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Roadworks at Molong Cemetery

Thursday 19 October 2017

Roadworks will be undertaken at Molong Cemetery starting on Monday 23 October 2017 and are expected to take about a week to complete.

Cabonne Council apologises for any inconvenience, but the work is part of Council's efforts to upgrade the cemetery access.

 

Australia Day awards nominations close soon

Thursday 19 October 2017

Nominations are closing soon for Cabonne Council’s 2018 Australia Day awards.
Residents have only until 5pm on Friday 3 November 2017 to submit nominations for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Group of the Year awards in various towns and villages within Cabonne Shire, with the winners to be announced on Australia Day (Friday 26 January 2018).
Mayor Kevin Beatty said this was a perfect opportunity to recognise the work of worthy volunteers within the community and he urged as many people as possible to nominate someone who should be...

Record 155 finalists for 2017 Cabonne Daroo Business Awards

Tuesday 17 October 2017

A record 155 finalists have been announced for next month’s 2017 Daroo Business Awards, which showcase the quality and diversity of businesses based in Cabonne Shire.
The list of finalists is more than 60 greater than last year, which was also a record, making competition stronger than ever when the awards are presented at a gala dinner at Yeoval on Friday 3 November 2017.
Mayor Kevin Beatty said the Daroos put the spotlight on Cabonne businesses and organisations that demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their service or management.
“The profile of the awards has...

Your input sought for Economic Development Strategy workshop

Thursday 12 October 2017

Cabonne Council is inviting individuals and community groups to participate in a workshop later this month to help develop a regional economic development strategy.
As part of $1.3 billion the NSW Government has allocated from the sale of “poles and wires” for infrastructure for the regions, Cabonne, Orange and Blayney Councils are working with NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and their consultants AgEconPlus to develop a strategy for the future growth of the region.
Deputy Premier John Barilaro said unlocking the potential of regional businesses to create jobs was an...

Time running out to comment on Stronger Country Communities Fund projects

Monday 9 October 2017

Cabonne Council is seeking public comment by 5pm today (Tuesday 10 October 2017) on projects prioritised for funding under the NSW Government's Stronger Country Communities Fund.

New infrastructure and enhancements to existing facilities are being earmarked under the program over the next two years to make NSW Local Government Areas attractive places to live and work.

At its Ordinary Meeting on 26 September 2017, Cabonne Council prioritised the following projects for funding under the first round of the program:

  • Expansion of Molong Early Learning Centre to Double...

Council offices closed on Friday 13 October 2017

Thursday 5 October 2017

The offices of Cabonne Council will be closed on Friday 13 October 2017 for Local Government Union Picnic Day.

The offices will re-open on at 9am on Monday 16 October 2017 at 9am.

For bushfire emergencies please phone 000. For all other emergencies please contact Council’s after hours number 02 6392 3234.

 

Tickets on sale now for 2017 Cabonne Daroo Business Awards

Thursday 5 October 2017

Tickets are on sale now for one of Cabonne’s premier events – the annual Cabonne Daroo Business Awards dinner.
With the cream of Cabonne’s businesses vying for awards in 17 categories, including the coveted Best Business in Cabonne trophy, tickets to the gala dinner at Yeoval Memorial Hall on Friday 3 November 2017 are expected to be hot property.
Acknowledged as one of the major events on the regional business calendar and a model for business awards in rural Australia, the Daroos recognise the achievements and contributions of Cabonne businesses and their employees.
“...

Councillors delegated to liaise with each Cabonne village

Thursday 5 October 2017

Cabonne Council has delegated councillors to liaise with villages and locations within the Shire to provide a conduit between the community and the council.
The councillors will be a contact point for residents in each location and will attend progress association meetings in all areas where there are progress or improvement associations.
Mayor Kevin Beatty said this has been the council’s practice since wards were abolished some time ago.
“Although all councillors have been elected to represent the whole Local Government Area, we want the community to know they also have...

Public comment sought on projects prioritised for funding under Stronger Country Communities Fund

Thursday 28 September 2017

Cabonne Council is seeking public comment on projects prioritised for funding under the NSW Government's Stronger Country Communities Fund.

New infrastructure and enhancements to existing facilities are being earmarked under the program over the next two years to make NSW Local Government Areas attractive places to live and work.

At its Ordinary Meeting on 26 September 2017, Cabonne Council prioritised the following projects for funding under the first round of the program:

  • Expansion of Molong Early Learning Centre to Double the Number of Placements. Total cost: $...

Draw from box decides new Cabonne Mayor

Tuesday 26 September 2017

First time councillor Kevin Beatty is the new Mayor of Cabonne after his name was drawn from a box following a tied ballot.
Cr Beatty, who will serve in the role for the next two years, was one of three candidates for the mayoral role along with Crs Ian Davison and Anthony Durkin.
The draw was required when Crs Beatty and Davison were locked at six votes each when preferences were distributed after Cr Durkin was eliminated on primary votes.
At that point, Cr Davison had polled five votes, Cr Beatty four and Cr Durkin three.
Cr Durkin defeated four other candidates...

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