Special Meeting of Electors

When: 6pm Monday, 25 September 2017

Where: Seniors Room, Donnybrook Community Library

Sections 5.28 to 5.33 of the Local Government Act and Regulations 16 to18 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations set out how a Special Meeting of Electors may be called, run and followed-up. The Presiding Member of the Meeting (the Shire President) has responsibility to set and maintain the procedure for the Meeting.

The information in this notice is provided to inform Electors of the district of the Shire President’s chosen procedure for the Meeting.

The procedure for the Meeting is to consider questions, statements and motions, on the topics of:

    1. The future of Tuia Lodge;
    2. The 2017/18 Adopted Council Budget;
    3. Council’s 10 Year Workforce Plan; and
    4. Council’s Long Term Financial Plan.

In order for proper consideration of matters raised by Electors for the Meeting, all questions, statements and motions are required to relate to the topics of the Meeting (as above) and be provided in writing no later than 48 hours prior to the Meeting commencing, as follows:

  • By email to electorsmeeting@donnybrook.wa.gov.au; or
  • By post, marked to the attention of the Shire President – Special Meeting of Electors; or
  • By hand delivery to the Shire Administration Office, corner Collins and Bentley Streets, Donnybrook, marked to the attention of the Shire President – Special Meeting of Electors

Questions, statements, debate and motions from the floor during the meeting will not be accepted.

Minutes of the Meeting, including any decisions made by the Electors, are required to be considered by the Council at its next Ordinary Meeting.

Whilst the start time for the meeting is nominated at 6pm, Electors are encouraged to attend from 5.30pm in order to register for voting purposes. When registering, Electors of the district will be provided with voting cards, with which to cast their vote on any motions presented. Whilst voting is not compulsory for Electors, voting is not permitted (under the Local Government (Administration) Regulations) to be kept ‘secret’. Non-Electors of the district are encouraged to attend the Meeting to observe, however, will not be permitted to take part in proceedings.

Shire staff will be in attendance at the Meeting to assist with minute taking and venue arrangements.

I encourage all Electors to be involved in the Meeting and provide questions, statements and motions on the topics.

Angelo Logiudice

Shire President, Shire of Donnybrook Balingup

 

ADVICE OF SHIRE WORKS – SEPTEMBER 2017

The Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup advises that the following works are in progress or programmed to commence in the near future.  Please note all works are subject to weather conditions, therefore dates may change.

THOMSON ROAD, CHARLEY CREEKGravel re-sheeting along sections of road. Work scheduled to take place September 2017.

VERNON ROAD, UPPER CAPEL Gravel re-sheeting a 2km section from Goodwood Rd, Upper Capel. Work scheduled to take place September 2017.

KNIGHTS ROAD, ARGYLEGravel re-sheeting a 2km section from South Western Highway, Donnybrook. Work scheduled to take place September 2017.

BROOKHAMPTON ROAD, BROOKHAMPTON Reconstruct failed sections, recondition drains and shoulders. A 2km section from approx. slk2.0, measured from South Western Highway, Brookhampton. Work scheduled to take place September 2017.

DONNYBROOK, BALINGUP & KIRUP TOWNSITES – Street sweeping. Contractors scheduled to carry out bi-annual sweeping of all Shire townsite roads.

 MAIN ROADS WA – Brookhampton Road. Main Roads WA are currently undertaking maintenance repairs to Bridge 3622 on Brookhampton Rd (just north of the Thomson Brook Rd intersection). Maintenance works are in progress and expected to continue until early October 2017.

Hours of operation are normally between 7.00 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.  Works will be clearly signed and you are requested to exercise due care when travelling near or through these areas.  Delays are expected to be minimal.  Should you have any further enquiries, please contact Council’s Works & Services Department on 97 804 209.

Benjamin (Ben) Rose
Chief Executive Officer

Collie to Donnybrook and Return Cycle Race

Collie to Donnybrook and Return Cycling race on Saturday 19th August 2017.  The racers will leave Collie and arrive in Donnybrook to ‘turn around’.  The riders will turn on South West Highway (near Donnybooks).  There will some some car parking bays on South West Highway closed near the turning point.  Watch out for cyclists on the roads.

NOTIFICATION OF WORKS – Brookhampton Rd Bridge Repair Works

Main Roads WA will be undertaking maintenance repairs to Bridge 3622 on Brookhampton Rd (just north of the Thomson Brook Rd intersection).

Maintenance works are in progress and expected to continue for approximately 6 weeks with an anticipated completion date of 2nd October 2017.

Hours of operation are normally between 7.00 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.  Works will be clearly signed and traffic management will be in place at all times.  Please take care when travelling near or through this area.  Delays are expected to be minimal.  Should you have any further questions, please contact Council’s Works & Services Department on 97 804 209. 

Benjamin (Ben) Rose

Chief Executive Officer

 

UPDATE – BROOKHAMPTON ROAD NOW OPEN

BROOKHAMPTON ROAD DONNYBROOK  –(BRIDGE 3621A MAINTENANCE) 

Maintenance works on Brookhampton Bridge 3621A have been completed and Brookhampton Road is now open to all through traffic. Thank you for your co-operation during the road closure process.

Benjamin (Ben) Rose

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER