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Public Notice – 16 April 2019

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Castlemaine Waste Facility – Transfer Station Upgrades
Contract M1439-2019

Tenders are invited for the above contract. Tender documentation can be downloaded by visiting Council's website under Tenders and Quotations.
Tenders must be received by 2.00pm, Friday 3 May.
Please direct enquiries to Andrea O’Grady, Procurement Coordinator, on 5471 1724.
Darren Fuzzard, Chief Executive Officer

Volunteer Expo

Are you part of a volunteer-run community group or organisation? Book a free stall at the Mount Alexander Volunteer Expo. Promote what you do and the volunteer opportunities available. The expo will be held on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 May at the Market Building in Castlemaine. Registration forms for the expo are available at Castlemaine Library, Maldon Neighbourhood House, the Civic Centre and at www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/volunteer. Registration is free and closes at 5.00pm on Friday 3 May. Limited stalls are available. For more information contact the Community Partnership Team on 5471 1700.

Bring your business idea to life

Come along to our next small business workshop and find out how to get your idea to market. Assess the feasibility of your idea, decide its business potential and develop a clear strategy. The Commercialising Your Idea workshop will be held over two sessions at 9.30am to 12.30pm on Monday 6 May and 9.30am to 12.00noon on Monday 13 May at the Civic Centre, Castlemaine. Cost is $75. Book via www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/BusinessResources.

Council services over Easter

Council offices will close for the Easter long weekend at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 April and reopen at 8.30am Tuesday 23 April. For an emergency regarding roads and drains, maternal and child health services or stock and animal control (excluding wildlife) on weekends or public holidays you can contact Council on 5471 1700 and follow the prompts.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Parents and carers are invited to take part in Youth Mental Health First Aid training in May. Over four sessions you’ll learn how to recognise possible emerging mental health concerns or a mental health crisis. Dinner is included. Sessions run from 5.00pm to 8.30pm on Thursday 2, 9, 16 and 23 May at the Civic Centre, Castlemaine. Cost is $50. To book visit www.mountalexandershireyouth.com.au/training. For more information contact Council’s Youth Development Unit on 5471 1700 or email youth@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

Employment opportunities

Manager Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities, full time, fixed term (5 years)
Closes at 4.00pm, Friday 19 April.
Works Supervisor, full time, fixed term (6 months)
Road Worker – General Maintenance, full time, ongoing
Close at 4.00pm on Friday 26 April.
Executive Manager Corporate Services, full time, fixed term (5 years)
Closes at 4.00pm on Friday 3 May.

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

Budget 2019/2020

Each year we prepare a budget and give you the opportunity to review the draft and make a submission. Key dates:
• 12.00pm, Wednesday 17 April: Proposed budget goes on public display
• 5.00pm, Wednesday 15 May: Closing date for public submissions
• 5.00pm, Tuesday 21 May: Hear submissions at a Special Meeting of Council
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 12 June (updated): Adopt 2019/2020 Budget at an Ordinary Meeting of Council.

Look out for the proposed budget on our website. A summary of the proposed budget will be advertised in the Midland Express in April. Proposed dates may change.

Council meetings

• 6.30pm, Tuesday 16 April
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 21 May.

Meetings are held at the Civic Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend. Council meetings are now recorded and broadcast live to the internet via YouTube.

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

Public notice - 16 April 2019

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