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Update: Yolla Public Toilets

Council has been exploring sites to construct a public toilet in Yolla. Two places were identified as preferable sites for a public toilet given their proximity to the town and local business.

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Waratah-Wynyard Council delivers a balanced, responsible and community-focused Annual Plan and Budget for 2022-23

Waratah-Wynyard Council will consider a budget that reflects a strong and sustainable financial position and delivers a number of major projects for the community at their meeting on Monday 20 June.
Council will vote to endorse a recommended general rate increase of 3.81%, which is below the Council Cost Index of 4.06% and follows increases of just 1.9% and 0% over the last two years.

Public Notices

Road Closure – Devils Elbow Rd

Council advises that due to a large amount of debris from the recent storm event, Devils Elbow Rd, Sisters Creek (between Duniams Rd and Wienerts Rd) will be closed overnight. Clearing will continue tomorrow.

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Tree Poisoning

Council advises that there has been an alarming increase in trees being poisoned by community members.

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Waratah Smith Street Playground

The small ‘Tyre Park ‘playground in Waratah on Smith Street has been enjoyed for many years and has sadly reached the end of its life.

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Upcoming Vegetation Work

Council advises that vegetation work will be undertaken throughout the municpality in June.

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Bassets Road Bridge Replacement

Please be advised that works will commence to replace the Bassets Road Bridge in Calder (near the West Calder Road intersection) on Monday 30 May 2022, weather permitting. There may be slight delays as traffic will by-pass the old structure until the new bridge has been installed.

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Maintenance scheduled at Rotary Park

Council advises that there will be maintenance occurring at Rotary Park, Wynyard on Tuesday 31 May 2022, weather permitting. Small sections of the playground will be closed throughout the day. Thank you for your understanding.

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General Manager Appointed for Further 5 Years

Waratah-Wynyard Council has appointed General Manager Shane Crawford for a further five year term.

In announcing the reappointment, Mayor Robby Walsh said “It gives me a great deal of pleasure to confirm the reappointment of our General Manager for a further five year term. Shane’s performance, management skills and personal strengths are there for us to see every day and he is well respected within the Local Government sector. By any measure we are doing well in delivering what we promised the community and are in a sound financial position. The General Manager is very valuable to us, to the staff and to the community and we look forward to working with him to drive further improvements and deliver outcomes in future years”

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Savage River: Scheduled Burn

Council advises that Tasmania Parks and Wildlife will be conducting a scheduled burn today at Savage River. For more information phone 1300 TASPARKS.

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Weed Spraying

The road verge weed spraying program will soon commence in Waratah-Wynyard. Council will be targeting woody weeds like blackberries, gorse, montbretia and thistles for the next three months, weather permitting.