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The bill’s in the mail

Hilltops Councillors have resolved to continue pressuring the State Government to pick up the tab for the entire cost of forming the new Council during the merger transition process. Councillors at last week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council were briefed on the state of...

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Add Council to your streaming watch-list

Following the successful live stream of Hilltops Council’s Ordinary Meeting last week, residents and rate-payers who missed out on watching it in real-time, can catch-up by accessing a recording through Council’s website. Mayor Brian Ingram said the live-stream was...

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Hilltops Council hits the ground running

Hilltops Council Mayor Brian Ingram said it’s been a busy and very productive time for the new Council team, with Councillors spending their first week in the job familiarising themselves with Council policies and procedures. Speaking following the first Ordinary...

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Water infrastructure upgrade nearing completion

A project to upgrade water supply infrastructure at Cunningar is nearing completion, with Hilltops Council preparing to connect the village’s newly constructed water main to the Galong supply line next week. General Manager Anthony McMahon said in order to connect the...

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Hilltops Council clamps down on illegal waste

Surveillance cameras will soon be rolled-out across several notorious illegal waste dumping sites in the Hilltops Region, as Council ramps-up its efforts to avoid pollution stemming from rogue rubbish disposal. In addition to installing security cameras, Council is...

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Hilltops Council determines meeting dates

Hilltops Councillors last week voted to hold Council meetings on the fourth Wednesday of every month, with the first Ordinary Meeting set down for this Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at the Hilltops Council Young Chambers, commencing at 5.30pm. The decision was made...

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Hilltops Council elects inaugural Mayor

Councillor Brian Ingram has been elected unopposed as the first Mayor of Hilltops Council, with Councillor Tony Wallace elected to serve as Deputy Mayor. In accepting the position, Mayor Ingram said he is humbled by the honour and is looking forward to representing...

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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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