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Work to get underway on vital transport link

Work is expected to get underway this week on upgrades to Murringo Road, the latest in a series of projects aimed at enhancing what is a vital transport link within the Hilltops region. Council is scheduled to commence work tomorrow, Tuesday 19 September 2017, on the...

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Council secures $5.2m in Federal funding for local bridges

The allocation of more than $5.2 million from the Federal Government towards bridge infrastructure in the region, underlines how important safe, accessible and quality transport routes are in enhancing our local economic competitiveness, Hilltops Council General...

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First Mayor of Hilltops to be elected next week

The first ever Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Hilltops Council will be decided at a meeting next week, during what will be the inaugural official gathering of the eleven Councillors elected following the recent local government election. Council General Manager Anthony...

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Council lobbies State Govt for arts & cultural funding boost

Hilltops Council will have to wait until the end of October to learn if a bid to secure local funding from the State Government’s ‘Regional Cultural Fund’ has been shortlisted, with a final announcement expected in early 2018. General Manager Anthony McMahon said...

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Waiting for word on project wish-list

The NSW State Government is currently considering a funding bid from Hilltops Council, aimed at securing $3.4 million in financial support for a total of 14 local community projects around the region. General Manager Anthony McMahon said the application is part of the...

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Support available for community groups

Applications are now open for community groups and organisations to obtain funding from Hilltops Council for infrastructure projects, special programs or events. General Manager Anthony McMahon said Council has two funding streams available for community groups to...

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Second illegal chemical discovered at sewerage plant

Hilltops Council is urging residents in Boorowa to report any incidents of suspected illegal waste disposal after a second unidentified chemical contaminant made its way into the town’s sewerage treatment plant. Just one week after Council was forced to activate...

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Avoid a fine and vote on time

Pre-poll voting for the Hilltops Council election opens in Young on Monday (28th August), and in Harden and Boorowa the following week (Monday, 4 September). Council General Manager Anthony McMahon said pre-poll voting, together with the option of postal voting, are...

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Boorowa Sewerage Treatment Plant update

The unidentified chemical pollutant found at the Boorowa Sewerage Treatment Plant on Monday has been contained and the system has resumed normal operations. Temporary mitigation measures were put in place earlier in the week after Council staff discovered a chemical...

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