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This morning, Golden Plains Shire Mayor Cr Owen Sharkey joined Michaela Settle MP, Member for Buninyong and Stewart Marshall from Tall Tree Poultry to officially mark the completion of the $1.4 million Tall Tree Road upgrade.
Golden Plains Shire Council is excited to announce its revamped Community Grants Program.
After an extensive review and consultation on its existing program, Council will deliver two new programs: Community Strengthening Grants and Small Grants.
The Bannockburn Growth Plan will guide the sustainable growth of the town to the year 2050, and Council and the Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) are encouraging local residents to have their say on the plan.
The new library station at The Well in Smythesdale will improve services for residents in the north of Golden Plains Shire, complementing the popular mobile library service that visits nine local townships.
The first Ordinary Meeting of Council for 2020 was held at the Bannockburn Shire Hall last night, Tuesday 25 February, with all Councillors except Cr Des Phelan in attendance. Despite the absence of any public questions, it was great to see a full public gallery.
With the end of summer fast approaching, Council has recently received a number of enquiries relating to Schedule 13 Permits to Burn. Since late 2019, Council no longer issues these permits.