Council Update December 2020

Message from the Shire President As 2020 draws to a close, we can reflect on what an extraordinary year it has been. Whilst COVID-19 caused all kinds of disruptions to the way we live and how our Shire operates, we’ve still managed to accomplish quite a lot: land sales, significant funding windfalls which are resulting in some great new projects… read more

Council Meeting Dates 2021

Council meetings will be held in the Council Chambers at 21 Victoria Street, Mingenew, commencing at 4:30pm, as per the following schedule: January – No Meeting 17 February 17 March 21 April 19 May 16 June 21 July 18 August 15 September 13 October 17 November 15 December   Please visit the Shire’s website at mingenew.wa.gov.au to access Council Minutes,… read more

Annual Report 2019/20 and Electors Meeting

An Annual General Meeting of Electors is scheduled to be held on Monday, 8 February 2021 in the Council Chambers, 21 Victoria Street, Mingenew, commencing at 5:30pm. The purpose of the meeting and order of business for matters to be discussed at the meeting are firstly, the contents of the 2019/20 Annual Report and then any other general business. A… read more

Council Update November 2020

Message from the Shire President For the first time in some years, the Shire is in the process of selling off a number of blocks of land in Mingenew for development. At its November meeting, Council signed off on the recent submissions to our $1 block campaign – and I’m happy to say that the initiative was oversubscribed. I want… read more

COVID-19 Contact Registers

From 5 December 2020, some businesses and public facilities must maintain contact registers for WA Health Department COVID-19 contact tracing, if required. You can learn more here. Businesses or venues required to keep a contact register, include: Food and licenced venues (restaurants, cafés, bars, pubs, taverns, nightclubs) Gyms, indoor sporting centres and pools Places of worship and funeral parlours Beauty… read more

Notice of Executive Management Committee Meeting – 18 November 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETING Wednesday, 18 November 2020 Pursuant to Regulation 12 (3) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is hereby given that an Executive Management Committee Meeting is to be held on Wednesday, 18 November 2020, commencing at 1:30pm in Council Chambers at the Shire Offices, Victoria St. The purpose of the meeting is to… read more

Council Update October 2020

Message from the Shire President As harvest starts to ramp up, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and productive season. I also want to remind everyone – particularly those of us who drive heavy vehicles – to take it easy on the roads. In addition to the obvious safety risks of travelling at high speeds,… read more

Council Update September 2020

Message from the Shire President As a busy wildflower season slowly draws to a close, many in the community are looking ahead to harvest – and we are all optimistic that this year will be a bountiful one for our community. I wanted to acknowledge the work of the Mingenew Midwest Expo team in their recent delivery of the Midwest… read more

Council Update August 2020

Message from the Shire President The weather has been very kind to us this August – with recent rainfall boosting the outlook for our farmers and sustaining this year’s wildflower season. Whilst the grain is still some way from being in the silo just yet, the coming run of cool weather bodes well – particularly after last year’s disappointing season.… read more

Council Update July 2020

Message from the Shire President The ongoing rain has been helping both our crops and wildflower come up, which is a great sign for both our farmers and our local tourism businesses. Let’s hope it continues! You may have noticed that the Shire’s marketing for wildflower season is back underway. With folks unable to holiday over east or abroad this… read more

Notice of Special Council Meeting – 23 July 2020

Pursuant to Regulation 12 (3) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Shire of Mingenew Council is to be held on Thursday, 23 July 2020, commencing at 6.00pm in Council Chambers at the Shire Offices, Victoria St. The purpose of the meeting is the adoption of the Shire Budget for… read more

Council Update June 2020

Message from the Shire President The ongoing rain is encouraging for our growing and wildflower season (although we could’ve done without all that wind!) Hopefully everyone is getting their share. As we head into the end of financial year, Council is giving consideration to its annual budget. We are fortunate to have received grant funding for a range of projects… read more

Ward and Representation Review

Section 2.2 cl. 6 of the Local Government Act 1995 (the Act) requires local governments with wards to carry out reviews of ward boundaries and the number of Councillors for each ward from time to time so that no more than eight years elapses between successive reviews. The purpose of the review is to evaluate the current arrangements of the… read more

Special Meeting Notice – 25 June 2020

Pursuant to Regulation 12 (3) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Shire of Mingenew Council is to be held on Thursday, 25 June 2020, commencing at 5.00pm in Council Chambers at the Shire Offices, Victoria St. The purpose of the meeting is to consider a budget amendment and writing… read more