PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL (RESCHEDULED) – 9TH APRIL 2020 @ 2.00PM

Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of the Glamorgan Spring Bay Council will be held on Thursday 9 April 2020 commencing at 2.00pm to be held in the Council Chambers, Triabunna.  Due to the limits imposed on public gatherings for coronavirus (COVID-19) this meeting will not be open to the public.  The meeting will be live streamed and recorded in accordance with Council Policy.

The following matters will be discussed in open session:

  • Draft Statement of Expectations

Part of the meeting will be closed to discuss the following matters:

  • Personnel Matters
  • Drought Communities Programme – Extension Funding
  • Implementation of measures by Glamorgan Spring Bay Council in dealing with COVID-19

Ian Pearce, Acting General Manager

 

CHANGE TO OPENING HOURS – WASTE TRANSFER STATIONS

Please note that effective Monday 6th April 2020 the following opening hours will apply to the Bicheno, Coles Bay, Orford and Swansea Waste Transfer Stations:

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday     2.30pm – 4.30pm
  • Sunday                                            10.00am – 2.00pm

Ian Pearce, Acting General Manager

 

1 APRIL 2020 – IMPORTANT COMMUNITY INFORMATION UPDATE

Please note the following:

  • The Council meeting scheduled for the 30 March was cancelled.
  • The Council Office remains closed until further notice.  You may still contact the office by phoning 6256 4777.
  • The Orford Waste Management Centre remains closed until further notice.
  • East Coast Health (Triabunna) Medical Centre and Spring Bay Medical Centre have both now re-opened.

Clr Debbie Wisby, Mayor

 

DRAFT 10-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN 2020-2029

Draft GSBC 10-Year Strategic Plan 2020-2029

Council is pleased to invite community consultation and feedback on the Draft Glamorgan Spring Bay Council 10-Year Strategic Plan 2020-2029.

Please provide these comments in writing to Council by 5.00pm Friday 24 April 2020.

All comments should be addressed to the Acting General Manager via e-mail admin@freycinet.tas.gov.au or mailed to PO Box 6 Triabunna Tas 7190.

Ian Pearce, Acting General Manager

 

26 MARCH 2020 – IMPLEMENTATION OF SOCIAL DISTANCING – FUTURE USE OF GSBC HALLS AND CLUB ROOMS AND COUNCIL ORGANISED AND OR FUNDED EVENTS

In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 through face-to-face contact and taking the advice from the Australian Government Department of Health into account, Council at its ordinary meeting held on the 24 March 2020 resolved that:

The use of all Council halls and club rooms by the public (including all sports and community groups), excluding official Council business, will cease until further notice; and

All Council organised and or funded community events (including sports events) and bus trips will cease until further notice; and

No Glamorgan Spring Bay Council Section 24 Committee meetings are to be held until further notice, excluding the Statement of Expectations Committee and the General Manager’s Performance Review Committee.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Council office if you require clarification on the above.

Ian Pearce, Acting General Manager

 

25 MARCH 2020 – PUBLIC INFORMATION DOCUMENT – COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

Up to date information relating to the Tasmanian response to COVID-19 can be accessed via the following link:

http://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/

This link also provides access to the Australian Government Department of Health National Health Alerts.

 

25 MARCH 2020 – IMPORTANT NOTICE – GLAMORGAN SPRING BAY COUNCIL OFFICE CLOSURE

In order to try to reduce the risk of spreading the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the Council Office is now closed to the public.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

To contact Council, please either email   admin@freycinet.tas.gov.au or telephone (03) 6256 4777 to speak with our Customer Service Officers.

We thank you for your patience and understanding at this difficult time.

Chris Schroeder, General Manager

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS)

The following community facts sheets have been released from the Tasmanian Government Department of Health.

This information provides advice on how you can prepare and what to do if affected by the Coronavirus.

Important Information About Coronavirus.pdf

Self Assessment Tool – COVID-19 Fact Sheet.pdf

Protecting Yourself – COVID-19 Fact Sheet.pdf

Hand Washing Procedure – COVID-19 Fact Sheet.pdf

Coronavirus Where Can I Get Information v2.pdf

Tasmanian Hotlines – COVID-19 Fact Sheet.pdf

To stay informed please refer to the Tasmanian Government Department of Health  website.

