females. The fee includes a free microchip (where required). Cats must be in good health and aged between 9 weeks and 10 years old. Book at rspcavic.eventbrite.com.au or call (03) 9224 2247.

Bridge replacements at Taradale and Faraday

Council will demolish and replace two old bridges at Taradale and Faraday in June. The works will remove current bridge load limits. The bridge on Bubbs Lane in Faraday will be closed to all traffic from Monday 4 June for about three weeks. A detour will be in place via Old Chapel Lane, with a purpose built detour road along the Coliban water channel. Please note the detour is not suitable for heavy vehicles. The bridge on Old Drummond Road near Shirley Drive at Taradale will be closed to all traffic from Monday 18 June for around four weeks. Road closures will be signposted. Nearby residents have been informed of the works. We apologise for any inconvenience. For more information contact Daniel Riley, Project Engineer, on 5471 1700.

Footpath works on Templeton Street

Works will soon start on an upgrade to the footpath along the southern side of Templeton Street, between Kennedy and Barker streets, in Castlemaine. The works will begin on Monday 4 June and will take around six weeks. Access to businesses and residences will be maintained. Business operators have been informed of the works. For more information contact Daniel Haile-Michael, Project Engineer, on 5471 1700 or d.hailemichael@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

Employment opportunities

Executive Manager Organisational Capability, full time, 5 year contract.

Manager Development Services, full time, ongoing.

Finance Collections Officer, full time, ongoing.

Applications close at 4.00pm on Friday 8 June.

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

Meetings are held at the Civic Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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

Public notice - 29 May 2018.

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