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EXTRAORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING

Notice is given there will be an Extraordinary Council meeting commencing at 5pm on Thursday 19 October 2017 held in the Stephen Ward Rooms, Cootamundra Library, Wallendoon Street, Cootamundra

Meeting Agenda is available at http://www.cgrc.nsw.gov.au/business-papers-and-minutes-2017/

SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ON HUME HIGHWAY

Roads and Maritime Services will carry out work on the Hume Highway, near Gundagai, replacing over 100 large concrete road slabs and installing new linemarking and road markers.  This road rebuilding work will extend the life of the road, improve the road surface and reduce future maintenance costs.

The work will be commence Monday 9 October 2017 and continue until Friday 24 November 2017.  The work will be carried out between 7am and 5pm Monday to Friday and 7am – 1pm on Saturdays, weather permitting.

OLYMPIC HIGHWAY INTERRUPTIONS

Road and Maritime Services have advised that they will be carrying out bridge repair works on the Olympic Highway at Fred Legge Bridge north of Cootamundra starting on Tuesday 3 October 2017 and continuing for approximately 3 weeks. During these works one lane will be closed and traffic movements will be controlled by traffic lights and traffic controllers. Motorists are advised to expect delays.

ESSENTIAL ENERGY VEGETATION MANAGEMENT WORK IN COOTAMUNDRA

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS

Essential Energy has notified Council that they will begin vegetation management work in the Cootamundra town area this month to maintain minimum powerline clearances and ensure the ongoing safety and reliability of the local electricity network.

Essential Energy’s cyclical vegetation management program ensures minimum safety clearances are maintained between trees and overhead powerlines and helps to minimise the trimming required in the future, while also maintaining a reliable power supply.

 

NATIONAL ASBESTOS AWARENESS MONTH

As part of the National Asbestos Awareness Month campaign in November, ‘Betty – The ADRI House’ kicks off her extensive 4,000 kilometre tour of NSW, VIC and Tassie in rural NSW to educate homeowners, renovators, tradies and property managers about the dangers of asbestos and how to manage it safely.

From 16 to 23 October, Betty and her dedicated crew will educate residents about what to do to identify asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) and Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA), and how to manage asbestos safely in the rural NSW and Victorian communities of Orange, Canowindra, Cowra, Young, Cootamundra, Gundagai, Albury and Wodonga (VIC).

 

 

 

Gundagai Netball Courts Upgrade

Gundagai’s town netball courts will receive an upgrade thanks to funds from the NSW State Government’s Stronger Communities Fund. The fund which is administered by Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council has $200,000 set aside from the $9 million major projects program to fund the upgrade. CGRC intends to develop the site as a fully functional recreational area […]

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Stockinbingal Bowling Club freshen up

The Stronger Communities Fund, an initiative of the NSW Government and administered by Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council has provided a much needed grant to the Stockinbingal Bowling Club. The club has been able to replace the stairs at the rear of the club with a ramp and handrails, making accessibility to the club easier and safer […]

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Expert on adventure parks visit

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council has been fortunate to gain expert advice from Tamworth Regional council’s Projects and Assets officer Grant Reeckmann. Reeckmann toured Cootamundra and Gundagai on Wednesday and Thursday this week to advise on councils major projects that involve the construction of two adventure parks in the towns. Responsible for the award winning Tamworth Regional Playground Mr […]

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