Public Notices


PROPOSED ROAD RENAMING

SECTION 58 – LAND ADMINISTRATION ACT 1997

GOMMES LANE, YORNUP & SUNNYSIDE

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is proposing to rename Gommes Lane to Gomm Lane, in the localities of Yornup and Sunnyside.

A plan of the proposal can be inspected at the Shire Office, 1 Steere Street, Bridgetown downloaded here. Submissions on the proposal must be made in writing and lodged with the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown 6255 on or before Thursday, 12 December 2019.  All queries should be directed to Scott Donaldson, Manager Planning on 9761 0800 or via sdonaldson@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.

The proposal is advertised for public comment and should not be construed that final approval will be granted.


AMENDMENT TO SCHEDULE OF FEES & CHARGES

It is hereby notified for public information that Council at its Meeting held on 31 October 2019 resolved to amend it’s 2019/20 Fees & Charges relating to impounding of dogs and cats with the following new fees to apply:

  • Ranger Seizure & Impound of Dog/Cat - $104.70
  • Impound of Dog/Cat (3rd party drop off at kennel/pound) $53.20
  • Surrender/Destruction/Disposal of Dog/Cat - Kennel Fee Incurred to Date plus $69.00
  • Seizure and Vehicle Impound of Dog/Cat - $53.20

The new fees take effect from 6 November 2019. A copy of the Schedule of Fees & Charges may be inspected here and at the Shire Library.


2017/2018 ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT

In its audit report for the 2017/2018 financial year, the Shire’s auditor, advised that the audit had identified a significant adverse trend in one 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.