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Council will often have publications, documents or policies on public exhibition that that outline the goals and approaches for Council service delivery and community planning. These documents can be reviewed at the Council offices or alternatively, on this page. If no documents are listed on this page, there may be no public exhibition at present.

Southern Grampians Shire Council - Council Plan 2017-2021

Notice is given that Council has prepared the Council Plan for 2017-2021.

The Plan has been prepared in accordance with Section 125 of the Local Government Act 1989 and contains the strategic objectives of the Council, strategies for achieving the objectives for the next four years and indicators for monitoring the achievement of the objectives.

An infographic has also been prepared to provide an overview of what a Council Plan is, how the Plan was developed and how the community engagement has impacted the development of the Plan and where the community will see their ideas.

Any person wishing to make a submission on the proposal must do so in writing by Monday 29 May 2017. Submissions should be addressed to:

Chief Executive Officer
Southern Grampians Shire Council
111 Brown Street
(Locked Bag 685)
Hamilton Vic 3300

A person making a submission is entitled to request in the submission that they wish to appear in person, or to be represented by a person specified in the submission, at a meeting to be heard in support of that submission.

Any person requesting to appear in person or to be represented by a person specified in his or her submission will be notified of the day, time and place of the meeting of Council determined by the Council to hear submissions.

All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act.

Submitters should note that Council is required to make available for public inspection submissions received in accordance with section 223 for a period of 12 months.

Following consideration of submissions, Council will determine upon the adoption of the Council Plan.

Copies of the proposed Council Plan 2017-2021 are also available at Council’s offices at 111 Brown Street, and 1 Market Place Hamilton.

Further information on the proposal can be obtained from Megan Kruger, Governance Coordinator on 5573 0425.

Let's Talk About Outdoor Pools

Councillors and Council Staff will be visiting each outdoor pool township to discuss how we all can work together to deliver an improved service for your outdoor pool.

Session dates and times are:

Glenthompson | Thursday 18 May, 7pm at the Community Hall
Dunkeld | Monday 22 May, 6pm at the Community Centre (as part of regular the Council/Community engagement session)
Balmoral | Thursday 25 May, 7pm at the Bush Nursing Centre
Coleraine | Tuesday 30 May, 7pm at the Fire Station
Penshurst | Thursday 1 June, 7pm at the Volcanoes Discovery Centre
Hamilton | Monday 5 June, 7pm at the Hamilton Library, Brown Street

Each session will include specific information about your pool.

For more information please contact Council on 5573 0409, or email

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