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Time running out to apply for Cabonne community assistance grants

Monday 14 August 2017

Community groups in Cabonne have only until the end of this week to apply for Council grants to improve the liveability of their areas.
Applications for Community Assistance Program grants, which are designed to provide an ongoing or sustainable benefit to Cabonne communities, will close at 5pm on Friday 18 August 2017.
To be eligible, groups must be a not-for-profit organisation in the Cabonne Local Government Area and be undertaking a project on non-commercial facilities within the Shire.
Cabonne Mayor Ian Gosper said each project would be judged on its merits and the...

Voting now open for 2017 Daroo Business Awards

Friday 11 August 2017

Voting is now open for the 2017 Daroo Business Awards after near record nominations were received for this year’s event.

Voting can be done online by going to the www.daroobusinessawards.com.au website or clicking on the link below.

The deadline to vote is 5pm on Friday 15th September 2017.

People without computer or internet access should contact the Central NSW HQ on 6362 0448 or Cabonne Council on 6392 3200 and a voting form will be mailed to them with a replay paid...

Cabonne residents will also vote on referendum question

Wednesday 9 August 2017

Cabonne residents and ratepayers will also vote on a referendum question when they go to the polls for the council election on September 9.
Electors will be asked to decide whether the council reduces its councillor numbers from 12 to nine for the council’s next term in three years’ time.
Eligible voters must vote YES if they support or NO if they oppose the question.
If the referendum question is passed, the reduction in councillor numbers will take effect from the Local Government elections in 2020.
Voters will receive the referendum question along with their...

Cabonne Mayor receives Emeritus Mayor Award from Local Govt NSW

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Cabonne Mayor Ian Gosper was praised for his outstanding commitment and dedication when he received a special Emeritus Mayor Award today from Local Government NSW.
The President of Local Government NSW Cr Keith Rhoades presented the award to Cr Gosper at a ceremony at the Molong Council Chambers.
The award recognises the long-standing dedication, leadership and direction that Cr Gosper has provided to his community.
Cr Gosper has announced he will not be contesting next month’s Cabonne Council election after serving nine years on the Council, four as Mayor and two as...

Access roads to Mount Canobolas reopened

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Access roads to Mount Canobolas have been reopened following an inspection at 3pm this afternoon.

 

Community drop-in session to comment on proposed Molong pedestrian facility

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Roads and Maritime Services has invited members of the community to view and provide comments on the design to improve an important pedestrian facility in Molong at a community drop-in session next week.

The drop-in session will be held at Molong Council Chambers, 99-101 Bank Street Molong, on Monday 14 August from 2pm to 4pm.

As part of the Walking Communities Program, new kerb extensions will be installed at the pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Hill and Gidley Streets to improve safety for community members.

This is an opportunity for the community to view...

Mount Canobolas access roads remain closed

Tuesday 8 August 2017

Access roads to Mount Canobolas remain closed today (Tuesday 8 August 2017) by snow and ice.
A further inspection will be held tomorrow morning to reassess the situation and determine whether the roads can be reopened.
The boom gates are closed to help ensure motorists are not at risk of an accident or being stranded on the mountain.
Cabonne Council’s priority is the safety of all road users. It will endeavour to open the roads should conditions allow it. However, if snow or ice make conditions dangerous, the boom gates on the access roads will stay closed.
Drivers...

Mount Canobolas access roads closed

Monday 7 August 2017

Access roads to Mount Canobolas have been closed this afternoon (Monday 7 August 2017) following forecasts that snow falls are possible overnight.
An inspection will be held tomorrow to reassess the situation and determine whether the roads can be reopened.
The boom gates will be closed as a precaution to help ensure motorists are not at risk of an accident or being stranded on the mountain overnight.
Cabonne Council’s priority is the safety of road users. It will endeavour to open the roads should conditions allow it. However, if snow or ice make conditions dangerous,...

Cabonne projects sought for Stronger Country Communities funding

Friday 4 August 2017

Cabonne organisations are being urged to apply for a share of $200 million in State Government funding for projects to make their areas more attractive places to live and work.
New infrastructure, such as parks, playgrounds and cycle tracks, are being earmarked under the Stronger Country Communities Fund, along with refurbishments to existing facilities including community centres and libraries.
Enhancing local parks and supporting facilities, such as kitchens and toilet blocks, will also be considered.
There is no cap on the cost of projects, but each must be worth at...

Cabonne Mayor Ian Gosper announces his retirement

Friday 4 August 2017

Mayor Ian Gosper has thanked the people of Cabonne for their steadfast support over the past nine years after announcing today that he would not see re-election at next month’s Cabonne Council poll.
Cr Gosper, who has served four years as Mayor and two as Deputy Mayor, said he had agonised over the decision, but it was time to step back and let someone else have a go.
He described his experience on Council as one of the most rewarding of his life, despite a difficult period in the past few years leading the successful fight to stave off the proposed amalgamation with Orange...

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