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Public notice - 27 August 2019

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Read the latest Council Column including public notices, job advertisements and tenders.


Maldon Streetscape Civil Works - Design, Contract M1469-2019

Tenders are invited for the above contract. Tender documentation is available from Council's website under Tenders and quotations.

Tenders must be received by 2.00pm, Friday 13 September.

Direct enquiries to Andrea O’Grady, Procurement Coordinator, on 5471 1724.

Darren Fuzzard
Chief Executive Officer

Nominate your favourite business

Who is your favourite local business? Nominate them now in the Mount Alexander Business Awards. Tell us what you love about your favourite business at www.mountalexanderbusinessawards.com.au by Monday 9 September. You can also nominate your own business. There are nine categories to choose from. The awards are proudly run by Council in partnership with the Midland Express / Castlemaine Mail. Find out more at bit.ly/MtAlexBusinessAwards19.

Enter the business awards

Once your business is nominated for the business awards you need to complete an entry form. This year Council is holding two workshops to help you complete your entry. The workshops will be held from 5.45pm to 8.15pm on Monday 16 September and 9.15am to 11.45am on Tuesday 17 September at the Civic Centre. Book your place via www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/BusinessResources or contact Marg Barry, Business Awards Officer, on 5471 1700.

Battle of the Bands

People of all ages are welcome to come along to the Battle of the Bands. Musicians aged 12 to 25 years will compete for great prizes. The event will be held from 6.30pm to 10.30pm on Friday 13 September at the Theatre Royal, Castlemaine. Tickets cost $10 / $5 concession, and are available on the night. The event is presented by Council’s FReeZA Committee.

Do you have a pool?

The Victorian Government proposes to change safety rules for backyard pools and spas. You can have a say on the changes at www.engage.vic.gov.au by searching ‘New safety standards private pools’. Have your say by 5.00pm on Friday 6 September.

Head to the market

Don’t forget our Young Makers’ Market will be held on Father’s Day. People aged 12-25 years will sell handmade jewellery, horticulture, art, cosmetics, crafts and more. The market will be held from 9.00am to 1.00pm on Sunday 1 September at the Theatre Royal Brickyard, 30 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine.

Campbells Creek tree project

Council will soon start a program to improve the health and condition of trees planted along the Campbells Creek Avenue of Honour. This includes removing hazardous trees and branches, pruning over-extended branches, removing poor-growing trees and planting new trees. For more information contact our Parks and Gardens Team.

Maldon VIC reopens soon

The Maldon Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is closed for minor renovation works. It will reopen on Monday 2 September. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Committee AGM

The Camp Reserve Special Committee of Council will hold its Annual General Meeting at 6.00pm on Monday 16 September at the Camp Reserve Football Clubrooms. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Employment opportunities

Financial Services Coordinator, full time, ongoing.

Closes at 4.00pm on Friday 30 August.

Audit and Risk Advisory Committee Member, three year term.

Closes on Friday 6 September.

Inclusive Communities Coordinator, full time, ongoing.
Business Support Officer – Planning, part time, ongoing.
Horticulturalist, full time, ongoing.

Close at 4.00pm on Friday 6 September.

For more information or to apply visit our website.

Join Council meetings

• 6.30pm, Tuesday 17 September
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 15 October
• 6.30pm, Tuesday 19 November.

Meetings are held at the Civic Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend. Council meetings are filmed and broadcast live to the internet via YouTube. Search Mount Alexander Shire Council.

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

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