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A new question will go on this page each month with a chance to win a FREE $100 VISA Gift Voucher for the correct answer.
All entries with the correct answer will be entered into a draw and the winner will be announced on Council's webpage and Facebook.
What are five examples of E-waste that can be recycled at Lithgow Solid Waste Depot?
An award-winning community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail is powered by over 150 local councils and is expecting over 10,000 garage sales to be held across the country.
Garage Sale Trail takes place on Saturday 24 October and all households, local organisations, schools, community groups and charities can register via the website www.garagesaletrail.com.au
Registration is free and includes a seller webpage that can be personalised by naming the garage sale and listing items that will be for sale on the day. There’s also a whole swag of tips and tools available to help sellers promote their sales locally. Those who register before the 25th of September will receive a seller pack with lots of goodies to ensure a successful garage sale.
Residents are reminded that a SERVICE BY REQUEST will apply.
Residents can register via Council's website www.council.lithgow.com or alternatively phone Council before 12.00pm FRIDAY 9 OCTOBER 2015.
Then on Sunday night of the collection week, please place your green waste at the kerbside where you normally leave your garbage bin. Residents should ensure the following:
- Garden Prunings – should be no longer than 2 metres, not thicker than 200mm and tied in bundles.
- Lawn Clippings and leaves shall be placed in a durable container, cardboard box or hessian/plastic bag.
- Each bundle or box shall be less than 16 kilograms in weight.
- A maximum quantity of 1 cubic metre (about 4 wheelie bins) will apply.
The session will be held on Saturday 10th October from 12pm-4pm.
The library will be open to HSC students only, from 12.00-4.00 pm, for revision, study and a bit of down time in between. Free wi-fi will be available as well as the resources of the library, including our new collection of HSC study guides. There will be some teachers from different subjects on hand to answer any questions that you may have as well.
Tea, coffee and cold drinks will be provided, and pizza will be ordered for lunch. This is provided free!
Students will not be able to leave before 4.00 pm, hence the ‘lock in’. Bookings are essential so please call the library to secure a place, on: (02) 6352 9100. More information on this event is also available by contacting Children’s Library Officer Kellie Drengenberg.
Donations of anonymous gifts may be dropped off at the Council Administration Centre, Lithgow Library Learning Centre or Wallerawang, Portland and Rydal Libraries by close of business on the 2nd Friday in November.
Gifts will be distributed by the Mayor at functions to be held at local nursing homes; Cooinda, Tanderra, Three Tree Lodge and Tabulam Cottage during December.
For suggestions on suitable Council’s website www.council.lithgow.com/christmas-appeal or contact Deborah or Gerda at Council on 6354 9999.
Let’s make this Christmas, a wonderful Christmas, for everyone!
Written submissions addressed to the General Manager and marked “Section 94A Contributions Plan” must be received by 4pm on Friday 16 October 2015 to be considered in the finalisation of this matter.
Written submissions addressed to the General Manager and marked “Water Standpipe Access fees” must be received by 4pm on Friday 2nd October 2015 to be considered in the finalisation of this matter.
Council is in receipt of a development application for a 21 lot subdivision and civil works at Lot 702 DP 1150747 – Hassans Walls Road Lithgow NSW 2790.
The application is integrated under the Water Management Act 200 and requires approval from NSW Office of Water.
The application and plans are available for public inspection at Council's Environment & Development Department, in the Council Administration Centre, free of charge, during office hours until 16 October 2015.
During this period any person may inspect the plans and make a written submission on the proposal quoting Council's file reference, Development Application No. DA148/15 All submissions received during this period will be taken into consideration prior to Council's determination of the application.
PRIVACY & PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION NOTICE IN RELATION TO SUBMISSIONS & OBJECTIONS
By making a submission to this plan Council may make public details of your submission, which are not of a personal nature. Should you not wish details of your submission to be disclosed you should include a clear statement to this effect in your submission. Under these circumstances Council will consider your request and may not publically release a copy. Council will only consider the release of personal information in compliance with the General Information Public Access Act, 2009 (GIPA Act 2009).
The draft policy is available from Customer Services and on the Council’s website.
Written submissions addressed to the General Manager and marked “Submission on Draft Policy” must be received by 4pm on 16 October 2015.
Please take a few minutes to complete the customer service questionnaire. Your comments will enable us to see how we're doing overall and find out how we can improve.