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Moore Court Playground Kilmore

We are seeking feedback on Moore Court Playground, Kilmore. We have $100,000 allocated to upgrade the facility and invite you to complete a survey on Engaging Mitchell on how we can improve the palyground and reserve. Complete the survey by Monday 30 November 2015 and help us prepare a design concept plan.

Seymour 3660 Community Workshops

Day time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm, Tuesday 24th November 2015. Light refreshments will be provided. Evening: 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Wednesday 2nd December 2015. Venue: Seymour Sports and Aquatic Centre, Seymour Room RSVP: seymour3660@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au or call our Strategic Planning Department on (03)5734 6228

Environmental Grants Feedback

Council would like your feedback on the Environmental Grants Program to assist with the evaluation process. Your feedback will be used to inform the review of the program for the 2016/2017 year. Visit Engaging Mitchell and participate in the Survey.

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December Statutory Planning Community Forum Sessions

We are holding forums in December on your experiences with Statutory Planning and how we can ensure we provide the best services for you in the future. Forums will be held in Kilmore, Seymour, Wallan and Broadford.

Business Survey and Workshops

Business owners and operators are invited to have their say on Council’s Economic Development services and broader industry needs to help shape a new Economic Development Strategy for Mitchell Shire. Workshops are being help in Seymour (25 November), Kilmore (1 December), Wallan (2 December) and Broadford (3 December). Visit Engaging Mitchell For locations, more information and a business survey.

2015-16 Declared Fire Danger Period Commenced

The 2015 CFA Fire Danger Period has been declared for Mitchell Shire 26/1015 - 01/05/16. Burning-off permits will not be issued by Community Compliance during the Fire Danger Period. Please check the CFA Website to understand the difference between a Total Fire Ban and Fire Danger Restrictions. For more information contact Community Compliance on 03 5734 6200.

Free Green Waste Disposal at Resource Recovery Centres

Council will accept green waste free of charge at the Broadford, Wallan, Pyalong and Seymour Resource Recovery Centres for the period starting Saturday 24 October to Sunday 29 November 2015. Residents need to show their Driver’s Licence or rates notice at the time of dropping off their green waste. Green waste will need to be sorted from non-green waste items and free from declared weed species.

Small Environmental Grant Application Period Extended

The Mitchell Shire Small Environmental Grant period has been extended until 30 November 2015. Download an application form and view the Guidelines and Minimum Standards prior to submitting your application. Contact our Environment Team on 03 5734 6200 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.

Free Low-Grade Mulch at Wallan Resource Recovery Centre

Come and fill up your trailer with FREE low-grade mulch at the Wallan Resource Recovery Centre until 23 October. If you can wait during peak times, one of our helpful RRC Operators will even load the mulch into your trailer for you. Mulching your garden can be a great way to save water and add organic matter - just remember to place it somewhere that doesn't impact your fire management plan. Enjoy free mulch!

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