Public Notices

1. Proposal to sell - Surplus Assets

In accordance with Policy No. 128 – Asset Disposal and Rationalisation, Gannawarra Shire Council proposes to sell by Expression of Interest, fittings and infrastructure that are surplus to its requirements, including:
  -  1 x Vulcan Everhot Hot Water Service
  -  1 x Fujitsu split system air conditioner with remote
  -  1 x Mitsubishi split system air conditioner with remote

Purchasers need to be aware that the purchase does not include pipes or wiring.

Expression of Interest forms can be downloaded from Council’s website or by contacting Jo Haw on (03) 5450 9333.

Submissions must be received by Council, in writing, by 4:00pm on Friday 30 November 2018 and removal to be completed by Friday 7 December 2018.

All prospective buyers are advised that the assets are disposed of, with any faults, at the buyer’s risk. Buyers are to rely on their own investigations regarding the condition and function of the assets and Council will not be responsible for any repairs to, or maintenance of the assets.

The assets for sale are located in Kerang, and inspection can be arranged by contacting Leigh Hollingworth on 5450 9333.

Details of the assets are as follows:

Fujitsu split system: Model: ASTA24LCC & AOTR24LCC, 7.4 kW cooling, 8.5 kW heating

Mitsubishi: Model: SRK71ZEA-S1 & SRC71ZE-S1, 7.1 kW cooling, 8.0 kW heating

Vulcan Everhot HWS Model: V681050 Date of manufacture: 13/08/1997 Capacity: 50L

Submissions can be sent to: Manager Projects and Property Gannawarra Shire Council By post: PO Box 287, Kerang Vic 3579 By email: In person: Reception at Kerang or Cohuna Council Offices.

Tom O’Reilly

 Leitchville Aircons and HWS EOI application form(PDF, 195KB)

Leitchville Aircons and hot water unit images and information(PDF, 543KB)


2. Draft Governance Local Law 2018

Notice is given that Gannawarra Shire Council proposes to make a new Local Law, Governance Local Law 2018, including, incorporated by reference a Meeting Procedure and Procedure for Election of Mayor, in accordance with section 119 of the Local Government Act 1989 (the Act).

The proposed Local Law is to replace the Gannawarra Shire Council Local Law No. 7 (2011) Processes of Local Government (Meetings and Common Seal), (Further Amendment).

The purpose and general purport of the proposed Local Law is to:

  1. provide a mechanism to facilitate the good government of Council through its formal meeting procedure to ensure effective and efficient Council decisions are made in a manner which acknowledges the role of local government within the Australian system of Government;

  2. promote and encourage community participation in the system of local government by providing mechanisms for Council to ascertain the community’s views and expectations;

  3. regulate and control the election of the Mayor, and Deputy Mayor and the chairperson of any Special Committees;

  4. regulate and control the procedures governing the conduct of meetings including:

  1. the notice required for meetings

  2. the keeping of minutes;

  1. regulate and control the use of the Council’s seal;

  2. provide for the administration of Council’s powers and functions;

  3. provide generally for the peace, order and good government of the municipal district; and

  4. repeal any redundant local laws.

The proposed changes include a provision appointing the Deputy Mayor as Acting Mayor, guidelines for Public Question Time at Council Meetings, guidelines for Petitions and Joint Letters, removal of inconsistencies with the Act and general formatting.

A copy of the draft Local Law, including documents incorporated by reference and a Community Impact Statement can be inspected or obtained from Council’s website, or Kerang and Cohuna Customer Service Centres.

Any person may make a written submission to Council under section 223 of the Local Government Act 1989. 

Written submissions should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Gannawarra Shire Council, PO Box 287, Kerang Vic 3579 and must be received at the Council Offices no later than 5.00pm on Monday 26 November 2018.

Any person who makes a written submission can ask to be heard by Council in support of their submission or may be represented by a person (who is specified in their submission) to speak on their behalf. The proposed Local Law will be considered at the Ordinary meeting of Council to be held on 19 December 2018.

Submissions received by Council may be included within the December Ordinary Council Meeting Agenda which are public documents and which are also available from Council’s website.

Council will consider all written submissions in accordance with section 223 of the Act.

Any person requiring further information should direct their enquiries to the Manager Governance on (03) 5450 9333 or via email:

View Governance Local Law 2018 here(PDF, 341KB)

View Meetings Procedure here(PDF, 470KB)

View Procedure for election of Mayor here(PDF, 208KB)

View Local Law Community Impact Statement here(PDF, 340KB)