Notices and Tenders

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be suspending the Prohibited Burning Period at 11.59pm on Sunday 22 March 2020.The Restricted Burning Period will commence 12.00am on Monday 23 March and will remain in place until Tuesday 12 May (unless varied).

A Permit to Burn is required prior to lighting any fire in the open air during the Restricted Burning Period including for the burning of garden refuse (up to 1 cubic metre) last year which was previously exempt. 

Permits can be issued by your area Fire Control Officer whose details are listed in the Shire’s Firebreak Notice and Bushfire Information 2019–2020 brochure. Fire resources and information are available at www.amrshire.wa.gov.au

Shire of Augusta Margaret River
Appointment of Bush Fire Control Officer

The following person has been appointed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Shire of Augusta Margaret River under section 38 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, as Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer for the purposes of the Bush Fires Act 1954:

Shire Deputy Bush Fire Control Officer — Adam Jasper

STEPHANIE ADDISON-BROWN
Chief Executive Officer

Ashton Street - works have progressed well, still partially open to all public whilst intermittent works are carried out.

Leeuwin Road - works are anticipated to be completed within 2 weeks, weather permitting.  Traffic management is still in place, so please continue to follow traffic controllers and speed limits as sign posted.

Gnarabup Boat Ramp - slight delay for this project, however Visual Message Signs will be in place updating information of closure.

Warner Glen Road - In accordance with section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3 (functions of Local Governments – Closing certain thoroughfares to vehicles).  Works being carried out by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be full road reconstruction from Brockman Highway to Wright Road.  These works are funded by Regional Road Group grant by Main Roads and the Shire.

These works are programmed to commence the week of 13 April 2020 and will take approximately 6 weeks to complete, weather permitting.

During full road reconstruction works, traffic management will be in place and some delays are likely.  The Shire will endeavour to avoid lengthy delays, however, where an alternative route is possible, please consider this.  

Should you have any further enquiries regarding these works, please contact the Shire's Acting Coordinator Works, Phil Lantzke on 0437 516 338 or via email:  plantzke@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Wallcliffe Road - In accordance with section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3 (functions of Local Governments – Closing certain thoroughfares to vehicles).  Works being carried out by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be asphalt overlay and kerbing works will commence Monday 30 March 2020 and are anticipated to take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. 

There will be partial lane closures only and  traffic management in place along with possible delays.  The Shire will endeavour to avoid lengthy delays, however, where an alternative route is possible, please consider this.

Should you have any further enquiries regarding these works, please contact the Shire's Acting Coordinator Works, Phil Lantzke on 0437 516 338 or via email:  plantzke@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Rotary Park - The Shire will be commencing works at Rotary Park this coming week, 30 March.  We will be replacing the existing BBQ's and upgrading seating next to Old Kate.

During these works, no access will be allowed to the construction site.  Works are anticipated to be completed in a week, weather permitting.

If you have any enquiries relating to these works, please contact Acting Manager works, Grant Kirby on 0448 127 281.

Flinders Bay POS - road works will be carried out from Monday 30 March 2020 on the internal road.  The works will be reconstruction of the through road at Flinders Bay POS.  (See map below - works to be carried out between the 2 red stars).

The road will be closed to traffic during works and access to the construction area will be closed.  Access to the location will be open south of the old boat ramp entrance and parking is available on the grass.  All of the playground, amenities - bbq and toilets are still available for use.

If you have any further enquiries regarding these works, please contact the Shire's Acting Coordinator Works, Phil Lantzke on 0437 516 338 or via email:  plantzke@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Flinders Bay POS Road works location

The tender opening for RFT 06-20 is scheduled for 2pm (AWST) Friday 3 April 2020 at the Shire Civic Administration Centre, and under the Local Government (Functions and General) Regulations 1996, members of the public are permitted to attend the opening of tenders.

 

Given the restriction in Shire customer-facing services and social distancing measures currently in place, the Shire is not able to comply with the Regulations. However, to demonstrate compliance with the Regulations as far as is possible, the opening of tenders will be recorded. Persons wishing to be provided access to this recording, or to the names of tenderers, can email tenders@amrshire.wa.gov.au any time after the tender opening.

In accordance with Section 6.11(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is given of the intention to transfer $2 million from the Waste Management Reserve to be used for the purpose of funding a Covid-19 Community Care Package.

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Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
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Fax 08 9757 2512

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