Shire News

Storytowns Podcasts

The Shire of Mingenew is partnering with Storytowns on creating podcasts for our shire. We are looking to connect with locals who have a wealth of knowledge about our shire and have stories about our history and community that the Storytowns team would be interested in! "What is a podacast?" you might say! A podcast is an audio programme, just… read more

Council Update August 2022

Message from the Shire President New Elected Member – Cr Alex Pearse As no nominations were received at both the October 2021 Ordinary Local Government Election and a subsequent Extraordinary Election for an Elected Member vacancy on the Shire, Council has appointed Alex Pearse, upon his acceptance, to this position. This appointment was undertaken in accordance with the procedural requirements… read more

Notice of Special Meeting – 20 July 2022

A Special Meeting of Council is to be held at 4:00 pm on Monday, 20 July 2022 in the Council Chambers in accordance with Regulation 12(3) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.   The purpose of this meeting will be to: Considerations of Tenders Elected Member Appointment Adopting the 2022/23 Budget.   Agendas and minutes of the meeting will… read more

Council Appoints New CEO

The Shire of Mingenew is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Matt Fanning to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   At a Special Meeting of Council held on Tuesday, 5 July 2022, Council received and endorsed the recommendations of the CEO Recruitment Panel to appoint Mr Fanning.   Matt has over 30 years local government experience, working… read more

Special Meeting to Appoint CEO

A Special Meeting of Council is to be held at 5:00pm on Tuesday, 5 July 2022 in the Council Chambers in accordance with Regulation 12(3) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.   The purpose of this meeting will be to consider the appointment of a CEO based on recommendation from the CEO Recruitment Panel and to confirm the employment… read more

Council Update June 2022

Message from the Shire President As we say farewell to our outgoing CEO Nils Hay, I would like to thank Nils for his contribution to our community. His leadership throughout the pandemic and Seroja was outstanding. Nils leaves us with our Shire’s compliance and regulatory position in top order. Whilst some consider our roads and town ambiance aren't what they… read more

Extraordinary Election – No Nominations Received

Following the close of nominations on 7 June, the Shire had received no nominations. If, at the close of nominations for an extraordinary election there are no candidates or the number of candidates is less than the number of offices to be filled at the election, the council may appoint (by Absolute Majority) to any unfilled office a person who… read more

Council Update May 2022

Message from the Shire President As the application period for our new CEO draws to a close, the nomination period for our vacant Councillor seat opens. Nominations run from 30 May to 6 June and, if you have ever considered joining the Shire of Mingenew as a Councillor, I would strongly encourage you to put your hand up. I would… read more

Community Consultation: Mingenew Supermarket

A public consultation session is being held to discuss the Mingenew Supermarket and potential options for its future ownership and operations. Council would like to see ongoing service delivery for our community and wants feedback from residents and patrons to help to inform next steps. Venue: Mingenew Recreation Centre Date: Friday 10 June 2022 Time: From 5.00pm For more information, contact… read more

Extraordinary Election 13 July

The Shire will be holding an Extraordinary Election on Wednesday, 13 July 2022 to fill the office of Elected Member, following the resignation of Cr Gavin Pearse, for the remainder of his four-year term; with the term expiring 18 October 2025. Call for Nominations Nominations Open on Monday 30 May 2022 Nominations Close at 4:00pm on Monday 6 June 2022… read more

Council Update April 2022

Message from the Shire President There are two major recruitment activities taking place at the moment. The first is the recruitment of a new Chief Executive Officer, as Nils Hay finishes up with us and moves to his new role as CEO at the Mid West Development Commission in Geraldton. I want to congratulate Nils on his new role, and… read more

Applications Open for Shire of Mingenew CEO Role

Applications are now open for the best job in Local Government - CEO of the Shire of Mingenew! For more information click here. To be considered for the CEO position, applicants must address the Selection Criteria as detailed in the Application Package. To obtain a copy of the package, please contact Laura Russo, Business Liaison Manager at LO-GO Appointments on… read more

Request for Tenders – Mingenew Tennis Clubhouse Replacement

RFT1 22-23 The Shire of Mingenew (the Shire) invites tenders from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for building construction works at the Mingenew Tennis Club, Lot 110 (P240354) Bride Street, Mingenew WA 6522. Tender specifications and all other documents can be obtained from the Shire website. Click here. Where a Tenderer believes they can provide a better value for money… read more

Request for Tenders – Panel of Prequalified Suppliers

RFT10 2021/22: PANEL OF PREQUALIFIED SUPPLIERS The Shire of Mingenew is seeking tenders from suitable providers for the provision of a range of services to form a panel of pre-qualified providers for an initial period of two years with up to three possible one-year extensions. We are seeking providers for the provision of the following: Wet hire of plant &… read more