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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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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 via statplan@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au Tea and coffee provided. All welcome!

Stand For Council Candidate Information Session - 7pm-9pm Tuesday 24 May 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) 7pm-9pm Tuesday 24 May, Council Chambers, 113 High St Broadford...

Budget 2016-17 Information Sessions - 3-5 May 2016

We are holding Budget Information Sessions for interested community members on our proposed Budget 2016-17, Strategic Resource Plan and Rating Strategy. Sessions will be held at 7.30 PM in: Kilmore Library (3 May), Seymour Sports and Aquatic Centre (4 May) and Wallan Multipurpose Centre (5 May). This is an opportunity to discuss key areas of the 2016/17 budget and show you how we plan to keep our long-term financial indicators on track in a rate capped environment. Visit Engaging Mitchell to view the proposed Budget 2016-17, Strategic Resource Plan and Rating Strategy.

2016 Volunteer Luncheon - 12pm Tuesday 10 May Broadford Hall

In recognition of National Volunteer Week and the valuable contribution volunteers make to our community, Mitchell Shire Council and Nexus Primary Health have joined together to host the 2016 Volunteer Luncheon. The luncheon is a free event for volunteers across the Mitchell Shire and is our way of acknowledging and thanking our valuable volunteers. RSVP’s are essential to this ticketed event as spaces are limited. RSVP by 4 May...

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.

Mitchell Announces New CEO

David Turnbull will become Mitchell Shire Council’s new CEO on 23 May after 9 years as CEO at City of Whittlesea and 12 years as Director Planning and Development. Mr Turnbull is an accomplished, dedicated local government CEO with a 38-year career in local government. His entire career has been with Interface municipalities undergoing significant change and growth, combined with the challenge of maintaining township, rural and green wedge qualities.

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