Nominations closing tomorrow – 2018 Australia Day Awards

Thursday 19 October 2017

Do you know someone who has made a positive difference in the Upper Lachlan Shire? Make sure you nominate them for the 2018 local Australia Day Awards.

Nominations close at 4.00pm tomorrow in the following categories:

• Citizen of the Year
• Young Citizen of the Year
• Event of the Year

Reminder: Council Meeting at Council Chambers Crookwell Tonight

Thursday 19 October 2017

Upper Lachlan Shire Council wishes to remind the community that tonight’s Ordinary Council Meeting will be held at the Council Chambers Crookwell (44 Spring Street, Crookwell) from 6.00pm.

Select Councillors will gather at the Council Chambers Crookwell from 5.30pm to give residents the opportunity to discuss matters contained in the...

Mattress recycling available in the Shire

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Got an old mattress? Don’t leave it collecting dust – recycle it.

Upper Lachlan Shire Council’s General Manager John Bell said mattresses deposited for recycling at Council’s waste and recycling centres are collected by Soft Landing Mattress Recycling, which recycle up to 75% of the mattress components.

Bigga becomes the Shire’s latest RV Friendly Town

Thursday 12 October 2017

Upper Lachlan Shire Council today welcomed an announcement by the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) that Bigga is the Shire’s latest RV Friendly Town.

It follows an announcement in June that Gunning had been named an RV Friendly Town under the CMCA’s RV Friendly initiative.

Public Notice - Presentation of Financial Statements - as per Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act

Thursday 12 October 2017

In accordance with Section 418 (3) of the Local Government Act, 1993, Upper Lachlan Shire Council advises that the ordinary Council meeting to be held on 19/10/17 will include the presentation of the Audited Financial Statements and the Auditor's Reports for the year ending 30/6/2017.

A summary of the Financial Statements is provided...

2017/18 Bush Fire Danger Period

Thursday 12 October 2017

The statutory Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) for residents living within the Upper Lachlan Shire has now commenced.

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is reminding residents that fire permits are required during the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period. Residents must also give the NSW RFS and their neighbours 24 hours’ notice prior to...

Reminder: 2017 Garage Sale Trail

Thursday 12 October 2017

With only 9 days to go, Upper Lachlan Shire residents are encouraged to register for the Garage Sale Trail.

The Garage Sale Trail is a national initiative that sees hundreds of thousands of people from across Australia participating in one big weekend of garage sales.

This year’s event will be held on the weekend of Saturday, 21...

2017/18 Bitumen Resealing Program Commences

Wednesday 11 October 2017

The first stage of Upper Lachlan Shire Council’s 2017/2018 Bitumen Resealing Program commenced this week.

The bitumen resealing will be carried out on select Council streets and rural roads until Friday, 20 October 2017, weather permitting.

Update: Devil’s Elbow Realignment

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Council wishes to advise that tree removal works as part of the realignment of the notorious ‘Devil’s Elbow’ section of Grabben Gullen Road between Crookwell and Gunning are now complete.

Earthworks will recommence on  Monday, 23 October 2017 (weather permitting), after heavy machinery and earthworks resources become available.

Temporary Change to Waste and Recycle Collections

Tuesday 10 October 2017

Due to only one truck being available this week, the waste and recycle collection times at Gunning, Dalton, Collector & Breadalbane on Wednesday 11 October may be later than normal.

Also, the recycle collection for Taralga, Laggan, Binda & Grabben Gullen, usually carried out this Thursday 12 October, will be completed on Friday...