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NOTICE OF ORDINARY MEETING OF COUNCIL – 12 AUGUST 2020
The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 12 August 2020 in the Margaret River Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River. Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:
Monthly Financial Report – June 2020
List of Payments – June 2020
RFQ 052001 Purchase of Track-type Loader (Waste Handling Arrangement)
White Elephant Café Gnarabup Sub Lease and Redevelopment
Creative Culture Plan 20-25
Margaret River Precinct Plan 2020-2030 and Walk and Off-Road Cycle Trails Strategy Margaret River 2020-2024
Final Corporate Plan 2020-24
White Elephant – Additions and Alterations
COVID-19 Financial Hardship Policy
Community Care Package – Economic Stimulus and Community Grant Funding Program
For further information and requests for deputations or submission of public questions, please contact the Governance Officer / Council Support, Claire Schiller on (08) 9780 5205 or email email@example.com.
*This list is subject to change. A final list of agenda items and briefings will be available on the Shire’s website from 6pm Friday 31 July 2020.
The next installment of the popular Living Smart Program starts Tuesday 18 August 2020.
Living Smart is a holistic seven-session sustainability course for adults (16+) which teaches local residents how to live a little lighter and reduce their environmental footprint.
Topics include how to: grow delicious food, reduce our power & water bills, use renewable energy, live with less waste, create fabulous compost & make our own chemical-free household cleaners.
Dates: Tuesday 18 August - Tuesday 22 September 2020
Time: 5:30pm - 8pm
Duration: 6 weeks on Tuesdays (plus one weekend field trip)
Location: Shire of Augusta Margaret River
Cost: $100 + booking fee per person
Enquiries: Laura Bailey - firstname.lastname@example.org 0423 957 788
Limited tickets available, book early to avoid disappointment!
The Shire of Augusta Margaret River proposes to make amendments to two local laws: Cemeteries Local Law 2020 and Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2020.
The purpose and effect of the amendments to the Cemeteries Local Law 2020 is to allow for more clarity on when an application for burial is to be accompanied by a certificate of identification.
The purpose and effect of the amendments to the Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2020is to make clear what a permissible verge treatment is.
A copy of the proposed amendments to the local laws may be requested for inspection by calling the Shire offices on 9755 5255 between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday and available online https://www.amrshire.wa.gov.au/news/community-consultation.
Submissions about the proposed amendments to the local laws may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Augusta Margaret River, PO Box 61, Margaret River, WA 6285 by no later than 4.00pm on Monday 21th September 2020.
Chief Executive Officer
The next Bush Fire Advisory Committee Meeting will be held in Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River on Wednesday, 19 August 2020 commencing at 6.00pm.
All members of the public are welcome to attend.
For further information, please contact Lisa Garstone on 9780 5639 or via email at email@example.com
Chief Executive Officer
The Shire's 2020-21Community Development and Events Grants are open to local community-based, volunteer and not-for-profit organisations to deliver projects and events that foster community resilience, connection and wellbeing.
Two new grant categories are available:
We encourage you to discuss your proposal with us prior to submitting an application. For information contact the Community Development Team on (08) 9780 5255 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply, Grant Guidelines and Application Forms can be accessed via the Shire’s website at
Community Development and Events Grants close 4pm Thursday 10 September 2020.
Easy Grants are open all year or until funds are expended.
Grants Information Session
Join an information session about these grants and tips for applying, followed by ConnectGroups funding opportunities.
Date: Tuesday 11 August 2020
Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm
Venue: Shire of Augusta Margaret River
Mainbreak Meeting Room, 41 Wallcliffe Road Margaret River.
Click here to register.
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41 Wallcliffe Road
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