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Payment of the 4th Instalment of the 2014/15 Rate Notice due by Sunday 31 May 2015 to be paid by Monday 1 June 2015
Council wishes to advise that the fourth instalment of the 2014/15 rate account is due for payment by Sunday 31 May 2015 must be paid by Monday 1 June 2015.
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 on 6354 9999 for an application form for instalments to be directly debited from your account on instalment due date.
Mail cheques or money orders to:
Lithgow City Council
180 Mort St Lithgow – Cashier Hours 8.30am to 4.00pm
All outlets or phone payments 13 18 16
Contact your own bank and quote reference number found on rate notice
For payments and further information please contact Councils Customer Service Officers on 63549999.
Council is calling for applications from local community organisations to apply for funding grants of up to $3,000 for worthwhile projects that benefit the local community. The round opens on 1 April 2015 and closes on 30 April 2015.
Local Community groups seeking financial support must apply on the official Financial Assistance Application Form. Application forms and guidelines can be obtained by visiting Council’s website at www.council.lithgow.com/financial-assistance/
Application forms and guidelines can also be obtained from Council’s Administration Centre and libraries or by contacting Council.
A photo competition is being held as part of National Youth Week 2015 and young people aged between 11-24 years are invited to send in photos which will be put on our Facebook pages and the public can vote for their favourite! Competition opens 10 April 2015 until 24 April 2015, during Youth Week. Photos go on online from 27 April to 10 May. Online voting can be done during these 2 weeks. 1st prize - GoPro, 2nd Prize - ipad Mini, 3rd Prize - $200 Harvey Norman Voucher.
Use a camera, phone or ipad to capture the essence of Youth Week. Theme for Youth Week 2015 is 'It Starts With Us', take photos that show what Youth Week means to you living in the Lithgow LGA, show us what you are doing during Youth Week, and during the school holidays! Photos can be sent to Melanie.firstname.lastname@example.org
*You cannot enter the competition if you are an employee of Lithgow Council or an immediate family member of a Lithgow Council employee.
Saturday 11 April 2015 - 10.00am-2.00pm at the Lithgow Skate Park - Newton's Nation will be hanging out with us! Demonstrations and Coaching. Free BBQ. For further information please call Council's Community Development Officer 63549999. https://www.facebook.com/LithgowlgaYouth
Celebrating the re-use and recycling of waste throughout the arts and crafts.
Artists from the Lithgow Area are invited to enter their recycled material artworks into the Netwaste Waste2Art 2015 Competition at Eskbank House and Museum. Entry Forms available at:
- Lithgow City Council Customer Service
- Lithgow Library Learning Centre
- Eskbank House and Museum
Entry forms due Friday 24 April 2015
Exhibition 6-31 May 2015
Opening 2pm Friday 15 May 2015
Copies of the Agenda can be found on Council's website www.council.lithgow.com/ or are available at the Administration Centre, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow.
The Draft Plan of Management can be found on Council's website and is available for viewing at Council's Administration Building.
Written submissions marked "Submission on Draft Plan of Management - Lithgow Golf Course" must be received by 4pm on Friday 24th April 2015. Contact Council's Land Use and Property Officer, Karen Luka for further information.
<p>The Draft lease is available on the Council Website at www.lithgow.nsw.gov.au and from the Council Administration Building.
<p>Written submissions marked "Submission - Draft Lease Lithgow Golf Club" must be received by Council no later than 4pm on Friday 24th April 2015. Contact Council's Executive Assistant, Gerda Stewart for further information.
This proposal is an Integrated Development with NSW Office of Heritage under the Heritage Act 1977.
The application and plans are available for public inspection at Council's Environment & Development Department, in the Council Administration Centre, 180 Mort Street, Lithgow, free of charge, during office hours until 25 April 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. DA048/14. All submissions received during this period will be taken into consideration prior to Council's determination of the application.
Expressions of Interest
Council is seeking expressions of interest for the naming of two existing unnamed roads and the renaming of two road sections in the Lithgow City area as below:
|Current Name||Reservoir Road
|Proprosed Name||McManus Road|
|Reason||Vincent McManus was one of the first pioneers to take up land in Reservoir Road area in the early 1900. His family are still in the area today.|
|Date||30 April 2015|
|Current Name||Morell Street
at Meadow Flat
|Proprosed Name||Scott Road|
|Reason||Name after Charles Edwine McIlraith Scott being Blaxland Shire President 1970-1975 and lived in the area|
|Date||30 April 2015|
Should any person wish to have input into the re-naming of these roads, then written submissions will be accepted by Council up until 30 April 2015.Further information may be obtained by contacting Miss Jessica Heath in Council’s Environment & Development Department.
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