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Take part in the Mitchell Shire Economic Development Consumer Survey

We are inviting the wider community to have your say on the future economic direction of the Shire and the key issues facing Mitchell Shire business owners, employers, trades and local shoppers - to help develop our new Economic Development Strategy. It should only take 10 minutes of your time. Survey open until 4 February 2016.

Draft Rural Roadside Environmental Management Plan Extended

At the 14 December 2015 Council meeting, Council resolved to extend the public exhibition period of the Draft Rural Roadside Environmental Management Plan to obtain additional community feedback. View the draft Plan on our Engaging Mitchell website. Submissions will be accepted until 5pm Sunday 14 February 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 activites and provide feedback.

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2016 Mitchell Shire Health and Wellbeing Expo - Saturday 5 March 2016

Come along to the 2016 Mitchell Shire Health and Wellbeing Expo,10am-2pm Saturday 5 March at the Wallan Multipurpose Centre. Participate in a range of live demonstrations and activities at the Wallan Multipurpose Centre. Showcasing a range of local businesses and organisations: dance, food, fitness, sport, mental health, safety and more. Free classes and activities for everyone. Book a class or find out more by contacting Jaala Freer on 03 5734 6200 or email jaala.freer@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au

Seymour War Memorial Outdoor Pool Closed for Private Bookings

Please note the Seymour War Memorial Outdoor Pool will be closed the following dates and times due to private bookings: Saturday 30 January 2016 12pm to 5pm, Tuesday 9 February 2016 5pm to 7.30pm, Saturday 13 February 2016 12pm to 5pm, Sunday 14 February 2016 12pm to 2pm. For more information contact the pool during operating hours on 03 5799 2688.

Wallan Town Centre Plan Face-To-Face Surveys

Wallan and Hidden Valley residents will be asked to participate in face-to-face surveys on 30-31 January and 6-7 February 2016 to support the Wallan Town Centre Plan consultation. The Town Centre Master Plan and Urban Design Framework (Town Centre Plan) was identified as a Priority Project in the Wallan Structure Plan that was approved and adopted in 2015.

Proposed Stone Quarry, Wallan - Have Your Say

Council is currently seeking feedback from the community about a proposed stone quarry at 175 Northern Highway Wallan (Planning Application PLP191/15). Click through for more information about the application and to view the supporting documentation. All submissions will be taken into consideration when Council determines the application. To be involved in the process, ensure that your submission is received by 2 February 2016.

Community input wanted to help manage rural roadsides

Do you have ideas on how Mitchell Shire Council can balance competing needs on rural roadsides such as fire management; grazing; habitat and corridors for wildlife; remnant vegetation; tracks and trails; legislative responsibilities and providing utility services? Council wants your thoughts on this and more in the draft Rural Roadside Environmental Management Plan. Consultation has been extended to 14 February.

Mitchell CEO to take on new leadership role with Glen Eira

Mitchell Shire Council’s CEO Rebecca McKenzie today announced she is taking up a new appointment as Glen Eira Council’s CEO in Melbourne’s south. Ms McKenzie began with Mitchell Shire in 2012 and will resign her post in early February. She said it had been a great privilege to work with the Councillors, staff and community of Mitchell over the last three-and-a-half-years.

Mitchell Outdoor Pools Open for Summer

Our Outdoor Pools are open for summer. Make a splash at outdoor pools in Seymour, Tallarook and Broadford until Labour Day March 2016.

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