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Restricted Burning Period – 9 November 2018 to 21 December 2018

A permit to burn is required. Contact your Fire Control Officer (FCO).

Prohibited Burning Period – 22 December 2018 to 13 March 2019

Burning is prohibited. No campfires.

More details and FCO contact information is available in the Bushfire Management Notice 2018-2019. 

NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL – 23 JANUARY 2019, 5.30pm

 

The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 23 January 2019  in Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:

 

  • Lower Margaret River Action Foreshore Plan
  • Sports and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting Minutes 5 December 2018
  • List of Payments for December 2018
  • Financial Activity Statement November 2018
  • List of Payments for November 2018
  • Extension of Acting CEO Employment
  • Physically Active Communities Policy
  • Bush Fire Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes – 21 November 2018
  • Flinders Bay Boat Ramp
  • Foreshore Action Plan
  • Australian Tourism Councils Advocacy Group
  • Public Event (WSL Surf Pro) – Surfers Point and the Box, Prevally and North Point, Gracetown

 

All members of the public are welcome to attend.

 

For further information and requests for deputations, please visit amrshire.wa.gov.au or contact Megan Smith on (08) 9780 5200 or email msmith@amrshire.wa.gov.au.

 

*This list is subject to change. A final list of agenda items and briefings will be available on the Shire’s website from 6pm Thursday 10 January 2019.

Gracetown Footpath and Carpark – Cowaramup Bay Road – from Melaleuca beach carpark to Percy Street.

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be commencing new works in December to the footpath and carpark located on Cowaramup Bay Road – from Melaleuca beach carpark to Percy Street.  These works involve a footpath connection and car parks across the road from the Gracetown General Store.  These works are funded by the Shire.

Full traffic control will be in place so please follow the traffic controllers signage and instructions.  There maybe some delays however most works will be “off the road”.  Access to Melaleuca Beach carpark may be restricted on occasions.

The Shire has engaged a contractor for these works.  Once the Shire has a confirmed date to commence these works, notification will be given, however works are anticipated to be completed (weather permitting) prior to Christmas.

If you have any questions relating to these works, please contact the Shire's Operations Coordinator, Mr Grant Kirby on 9780 5649.

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River has resolved to make a local law relating to erosion and sediment control (Erosion and Sediment Control Local Law 2018).

The purpose of this local law is to require management measures to prevent erosion and the escape of sediment and pollutants from land.

The effect of this local law is that all owners or occupiers of land within the Shire will need to comply with the provisions of the local law.

A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at or obtained from the Shire’s Offices 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday and at any public library within the Shire of Augusta Margaret River during normal opening hours.  Also available for viewing by clicking on the link below:

Draft Erosion and Sediment Control Local Law Submission Form - Draft Local Law

Submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Acting Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Augusta Margaret River, PO Box 61, Margaret River, WA 6285 by no later than 4.00pm on Monday 21st January 2019.

DALE PUTLAND

ACTING CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

NOTICE OF 2019 SCHEDULE OF DATES AND VENUES FOR ORDINARY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

Ordinary Meetings of Council for 2019:

First meeting of month commencing at 5.30pm                      Second meeting of month commencing at 5.30pm

JANUARY               N/A                                                          Wednesday 23 (Margaret River)

FEBRUARY            Wednesday 13 (Margaret River)            Wednesday 27 (Margaret River)

MARCH                   Wednesday 13 (Augusta)                       Wednesday 27 (Margaret River)

APRIL                      Wednesday 10 (Margaret River)            No meeting

MAY                        Wednesday 8  (Margaret River)             Wednesday 22 (Margaret River)

JUNE                      Wednesday 12 (Augusta)                       Wednesday 26 (Margaret River)

JULY                       No meeting                                             Wednesday 24 (Margaret River)

AUGUST                 Wednesday 14 (Margaret River)            Wednesday 28 (Margaret River) commencing at 2pm

SEPTEMBER          Wednesday 11 (Augusta)                       Wednesday 25 (Margaret River)

OCTOBER              No meeting                                             Wednesday 23 (Margaret River)

NOVEMBER            Wednesday 13 (Margaret River)            Wednesday 27 (Margaret River)

DECEMBER            Wednesday 11 (Margaret River)            N/A

 

Augusta Margaret River Audit and Risk Management Committee meetings for 2019:

DATE                                      VENUE                                                                    TIME

Wednesday 13 March            Augusta Council Chambers                                    4.30pm

Wednesday 26 June               Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              4.30pm

Wednesday 23 October          Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              4.30pm

 

Augusta Margaret River Local Emergency Management Committee meetings for 2019:

DATE                                      VENUE                                                    TIME

Tuesday 12 February              Margaret River Council Chambers          4:30pm

Tuesday 14 May                     Augusta Council Chambers                    4:30pm

Tuesday 13 Augusta              Margaret River Council Chambers         4.30pm

Tuesday 12 November           Margaret River Council Chambers         4:30pm

 

Augusta Margaret River Bush Fire Advisory Committee meetings for 2019:

DATE                                      VENUE                                                    TIME

Wednesday 20 February        Margaret River Council Chambers          6:00pm

Wednesday 15 May                Augusta Council Council Chambers       6:00pm

Wednesday 21 August            Margaret River Council Chambers         6.00pm

Wednesday 20 November      Margaret River Council Chambers         6:00pm

 

Augusta Margaret River Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee meetings for 2019:

DATE                                      VENUE                                                                    TIME

Wednesday 6 February          Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              7.00pm

Wednesday 3 April                 Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              7.00pm

Wednesday 5 June                 Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              7.00pm

Wednesday 7 August              Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              7.00pm

Wednesday 16 October          Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              7.00pm

Wednesday 4 December        Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              7.00pm

 

Augusta Margaret River Sustainability Advisory Committee meetings for 2019:

DATE                                      VENUE                                                                    TIME

Thursday 14 March                Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              5:30pm

Thursday 20 June                   Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              5.30pm

Thursday 19 September         Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              5:30pm

Thursday 12 December          Margaret RiverMainbreak Meeting Room               5:30pm

 

Augusta Margaret River Sustainability Economy Advisory Committee Meetings for 2019:

DATE                                      VENUE                                                                    TIME

Thursday 21 February            Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              5:30pm

Thursday 16 May                    Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              5.30pm

Thursday 15 August                Margaret River Mainbreak Meeting Room              5:30pm

Thursday 5 December            Margaret RiverMainbreak Meeting Room               5:30pm

 

 

For further information please contact Claire Schiller on 9780 5205 or cschiller@amrshire.wa.gov.au.

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Margaret River WA 6285

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