Public Notices

Public Notices are advertised predominantly in the Shepparton News and include notification of recently issued development consents, recently issued complying development certificates, notice of proposed developments, changes to Council meetings, release and/or sale of abandoned vehicles, intention to grant licence, and public exhibitions and consultations.

Adoption of the 2017-2018 Budget

In accordance with the requirements of Section 130 of the Local Government Act 1989, notice is hereby given that at the Ordinary Council Meeting of the Greater Shepparton City Council held on Tuesday 20 June 2017, the Council adopted its budget for the Year ending 30 June 2018.

Copies of the adopted Budget are available via the Council’s website www.greatershepparton.com.au.

Peter Harriott

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Tree pruning works

Greater Shepparton City Council advises that powerline pruning of street trees in the declared Powercor area of Shepparton, Mooroopna and Tatura, will commence in 14 days and take no longer than 60 days to complete. These works are part of Greater Shepparton City Council’s Electric Line Clearance management plan approved by Energy safe Victoria and comply with the Electricity Safety (Electric Line Clearance) regulations 2015. For more information, contact Greater Shepparton City Council 5832 9700.

Notice of an Application for Planning Permit

The land affected by the application is located at 460, 490-520 & 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton (Victoria Park Lake) VIC 3631. The proposal is for the use of land for a minor utility installation (Sewer Rising Main) in the Public Park and Recreation Zone and Urban Floodway Zone.

The application reference number is 2017-40.

The application and any supporting documents can be viewed at the Greater Shepparton City Council office, during office hours and free of charge.

Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may object or make other submissions to Greater Shepparton City Council. An objection must be sent to Greater Shepparton City Council in writing, including the reasons for the objection and stating how the objector would be affected.

Greater Shepparton City Council will not decide on the application before 11th July, 2017.

If you object, the Responsible Authority will tell you its decision. 

Please be aware that in accordance with Part 4, Section 57(5) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 the Responsible Authority must make a copy of every objection (including personal information of the objector) available for public inspection at its office during office hours free of charge until the end of the period for which an application may be made for review of a decision on the application.

Call for Applications for Appointment to the Australian Botanic Gardens Special Committee

Greater Shepparton City Council is calling for applications from interested people to fill positions on the Australian Botanic Gardens Committee of Management for a two year term.

Written applications for appointment to the Committee will be received by Greater Shepparton City Council until 5.00pm on Tuesday 4th July. Application forms are available on the Council’s website at www.greatershepparton.com.au, the Council offices at 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton or by contacting the Team Leader - Landscaping and Native Open Space on 5832 9360.

Part Road Closure and Sale Laneway Abutting Byass Street

The Greater Shepparton City Council gives public notice in accordance with Clause 3 of Schedule 10 and section 206 and 223 of Local Government Act 1989 that it intends to discontinue an area of approximately 36m2 of a laneway abutting Byass Street Shepparton for the purposes of being subdivided and transferred to the abutting owners at 5-11 Williams Road, Shepparton.

Any persons affected by this proposal may make a written submission and state whether they wish to be heard in respect of their submission. Submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Greater Shepparton, Locked Bag 1000, Shepparton, 3632, and should be received by 5.00pm on Friday, 21 July 2017.

The Council will consider any submissions received in accordance with the provisions of Section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. Enquiries should be directed to the Council’s Property Department on phone (03) 5832 9781.

Changed traffic conditions – Road Closure Nixon Street between Welsford and Wyndham Street, Shepparton

The reconstruction of Welsford Street – Stages 1 & 2 (Knight Street to Nixon Street) commenced onsite on Thursday, 20 April 2017.

As part of the works, Nixon Street will be closed to through traffic from Friday 15 June to Friday 11 August 2017 between Wyndham Street and Welsford Street. Access will remain open for businesses in Nixon Street from the Wyndham Street entrance.

