Public Notices


PROPOSED ROAD NAMING - HEDGES LANE, WANDILLUP

SECTION 26 – LAND ADMINISTRATION ACT 1997

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is proposing to name an un-named road in the locality of Maranup as Hedges Lane, with an alternative name of Koetze Lane proposed should the primary name not be supported by Landgate.  The road reserve commences at Maranup Ford Road adjacent to the Maranup Bushfire Station. As background, WN Hedges was a contractor on the Donnybrook to Bridgetown railway extension completed in 1898; and J Koetze was a mill owner and secretary of the Nelson Road Board established in 1887.

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 or via btnshire@bridgetown.wa.gov.au on or before Thursday, 30 July 2020.  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.


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1995

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.


ROAD CLOSURE

Donnelly Mill Road Bridge (3337), Donnelly River

Please note that Donnelly Mill Road Bridge (3337), Donnelly River will be CLOSED for priority bridge maintenance from 20 April 2020, for approximately 7 weeks.

Road closures will be in place at Brockman Highway/Mockerdillup Rd and Donnelly River/Sears Rd, Suitable detours for the works are:

  • South Western Highway
  • Brockman Highway
  • Sears Road

Please use alternative routes, Local traffic only is permitted along Carter Rd.

Please see the attached plan outlining the works area.

For further information please phone the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes 9761 0800, during office hours.

Your patience and consideration on this matter is greatly appreciated.


ROAD CLOSURE

JAYES ROAD BRIDGE WORKS (SHIRE OF BOYUP BROOK)

Please note that Jayes Road Bridge (No. 3306) over the Blackwood River between Terry Road and Aegers Road (Shire of Boyup Brook) will be CLOSED for emergency maintenance from 24 March 2020, for approximately 6 weeks. 

Please use alternative routes.  Local traffic only is permitted along Jayes Road to access properties.

For further information please phone the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes on 9761 0800, or the Shire of Boyup Brook on 9765 1200, during office hours.

Your patience and consideration on this matter is greatly appreciated.


2018/2019 ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT

In its audit report for the 2018/2019 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.