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***UPDATE 3.30PM FRIDAY 10 JANUARY: In good news for the local community, Council has been able to find a technological solution that will allow the Linton Customer Service Centre to remain open on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 January as usual, with no disruption to its customer service.***
Fresh new signs have been installed at the major entry roads to Golden Plains Shire in Smythesdale and Batesford, welcoming residents and visitors travelling the road to our Shire.
There are also new town signs at the entries to two of the Shire's townships: Enfield and Mannibadar.
Residents and members of the public are welcome to attend Ordinary Meetings of Council which are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6pm, with the exception of the meeting on the third Tuesday of December.
Mayor Cr Owen Sharkey was elected Chair of the Central Highlands Councils Victoria (CHCV) for the 2019/20 term, at the group’s meeting in Ballarat on Friday 20 December, 2019.
The sun – and the brand new play space – were shining when Stage One of the Bannockburn Heart was officially opened by the Mayor Cr Owen Sharkey, the Hon Senator Sarah Henderson, and Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Regional Victoria Danielle Green MP at 3pm, Thursday 19 December, 20
To start off a busy day at Council, Mayor Cr Owen Sharkey officially launched Creative Wanderings in the Golden Plains Shire this morning to an excited audience of artists and creative locals at the Bannockburn Cultural Centre.
The December and final Ordinary Meeting of Council for 2019 was held at the Linton Customer Service Centre last night, Tuesday 17 December, with all Councillors in attendance. While the agenda was shorter than usual, it was great to see a number of residents in attendance.