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Trentham Hub Postal Survey

At the April 2018 meeting, Council resolved to facilitate a postal survey of eligible voters in the Coliban Ward to determine the preferred location for the Trentham Hub.

POSTAL SURVEY: CHECK THE MAIL FOR YOUR SURVEY

Survey packs will be mailed to eligible voters by Friday 6 July 2018.

If you do not receive your postal survey by Tuesday 17 July 2018, please call the Principal Returning Officer on 0401 524 790 to arrange an alternative.

HOW TO RETURN YOUR SURVEY MATERIAL?

Your completed survey material must be in the mail or hand-delivered by 5.00pm Friday 27 July 2018.
Post your completed survey paper using the reply-paid envelope provided, or hand deliver it during library hours to:

TRENTHAM LIBRARY

13 Albert Street, Trentham
(Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm or Saturday 10am-1pm)
For eligible voters who will be absent and not able to receive their mail during July, you will be able to provide an ‘absentee’ response by post or email direct to the Returning Officer by 5.00pm Friday 27 July 2018. Further details on this option will be published by Friday 6 July.

RETURNING OFFICER

Mr Ron Ritchie of RGR Elections has been appointed as the Returning Officer to facilitate the Trentham Hub Postal Survey.
Ron can be contacted on 0401 524 790 or ronritchie@optusnet.com.au for any survey specific issues.

PROJECT INFORMATION

For any enquiries about the Trentham Hub project, please contact Council on 5348 2306 or shire@hepburn.vic.gov.au.

Bruce Lucas Appointed Interim CEO

At tonight’s meeting, Council appointed Mr Bruce Lucas, General Manager Infrastructure, as the Interim CEO from 2 June 2018, following the departure of Mr Aaron van Egmond.

Mayor Cr John Cottrell said, “Bruce is a highly valued and competent member of Council’s leadership team, who has the skills and knowledge to lead the organisation through to the appointment of a new CEO.”

Mr Lucas said he was looking forward to the challenges that the role presented.

“I look forward to working with the Mayor, Councillors and all our staff, to keep the organisation moving forward until the new CEO commences.

“It is nice to have the ‘vote of confidence’ from Councillors and many messages of support from across the organisation,” said Mr Lucas.

Current CEO, Aaron van Egmond, said, “Bruce is a strong leader and has extensive experience with major projects and stakeholder management. I have every confidence in his ability to perform this role.”


That Council:

1.1.1.           

Appoints Mr Bruce Lucas as Interim Chief Executive Officer from 2 June 2018 for a period of six months or until the commencement of the new Chief Executive Officer (whichever is sooner) in accordance with the attached Contract of Employment.

1.1.2.           

Approves the Mayor and Deputy Mayor to sign the Contract of Employment for Mr Bruce Lucas as Interim Chief Executive Officer.

 

 

National Reconciliation Week Forum

– DUE TO A HUGE AMOUNT OF INTEREST THIS EVENT IS NOW AT CAPACITY –

We will be celebrating National Reconciliation Week this year by holding a forum at Franklinford Hall.  The keynote speakers, Jida Gulpilil of the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and Paul Haw, local Boort historian will tell Dja Dja Wurrung stories and speak on the Aboriginal history of our area.  The event will commence with a traditional smoking ceremony. This will be a free event with a light dinner and tea served on the night.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Yandoit Hall

Click here to register 

 

 

Hammon Park Masterplan Complete

Working in conjunction with local designers and the Project Reference Group, a Masterplan has been developed that will guide the future development of Hammon park. Initial stages of development will focus on the pump track and parking, but as further funding becomes available other features of the plan will be implemented.

See the Masterplan and latest project update here: https://creswicktrails.com/progress/