Public Notices


CATS LOCAL LAW 2019

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes resolved at its meeting held on 31 January 2019 to adopt (make) the Cats Local Law 2019. The purpose of the proposed Local Law is to repeal the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Keeping and Welfare of Cats Local Law and to provide Council under the proposed Cats Local Law 2019 with measures in addition to those under the Cat Act 2011 to control the keeping of cats. The effect of the proposed Local Law is to control the number of cats that can be kept, the places where cats can be kept and to control the activity of cats where a nuisance is caused.

The Cats Local Law 2019 will take effect 14 days after the date of its publication in the Government Gazette. A copy may be inspected at, or obtained from the Shire Library (75 Steere Street, Bridgetown) during Library opening hours or downloaded from the website: www.bridgetown.wa.gov.au.


PROPOSED DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY LEASE OF HEALTH & FITNESS ROOM AT BRIDGETOWN LEISURE CENTRE

It is hereby notified for public information that the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes proposes to enter into a lease agreement with ‘Health on Hampton’ for exclusive use of the Health & Fitness Room at the Bridgetown Leisure Centre, 95 Steere Street, Bridgetown, as follows:

  1. The lease agreement will be for a three (3) year period
  2. The annual lease payment will be $16,320 in Year 1, increasing by either 1.5% or CPI per annum, whichever is the lesser amount.
  3. The lease value of the facility has been assessed at $15,000 per annum (less utilities) by an accredited property valuer.

In accordance with Section 3.58(3) of the Local Government Act 1995, Council invites submissions on the proposal.  Any queries should be directed to the Executive Manager Community Services, Elizabeth Denniss on 9761 0800 or via email: edenniss@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.

Written submissions close at 5.00pm on Friday 15 March 2019 and should be addressed to the CEO.


APPLICATION AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION

AMENDED PROPOSAL - Transient Workers Accommodation – LOT 3 (RSN 103) OLD MILL ROAD, NORTH GREENBUSHES

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is currently considering an amended proposal for the Transient Workers Accommodation at Lot 3 (RSN 103) Old Mill Road, originally approved by the Shire on 18 October 2017.

The amended proposal seeks to extend the occupancy by an additional two years up to 22 January 2022, additional and relocation of ancillary buildings, additional parking area and minor expansion of the area for utilities only.

Details on the amended proposal are available for inspection at the Shire’s Administration Office, 1 Steere Street, Bridgetown on the Shire’s website www.bridgetown.wa.gov.au or by contacting the Shire on 9761 0800 or btnshire@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.   Should you wish to make a submission on this application, please write to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 271, Bridgetown  WA  6255, on or before Thursday 21 February 2019

Please note that any comments submitted 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.

Any queries should be directed to Scott Donaldson, Manager Planning on 9761 0800 or via email sdonaldson@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.


AMENDMENT TO SCHEDULE OF FEES & CHARGES

It is hereby notified for public information that Council at its Special Meeting held on 12 September 2018 resolved to amend its 2018/2019 Fees & Charges to incorporate the creation of a new fee for entry into the Jigsaw Gallery at the Bridgetown Visitor Centre as follows:

  • Adult                                                                 $2.00
  • Child                                                                 $1.00
  • Family                                                               $5.00

The new fees take effect from 22 September 2018. A copy of the Schedule of Fees & Charges may be inspected at the Shire Library.


CEMETERIES AMENDMENT LOCAL LAW 2018

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes resolved at it’s meeting held on 30 August 2018 to adopt the Cemeteries Amendment Local Law 2018. The purpose and effect of the proposed Amendment Local Law is to provide additional clarification to Funeral Directors, Monumental Masons and the general public on Council’s requirements in relation to funerals and monumental works as well as correcting a duplication error in clause 3.3(2).

 The Cemeteries Amendment Local Law 2018 will take effect 14 days after the date of its publication in the Government Gazette.  A copy may be inspected at, or obtained from the Shire Library (75 Steere Street, Bridgetown) during Library opening hours or downloaded from the publications page.


BUSH FIRES ACT 1954
APPOINTMENT OF FIRE CONTROL OFFICER
HESTER BROOK BUSH FIRE BRIGADE

It is hereby notified for public information that in accordance with section 38 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes has appointed Mr Keith Clothier as Fire Control Officer for the Hester Brook Bush Fire Brigade.  Mr Clothier can be contacted on 0428 611 787.

The appointment of Mr David Jenkins for the Hester Brook Bush Fire Brigade is hereby cancelled.


BUSH FIRES ACT 1954
APPOINTMENT OF BUSH FIRE CONTROL OFFICERS

It is hereby notified for public information that in accordance with section 38 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes has made the following appointments effective from 31 May 2018:

• Chief Bush Fire Control Officer - Michael Campbell
• Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer – Greg Kennedy
• Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer – Lyndon Pearce

The appointments of Hugh Browne as Chief Bush Fire Control Officer and Michael Campbell as Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer are hereby cancelled.


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1995
2018/2019 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 2018/2019 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 2018.


BUSH FIRES ACT 1954

APPOINTMENT OF FIRE CONTROL OFFICERS

It is hereby notified for public information that in accordance with section 38 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes has appointed the following Fire Control Officers, effective from 22 February 2018:

• Kangaroo Gully Bush Fire Brigade - Mr Christopher Doherty
• Yornup Bush Fire Brigade - Mr Lyndon Pearce
• Maranup Bush Fire Brigade – Mr Athol Reid
• Bridgetown Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service – Mr Peter Taylor (Permit Issuing only)

The above are in addition to existing Fire Control Officer appointments.


BUSH FIRES ACT 1954

APPOINTMENT OF FIRE CONTROL OFFICER SUNNYSIDE BUSHFIRE BRIGADE

It is hereby notified for public information that in accordance with section 38 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes has appointed Mr Stuart Waters as Fire Control Officer for the Sunnyside Bushfire Brigade.  Mr Waters can be contacted on 9761 9227(h) or 0447 714 486(m).

The appointment of Mr Murray Waters for the Sunnyside Bushfire Brigade is hereby cancelled.