Shire of West Arthur

General

Local Government Elections
Posted 04 August 2021 Local Government Elections

This year there will be 4 positions of Councillor up for election. The key dates to note are:

Public Notice
Posted 04 August 2021 Public Notice

Ordinary council meetings - change of time

Public Meeting - Heritage Register Review
Posted 02 August 2021 Public Meeting - Heritage Register Review

Public Meeting - Heritage Register Review Where: Shire Chambers, 31 Burrowes Street DARKAN When: 9am Wednesday, August 18th 2021 RSVP or more information: Kerryn Chia— projects@westarthur.wa.gov.au or 0429 631044

Update - Shire Road Conditions 12pm Monday 2 August 2021
Posted 02 August 2021 Update - Shire Road Conditions 12pm Monday 2 August 2021

The latest weather event over the weekend caused some minor issues to the Shire of West Arthur Road Network, the Works crew have been busily making drainage repairs, erecting signs cleaning debris and removing trees on our roads. Please consider your travel options with respect to this alert.

Update - Shire Road Conditions 9am Friday 30 July 2021
Posted 30 July 2021 Update - Shire Road Conditions 9am Friday 30 July 2021

The latest Storm event has caused some minor issues to the Shire of West Arthur Road Network, particularly fallen trees, the Works crew have been busily removing trees, erecting signs cleaning debris and making drainage repairs to our roads.

Change to July 2021 Council Meeting Location
Posted 26 July 2021 Change to July 2021 Council Meeting Location

July Council Meeting location has been moved to the Hawthorn Room located at the West Arthur CRC

Fees and Charges Amendment
Posted 29 June 2021 Fees and Charges Amendment

The Shire intends to amend the following fees and charges...

Notice of Dog exercise, prohibited and rural leashing policy.
Posted 29 June 2021 Notice of Dog exercise, prohibited and rural leashing policy.

Council has adopted changes to areas for dogs within and outside of townsite boundaries in the Shire.

Public Notice - Local Laws
Posted 29 June 2021 Public Notice - Local Laws

The Shire is proposing to adopt the following Local Laws: Shire of West Arthur Dogs Amendment Local Law 2021 Shire of West Arthur Fencing Local Law 2021

Notice of public advertisement of planning proposal
Posted 22 June 2021 Notice of public advertisement of planning proposal

The Shire of West Arthur has received an application to use and/or develop land for the following purpose and public comments are invited.

Caravan Park Stay Deal
Posted 08 June 2021 Caravan Park Stay Deal

Take advantage of this great deal and see some of what West Arthur has to offer!

Administration Employment Opportunity
Posted 28 April 2021 Administration Employment Opportunity

12 to 18 Month Traineeship or Temporary Administration Officer

Grader Operator Opportunity
Posted 01 April 2021 Grader Operator Opportunity

The Shire of West Arthur is seeking applications for the position of Construction Grader Operator.

West Arthur an Age-Friendly Community
Posted 19 February 2021 West Arthur an Age-Friendly Community

The West Arthur Community Resource Centre has received an Age-Friendly Communities Social Connectivity Grant from the Department of Communities aimed at improving the connectivity and social interaction of seniors in the Shire of West Arthur.

Harvest and Movement Ban
Posted 19 January 2021 Harvest and Movement Ban

A complete harvesting, machinery and vehicle movement ban including the operation of internal combustion engines any other activity likely to cause a fire has been imposed with the whole of the Shire of West Arthur. Tuesday 19 January 2021 at 9:30am to be lifted at 3:00pm

Availability of Annual Report and Annual Electors Meeting
Posted 18 December 2020 Availability of Annual Report and Annual Electors Meeting

In accordance with section 5.55 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the availability of the Shire of West Arthur 2019/20 Annual Report.

Office Closure Over Christmas/New Year Holiday Period
Posted 16 December 2020 Office Closure Over Christmas/New Year Holiday Period

The Shire Office will be closed from 1.00 pm Thursday 24 December 2020 to 8.30am Monday 4 January 2021.

Employment Opportunities
Posted 27 November 2020 Employment Opportunities

The Shire is seeking a part time senior's meals coordinator.

Notice of public advertisement of planning proposal
Posted 17 November 2020 Notice of public advertisement of planning proposal

The Shire of West Arthur has received an application to use and/or develop land and public comments are invited.

Community Consultation - Community Strategic Plan Review
Posted 16 October 2020 Community Consultation - Community Strategic Plan Review

The Shire is undertaken a review of the Community Strategic Plan. There will be a number of oppportunities for the community to contribute commencing with Community Coffee and Chat sessions in October and a Business Breakfast in early November.

October Council Meeting
Posted 16 October 2020 October Council Meeting

The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held on 20 October 2020. The Agenda is now available for viewing.

Darkan Light Industrial Area - Business Development Opportunity
Posted 07 August 2020 Darkan Light Industrial Area - Business Development Opportunity

Expressions of Interest Invited The Shire of West Arthur invites expressions of interest for the lease of premises to be developed in the Darkan Light Industrial Area.

Shire of West Arthur 2020-21 Budget
Posted 06 August 2020 Shire of West Arthur 2020-21 Budget

Council adopted the 2020/21 Budget on 28 July 2020 incorporating a 1.2% increase in the total income from rates.

Review of Community Strategic Plan and Corporate Business Plan
Posted 26 June 2020 Review of Community Strategic Plan and Corporate Business Plan

Council has recently completed a desktop review of the Community Strategic Plan. The 2020-2024 Corporate Business Plan was adopted on 28 July 2020.

Adoption of Fees and Charges 2020/21
Posted 24 June 2020 Adoption of Fees and Charges 2020/21

Fees and Charges proposed to be adopted as part of the 2020/21 Budget have been reviewed and any amendments have been adopted as changes to the 2019/20 Schedule of Fees and Charges to enable them to commence from 1 July 2020.

Community Buddy Project and Activities
Posted 03 April 2020 Community Buddy Project and Activities

Volunteers in our community are available to support community members at high risk of being impacted by the threats of COVID 19. They can assist with access to shopping and medications and a regular chat. Whilst we may not be able to hold community events, we can still hold some fun activities at a distance.

Shire Administration Office
Posted 03 April 2020 Shire Administration Office

The Shire Administration Office is open during normal business hours, however we will be closed during lunch. For the safety of our staff and the wider community, we request that everyone limits their visits to only essential business, and instead utilise online services, call us on 0897362222 or email shire@westarthur.wa.gov.au.

Employment Opportunities
Posted 19 March 2020 Employment Opportunities

There is a great opportunity to work with the Shire of West Arthur as a Construction Grader driver within the road construction crew and

Draft Lake Towerrinning Management Plan 2020
Posted 10 February 2020 Draft Lake Towerrinning Management Plan 2020

The draft management plan is available for comment until March 2nd.

Shire Office Telephone
Posted 10 February 2020 Shire Office Telephone

The Shire Office telephone lines are not working. Mobile 0438 971 267 may be used to contact Shire staff. Telstra has advised that the issue with the land lines should be rectified by 12 February.

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Local Government Elections August 4, 2021

This year there will be 4 positions of Councillor up for election. The key dates to note are:

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Public Notice August 4, 2021

Ordinary council meetings - change of time

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Public Meeting - Heritage Register Review August 2, 2021

Public Meeting - Heritage Register Review Where: Shire Chambers, 31 Burrowes Street DARKAN When:...

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Update - Shire Road Conditions 12pm Monday 2 August 2021 August 2, 2021

The latest weather event over the weekend caused some minor issues to the Shire of West Arthur Road ...

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