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CBH Planning Development Application - Workforce Accommodation
Posted 27 May 2024 CBH Planning Development Application - Workforce Accommodation

Public comment is invited on the received Planning Development Application proposing a Worker's Accommodation at Lot 55 Williams-Kondinin Rd, Wickepin.

Proposed Local Laws
Posted 06 March 2024 Proposed Local Laws

Written submissions are invited on the proposed new Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2024, and Fencing Local Law 2024.

Temporary Arrangements at Wickepin Waste Site
Posted 01 February 2024 Temporary Arrangements at Wickepin Waste Site

Wickepin Shire has activated a contingency plan to establish a temporary waste site for use by local residents.

Update - Fire at Wickepin Waste Site
Posted 30 January 2024 Update - Fire at Wickepin Waste Site

Further Update – Fire at Wickepin Waste Site

Update - Fire at Wickepin Waste Site
Posted 18 January 2024 Update - Fire at Wickepin Waste Site

Update – Fire at Wickepin Waste Site The Wickepin Waste has been closed since 5 January due to a fire. The waste site will remain closed to the public until it is determined to be safe for all users

Shire of Wickepin Local Planning Scheme No. 4 - Amendment No. 3
Posted 04 January 2024 Shire of Wickepin Local Planning Scheme No. 4 - Amendment No. 3

It is hereby notified for public information that in accordance with Section 75 of the Planning and Development Act 2005, the Shire of Wickepin has resolved to amend Town Planning Scheme No 4

Notice of General Meeting of Electors
Posted 02 January 2024 Notice of General Meeting of Electors

In accordance with section 5.27 of the Local Government Act 1995 the Shire of Wickepin invites electors to attend the Annual General Meeting of Electors.

New Chief Executive Officer Appointed
Posted 15 December 2023 New Chief Executive Officer Appointed

The Shire of Wickepin is pleased to announce the appointment of Kellie Bartley as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Christmas Lights Competition 2023
Posted 10 November 2023 Christmas Lights Competition 2023

Yealering Ablution Block
Posted 26 October 2023 Yealering Ablution Block

The Yealering ablution block is closed until further notice. Construction of the new amenities will commence soon.

Prohibited Burning Period
Posted 26 October 2023 Prohibited Burning Period

Due to seasonal conditions, the Shire of Wickepin would like to advise our local community that the "Prohibited Burning Period" is being brought forward to 1 November 2023 and will cease midnight 7 February 2024. This means that no burning in the open air may occur during the above mentioned period. This is in accordance with section 17 (7) & (8) of the Bush Fires Act 1954 and in accordance with delegated authority under section 17 (10) of the Bush Fires Act 1954. Thanks to everyone for helping keep our community safe.

Wickepin Aquatic Centre
Posted 25 October 2023 Wickepin Aquatic Centre

💦 WICKEPIN AQUATIC CENTRE 💦 The Wickepin swimming pool will open for the 2023/2024 season on Wednesday 1 November 2023. The pool will be closed every second Tuesday from Tuesday 7 November 2023 except during VacSwim or Education Department swimming lessons. Season passes are available from the Shire Office. · Family - $132 · Adult - $84 · Child - $60

Licensing Closed - Friday 20 October 2023
Posted 16 October 2023 Licensing Closed - Friday 20 October 2023

Licensing will be closed on Friday 20 October 2023. Thank you for your understanding.

Notice of Special Council Meeting
Posted 04 October 2023 Notice of Special Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of Council will be held on Thursday 5 October 2023 in the Shire of Wickepin Council Chambers, 77 Wogolin Road, Wickepin commencing at 6.00pm.

2023 Seniors Christmas Lunch - Volunteers Needed
Posted 29 September 2023 2023 Seniors Christmas Lunch - Volunteers Needed

The 2023 Senior Christmas Lunch will be held on Friday 1 December 2023 at the Wickepin Community Centre, commencing at 11.30am. The Seniors Christmas Lunch is an event our seniors look forward to every year. This year we are in need of some new volunteers. Please contact the Shire Office if you can help in anyway.

Resignation of Chief Executive Officer
Posted 22 September 2023 Resignation of Chief Executive Officer

Mr Nathan Cain has tendered his resignation as Chief Executive Officer of the Shire of Wickepin and will finish in the role on Friday 6 October 2023. In accepting Mr Cain’s resignation, Shire President Julie Russell expressed Council’s appreciation on behalf of the community Mr Cain’s service to the Shire and extends best wishes to him for any future endeavour. Council has appointed Mrs Erika Clement as the Acting Chief Executive Officer and will shortly be commencing a recruitment process for Mr Cain’s successor.

