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Administrator's Column

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Posted on: 7 February, 2017

Administrator’s Column - 8 February 2017

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With everyone back on deck after a great break over the Christmas and New Year period, Snowy Monaro Regional Council is getting back into full swing. Council has been extremely busy with one, really important issue – the Bombala water supply. I would li...Read on...

Posted on: 7 February, 2017

Administrator’s Column - 1 February 2017

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The Bombala and District Chamber of Commerce, with assistance from Council, have developed an initiative to give their main street a much needed facelift. ‘Paint the Town Rad’ is an idea that is still being developed by the Chamber for the betterment of t...Read on...

Posted on: 7 February, 2017

Administrator’s Column - 25 January 2017

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On Monday 23 January the Community Recycling Centre in Jindabyne was officially opened. Snowy Monaro Regional Council received a grant for $139,300 to establish the Centre under the NSW Government’s Waste Less, Recycle More initiative, funded from the was...Read on...

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Media Releases

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Posted on: 11 April, 2017

Asbestos Awareness

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Betty is coming to Cooma...

Betty is a purpose built mobile model house designed to demonstrate where asbestos may be found in the home – if built prior to 1987.

The purpose of the visit is to educate people of the dangers of asbestos.

The house will be located at Centennial P...Read on...

Posted on: 11 April, 2017

Changes to Kerbside Collections During the Easter Holiday Period

Due to Public Holidays and operational requirements over the Easter holiday period there will be some changes to Waste, Recycling and Food Organics/Garden Organics (FOGO) kerbside collections for the following areas.

Snowy Monaro Regional Council wishes to advise residents that due to Public Holidays and operational requirements over the Easter holiday period there will be some changes to Waste, Recycling and Food Organics/Garden Organics (FOGO) kerbside collections f...Read on...

Posted on: 10 April, 2017

Public Notice - Heritage Information Session

A PowerPoint presentation designed for all members of the community will be given by Council’s Heritage Advisor on Thursday, 18 May 2017 in Delegate.

This presentation will include the definition of ‘heritage’, describe what is meant by the term ‘significance’, explain what ‘listing’ means for an owner, and provide information on how people may like to contribute to Council’s database on the heritage. ...Read on...

Posted on: 3 April, 2017

Kalkite Street Remains Closed as Council Listens to School Community

Snowy Monaro Regional Council has listened to the concerns of the Jindabyne Central School community, ensuring Kalkite Street will remain closed to traffic.

A meeting was held at the school last week with Snowy Monaro Regional Council Administrator, Dean Lynch joining council engineers, parents and members of the school council to discuss upgrades to Snowy River Avenue and the proposed plan to re-open Kalkite...Read on...

Posted on: 28 March, 2017

Council Welcomes University of Canberra Vice Chancellor

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The University of Canberra is looking to strengthen its ties with the Snowy Monaro region when its Vice Chancellor, Deep Saini, makes his first visit to Cooma this week.

Vice Chancellor Saini commenced his role in September last year and his trip to Cooma on Tuesday, March 28 will be his first regional visit.

Snowy Monaro Regional Council is looking forward to welcoming Professor Saini to the region with tours set dow...Read on...

Posted on: 27 March, 2017

Council Excited for Youth Week Activities

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Snowy Monaro Regional Council is gearing up for Youth Week 2017 with a range of events and activities planned for the Snowy Monaro region.

The week of festivities kicks off in Cooma with Friday Night Live on March 31. The Cooma Youth Hub hosts the event from 6pm with all welcome to cheer on local youth musical talent.

In Jindabyne one of the highlights of Youth Week will be the Op Shop Fa...Read on...

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Posted on: 22 March, 2017

Bombala LRC Members Encourage Locals to Have Their Say

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The Bombala and Delegate communities are being encouraged to take part in what Local Representative Committee (LRC) member Gabrielle Rea has described as a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity.

Ms Rea who is an active member of her community and the Bombala LRC is calling on locals to provide feedback about the proposed projects through the Snowy Monaro Regional Council’s Major Projects Program. Funding for these important projects has been secu...Read on...

Posted on: 20 March, 2017

Council Welcomes New Era for Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme

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Snowy Monaro Regional Council Administrator, Dean Lynch, has welcomed the Federal Government’s $2 billion injection into the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme.

Snowy Monaro Regional Council Administrator, Dean Lynch, has welcomed the Federal Government’s $2 billion injection into the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme.

Administrator Lynch has thrown his support behind the announcement, calling the plan to...Read on...

Posted on: 13 March, 2017

Local Projects Become a Reality

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Twenty local projects set to benefit the region have successfully received funding through round two of the NSW Government’s Stronger Communities Fund.

Snowy Monaro Regional Council along with the Member for Monaro John Barilaro have allocated funds to these worthwhile projects. The successful grant recipients were announced today (Monday, March 13) by Snowy Monaro Regional Council Administrator, Dean Ly...Read on...

Posted on: 31 January, 2017

Stronger Communities Fund - Major Projects Program

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Snowy Monaro Regional Council is seeking community feedback on the proposed infrastructure projects to be funded under the $14m Stronger Communities Fund Major Project Program from the NSW Government for newly merged councils.