Welsford Street from Knight Street to Fryers Street is closed to south bound traffic and the proposed detour is through Wyndham Street (Goulburn Valley Highway) to High Street (Midland Highway). Please note the north bound diversion will soon start further south of the road from the turning lane in front of the Council offices.

There will be minimal car parking in the aforementioned sections of Welsford Street and Nixon Street.

This arrangement will cause a temporary inconvenience in the area and Council asks for the community’s compliance with all traffic management signage.

The overall reconstruction works are programmed to be completed by the end of August 2017.

Project updates and the current traffic management plan is available on Council’s website. Residents can also subscribe on the website for regular email updates about the works. www.greatershepparton.com.au

For further information please contact Saleem Shaikh, Senior Construction Engineer, Greater Shepparton City Council on 03) 5832 9814.

Expressions of Interest - China Delegation

Council is seeking interest from a local fruit grower to accompany Council for the purpose of investigating business and exporting opportunities for the fruit industry in China. The trip would include: - Discussions with Business Victoria in Shanghai - Jintan Friendship City visit - Attending Asia Fruit Logistica When: 2 - 8 September 2017 The grower will be responsible for their own accommodation and food and beverage costs. Council will cover all airfares and travel within China. To apply please submit your EOI via email to geraldine.christou@shepparton.vic.gov.au Enquiries can be made to Geraldine Christou on 5832 9700.

Expressions of interest close at 5pm on Friday 30th June, 2017.

Notice of Meeting - Development Hearings Panel

Notice is given of a meeting of the Development Hearings Panel. To be held in the Alex Rigg Room at the Eastbank Centre 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton on Wednesday 28 June 2017 commencing at 9.30am. The purpose of the meeting is to consider and determine: - Planning permit application 2015-458/B seeking permission for a vehicle access to Numurkah Road at 127-137 Numurkah Road, Shepparton. -Planning permit application 2016-428 for the use of land for materials recycling at 63 Mitchell Street, Shepparton. -Planning permit application 2017-22 for a building extension at 3090 Midland Highway, Nalinga. -Planning permit application 2016-376 for a two lot subdivision at 50 Gowrie Park Road, Tatura. -Planning permit application 2017-83 for a telecommunications facility at 230 Kyabram-Cooma Road, Kyabram. -Planning Permit 2017-62 for a dwelling at 340 Orrvale Road, Orrvale. For further enquiries, including specific times individual applications will be heard, please contact Braydon Aitken on (03) 5832 9730. Applicants and objectors will be contacted directly regarding hearing times for individual applications.

June Ordinary Council Meeting

The June Ordinary Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 20 June 2017 at 5.30pm.

The meeting will be held in the Council Board Room, First Floor, 90 Welsford Street, Shepparton. All interested members of the public are invited to attend and lift access is available.

For further information, contact Maree Martin on (03) 5832 5206.

Notice of an Application for Planning Permit

The land affected by the application is located at 150 Nixon Street Shepparton. The proposal is for the demolition of a dwelling and associated outbuildings, construction of two dwellings and a two lot subdivision in the Heritage Overlay (HO174).

The application reference number is 2016-458.

The application and any supporting documents can be viewed at the Greater Shepparton City Council office, during office hours and free of charge.

Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may object or make other submissions to Greater Shepparton City Council. An objection must be sent to Greater Shepparton City Council in writing, including the reasons for the objection and stating how the objector would be affected.

The Greater Shepparton City Council will not decide on the application before 26 June 2017.

If you make a submission, the Responsible Authority will inform you its decision.

Please be aware that in accordance with Part 4, Section 57(5) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 the Responsible Authority must make a copy of every objection (including personal information of the objector) available for public inspection at its office during office hours free of charge until the end of the period for which an application may be made for review of a decision on the application.

Changed traffic conditions –

Welsford Street between Knight Street and Fryers Street, Shepparton

The contract for the reconstruction of Welsford Street – Stages 1 & 2 (Knight Street to Nixon Street) has been awarded to Mawson Constructions Pty Ltd. The reconstruction works will commence on site on Thursday, 20 April 2017.

