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About the Lithgow LGA

The Lithgow Local Government Area (LGA) is a relatively large geographical area of 4,551 sq km, located about 140 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD and within the eastern part of the Central West Region. The Lithgow LGA lies almost wholly within the Wiradjuri Aboriginal nation, with the Gundungurra nation situated to the south and the Darug nation to the east. The Lithgow LGA is made up of one large urban centre called Lithgow, two townships called Portland and Wallerawang and numerous villages, hamlets and rural localities of varying proximity to Lithgow. The residential population for the 2011 census was recorded as 20,161.

News

Reminder Bulky Waste Cleanup
There is still time to take advantage of Lithgow Council’s free bulky waste collection collection. Council provides a free bulky waste collection service twice a year with the final one for this year scheduled for the 14th September ... Read more
History Talk: Westfund, Its Origins and Development
The origin of Westfund, Lithgow’s local health fund, is the topic of the next history talk to be held at the Lithgow Library Learning Centre. Focusing on the growth of the fund from its early inception to the 1980s with references to its ... Read more
Feathers, Furs and Wedding Dresses at Eskbank House
The Feathers, Furs and Wedding Dresses exhibition on show at Eskbank House and Museum until Sunday 27 September 2015 has revealed some interesting and historic items not to be missed. “What fascinating stories are hidden away in the Eskbank ... Read more
LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards – July 2015 Winners
The winners of the LJ Hooker Reg Cowden Memorial Sports Star of the Year Awards for the month of July 2015 have been announced by Lithgow City Council. Mayor of Lithgow, Councillor Maree Statham said “The Junior Award for July 2015 was won by ... Read more
Primary By Design Exhibition at Cullen Bullen Public School
Cullen Bullen Public School and Eskbank House and Museum have teamed up to present another Primary By Design Exhibition which will run from 3 to 20 September 2015 in the Courtyard Gallery of Eskbank House & Museum. “Every year the Primary ... Read more

Public Notices

2015/16 First Rates Instalment
2015/16 First Rates Instalment

Council wishes to advise that the third instalment of the 2015/16 rate account is due for payment by Monday 31 August 2015.

Payment Options:

Online Use your bank account or credit card to make payments or schedule direct debit payments via Council’s website www.council.lithgow.com
Direct Debit by Instalment Contact Council’s Customer Service for an application form for instalments to be directly debited from your account on instalment due date.
Mail Mail cheques or money orders to:
Lithgow City Council
PO Box 19
Lithgow NSW 2790
In person 180 Mort St Lithgow
Cashier Hours 8.30am to 4.00pm
Australia Post All outlets or phone payments 13 18 16
BPay Contact your own bank and quote reference number found on rate notice
For payments and further information please contact Councils Customer Service Officers.
Aquakidz Club
School Holiday Kids Fitness and Fun Program

Come to the Lithgow Aquatic Centre for two hours of fitness fun in the 25m heated pool. The activities are fully supervised, programmed to get the blood pumping and lots of fun too.

Time 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cost $3.50 per child
Age 5 and over
Tuesday 22 September Thursday 24 September Tuesday 29 September Thursday 1 October
Bulky Waste Clean-up
The Bulky Waste Clean-up will be provided on MONDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2015. Residents are reminded that a SERVICE BY REQUEST will apply.

ALL PERSONS that require material to be collected are required to phone Council before 12 noon on FRIDAY 11 SEPTEMBER 2015.

Then on Sunday of the collection week, please place the material at the kerbside where you normally leave your garbage bin.

NOTE:The Contractor will only collect bulky materials, cases, boxes, carton and securely tied bundles capable of being picked up by two (2) men.

The Contractor will not remove any liquid or material, which requires the use of a shovel or any toxic or chemical material.

Register on Council's website

Cover your load
With Spring fast approaching, property owners are likely to be cleaning up around houses and yards.

Uncovered loads of garden waste can spill onto the road and create a hazard for other road users. Leaves, branches and mulch from uncovered vehicles can also wash into stormwater drains and pollute waterways.

Ensure that garden waste transported by a vehicle is covered, or risk a $500 fine.

Holiday intensive learn to swim
Intensive learn to swim classes are being held during the September school holidays.

21 - 25 September and 28 Sept - 2 October

Two Weeks (10 days – each lesson 30 mins)

Cost $140 for 1st child
$130 for 2nd child
$120 for 3rd child
Supervising parents (non swimming) Free.

Payment is due in full by 6 September or booking will be forfeited

September Swim-a-thon
Swim as many kilometres as you can during the month of September.

Weekly ranking’s and medals of gold, silver and bronze awarded at the end.

Register to enter and log your laps to win. Contact the staff at the Aquatic Centre today for more information.

Public Forum Registration
Members of the community that would like to address Council at Monday night's council meeting need to register by midday on Monday 17 August for items that are not listed on the agenda.

Copies of the Agenda can be found on Council's website or are available at the Administration Centre, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow.

School Holiday Fun
School Holiday Fun at Lithgow Library

Monday 21st September - Tower Challenge

Wednesday 23rd September - Bear Hunt Storytime

Thursday 24th September - Lego Building Sessions

Saturday 26th September - Tic Tac Toe

Monday 28th September - Paper Planes

Wednesday 30th September - CD Mosaics

Contact Lithgow Library for further information!

On Exhbition

Policy 2.1 Cemetery Operations
Council has resolved to place on public exhibition for a period of 28 days Policy 2.1 - Cemetery Operations - Version 2.

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 Friday 4th September 2015 to be considered in the finalisation of the policies.

View Policy 2.1 - Cemetery Operations

Water Standpipe Charges
At its Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 17 August 2015 Council resolved to advertise its intention to remove, in this financial year, the charge of a daily/monthly access fee for water standpipe consumers.

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.

Surveys

Customer Satisfaction Survey
Our goal is to provide our customers with the best service possible.

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.

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