What happened at the August Council Meeting

At its August Council meeting, Council:

  • Granted planning permits for:

- A dog boarding kennel at Darlington Road, Gnotuk, subject to conditions
- Two x two-lot subdivisions (Realignment of Boundaries) at 47 Bolivar Street and 10 Austin Avenue, Terang, subject to conditions

  • Adopted the:

- Small Business Assistance Program Policy dated August 2021
- Residential Land Review (August 2021)

  • Approved and implemented the COVID-19 Relief Program 2021-2022, for up  to $130,000, to:

- Waive Council registration and permit fees for Food, Registered Premises and Accommodation businesses, including business related Local Law permits for outdoor dining, A-                frames, footpath trading

- Waive commercial leases that are eligible under the State Government Commercial Tenant Relief Scheme Act 2021

- Not charge interest on overdue rates and charges or debtor accounts for the 2021-2022 financial year, including prior year arrears 

  • Resolved to express an interest in participating in the next “foundation member” stage of the Barwon South West Climate Alliance (BSWCA) on the proviso that all requirements of the Local Government Act 2020 are addressed
  • Received the interim finance report for the period ending 30 June 2021
  • Noted provisional “cash” result for 2020-2021
  • Approved 2020-2021 carry forward projects totalling $22,830,535
  • Noted 12-month provisional results to 30 June 2021 for legislated performance indicators under Local Government (Planning and Reporting) Regulations 2020
  • Updated Instrument of Delegation to members of Council staff