Insect Fogging

Please be advised that routine insect fogging will be taking place on still evenings within the Narembeen townsite from October until December.

Shire of Narembeen Text Messaging Service

The Shire of Narembeen has a text messaging service to easily disseminate information to landholders/residents within the Shire of Narembeen.
If you would like to be added to this service, please call the office on 9064 7308.

Restricted Burning Period (permit required) – 19th September to 31st October

The Shire of Narembeen has entered its restricted burning period which runs from 19th September to 31st October. A permit for burning is required and may be obtained from the Shire of Narembeen.

Restricted (Permit Required) 19th September to 31st October
Prohibited 1st November to 31st January
Restricted (Permit Required) 1st February to 15th April

Burning period dates may be varied due to climate or weather conditions. Variations will be advertised via SMS, the Shire website and facebook page.

The Shire of Narembeen Bushfire Notice states that under the Bush Fire Act 1954 that between the 1st day of November in any year until the 30th day of April in the year following fire breaks are to be in place. If it is considered impractical or undesirable to provide firebreaks as required by this notice, the approval of the Council must be obtained for any variation. Approval will only be granted up to or before the 15th day of October, and will not be granted unless prior consent of the appropriate Fire Brigade Officer has been obtained.

Please be advised that inspections of properties will again take place this year and notices will be set if required.

The PENALTY FOR FAILING TO COMPLY with this Notice is a fine not exceeding $5000 and a person in default is also liable whether prosecuted or not to pay the costs of performing the work directed by this Notice if it is not carried out by the owner and/or occupier by the date required by this Notice.

Roadworks – Soldiers Rd & Fricker Rd

Please be advised that roadworks will be commencing on Soldiers Road and Fricker Road from Tuesday 4th September 2018.

Delays are expected, it is suggested that road users use Walker Road as an alternate route through to the Merredin– Narembeen Road.

 

Illegal Telecommunication Boosters

The use of illegal boosters and the impact they have on communication service for our emergency services was recently raised at our Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC) meeting held at the Shire.
The issue has been raised with Telstra and other relevant authorities. We have been informed that fines of up to $255,000 or jail for two years can be imposed.
Please do the right thing and not use Illegal Telecommunication Boosters. You have been warned!

Narembeen Community Resource Centre & Narembeen Medical Centre Extension

The Narembeen Medical Centre, Narembeen Community Resource Centre and the Narembeen Fencepost have relocated.

Below are the details of where each business will be temporarily moving to:-

Narembeen Medical Centre—10 Hilton Way, Narembeen
Narembeen CRC—15 Longhurst St, Narembeen (old St John building)
Narembeen Fencepost—1 Longhurst Street, Narembeen (Shire Office)

The Shire of Narembeen will ensure that the community is updated regularly throughout this project and we appreciate your patience during the construction phase.

The Narembeen Pharmacy will be open as usual, however due to the close proximity of construction the community will need to take care around the construction site.

Fees & Charges

At its Ordinary Meeting of Council, held on 16th May 2018, Council adopted its fees and charges for 2018/2019.

These new charges will take effect on and from 1 July 2018.

Should you wish to view the fees and charges, copies are available from the Shire Administration offices, 1 Longhurst Street, Narembeen.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Shire Office.

Chris Jackson
Chief Executive Officer

Road Damage from Farming Implements

Council have been made aware of recent damage to Shire roads caused by farm machinery. Please note that damage sustained to Shire infrastructure including both gravel and bitumen roads will be reported to the Police and compensation will be sought from offenders.

Any member of the community who witnesses damage occurring are encouraged to report the matter to the Shire immediately.

Council understands that accidents do happen, however when roads are being repeatedly damaged and Shire staff are regularly fixing damaged roads, it becomes a problem.

It would be appreciated if all road users moving farm machinery could please take more care with Shire infrastructure.

Chris Jackson
Chief Executive Officer

Practical Driving Assessments

The Shire of Narembeen has Practical Driving Assessments up to MR available on a monthly basis as follows:-

Tuesday 2nd October
Tuesday 6th November
Tuesday 4th December

To make a booking either phone the Shire of Narembeen on T: 9064 7308 or book online