EAST MIRROOL REGULATOR (EMR) YENDA – EMERGENCY BREACHING PROTOCOLS AND DECISION SUPPORT FRAMEWORK – FOR FLOOD EVENTS
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 12 June 2018, Council adopted the Floodplain Management Committee Minutes and resolved to place the Draft EMR Emergency Breaching Protocols and Decision Support Framework on public exhibition.
In conjunction with the Public Exhibition, a Public Meeting will also be held on Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 7.30 pm at the Yenda Diggers Club to inform community members and provide the opportunity for questions.
The breaching protocols provide guidance as to how the responsible authorities can and should manage operation of the flood gates and emergency breaching of the Main Canal embankments at the EMR in response to a flood event from Mirrool Creek flood waters.
An electronic copy of the EMR Emergency Breaching Protocols and Decision Support Framework report is available on Council’s website by using the following link www.griffith.nsw.gov.au within the public exhibition section or alternatively a hard copy
can be viewed at the Council Chambers and the Griffith City Library during normal office hours.
Following the public meeting, anyone wishing to make a submission on the report can do so in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Griffith City Council.
Submissions will be received up to 4 pm, Thursday 4 October 2018. Please contact Kathleen Calabria (Administration Officer – Utilities) for further information on (02) 6962 8100.
Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) - Draft Griffith Base Hospital Clinical Services Plan
The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has released its draft Griffith Base Hospital - Clinical Services Plan. (See link below). MLHD are inviting public comment and feedback on the draft Plan until mid-February. There has not been a firm date set for the close of submissions, this page will be updated once Council has been notified.
Draft Australia Day Awards Policy (GC-CP-401)
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held 11 September 2018, it was resolved that the draft Australia Day Awards Policy (GC-CP-401) be placed on public exhibition for a minimum of 28 days. Council is required to notify the public and provide the opportunity for submissions regarding this policy.
The draft policy may be viewed at the Council Chambers, 1 Benerembah Street Griffith, the Griffith City Library and on Council’s website at griffith.nsw.gov.au.
Anyone wishing to make comment on the draft Australia Day Awards Policy can do so in writing addressed to the General Manager, Griffith City Council. Comments or submissions will be received up to 4 pm, Friday 12 October 2018.