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Community Consultation is your opportunity to provide input on a range of Council projects and activites and to be involved in Council's decision making processes.

Council’s Draft Strategic Plan 2017-2021

Council has drafted its Strategic Plan 2017-2021 as its blueprint for operations over the next 4 years, with the aim to continue to make Wattle Range a ‘Great Place to Live and Work’.

Council welcomes feedback and comments in relation to the plan and members of the public are invited to be involved in this important planning process by making written submissions to Council in relation the Strategic Plan 2017-2021.

Written submissions marked “STRATEGIC PLAN 2017-2021” must be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Wattle Range Council, PO Box 27, MILLICENT, SA, 5280, or forwarded by email to council@wattlerange.sa.gov.au and must be received by COB on Friday, 14 July 2017.

Members of the public are also invited to attend one of the three (3) public meetings to be held:

Monday 26 June - 6 pm Beachport Visitor Information Centre
Tuesday 27 June - 6 pm Penola Visitor Information Centre
Wednesday 28 June - 6 pm        Millicent Civic & Arts Centre

Copies of Council’s Strategic Plan 2017-2021 are available from each of Council’s Offices and the Millicent Library, during normal office hours, or can be downloaded below:

Draft Strategic Plan 2017-2021 Cover

Wattle Range Council Strategic Plan 2017-2021 Consultation Copy(2488 kb)

Expressions of Interest - Lease of Council Buildings/Land

Organisations, businesses and community groups are invited to submit an Expression of Interest for the lease of the following Council owned buildings/land:-

-          Millicent Community Garden (Millicent Community Hub adjacent Fifth Street, Millicent)
-          Former Millicent Netball Association Clubrooms (Adjacent North Terrace, Millicent)
-          Millicent Stock Saleyards – Grain Shed (Saleyards Road, Millicent)

An information package detailing the facility location and specifications, evaluation process and conditions of Lease is available from the Council’s Millicent Office, ‘Civic Centre’, George Street, Millicent (Phone 8733 0900) during normal office hours or downloaded below:

Information Package EOI - Lease of Council-owned Buildings/Land

Interested persons will be required to complete the Expression of Interest Form and address the key assessment criteria contained as part of the Information Package.

Written Expressions of Interest marked – “LEASE OF COUNCIL OWNED BUILDINGS/LAND” – and addressed to Wattle Range Council, PO Box 27, MILLICENT SA 5280 close on Friday 14 July, 2017 at 5pm.

Please note that consideration of the Expressions of Interest received, may be tabled at a public meeting of Council unless otherwise indicated by the applicant in which case their details are to be excluded from publication.

No Expressions of Interest necessarily accepted.

Naming of Unnamed Laneway - Penola

Notice is given that Council proposes to formally name an unnamed laneway near Penola.

In accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy (Policy 1.5) and the Naming of Roads Policy (Policy 5.1), the public is invited to comment and make formal representation to Council on a proposed name for this laneway as shown in the map below:

 Unnamed Lane Penola Consult Plan

Written submissions marked “Unnamed Laneway - Penola” can be:

•       posted to PO Box 27, Millicent SA 5280;
•       left at any of Council's Offices; or 
•       emailed to council@wattlerange.sa.gov.au

and will be received by Council until Wednesday, 19 July 2017 at 5pm.

Please note that all comments, including the names of those responding may be tabled at a public meeting of Council unless otherwise indicated by the respondent in which case their details are to be excluded from publication.

Lease of Community Land - Portion of McLaughlin Park

NOTICE is hereby given that Council proposes to enter into a Ground Lease over land classified as Community Land, being Portion of Section 701 and Lot 1, DP 27369, Section 597, Hundred of Mount Muirhead (McLaughlin Park, Millicent) in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act, 1999. 

Council is proposing to enter into a new Ground Lease with the Millicent & District International Basketball Association for the occupation of land located within the McLaughlin Park Sports complex for the purpose of operating a basketball facility, canteen facility and ancillary uses.

In accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy, the public are invited to comment on this proposal for the lease of portion of Council land known as the McLaughlin Park Sports complex (Portion of Section 701 and Lot 1, DP 27369, Section 597, Hundred of Mount Muirhead (McLaughlin Park, Millicent).  Written comments marked – “LEASE OF COMMUNITY LAND” – and addressed to Wattle Range Council, PO Box 27, MILLICENT, SA, 5280 close on Friday, 21 July at 5pm

Please note that all comments, including the names of those responding may be tabled at a public meeting of Council unless otherwise indicated by the respondent in which case their details are to be excluded from publication.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Council on 8733 0900 during normal office hours.  A copy of the Consultation Report can be viewed at Council’s Millicent Office or downloaded below:

Lease of Community Land - Portion of McLaughlin Park, Millicent

Millicent Shop Trading Hours Consultation

Wattle Range Council recently invited interested persons to make written submissions on a proposal to abolish the Proclaimed Shopping District in Millicent.

Submissions have now closed and the results were presented to Elected Members at the Council meeting of 11 April 2017. Council resolved not to pursue any recommendation to the Minister to deregulate the town’s trading hours.

Further information available at www.wattlerange.sa.gov.au/millicentshoptrading 

Category 3 Development Public Notfication

Due to their nature, some types of development proposals require public notification. This allows people likely to be affected by the development the opportunity to comment.

Any application(s) currently on public notification are available to view here and anyone wishing to make representation to Council should do so in writing by the closing dates shown on the notice.

Penola Town Square Project

The Penola Town Square is an ongoing project being progressed by Wattle Range Council and members of the Penola community. 

A community based consultation group has been formed to further develop a vision for the square considering the needs and desires of the future users of the space.

For further information visit www.wattlerange.sa.gov.au/penolatownsquare or find them on facebook.

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