Help Council Develop a Statement of Vision and Priorities
20 March 2017 - Media Release
Murrumbidgee Council’s draft Statement of Vision and Priorities is now open for comment.
You can view the document HERE.
If you wish to provide feedback on this document via an online survey, please click HERE
The Statement is a requirement of the Department of Premier and Cabinet (DPC) for all newly merged Councils.
The draft Statement was created using extensive community and staff input as well as information contained within the Community Strategic Plans of both former Councils.
“This Statement will guide Council until a single Community Strategic Plan is developed for Murrumbidgee Council,” Administrator Austin Evans said.
“I see this as a really valuable document because it shows what we want to see from Council in to the future.
“I thank those who have already provided feedback and encourage interested residents to attend the upcoming stakeholder sessions.”
What’s in the Statement?
Our Vision, Purpose and Values
The Vision: Murrumbidgee Council is a community built by innovative and reliable services.
The Purpose: Is to deliver quality services to create a friendly and welcoming community.
The Values: Murrumbidgee Council values creativity and innovation to reliably deliver quality services and facilities to its communities.
-Providing infrastructure and recreational facilities to meet our communities’ needs for today and the future
-Delivering suitable levels of service to our communities
-Supporting existing community, agricultural and business operations to identify opportunities for advancement
-Celebrating and enhancing those elements which make up our culture, history and social fabric
-Working with the community to actively engage and involve locals in planning for the future
-Advocate with other levels of Government for appropriate access to required services for our community
-Supporting activities that provide social, sporting, economic and community growth opportunities
-Protecting and enhancing our natural environment
-Being open and transparent in decision making
If you would like to have your say on the Statement, which can be found at Council’s website, you can make a written submission to Council or attend stakeholder sessions scheduled for:
Jerilderie Tuesday 21 March from 5pm to 6.30pm at Council Chambers
Coleambally Thursday 23 March from 5pm to 6.30pm at Community Hall
Darlington Point Thursday 30 March from 5pm to 6.30pm at CWA Hall
All submissions should be mailed to - PO Box 5, Darlington Point, NSW, 2706 or delivered to your local Council office.
Submissions close at 5pm on 7 April, 2017.
For further information contact Murrumbidgee Council on 1300 676243.
The NSW Governments Stronger Communities Funds will inject $1million into the Murrumbidgee Council region after the first round of successful funding grants were announced in November 2016.
For further information on the Stronger Communities Fund and Community Infrastructure fund click here.
Round 1 of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) opens on 18 January 2017. Click here for more information.
Flood Information & Road Closures
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WUNNAMURRA ESTATE STAGE 2 DEVELOPMENT
An opportunity not to be missed!
With 11 allotments sold in Stage 2 of the Wunnamurra Estate development, Council is excited and looking forward to construction proceeding early in the new year.
This premium housing estate, just minutes walk from the Jerilderie CBD, integrates beautifully into its surroundings, including the natural beauty of the Billabong Creek and close proximity to Lake Jerilderie.
Allotments in this substantial residential development were released for sale at 12.00 noon on Monday 14 December 2015.
The development comprises 33 level, residential allotments, ranging from Billabong Creek views or quiet cul-de-sac blocks to lots adjacent to the rural lifestyle Stage III for future release. All lots will be fully serviced, including sewerage, drainage, underground power and a dual water supply. Additional services will include underground electricity connections and sealed, kerbed and guttered streets. Blocks range in size from 900m2 to 1500m2.
Don’t miss this opportunity to secure the perfect location to build your dream home and establish yourself and your family in our safe and welcoming community. Take advantage of the lower cost of living, laid back lifestyle and enjoy quality family time in this unspoiled country location.
Full details of lot prices and sizes can be obtained from Council’s Jerilderie office, telephone 0358 861 200.
It doesn’t get any better than this!