Notice of Special Council Meeting
Posted 20 September 2023 Notice of Special Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that a Special Council Meeting will be held on Thursday 21 September 2023, in the Shire of Wickepin Council Chambers, 77 Wogolin Road, Wickepin commencing at 6.00 pm. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the following: Confidential Staff Matter

2023-2024 Rates Payments Due Dates
Posted 19 September 2023 2023-2024 Rates Payments Due Dates

Discount Due Date: 27 September 2023 1st Instalment: 27 September 2023 2nd Instalment: 27 November 2023 3rd Instalment: 27 January 2024 4th Instalment: 28 March 2024

Office Closure
Posted 05 September 2023 Office Closure

The Shire of Wickepin Office will be closing at 2.45pm on Friday 8 September 2023. Normal Hours will resume on Monday 11 September 2023. Thank you for your understanding.

Local Government Elections - Call For Nominations
Posted 24 August 2023 Local Government Elections - Call For Nominations

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 21 October 2023 in the Shire of Wickepin to fill the following vacancies: District 3 Councillors 4 year terms Nominations Open on Thursday, 31 August 2023 Nominations Close at 4:00pm Thursday, 7 September 2023 Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer: • at any time during the above period by arrangement; or • between 2:00pm and 4:00pm Thursday, 7 September 2023 (close of nominations) at the Shire of Wickepin, 77 Wogolin Rd, WICKEPIN.

Public Notice - September Ordinary Council Meeting 2023 - Change of Date
Posted 18 August 2023 Public Notice - September Ordinary Council Meeting 2023 - Change of Date

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1995 section 5.25 the Shire of Wickepin amends the date of the September 2023 Ordinary Council Meeting to Wednesday 13 September 2023, with the time to remain unchanged (commencing 3.30pm).

WASTE FACILITY CLOSURES
Posted 11 August 2023 WASTE FACILITY CLOSURES

The Shire of Wickepin advises it has incurred illegal dumping of bulk asbestos at the Wickepin, Yealering and Harrismith Waste Facilities. The Wickepin Waste Facility has been re-opened, and the Yealering Waste Facility will re-open tomorrow (Saturday 12 August 2023). Unfortunately the Harrismith Waste Facility will remain closed until further notice. This action has been taken in the interest of public safety, and the appropriate authorities advised. Containment of the asbestos has been undertaken in accordance with requirements, however users of the facilities are advised to maintain a safe distance from the marked areas. Signage and fencing is in place. I apologise for this action and acknowledge the inconvenience the closure of these Waste Facilities is causing the community, however this is outside the Shire’s control. Please report any illegal waste dumping via the Pollution Watch Service on 1300 784 782.

2023 Local Government Elections
Posted 07 August 2023 2023 Local Government Elections

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY ELECTION CLOSE OF ENROLMENTS ROLL CLOSE: 5:00 PM Friday, 25 August 2023

July 2023 Minutes of Council
Posted 21 July 2023 July 2023 Minutes of Council

Read the latest minutes from the July ordinary meeting of council.

Notice of General Meeting of Electors
Posted 16 June 2023 Notice of General Meeting of Electors

In accordance with section 5.27 of the Local Government Act 1995 the Shire of Wickepin invites electors to attend the Annual General Meeting of Electors. The purpose of the meeting is to present the Shire of Wickepin 2021-2022 Annual Report, and any other general business.

Naming of the Wickepin Independent Living Units
Posted 22 May 2023 Naming of the Wickepin Independent Living Units

After many years of waiting, the Wickepin Independent Living Units are nearing completion!

Disposition of Property - 4 Plover St, Wickepin
Posted 20 April 2023 Disposition of Property - 4 Plover St, Wickepin

In accordance with section 3.58 of the Local Government Act 1995, it is hereby notified the Shire of Wickepin is advertising its intention to dispose of the following property via sale.

2023/2024 COMMUNITY GRANTS - NOW OPEN
Posted 14 March 2023 2023/2024 COMMUNITY GRANTS - NOW OPEN

COMMUNITY GRANTS - NOW OPEN - Have you got a great idea for your Community Group?

2023/2024 COMMUNITY GRANTS - OPENING SOON
Posted 23 February 2023 2023/2024 COMMUNITY GRANTS - OPENING SOON

COMMUNITY GRANTS - OPENING SOON - Have you got a great idea for your Community Group?

2023 Australia Day Breakfast & Community Awards
Posted 30 January 2023 2023 Australia Day Breakfast & Community Awards

The 2023 Australia Day Breakfast and presentation of Community Awards was held at the Wickepin Community Centre on Thursday 26 January 2023..

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