Welsford Street from Knight Street to Fryers Street will be closed to south bound traffic as the drainage works commence from Thursday, 20 April 2017. The proposed detour will be through Wyndham Street (Goulburn Valley Highway) to High Street (Midland Highway).

There will be minimal car parking in the aforementioned section of Welsford Street but access to the businesses and residences along the street will be maintained.

The works will cause a temporary inconvenience in the area and we ask for the community’s compliance with all the traffic management signage.

The reconstruction works are programmed to be completed by the end of August 2017.

Project updates and the current traffic management plan will be available on Council’s website, www.greatershepparton.com.au

For further information please contact Saleem Shaikh, Senior Construction Engineer - Project Management Office on 5832 9814.

Adjusted Development Contribution Rates for the Mooroopna West Growth Corridor

The development contribution rates for the Mooroopna West Growth Corridor are adjusted annually for the duration of the Mooroopna West Growth Corridor Development Contribution Plan 2013. The following rates were adjusted on 29 March 2017 and are applicable from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. These rates should be read in conjunction with Schedule 3 to the Development Contributions Plan Overlay in the Greater Shepparton Planning Scheme.

Summary of Adjusted Development Contribution Rate

Precinct

Total Cost

Development Levies Payable ($/ha)

Residential

Commercial

Private School

Precinct A

$5,107,437

$109,165

$224,139

 

Precinct B

$1,010,829

$87,025

 

$100,903

Precinct C

$1,709,808

$120,223

$167,994

 

Precinct D

$3,081,203

$80,854

   

Note: This schedule sets out a summary of the costs and contributions prescribed in the Development Contribution Plan. The above per hectare development levies are based on the total cost of the infrastructure type. The costs are not distinguished by proposed development precincts. Refer to the incorporated Development Contributions Plan for full details and precinct costs.

For more information contact Greater Shepparton City Council on (03) 5832 9730.

Fraser Street Toilets

Greater Shepparton City Council will be commencing building works at Fraser Street toilets.

The works will include demolition of the existing building and construction of a modern and comfortable facility compliant to current accessibility standards. The new building will include a Changing Places toilet, unisex accessible toilet, male toilets with one ambulant toilet, female toilets with one ambulant toilet, a parent’s room including feeding rooms, a toilet and baby change facilities. The project is proposed to commence on 14 March 2017.

The contractor for the new toilets is Crow Constructions. During the demolition and the rebuild of the new toilets the works will cause temporary inconvenience for the public and businesses. The Telstra tower will be unavailable to the public for the duration of the project due to the access requirements within the site compound.

Alternative toilets have been provided during this new build, with 3 portable toilets and 1 accessible toilet located in Fraser Street. A baby change facility is located in the Harris Scarfe shopping complex.

The build is expected to finish in early July 2017 and the Greater Shepparton City Council appreciates the patience of the public and businesses during the building works.

For further information please contact Paul Elshaug, Project Manager – Project Management Office on 5832 9485.

Changed traffic conditions –

Verney Road between Graham Street and Elm Terrace, Shepparton

The contract for the reconstruction of Verney Road – Stage 3 (Graham Street to Elm Terrace) has been awarded to Jarvis Delahey Contractors Pty Ltd. The reconstruction works have commenced on site.

Verney Road from Balaclava Road to Graham Street will be closed to south bound traffic as the pavement works commence from Tuesday, 14 March 2017. The proposed detour for smaller vehicles will be through Bourchier Street while large vehicles will flow via Goulburn Valley Highway.

The works will cause a temporary inconvenience in the area and we ask for the community’s compliance with all the traffic management signage.

The reconstruction works are programmed to be completed by the end of June 2017.

Project updates and the current traffic management plan will be available on Council’s website, www.greatershepparton.com.au

For further information please contact Saleem Shaikh, Project Engineer - Project Management Office on 5832 9814.