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Kilmore 3764 - Stage 3 Draft Structure Plan and Town Centre Plan Open For Comment

We are seeking feedback from the community on the draft Structure Plan and draft Town Centre Plan from 29 April to 31 May 2016. View the draft Plans on Engaging Mitchell and you can attend a drop-in session during May at the Kilmore Library, book an appointment with a Council officer, make an emailed or mailed submission or participate in an online survey. Drop-in sessions are listed on the project website. Get involved!

Wandong/Heathcote Junction 3758 - Stage 3 Draft Plan Now Open for Consultation

Attend a drop-in session during May, book an individual appointment with a Council officer or participate in surveys on the Draft Wandong/Heathcote Junction Structure Plan. Plan now available on Engaging Mitchell. Submissions close 5pm, Tuesday 31 May 2016.

Join the Mitchell Community Voice Panel

if you live, work or play in Mitchell Shire, we want to hear from you. Join the Community Voice Panel by registering on the Engaging Mitchell website and you'll be invited via email to participate in consultation activities and provide feedback.

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Public Notice - Special Council Meeting - Monday 23 May

A Special Meeting of Mitchell Shire Council will be held in the Council Chamber, 113 High Street Broadford on Monday 23 May 2016 commencing at 5.00pm. The business to be transacted at the meeting will be: Review 2016 – Councillor Code of Conduct.

Planning 101 Information Sessions - Thursday 26 May 2016

Ever had any questions about Planning? Attend our Planning Education Community Forum to find out more - 1-3pm and 6-8pm Thursday 26 May at Broadford RSL. RSVP by 5pm Monday 23 May via statplan@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au Tea and coffee provided. All welcome!

Willowmavin Road Bridge Replacement and Road Closure

A small bridge on the Willowmavin Road near Kings Lane will be replaced as part of Council’s 2015/16 Capital Works Program for bridge works. A road closure and detour will be in place during the works which are expected to last 2-3 weeks depending on weather.

Stand For Council Candidate Information Sessions - 7pm-9pm Tuesday 24 May and Tuesday 26 July Broadford

Are you considering nominating to be a candidate? A general election of Councillors for Mitchell Shire Council will be held on Saturday 22 October 2016. Prospective candidates are encouraged to attend a Candidate Information Session, facilitated by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) on either 7pm-9pm Tuesday 24 May or Tuesday 26 July, Council Chambers, 113 High St Broadford...

Outdoor pool, library and customer service hours reduce to deliver $135k savings

Changes to operating hours for outdoor pools, libraries and customer service will deliver $135,000 in savings as part of Mitchell Shire Council’s response to meet the 2.5 per cent rate cap and deliver an additional $2 million in operating savings. Opening hours for Customer and Library Service Centres will reduce by 15 hours a week across Broadford, Kilmore, Seymour and Wallan sites to deliver $85,000 in savings.Council is also changing the weather trigger for opening outdoor pools in Broadford, Seymour and Tallarook to deliver an estimated $50,000 in savings and to bring the direct cost of providing these services closer in line with similar councils.

Public Notice - Proposed Budget 2016/17, Strategic Resource Plan 2017-2020 and Rating Strategy

On Monday 18 April 2016, Mitchell Shire Council formally considered its Proposed Budget for 2016/17, the 2017-2020 Strategic Resource Plan and the Council’s Rating Strategy. Council will meet to adopt its Budget, Strategic Resource Plan and Rating Strategy at 113 High Street Broadford at an Ordinary Meeting of Council at 7pm on 20 June 2016...

$2.6m savings drive budget focus for 16/17

Council is releasing its 2016/17 financial plan for community input this week with a focus on a $2.6 million efficiency. To meet the 2.5% rate cap, $633,000 has been removed from the operating budget for 2016/17 with cuts to grants, delays to strategic planning initiatives and slight reductions to operating hours for customer service, libraries and leisure.

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