Garden Waste Collection Period Finishes this Week

Monday 24 June 2019

Upper Lachlan Shire Council wishes to remind the community that the kerbside Garden Waste Collection service period finishes this week.

Garden waste collections will resume at the start of spring, with the first collection in Gunning, Dalton, Breadalbane and Collector on Wednesday, 5 September 2019.

Briefs from 20 June 2019 Council Meeting

Monday 24 June 2019

Audio Recording of Meeting

At the commencement of the Ordinary Council Meeting Mayor John Stafford advised the Chamber that the Meeting was being recorded. Webcasting and audio recording equipment has been installed at the Crookwell Council Chambers to ensure all meetings held after 14 December 2019 meet the NSW Office...

Mayoral Statement: Retirement of Upper Lachlan Shire Council’s General Manager John Bell

Monday 24 June 2019

Upper Lachlan Shire Council has formally accepted the retirement of incumbent General Manager John Bell.

Mr Bell has advised that he will not be seeking renewal or reappointment of his contract, which expires on 18 February 2020. This will be his last day of work, at which point he will retire after 43 years in local government.


Council adopts 2019/20 Budget and Integrated Plans

Monday 24 June 2019

Upper Lachlan Shire Council’s 2019/2020 Budget and Integrated Plans will take effect from 1 July 2019.

It follows a decision by Council to adopt the Budget and Plans at the 20 June 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting. They include the:

Mayoral Column: Week Commencing 24 June 2019

Monday 24 June 2019

Next week applications open for two funding programs aimed at supporting events and cultural activities in the Upper Lachlan Shire.

The 2019/20 Event Funding Program, which opens on Monday, 1 July 2019, will offer grant funding in two categories – new events and existing events.

Reminder: Council Meeting at Council Chambers Crookwell Tomorrow

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Upper Lachlan Shire Council wishes to remind the community that the June 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting will be held tomorrow, Thursday, 20 June 2019 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...

Upper Lachlan Shire Council Signs Up for Energy Savings Program

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is one of 18 to join the Office of Environment and Heritage’s (OEH) ground-breaking program to help communities save energy and cut power bills.

The OEH Sustainable Councils and Communities Program is a $1.7 million, four-year pilot program working with 18 resource constrained councils to help them better...

Small Business Big Ideas

Tuesday 18 June 2019

The Upper Lachlan Shire Economic Development Task Force is holding a meeting at Café Zest, Crookwell, from 3.30pm-4.30pm this Sunday, 23 June 2019 – and all local small business people are invited.

It’s an opportunity to share ideas on how businesses might be better promoted across the community.

To RSVP, please contact Brenda...

The Oldest Paper Boy in Australia

Monday 17 June 2019

Watch the 7.30 Report tonight (17 June at 7.30 pm) on ABC TV, it will feature local Crookwell identity Kevin Naughton as the oldest paper boy in Australia.

Mayoral Column: Week Commencing 17 June 2019

Monday 17 June 2019

At this Thursday’s Ordinary Council Meeting Council will be finalising the budget for the forthcoming year. As Councillors we face challenges as to how we allocate funding and resources based on the needs and expectations of our diverse community.