 

PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT – GLAMORGAN SPRING BAY INTERIM PLANNING SCHEME 2015

Council initiated the following amendment to the Glamorgan Spring Bay Interim Planning Scheme 2015:

AM NO:              2019/03

APPLICANT:         Glamorgan Spring Bay Council

DESCRIPTION:     The amendment proposed to insert the Bushfire Prone Areas Overlay across the whole Council area, as recommended by the Tasmania Fire Service

The amendment and associated plans and reports may be inspected at the Council offices, 9 Melbourne Street, Triabunna, during normal office hours or downloaded from the following links

LINK – Council initiation report

LINK – GSB LGA – IPS Planning report v2

LINK – draft amendment mapbook

LINK – Bushfire Prone Areas Overlay FAQ

Any person may make a representation to the amendment by email or letter addressed to the General Manager and sent to planning@freycinet.tas.gov.au  or posted to Glamorgan Spring Bay Council, PO Box 6, Triabunna, 7190.

Representations must be received by close of business, 2 April 2020.

Please include your name and a return postal address if mailing your representation.

 

RECREATIONAL WATER RESULTS

Sampling of Recreational Water is required under the provisions of the Recreational Water Quality Guidelines as prescribed by the Public Health Act 1997.  The Australian Guidelines for Recreational Use of Water provide for the procedures and prescribed limits for the different uses for the water.  Consideration has only been given to the highest class of use, Primary contact.

Results for Glamorgan Spring Bay Council are listed below:

The Recreational Water Quality Guidelines 2007 (Public Health Act 1997) sets the base limit for microbiological standards for investigation as greater than 140 enterococci/100ml.

Resampling must be undertaken within 48 hours of becoming aware of a 140/100ml enterococci sample and conduct appropriate sanitary inspection.

Where two consecutive samples are greater than 280/100ml, the public must be advised if primary contact water body and resampling must be undertaken immediately within 48 hours of becoming aware of the result.  Any decision to remove an advisory sign shall be determined in conjunction with the Director of Public Health.

As shown all commonly used recreational sites comply with the microbiological guidelines of a median value of not more than <140 cfu/100mL Enterococci.

 

GLAMORGAN SPRING BAY DRAFT LOCAL PROVISION SCHEDULE

Representations are invited from 13 December 2019 to 15 February 2020 to comment on the Glamorgan Spring Bay draft Local Provision Schedule to the Tasmanian Planning Scheme.

For further information and details on how to submit comments please Click Here

 

NOTICES OF THE UPCOMING SECTION 24 COMMITTEE MEETINGS CAN BE FOUND HERE

 

OPENING TIMES – WASTE MANAGEMENT CENTRES

All Waste Transfer Stations in the municipal area are open during the following times:

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday     2.30pm – 4.30pm
  • Sunday                                            10.00am – 2.00pm

The area of Waste Management has evolved from being landfill sites to environmentally responsible waste management and recycling centres.

Council continues to operate its kerbside collection and recycling service throughout the Municipal area.

Council will continue to promote and implement the Waste Management Strategy and its associated implications.

Council operates Waste Management Centres in Bicheno, Coles Bay, Swansea and Orford.

If you would like any further information regarding your kerbside collection, or any other enquiries regarding Waste Management, please call the Works Department on 03 6256 4777.

 

CAN’T FIND WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR HERE?   CHECK UNDER COMMUNITY CONSULTATION

 

 APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMITS

Applications have been submitted to the Glamorgan Spring Bay Council for a planning permit for the following uses and/or developments.

By accessing the following information on this website, you will be taken to have agreed to the following terms and conditions:

The information on this website is provided for the purpose of encouraging public awareness and participation in the planning process in accordance with the objectives of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 The information is not a detailed history of the planning application process and is not notification for the purpose of section 57(3) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993

The contents of this website (which includes downloadable material) are subject to copyright and are protected by law.  Council grants you a non-exclusive licence to reproduce the contents of this website in your web browser for the sole purpose of viewing the content.  Council reserves all other rights.  Digital applications displayed on this website are intended for public perusal only and should not be reproduced without the consent of the copyright owner.

Persons wishing to confirm the details of the application can view the application at the locations below during normal office hours.

The relevant documents will be available for inspection on Council’s website, Triabunna Council Office, Swansea Visitor Information Centre during normal working hours. Additionally, applications for Coles Bay are available for inspection at the Coles Bay Post Office and applications for Bicheno are available at the Bicheno Visitor Information Centre during normal opening hours. Any person may make representation in relation to the proposal/s by letter or electronic mail planning@freycinet.tas.gov.au addressed to the General Manager.