Be informed and have your say on what is happening in Singleton and provide input into Council’s and our community’s future. The following items are currently on public exhibition. Details of each item can be found by viewing the documents attached to each item.
Submissions must be received by close of business on the last day of the exhibition period, unless otherwise stated. Submissions are to be made in writing addressed to the General Manager.
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The General Manager
PO Box 314
Singleton NSW 2330
BULGA STOCK RESERVE DRAFT PLAN OF MANAGEMENT
At Council's ordinary meeting held on 17 August 2020, Council resolved to place Bulga Stock Reserve Draft Plan of Management on public exhibition for a period of 42 days and provide public notice of its intention to adopt the draft Plan of Management subject to submissions received.
A public hearing will be held in respect to altering the categorisation of community land under section 36(4) of the Local Government Act 1993. The public hearing will take place on Monday 30 November 2020 at Bulga Community Hall from 6pm to 7pm. Community members are invited to attend and RSVPs are essential due to COVID-19 requirements. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
The draft Plan of Management may be viewed by downloading the document below or at Council's Administration Building, Singleton Public Library and Singleton Visitor Centre and submissions close on 20 December 2020.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Civic Centre Cafe
Singleton Council (“Council”) is seeking expressions of interest for the lease of the Civic Centre cafe, bar and kitchen located at 2-4 Civic Avenue, Singleton NSW 2330. The Civic Centre precinct is a large multi-purpose function centre with commercial kitchen, bar, foyer, auditorium, stage and two (2) x change rooms. The venue is currently used by local schools, community groups and businesses to hold functions ranging from stage shows, debutante balls, art exhibitions, school presentations, conferences, exhibitions and religious services.
The Civic Centre has a large outdoor space. Council is currently exploring opportunities for the beautification of this space, which will provide additional outdoor café seating once complete.
The site offers a wide range of options for an innovative, experienced operator to deliver a much-needed café, hospitality and function venue. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful lessee to take the stage and create lasting memories in this untapped market. With a fully equipped commercial kitchen, bar, café, foyer and auditorium, the potential to create an environment catering for a wide range of markets awaits you.
The expressions of interest period has been extended to 6pm, Sunday 6 December 2020.
NOTE: In order to submit a response, you must first download the Conditions of EOI and Returnable Schedules from Tenderlink as Council requires responses in a specific format.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Singleton & District Disability Advisory Committee
Singleton Council is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) for the Singleton & District Disability Advisory Committee. Membership is for one year and all committee positions are to be vacated at the Annual General Meeting, with exception of two positions held by representatives of Singleton Council.
Those who wish to apply for membership need to be available to attend the Annual General Meeting at Singleton Council on Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 2.30pm.
The composition of the committee will be at least 10 persons, including two places reserved for elected representatives of Singleton Council. At least 50% of the membership will be people with disabilities, carers or family members of people with disabilities, and the remainder will be representatives of disability service providers and community members from the Singleton local government area.
This committee’s functions are to:
- To advise Council on appropriate policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the Disability Inclusion Act 2014
- To maintain contact with people with disabilities and the community of Singleton Council to ensure that the Singleton community is aware of the needs of residents with disabilities
- To assist the Singleton community to break down barriers and promote access to services, information and employment and promote the rights of residents with a disability
- To represent Singleton & district residents with disabilities on bodies which further the above aims and as agreed by the Committee.
To submit an EOI, please complete a nomination form online and return by 24 November 2020.
For more information contact David Baker, Council’s Senior Community Planner on 02 6578 7567.
GENERAL PURPOSE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), Singleton Council advises that the ordinary Council meeting to be held on 16 November 2020 will include the presentation of the audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports for the year ending 30 June 2020.
In accordance with Section 420 of the Local Government Act 1993 (NSW), any person may make a submission in writing to Council with respect to the Council's Audited Financial Statements or the Auditor's Reports. Submissions close one week after the public meeting has been held.
Copies of the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports may be inspected at Council's Administration Building or by downloading the document below.
DRAFT DETERMINATION OF DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS POLICY
At Council’s ordinary meeting held on 19 October 2020, Council resolved to place the draft Determination of Development Applications Policy POL/10067 on public exhibition for a period of 28 days and provide public notice of its intention to adopt the draft policy subject to submissions received.
The community is invited to provide feedback on the draft Determination of Development Applications Policy before close of business 1 December 2020.
For more information please contact Council’s Manager Development and Environmental Services, Mary-Anne Crawford on T 02 6578 7290.
DRAFT TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS WATER AND SEWER
On 16 November 2020, Council resolved to place the Draft Technical Specifications – Water Infrastructure and Draft Technical Specifications – Sewer Infrastructure on exhibition for 28 days seeking public comment.
The documents are an update of the current specifications. They provide the technical requirements and minimum quality standards which must be satisfied when delivering new, upgraded and renewed water and sewer infrastructure, within Council’s water and sewer network, whether delivered by council staff, contractors or private developers.
The community is invited to provide feedback on the draft revised Technical Specifications before close of business 23 December 2020.
For more information please contact Council’s Manager Water and Sewer, Katie Hardy on T 02 6578 7290.
The personal information provided as part of submissions will be used for the purpose of considering the specific project or proposal on exhibition and will become a record of Council. All information will be stored securely and retained in accordance with the State Records Act 1998.
POLITICAL DONATIONS AND GIFTS
A Disclosure Statement of Political Donations and Gifts must be submitted to Council with your submission if the Public Exhibition is a Planning Matter under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. This includes, but is not limited to: Development Application (DA), Development Control Plans (DCP’s), Local Environmental Plans (LEP’s), Section 7.11 Local Contributions Plan (previously Section 94 Contributions Plans).