Congratulations John and Lucy on securing funding of $173000 towards the ongoing restoration and fit out of the historic and much loved Malachi Gilmore Hall. Minister for Customer Service the Hon Victor Dominelli along with our Local Member the Hon Paul Toole visited Oberon to present John and Lucy with this very welcome support as part of the NSW Government Infrastructure Grants Program/Clubs Grant Category 3.
NSW GOVERNMENT BACKS VISION FOR MALACHI GILMORE HALL
LATEST NEWS FROM MAYOR KATHY SAJOWITZ - THURSDAY 2 JULY 2020
News this week from the Hon Melinda Pavey, Minister for Water, Property and Housing that the second attempt by Bathurst Regional Council to procure water from the Oberon Dam has been unsuccessful. The request was denied due to "the importance of the Fish River Scheme to parts of Greater Sydney's water supply system". The dam is currently sitting at 24.6% and the community are under level two water restrictions.
LATEST NEWS FROM MAYOR KATHY SAJOWITZ - THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2020
Every year the NSW Government through the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal set the allowable rate increase for councils. The 2020/21 designated increase has been set at 2.6%. For Oberon this means an approximate increase in revenue of $110,000.
COMMUNITY CONSULTATION - DRAFT 2020-21 OPERATIONAL PLAN, STATEMENT OF REVENUE POLICY, VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT
LATEST NEWS FROM MAYOR KATHY SAJOWITZ - THURSDAY 18 JUNE 2020
COVID-19 Restrictions look like being substantially eased by mid-July in most areas of our society. It has been a difficult time and I would like to take this opportunity to thank our residents for their patience and cooperation through what has been an inconvenient time for some. We have all had to be mindful and tolerant of the situation.
CHECKING YOUR WATER PIPES
OBERON STREET PAVING WORKS
O'CONNELL RECREATION GROUND FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT
Many O’Connell community members joined staff and students from O’Connell Public School, councillors and our local member Paul Toole at the Site of the proposed O’Connell Recreation Ground on Wednesday 9 June 2020 to hear an announcement that funding of $349,579 has been allocated through the Stronger Country Communities Fund to commence stage one of this project which will be a wonderful facility, not only for O’Connell residents but the...
LATEST NEWS FROM MAYOR KATHY SAJOWITZ - THURSDAY 11 JUNE 2020
The Jenolan Caves Historical & Preservation Society needs your vote! The Society has been nominated for an Essential Energy Community Choices Program Grant and if successful the funds will be used to cover costs to move the archive collection which is offsite due to the Five Mile Road closure, floods & COVID-19 restrictions - and they need to pay removalists to return them.