Ratepayers will soon receive a special information pack with their rates notice called ‘Investing in Your Future’. It’s about a proposal for a Special Rate Variation that would commence in July 2018.
The Investing in Your Future brochure outlines three funding options for community members to consider. Each option will have a different outcome in terms of the standards to which Council manages its assets and delivers its services. This information pack is just the start of the important community consultation by Council about Investing in Your Future.
As part of this, Council will have town meetings, an online survey, information kiosks at shopping centres and markets and a telephone survey. Information will also be available online and in publications. As a first step, you can have your say by returning the reply paid postcard with your rates notices or by participating in the online survey at www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au/investing-inyourfuture,” she said.
The postcard offers three options for local assets: 1. Reduce 2. Stabilise or 3. Improve.
Like most councils in NSW, Hawkesbury Council have reached a point where they need to invest more resources in renewing and maintaining their ageing assets, like our roads, buildings and parks. Residents have told Council which assets were more important to them and they identified roads as a priority followed by the condition of our town centres and public spaces, stormwater drains, footpaths and parks.
For further information, attend one of the many public meetings or information kiosks being held throughout the Hawkesbury – location and times available at www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au and you can also have your say by returning the reply paid postcard with your rates notices or by participating in the online survey at www. yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au/investing-in-yourfuture
For more information, visit www.yourhawkesbury-yoursay.com.au or call Customer Service on 4560 4444.
Tuesday, 18 July @ 6pm Glossodia Community Centre, Glossodia
Wednesday, 19 July @ 6pm Tiningi Community Centre, Bligh Park
Thursday, 20 July @ 6pm Horrie Eley Memorial Hall, Colo Heights
Wednesday, 26 July @ 6pm Windsor Function Centre, Windsor
Thursday, 27 July @ 6:30pm North Richmond Community Centre, North
Monday, 31 July @ 6:30pm Pitt Town Anglican Church, Pitt Town
Wednesday, 2 August @ 6pm Maraylya Hall, Maraylya
Thursday, 3 August @ 7:30pm McMahons Park Community Centre, Kurrajong
Thursday, 10 August @ 6pm Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre,
* This session is being held at an accessible facility with AUSLAN interpreters
available. Transport assistance to this meeting is available on request.
Saturday, 12 August @ 11am St Albans School of Arts, St Albans
Saturday, 15 July @ 9am Glossodia Shopping Centre, Glossodia
Saturday, 15 July @ 9am McLeod Park Markets, South Windsor
Monday, 17 July @ 9am Bligh Park Shops, Bligh Park
Saturday, 22 July @ 9am Windsor Marketplace (Woolworths), Windsor
Saturday, 22 July @ 9am North Richmond Village, North Richmond
Sunday, 23 July @ 9am Windsor Mall Markets, Windsor Mall
Monday, 24 July @ 9am Windsor Riverview (Coles), Windsor
Saturday, 29 July @ 9am Richmond Good Food Markets, Richmond Park
Saturday, 29 July @ 9am Bilpin Markets, Bilpin
Saturday, 5 August @ 9am Wilberforce Village Shops, Wilberforce
Monday, 7 August @ 9am Richmond Marketplace, Richmond