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Posted February 23, 2021 COMMUNITY FUNDING PROGRAM 2021/22 FINANCIAL YEAR

Council invites requests for financial support through the Shire of Merredin’s Community Funding Program.

NOTICE OF MEETING – BUSH FIRE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Posted February 23, 2021 NOTICE OF MEETING – BUSH FIRE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Bush Fire Advisory Committee Annual General Meeting of the Shire of Merredin will be held on Thursday, 18 March 2021.

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Posted December 3, 2020 SHIRE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING NOTICE

Please be advised that on Tuesday, 8 December, the Shire Administration Office will be opening later than usual.

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Posted December 3, 2020 2021 COUNCIL MEETING DATES

Ordinary Council Meetings for 2021 will be held in the Council Chambers at the Shire Administration Building at 4.00pm on the following dates -

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Posted December 2, 2020 ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE 

In lead up to the opening of our Pilot Public Piazza, we wish to advise the community that Barrack Street will be partially closed (both directions) between Bates Street to Queen Street in the week commencing Monday, 7 December 2020.

OUTSTANDING RATES OR SERVICE CHARGES
Posted November 27, 2020 OUTSTANDING RATES OR SERVICE CHARGES

Form 4 - Notice Pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995 Requiring Payment of Outstanding Rates or Service Charges

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Posted November 24, 2020 TREE REMOVAL TAKING PLACE

Please be advised that between the 1st and 2nd of December, the tree located near the water tower that has been identified as dangerous due to rotting, will be removed.

SHIRE OF MERREDIN APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Posted November 5, 2020 SHIRE OF MERREDIN APPOINTMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Shire President Councillor Julie Flockart today announced that the process of recruiting a permanent Chief Executive Officer has been completed without an appointment being made. The Council will recommence the process and will confirm the schedule for re-advertising the position at its November monthly meeting.

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Posted October 28, 2020 EXTENSION TO RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD

The 2 week extension of the Restricted Period is for the purpose of Brigade Hazard Reduction Burns only and not for the general public.

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Posted October 6, 2020 AMENDMENT TO RATES INSTALMENT DUE DATES

At the September Ordinary Council Meeting, Council adopted new 2020/21 Rates Instalment due dates.

NOTICE OF MEETING – BUSH FIRES ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING (BFAC)
Posted September 30, 2020 NOTICE OF MEETING – BUSH FIRES ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING (BFAC) PRE-SEASON MEETING

The annual BFAC Pre-Season meeting will be held on Thursday, 15 October 2020 from 4pm – 6pm, at The Commercial Hotel, Merredin.

FIRE CONTROL OFFICER APPOINTMENT
Posted August 24, 2020 FIRE CONTROL OFFICER APPOINTMENT

Notice is hereby given that the following person has been appointed to the designated position for the Shire of Merredin in accordance with section 38(1) of the Bush Fires Act 1954.

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Posted August 19, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE - SHIRE ADMIN BUILDING CLOSURE

Please be advised that the Shire Administration Building will be closed on the morning of Thursday, 20 August 2020, until 11am due to staff training.

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Posted July 30, 2020 AMENDED COUNCIL MEETING TIME

It is hereby notified for public information that in accordance with section 5.25(g) of the Local Government Act and Regulation 12 (2), that the Ordinary Council Meeting Scheduled for 4:00pm Tuesday, 18 August 2020, be rescheduled to a start time of 4.30pm.

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Posted July 30, 2020 MERREDIN DOG PARK

We have conducted an investigation into three recent reports concerning allegations of dog baiting at the Merredin Dog Park on Coronation Street.

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Posted July 17, 2020 ROUND 2 COMMUNITY GRANTS NOW OPEN!

The Shire of Merredin is delighted to announce a second round of applications for its Community Funding Program.

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Posted June 22, 2020 SHIRE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING CLOSURE

Please be advised that the Shire Administration Building will be closed on the morning of Wednesday, 24 June 2020, until 11am due to staff training.

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Posted June 9, 2020 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE DIFFERENTIAL RATES 2020/21

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the intention of the Shire of Merredin to levy the following differential rates on Unimproved Values for each rating category for the 2020/21 financial year.

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Posted June 5, 2020 SHIRE OF MERREDIN LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME

Notice is hereby given that the local government of the Shire of Merredin has prepared the above mentioned planning scheme amendment for the purpose of Rezoning portion of Lot 301 Adamson Rd, Merredin from ‘General Farming’ to ‘Light Industry’; and Re-classifying the portion of Adamson Rd fronting Lots 301 & 525 Adamson Rd, Merredin from Local Scheme Reserve ‘Parks and Recreation’, ‘Light Industry’ zone and ‘General Farming” zone to ‘No Zone’.

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Posted May 18, 2020 NO FIREWOOD COLLECTION ALLOWED WITHIN MERREDIN SHIRE 

The Shire would like to remind community members to please not take any wood from road verges, reserves or any other land controlled by the Shire of Merredin as this activity is illegal and the Shire will issue infringements to those caught doing so.

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Posted May 13, 2020 ADMIN BUILDING OPEN - APPOINTMENTS RECOMMENDED

The Shire of Merredin is pleased to welcome members of the public back to the Administration building.

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Posted April 28, 2020 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT - APPOINTMENT ONLY

The Shire of Merredin will be OPEN for restricted appointments for Department of Transport transactions from 1.15pm to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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Posted April 16, 2020 CHANGE TO COUNCIL MEETINGS

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Government regulations regarding unnecessary gatherings of more than 2 people, Council will be implementing changes to Council Meeting procedures.

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Posted April 9, 2020 NO BURNING OVER EASTER

There will be no burning permits issued for Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Easter.

RESTRICTED BURNING EXTENDED
Posted April 8, 2020 RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD EXTENDED 

The FES Commissioner of DFES has given notice that under section 18(2) of the Bush Fires Act 1954, the Restricted Burning Time for the Shire of Merredin has been extended from Wednesday, 1 April 2020 to Thursday, 30 April 2020.

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Posted March 20, 2020 MUNICIPAL HERITAGE INVENTORY REVIEW

The Shire of Merredin is currently reviewing its municipal heritage inventory and is calling for nominations from members of the public

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Posted March 19, 2020 PAYMENTS AT SHIRE FACILITIES

The Shire of Merredin are implementing the necessary steps to help protect the community and contain the spread of COVID-19.

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Posted February 24, 2020 COMMUNITY FUNDING PROGRAM

Council invites requests for financial support through the Shire of Merredin’s Community Funding Program 2020/21.

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Posted February 21, 2020 ROAD WORKS

Road works will commence next week on Monday 24th February 2020.

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Posted February 20, 2020 REVIEW OF THE MERREDIN MUNICIPAL HERITAGE INVENTORY

The Shire of Merredin has engaged Ms Laura Gray to undertake a review of the Merredin Municipal Heritage Inventory.

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