Mayor's Report, May 2015

News issued on 19 May 2015

Each month, our Mayor reports to the community on a number of current activities being undertaken by Council. In this month's report, Mayor, Cr Carolyn Crossley comments on National Volunteers Week, the recent Community Councillor Meeting, the office relocation to Desailly Street and more.

Community Assistance Funding Round Recommended

News issued on 18 May 2015

Wellington Shire Council will consider applications from the recent round of Community Assistance Grants on Tuesday 19 May 2015, at its Ordinary Council Meeting. It is expected that over $50,000 support will be provided, split between 13 local community groups.

Glenmaggie District Boat Club

Quick Response Grant helps deliver successful event!

News issued on 14 May 2015

In March this year, the Glenmaggie and District Boat Club celebrated their 60th Anniversary of Boat Racing on Lake Glenmaggie and the official opening of the new Clubhouse. A Quick Response Grant from Council assisted towards the Club’s catering and entertainment costs for the event.

Dragon Abreast Dragonboating!

Date: Sat 30 May

Venue: South Side, Lake Guthridge, Sale, McIntosh Drive,  Sale

Breast Cancer Awareness via Dragon Boating. All welcome, come and try!

Gallery Exhibition (Maffra) Ali Fullard - Gippsland Gullies

Date: Sat 30 May

Venue: Maffra Exhibition Space, 150  Johnson Street,  Maffra

until 29 June 2015. Briagolong-based artist Ali Fullard explores the beauty, wonder and mystery of Gippsland’s local scenery in Gippsland Gullies.

Gallery Exhibition (Sale) - Rodney Forbes - The Lost White Woman of Gippsland

Date: Sat 30 May

Venue: Gippsland Art Gallery, 68-70  Foster Street,  Sale

until Sunday 28 June 2015. Rodney Forbes examines the myth of the captive white woman of Gippsland, a story which was used as a pretext for punitive raids against the Gunai people of Gippsland in the 1840s.

 

Website Feedback

Closing Date for Feedback: 31 December 2015

Council is seeking your feedback and suggestions regarding our current website. By completing the feedback survey, you will assist us in further improving our site to ensure it meets your needs and remains easy to navigate.

Seeking Submissions - Draft Council Plan and Budget

Closing Date for Feedback: 19 May 2015

Wellington Shire Council is seeking written submissions on the content of its revised Council Plan 2013-17 and the 2015/16 draft Budget. Submissions will be considered in accordance with Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Seeking Submissions on the 2015/16 Draft BudgetWellington Shire Council has prepared a draft Budget for the financial year commencing on 1 July 2015 and ending 30 June 2016 and is seeking written submissions.