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AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY SERVICE

For all Council after hours emergencies please contact 1300 459 689

DAYS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE

Are you aware of a day or week of national or international significance that you would like to see acknowledged or celebrated within our community? Let us know so we can compile dates to be commemorated throughout 2018.

Send dates to the General Manager, PO Box 420, Cootamundra  NSW  2590, drop your ideas into either Council office or, email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au.

NEXT ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL

The Next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on Tuesday 30 October 2018 in the Alby Schultz Centre, Cooper Street, Cootamundra

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Is your community group holding an event you would like Council to promote?  Send your event details to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au.  Ensure you give us plenty of notice!

RURAL LANDS STRATEGY – RESCHEDULED COMMUNITY CONSULTATION SESSIONS

Council will be holding community consultation sessions in regard to the Rural Lands Strategy to foster discussion in relation to all aspects of Strategy. The sessions are open to all interested community members. Session times are as follows:-
Cootamundra – Alby Schultz Centre – Tuesday 13 November, 2018 at 6pm;
Gundagai – Council Chambers – Tuesday 20 November, 2018 at 6pm.
All interested residents are invited to attend. Contact the Council on 1300 459 689 for further information.

OFF LEASH AREA IN GUNDAGAI

Council is calling for the public to comment on locations for off-leash dog areas in Gundagai. Currently there are no off-leash dog parks in the old Gundagai Shire area. Councils are required to provide off–lease areas to comply with the Companion Animals legislation. CGRC officers have identified some suitable locations within Gundagai. The area known as Sherwood Forest including Heydon Park and also Friendship Park in North Gundagai. Other options proposed are the riverbank area on the western side of the scout hall and Lindley Park in South Gundagai. Heydon Park which from time to time is used by sporting groups, would only be used as an off-leash area when organised sport is not utilising the park. Dog parks & off-leash areas can provide dogs with a secure environment to exercise and socialise with other dogs. Dogs benefit greatly from the chance to run freely and is also a great form of exercise for dog owners. Dog waste bins and bags will be provided in all off-leash areas, with signage erected to advise dog owners on etiquette and hours of use.

PARKING RESTRICTIONS SHERIDAN STREET

At the last Ordinary Council Meeting recommendations of the CGRC Traffic Committee concerning Sheridan Street Parking were adopted. The recommendation reintroduces the 2 hour parking restrictions in Sheridan Street Gundagai. The restrictions include signage for disabled parking, No stopping and bus zone areas. Any specific concerns or issues should be addressed to CGRC Council Offices, email on mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au or by phoning 1300 459 689

DOUBLE LINES IN SHERIDAN STREET

RMS and CGRC Traffic committee have deemed it unsafe for motorists to negotiate a U Turn into a parking space on the opposite side of Sheridan Street due to the width of the carriageway. Motorists can make a 90 degree turn into laneways or vehicle entrances on opposite side of the street.

GRANDPARENTS DAY 2018

 Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council will host events to celebrate Grandparents Day 2018. NSW Grandparents Day celebrates the diversity of grandparent relationships across age groups, cultural backgrounds, and geographical locations. CGRC residents are encouraged to take part in a competition now open to win great prizes. The competition asks residents, to tell CGRC what makes your Grandparent/s awesome? What makes you an awesome Grandparent? Council wants to hear about all those awesome grandparents. Excellent prizes to be won at our Grandparents Day. Council has received funding from the Department of Family and Community Services to host events. Submit your short stories by email to mail@cgrc.nsw.gov.au, or fill in the Grandparents Day entry form at http://www.cgrc.nsw.gov.au/connect-with-us/grandparents-day-2018-competition/.

GRANDPARENTS DAY 2018 & FUN IN THE PARK!

GRANDPARENTS DAY & FUN IN THE PARK! – Friday 26th October 2018 at 5pm – Carberry Park – Prize for craziest dressed! Prizes for best Grandparent Stories! Face painting, archery tag, clowns; Music, mascots, bubbles & playdough; Luckydips & party stall; Art & craft, goop & slime; Rock painting with aboriginal elders; Storytime tent & rockwall; BBQ, food & drinks; Novelty, fete & giant games; Family movie starting at 8pm; Free entry & free activities. Free WiFi. Information stands & displays from schools, education providers & services including Rural Fire Service, S.E.S., Police & Ambulance.

GRANDPARENTS DAY 2018

GRANDPARENTS DAY CELEBRATION!Monday 29 October 2018 from 2pm. Cootamundra Nursing Home Grounds! Prizes for best Grandparent Stories! Music, Art & craft, food & drinks; Free entry & free activities. Information stands & displays.  Grab your grandparent and come and enjoy the celebration. All the family welcome.

STREET STALL DATES IN GUNDAGAI FOR 2019

 Organisations desiring to seek a Street Stall allocation for 2019 are requested to lodge an application (by letter, or the form available at Gundagai Council Office), no later than 4:00pm Friday, 7th December 2018.

Sheridan-West Street Intersection

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council staff, in consultation with the Roads and Maritime Services, NSW Police, and CGRC Traffic Committee have been reviewing intersection design options for the Sheridan-West Street intersection. The original plan to install a round-about at the intersection has been discarded after an extensive review of three round-about options. These options did not provide […]

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FUNDING OPEN FOR GRASSROOTS REGIONAL EVENTS

The NSW Government is calling for organisers of all new events planned to be held in rural and regional NSW from January to June next year, to apply for grants of up to $20,000 to help attract more visitors and boost local economies. Adam Marshall Funding open for grassroots regional events

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Work on plant continues.

Earthworks on Gundagai’s new sewerage treatment plant has progressed with the installation of a large embankment constructed to house the sewerage treatment plant buildings. The embankment has been built by Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council employees to a height 200mm above the 100 year flood level to ensure the buildings are safe from the impact of flood […]

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Saleyard Manager a voice on peak livestock body.

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council’s Saleyards Manager Mr Jeff White has been elected as President of the Australian Saleyard Managers Association (ASMA), for the third year. ASMA represents 30 saleyards across Australia. The position affords Mr White a position on the board of the powerful Australian Livestock Marketing Board (ALMA). ALMA is the peak body for the […]

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Morley’s Creek Fishing Platform a reality.

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council has begun work on installing a fishing platform on Morleys Creek at Gundagai. The project has been funded with a grant from the NSW Government Department of Industries, Recreational Fishing Trust. Piling work started this week to construct a 6 metre long jetty on the Morley’s Creek for use by recreational anglers. […]

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