UPPER MACQUARIE COUNTY COUNCIL AERIAL SPRAYING PROGRAM
HIGHLIGHTS FROM 21 JULY 2020 COUNCIL MEETING
LATEST NEWS FROM MAYOR KATHY SAJOWITZ - THURSDAY 16 JULY 2020
The NSW Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Grant of $500 up to $3,000 is available to eligible NSW small business owners and non-profit organisations. Applications will open on 1 July 2020 and close at 11:59 pm Sunday 16 August 2020.
LATEST NEWS FROM MAYOR KATHY SAJOWITZ - THURSDAY 9 JULY 2020
Oberon Health Council is seeking members of the community to fill current vacancies. Membership provides an opportunity to identify the health and wellness needs and priorities of the community and advocate for the services that are required to support these priorities.
NSW GOVERNMENT BACKS VISION FOR MALACHI GILMORE HALL
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.
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.
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.