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Have Your SayCommunity 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.

Draft Council Policies

Council is seeking community comment on the following draft policies which were presented to the ordinary meeting held on 12 November 2019:

Code of Practice – Public Access to Council & Committee Meetings

Council is required to prepare a Code of Practice regarding the operation of sections 90 & 91 of the Local Government Act 1999. Sections 90 & 91 relate to meetings being held in public except in special circumstances, including minutes and the release of documents.

Council’s current Code of Practice has been reviewed should now better align to current Council practices. In addition, the structure of the document has been amended to make it easier for Council Members, staff and the general public to follow and understand.

Draft Code of Practice Public Access to Council & Committee Meetings - Public Consultation Copy(1123 kb)

Prudential Management Policy

The purpose of this Policy is to ensure that before commencing an eligible project an appropriate level of ‘due diligence’ is undertaken to minimise financial risks.

Council’s Prudential Management Policy has been reviewed and significant changes made to ensure it fulfils its purpose as set out in the Local Government Act 1999.

Draft Prudential Management Policy - Public Consultation Copy(142 kb)

In accordance with Council’s public consultation policy, the public is invited to comment and make formal representation to Council on the draft policies.

Written submissions marked ‘Draft Council Policies’ 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 5pm on Thursday, 12 December 2019.

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.

Draft Disability Access & Inclusion Plan

Following extensive consultation with the community and relevant stakeholders Council has drafted its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan with the aim of providing equity of access and inclusion to all services, facilities, functions, events and information provided by Council.

Council welcomes feedback and comments regarding this plan and members of the public are invited to make submissions to Council in relation the draft.

Written submissions marked ‘Draft Disability Access & Inclusion Plan’ 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 no later than 5pm on Monday, 23 December 2019.

Copies of Council’s Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan are available from each of Council’s Offices and the Millicent Library, during normal office hours, or can be downloaded below:

Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan - Consultation Copy(1774 kb)

Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Actions - Consultation Copy(234 kb)

These documents are also available in alternative formats by reasonable request, please visit your nearest Council office, email council@wattlerange.sa.gov.au or phone 08 8733 0900 for details.

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.

Nangwarry Pool Community Vision

The Nangwarry community have started brainstorming ideas for a 10 year master plan for the pool.  We welcome your suggestions by email to engineering@wattlerange.sa.gov.au.

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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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