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Hadfield Park Play Space Survey

Mitchell Shire Council's 2015/16 capital works budget includes a provision of $400,000 for an upgraded playground at the park. Council is also seeking some additional external funding and, if successful, could develop an expanded project. Council would appreciate you taking the time to complete this short initial survey to help prepare a design concept plan to be used as the basis for more detailed community consultation. The survey will be open until 27 October 2015

Draft Waste Management Strategy 2015-20

The Draft Waste Management Strategy 2015-20 is now open for submissions on Engaging Mitchell. The WMS also provides a solid framework for managing waste and resource recovery more effectively and efficiently. You can either email a submission or particpate in the survey. Submissions will be accepted until 5pm 26 October 2015.

2015 Maternal and Child Health Parents and Guardians Survey

We are seeking feedback from parents and guardians on our Maternal and Child Health Services. The feedback will provide valuable input into the future direction of the Service. Complete the survey on Engaging Mitchell by 5pm 20 November. All survey responses will remain anonymous.

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Community Meeting - Lancefield

12.06PM 7.10.15 A community meeting will be held today, Wednesday 7 October, at 2 pm at the Lancefield Mechanics Institute, The Crescent, Lancefield for people affected by the Lancefield/Cobaw fire. Please continue to monitor emergency service communications when travelling to this meeting.

Current Relief Centre Status

12.23pm 7.10.15 Relief Centres in Seymour, Yea and Gisborne are now closed. Any resident who requires further support should contact their Council Customer Service Centre (Mitchell Shire 03 5734 6200) Continue to monitor fire conditions via CFA and VicEmergency websites for more information.

Resource Recovery Centres Closed on Total Fire Ban Days

Please be aware that all Mitchell Resource Recovery Centres are closed on Total Fire Ban and Code Red days. Other closed days, opening times and accepted items can be found on our Resource Recovery Centre page.

Australia Day Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominatons are now invited in four categories for the 2016 Australia Day Awards: Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year and Access and Inclusion Champion Award. Nominations will be accepted until 12 noon Friday 13 November 2015.

Information on Burning Off

As of 1 October you may need a permit to burn off on your property in Mitchell. Check our Open Air Burning Off page and factsheet for information on our Local Laws.

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