Public Notices

Current Public Notices

Calling of Special Council Meeting by Chief Executive Officer

A Special Meeting of Council is to be held at 5.30pm, Thursday 9 September 2021 in the Council Chambers for the purpose of resuming considerations of the item presented to the August 2021 ordinary Council meeting being ‘Proposed Amendments to Conditions of Development Approval – Talison Lithium Workers Accommodation Camp’.  At its August 2021 meeting Council adjourned debate on this matter to this date so that some specified additional information could be provided, being:

  1. A summary of the presentations made to this meeting by Tracy Lansdell and Nick Petroff and where applicable officer comment thereon.
  2. Feedback from the proponent on the practicalities of implementing the proposals put forward in the presentations of Tracy Lansdell and Nick Petroff.

As Council adjourned debate on the item at the August Council meeting the same agenda item will be presented for resumption of debate and consideration.  The specified information requested by Council will be in the form of a new attachment.  In accordance with Council’s Standing Orders debate on the item will resume from where the adjournment took effect with Council able to consider the new information submitted.

Opportunities for members of the public to participate in ‘Public Question Time’ and complying members of the public to participate in ‘Comments on Agenda Items by Parties with an Interest’ will be available at the Special Meeting.  

TIM CLYNCH
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Calling of Special Council Meeting

Posted: September 2021

Notice of Public Advertisement - Revocation of Local Planning Policies

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 29 July 2021, Council resolved that the following Local Planning Policies be revoked:

TP.2 Minimum Floor Area;

TP.11 Conversion of sheds to dwellings;

TP.12 On-site manoeuvring of vehicles;

TP.13 River Road Subdivision Guide Plan;

TP.14 Mattamattup Valley Subdivision Guide Plan;

TP.18 Relocated Outbuildings;

TP.19 Construction of Barn Style Dwellings;

TP.22 Outbuildings in the Residential Zone Policy; and

TP.24 Transportable Dwellings.

In accordance with Schedule 2, Part 3, Clause 6(b) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015, notice is hereby given that the abovementioned Local Planning Policies have now been revoked.

Tim Clynch

Chief Executive Officer

PO Box 271, Bridgetown WA 6255

Posted: August 2021


Past Public Notices

Calling of Special Council Meeting by Shire President

In accordance with Section 5.4 of the Local Government Act 1995 I hereby call a Special Meeting of Council to be held at 5.30pm, Thursday 12 August 2021 in the Council Chambers for the purpose of considering the adoption of Council’s 2021/22 budget.
Cr John Nicholas
Shire President
5 August 2021

For more information on the Special Meeting please click here.

Posted: August 2021

2019-20 Annual Financial Report

In its audit report for the 2019/2020 financial year, the Shire’s auditor, advised that the audit had identified significant adverse trends in two of the Shire’s financial ratios. The word “significant” triggers the process outlined in section 7.12A(4) and (5) of the Local Government Act 1995:

(4) A local government must —

(a) prepare a report addressing any matters identified as significant by the auditor in the audit report, and stating what action the local government has taken or intends to take with respect to each of those matters; and

(b) give a copy of that report to the Minister within 3 months after the audit report is received by the local government.

(5) Within 14 days after a local government gives a report to the Minister under subsection (4)(b), the CEO must publish a copy of the report on the local government’s official website.

Click here for further details.

Posted: June 2021

Notice of Public Advertisement of Development Proposal

PROPOSED ADDITIONAL USE NOT LISTED – RSN 767 PENINSULA ROAD, HESTER BROOK

The Shire has received a development application for an Additional Use not Listed (Reception Centre for Wedding Functions).

Pursuant to the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Town Planning Scheme No. 4, land use not listed is required to be advertised for a period of twenty-one days.

Details of the development application can be viewed online at https://www.bridgetown.wa.gov.au/public-notices.aspx

Should you wish to make a submission on this proposal, please write to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown WA 6255, or via btnshire@bridgetown.wa.gov.au on or before Wednesday 3 March 2021.

Please note that any comments made may be included in a report to Council on this matter, which will be available to the public.  To comply with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act please advise if you consider any of this information should be withheld.

Should you have any queries regarding this matter please contact Esther Gledhill on 9761 0800 or via email at egledhill@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.

Tim Clynch
Chief Executive Officer
PO Box 271, Bridgetown WA 6255

Posted: March 2021

Public Notice of Intention to Borrow

Notice is hereby given of the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes’ intention to borrow funds. 

At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held 26 November 2020, Council resolved by absolute majority, to borrow $532,000, the purpose being to assist with funding the Growth Strategy Projects – Redevelopment of the Greenbushes and Bridgetown Railway Stations.  The loan is to be for a period of 20 years and facilitated by the Western Australian Treasury Corporation.

Should a pending grant application be approved the loan amount and term will be reduced to a lesser amount and a shorter term of ten years.

Pursuant to Section 6.20(2) of the Local Government Act 1995, one month’s local public notice of this proposal is hereby given.

Please call 9761 0800 or email btnshire@bridgetown.wa.gov.au for further information.

Tim Clynch
Chief Executive Officer
PO Box 271, Bridgetown WA 6255

Posted: November 2020

NOTICE OF DECISION TO LEVY DIFFERENTIAL RATES FOR THE 2020/21 FINANCIAL YEAR

In accordance with Local Government (COVID-19 Response) Order 2020 – Clause 12: Section 6.36 modified, Council at its meeting held 27 August 2020 resolved to impose the following differential general rates and minimum payments for the 2020/21 financial year:

Category Rate in AUD Minimum Payment
Gross Rental Value (GRV) Properties 8.7045 cents $942.00
Rural Unimproved Value (UV) Properties 0.6220 cents $1,168.00
Mining Unimproved Value (UV) Properties 7.1478 cents $523.00
The adopted 2020/21 differential general rates and minimum payments do not exceed the corresponding rates and payments that were imposed in the 2019/20 financial year.

2020/2021 SCHEDULE OF FEES & CHARGES

It is hereby notified for public information that Council, in accordance with Section 6.16 of the Local Government Act 1995, has adopted its Fees & Charges for the 2020/21 financial year to form part of its annual budget.  The Schedule of Fees & Charges may be inspected at the Shire Library during normal business hours or downloaded from the Shire website www.bridgetown.wa.gov.au.

The Fees & Charges apply from 1 July 2020.

Posted: July 2020

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