“I am looking forward to seeing the benefits these projects bring to local communities. I would encourage residents to have their say on what projects they see as the priorities in their community,” said the Member for Monaro John Barilaro.

“This fund ...Read on...

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Posted on: 21 February, 2017

Snowy Monaro Community Grants Round Two Outcomes

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The Stronger Communities Fund ($15M), secured by Council from the NSW State Government, effectively has two programs: Community Grants (up to $1M) and Major Projects ($14M).

The ‘Snowy Monaro Community Grants’ (SMCG) program is the mechanism that Council initiated to deliver the NSW Government grant funding (up to $1M) to incorporated not-for-profit community groups. A dedicated Stronger Communities Fund Assessment Panel revi...Read on...

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Posted on: 6 February, 2017

Opening of New Sheep and Calf Yards at the Cooma Livestock Selling Centre

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The public are invited to attend the opening of the new sheep/calf yards at the Cooma Livestock Selling Centre, on Tuesday 14 February 2017 at 9.45am.

The opening of the new sheep/calf yards at the Cooma Livestock Selling Centre will be officially opened by Snowy Monaro Regional Council Administrator, Dean Lynch, on Tuesday 14 February 2017 at 9.45am. Followed by the fortnightly sheep sale which commenc...Read on...

Posted on: 6 February, 2017

Public Notice - Kerbside Collection Trial Continues in Cooma Township

Snowy Monaro Regional Council are continuing to conduct a trial in the Cooma township on kerbside recycling collection, yellow lidded bins, with a side lifter collection vehicle, between Tuesday 7 February and Thursday 9 February.

Council will continue to operate its usual collection vehicle in conjunction with this trial, collecting the paper and cardboard crates. However, it would be greatly appreciated if the black paper and cardboard crates are not placed inside the recycle bin...Read on...

Posted on: 5 January, 2017

New Fee for Wheel In Wheel Out Waste and Recycling Service

On 21 December 2016, SnowyMonaro Regional Council’s Administrator endorsed that
a new fee for Wheel In Wheel Out waste and recycling services be placed on public
exhibition.

This service is optional for residents that receive a Waste and Recycling Service within the
region and elect to use it. For those residents wishing to participate in this service theproposed annual fee is $888.00.

The exemption for eligible infirme...Read on...

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Posted on: 7 December, 2016

Snowy River LRC Changing of the Guard

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Snowy Monaro Regional Council formally thanks former Snowy River Shire Council Mayor, John Cahill, for his years of service, after accepting his resignation from the Snowy River Local Representative Committee (LRC).

“The community of the former Snowy River is a richer place for John’s many years of service. John has worked hard to accomplish so many achievements throughout his service both as Councillor and Mayor. John has always been a passionate man who represented...Read on...

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Posted on: 3 August, 2016

Snowy River Avenue Road Condition Update

The transformation project along Snowy River Avenue, Jindabyne commenced in 2014, with work to produce a concept design showing Council’s future vision for the avenue.

In 2016, and in preparation for construction work currently scheduled for February 2017, Council engaged contractors to install stormwater pipes from Gippsland Street through to Kalkite Street; this work was completed in June 2016.

Unfortunately, a com...Read on...

Posted on: 8 September, 2016

Changes to Sundry Debtors Accounts

Council advises that as from 1 August 2016, for the 2017 financial year, the terms for Sundry Debtor accounts have changed and are as listed.

Debtor account terms;

• Invoices are now due 14 days from the date of issue.
• A $20.00 fee will be charged on overdue accounts.• Interest will be charged on outstanding accounts. The interest rate for the 2017 financial year is currently 8...Read on...

Posted on: 29 August, 2016

Livestock Loose on Dalgety Road near Berridale

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Council has received a number of complaints in relation to unattended livestock on the Dalgety Road, near Berridale. Approximately 40 sheep including lambs and a bull are currently wandering along the road 5km from Berridale heading towards Dalgety.

General Manager, Joseph Vescio urges the public to drive cautiously until the road is clear of livestock.

“Council’s Ranger is currently on routine to bring the situation under control. In the meantime please drive with caution while travelling throug...Read on...

Posted on: 13 May, 2016

Snowy Monaro Regional Council - Office and Facilities Temporarily Closed for First All Staff Meeting

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All offices and facilities within the new local government area of the Snowy Monaro Regional Council will temporarily be closed on Monday 16 May 2016, between the hours of 8.30am to 1pm.

The closure is to allow the newly appointed interim General Manag...Read on...

Posted on: 12 May, 2016

Merger Announcement Handed Down, Snowy River to merge with Bombala and Cooma Monaro Councils

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Snowy Monaro Regional Council to replace Bombala, Cooma Monaro and Snowy River local government areas.

After months of anticipation, the State Government has finally announced their amalgamation decision, which will see Snowy River merge with Bombala and Cooma Monaro Councils. The Snowy Monaro Regional Council will replace the three current local governmen...Read on...

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Waste Related

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Posted on: 8 August, 2016

Changes to Rural Waste Management

Snowy Monaro Regional Council has adopted new arrangements relating to Rural Waste Management and Waste Disposal Charges for the users of Transfer Stations at Bredbo, Nimmitabel, Numeralla and Collection Points at Smiths Road and Michelago, and Rural resi...Read on...