Community Consultation

Restricted Burning Period – SUSPENDED

The Restricted Burning Period for the whole of the Shire of Augusta Margaret River has been SUSPENDED as of Midnight (2400hrs) on Monday, 20 May 2019.

Permits to Burn will no longer be required, effective Tuesday, 21 May 2019.

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

NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL – 12 JUNE 2019, 5.30pm

 

The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 12 June 2019 in Council Chambers, 61 Allnutt Terrace, Augusta.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:

 

  • Bush Fire Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes 15 May 2019
  • Monthly Financial Report – April 2019
  • List of Payments – April 2019
  • Review of Purchasing Policy and Regional Price Preference Policy
  • Review of Delegations

 

All members of the public are welcome to attend.

 

For further information and requests for deputations, please visit amrshire.wa.gov.au or contact Claire Schiller on (08) 9780 5205 or email cschiller@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 30 May 2019.

 

 

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River advises its intention to levy differential general rates during the financial year 2019-20.  Council is in the process of completing the 2019-20 Budget, with an integral component of the funding of intended works and services coming from the general levying of property rates.

 

The Shire proposes to adopt the following rates in the dollar for Gross Rental Value and Unimproved Value properties as well as the associated minimum payment for each category.

 

Rate Category GRV                             Rate in the Dollar (in cents)     Minimum payment

Residential                                            10.7581                                    $1,335

Residential Vacant                                20.6089                                    $1,335

Rural Residential                                   10.3055                                    $1,625

Rural Residential Vacant                       20.0600                                    $1,625

Commercial, Industrial, Tourism             12.7427                                    $1,434

 

Rate Category UV                               Rate in the Dollar (in cents)     Minimum payment

UV Rural                                              0.4705                                      $1,498

UV1 (1 non-rural use)                            0.5880                                      $1,498

UV2 (2 non-rural uses)                          0.7057                                      $1,498

UV3 (3 or more non-rural uses)              0.8233                                      $1,498

Strata Title Vineyard                              0.4705                                      $   879

UV Conservation                                   0.4598                                      $1,441

 

The proposed new rates shown above may change as part of Council’s budget deliberations and consideration of any submissions from electors and ratepayers.

 

A Statement of Objectives and Reasons for adopting the rate in the dollar and minimum payments and the report provided to Council are located on the website www.amrshire.wa.gov.au. Documents are also available at the Margaret River Civic Administration Centre 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and Augusta Office between 9am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Waste Collection Rate

The proposed Waste Facility Maintenance Rate is levied in accordance with section 66 of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2007 (WARR Act 2007) to be as follows and has decreased from $200 in the previous year:

 

GRV properties rate in the dollar:           $0.0222           Minimum:    $180

UV properties rate in the dollar:              $0.0002           Minimum:    $180

 

Electors and ratepayers are invited to make submissions in respect of the proposed rates in the dollar and minimum payments.  Submissions are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Augusta Margaret River, PO Box 61, Margaret River WA 6285 and lodged with the Shire by 4.00 pm on Monday 17 June 2019.

DALE PUTLAND

Acting Chief Executive Officer

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is proposing to impose on the 1st July 2019, the 2019-20 draft schedule of Fees and Charges as adopted by Council at the Ordinary Meeting on 22 May 2019.

 

A copy of the 2019-20 draft schedule of Fees and Charges is available for public viewing at the front counters of the Augusta Office and Margaret River Civic Administration Centre.  The schedule is also available on the publications page of our website www.amrshire.wa.gov.au

 

Submissions on Fees and Charges are to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Augusta Margaret River, PO Box 61, Margaret River  WA  6285 and may be lodged to the Shire by 4pm on Thursday 13 June 2019.

 

DALE PUTLAND

Acting Chief Executive Officer

NOTICE OF SUSTAINABILITY ECONOMY ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING – 15 AUGUST 2019

 

The next Sustainability Economy Advisory Committee Meeting will be held at 5.30pm Thursday 15 August 2019 in Mainbreak Meeting Room, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.

 

All members of the public are welcome to attend.  For further information please contact Saul Cresswell on (08) 9780 5250 or email scresswell@amrshire.wa.gov.au.

 

* A final list of agenda items is available on the Shire’s website on Friday 9 August 2019.

 

 

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Margaret River WA 6285

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