The long-awaited visit to the region by federal Water Minister Keith Pitt is only weeks away. All councillors were elected for a fixed four-year term of office. The Shire was abolished from 1 January, 1957 and divided between Grafton City Council, Maclean and Ulmarra Shires (6) End notes: (1) NSW Government Gazette 7 March, 1906 p. 1593, 1629 (2) NSW Government Gazette 16 May, 1906 p. 2899, 2905-2906 (3) NSW Government Gazette 24 July, 1912. p. 4623 (4) NSW Government Gazette 29 August, 1930 p. 3448-3449 Restrict phone calls during flood periods: The need to restrict telephone business in and out in the Ulmarra area to urgent calls during flood periods was stressed at yesterdayas meeting of Ulmarra Shire Council. John Rayner’s appointment comes just two weeks after Mr McSwain resigned, and less than a week after council appointed a recruitment company. A 24-year old Shepparton man will undergo a mental health assessment before being sentenced for offences including drug possession, assault and affray. (5) On 24 January 1963 the Lower Clarence County Council and the Shire of Ulmarra agreed that the responsibility of the management and maintenance of the reticulation works within the parishes of Scope and Wooli Wooli be transferred to the Ulmara Shire. Mr RH Piper, shire clerk, submitted a list of recommendations arising out of the position during the recent flood. They have been invited to a meeting of Ulmarra Shire Council on June 15. Queanbeyan. During the voluntary process Ulmarra Shire Council and Nymboida Shire Council agreed to merge. Namoi Shire was a local government area in the North West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia.. Namoi Shire was proclaimed on 7 March 1906. Firstly, thanks for the recent opportunity to address one of the commissioners at Lismore. The former Ulmarra and Nymboida Shire areas comprise the southern part of the Clarence Valley Council local government area, as shown on the maps (Figure 1). To add to the confusion, many of the documents, which should have been tendered as evidence about the implementation of the 1990 Coastal Policy had been the property of the now defunct Ulmarra Shire Council. ‘‘He is coming for a visit with his wife on Sunday and Monday, before heading back to their current home in Sydney on Tuesday. At the time of dissolution, Urana Shire Council was composed of nine councillors elected proportionally as three separate wards, each electing three councillors. MR. G. Gresham who has been employed continuously by the Ulmarra Municipal Council and Ulmarra Shire Council for over 36 years, and Mr. E. Marshal, who has been employed continuously by the Orara and Ulmarra Shire Councils for almost 24 years, will both retire this month. Ulmarra’s past as a busy 19th century riverport is easily imagined as many significant buildings from the era have been retained and renovated. Ulmarra Managed Council's water and sewer network as well as managing Council's Asset database. The Local Government Areas Amalgamation Act 1980 saw the amalgamation of Namoi Shire with the Municipality of Narrabri to … Undertook capital works projects incuding the sewering of Corindi Beach, construction of the Wooli Water reservoir, construction of the Wooli boat ramp and Red Rock boat ramp. (1) The area of Pristine Waters was the same as the amalgamated areas of Nymboida and Ulmarra. [3], Ulmarra's name comes from an Aboriginal word meaning "Bend in the river".[4]. Ali Aber appeared before Shepparton Magistrates’ Court via video link from prison, where he... A Shepparton man has been warned he faces jail if caught driving while disqualified again. Mr McSwain said the decision to leave Deniliquin was due to family reasons. Subscribe to the news that matters to you. With the highways replacing the river trade in the 20th century, the historic buildings were also bypassed for radical redevelopment, and now heritage tourism is an important part of the town’s economy. Mr McSwain’s last day with council is Friday, April 3. It was an honour to present NSW Premier’s 2019/2020 Bushfire Citations to members of the Ulmarra and Brooms Head Rural Fire Brigades. In 1937, Namoi Shire absorbed the Municipality of West Narrabri.. The Council was the subject of a voluntary merger with Ulmarra Shire Council on 1 July 2000, forming Pristine Waters Council. 1994 – 1999 5 years. The town had the distinction of being the smallest local government area of New South Wales until 2000 when it amalgamated with the Nymboida Shire to form Pristine Waters Shire, which later merged with Copmanhurst, Grafton and Maclean Shires to become the Clarence Valley Council. The town had the distinction of being the smallest local government area of New South Wales until 2000 when it amalgamated with the Nymboida Shire to form Pristine Waters Shire, which later merged with Copmanhurst, Grafton and Maclean Shires to become the Clarence Valley Council. Ulmarra Village Community News. An interim general manager has already been appointed to Edward River Council while it searches for Adam McSwain’s permanent replacement. The 34 year-old is taking on a role with Bayside City Council in Victoria as director environment, recreation and infrastructure. Ulmarra Shire Council and Nymboida Shire Council became Pristine Waters Council in July 2000. [2], The town had the distinction of being the smallest local government area of New South Wales until 2000 when it amalgamated with the Nymboida Shire to form Pristine Waters Shire, which later merged with Copmanhurst, Grafton and Maclean Shires to become the Clarence Valley Council. It referred back to Ulmarra Shire Council a suggestion for a changed funding basis for future county council works, asking for shire suggestions on how its proposal could be implemented. They later moved to Lorn and again to North Maitland. They took the dog to the vet... Local accommodation providers have experienced a near 100 per cent loss of business after the Victorian Government decided to close its border with Victoria last week. The shire offices were originally based in Largs. Ulmarra Shire Council has a direct interest in ensuring that the Reserve serves the needs of Red Rock residents and visitors to the Shire. Maitland. The Clarence Valley Council area is bounded by the Kyogle Council area and the Richmond Valley Council area in the north, the Coral Sea in the east, Coffs Harbour City and Bellingen Shire in the south, and the Armidale Regional Council area, the Glen Innes Severn Council area and Tenterfield Shire in … A place to share your local event, your community news and anything community related to Ulmarra & Tucabia. TendersLive provides details of tenders, quotations and expressions of interest currently advertised by Council. The meeting was very informative and interesting. Mr Rayner transferred to Sutherland Shire Council in January 1982 and was general manager there until September 2015 when he retired. Harwood Shire was a local government area in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia.. Harwood Shire was proclaimed on 7 March 1906, one of 134 shires created after the passing of the Local Government (Shires) Act 1905.. Mayor Norm Brennan said Mr Rayner has an extensive 40-year history in local government, making him the perfect candidate to fill the role for three to six months. Clarence Valley Council received funding from the Office of Environment and Heritage to conduct this study, with a final report due in late 2019. Its offices were based in the town of Narrabri.. Senior Accounting Officer Yarrowlumla Shire Council. At the 2006 census, Ulmarra had a population of 446 people. On behalf of Ulmarra Shire Council I wish to submit the following submission in respect of the Impacts of National Competition Policy on rural and Regional Australia. Welcome to Clarence Valley Council's TendersLive service. Ulmarra is a small town on the south bank of the Clarence River in New South Wales, Australia in the Clarence Valley district. The owners of a four-year-old Labrador became concerned after they found a wound on the dog’s left side about 7pm Sunday. Coldstream Road, Ulmarra 2462 NSW Ulmarra, Clarence Valley Council , New South Wales , Australia Show Map The adopted management structure for the Reserve should, as far as practical, provide for a mechanism which, as a minimum, will facilitate meaningful contribution from Councillors and technical staff of The mayor was elected by the councillors at the first meeting of the Council. These studies cover the former Copmanhurst Shire, Grafton City and Maclean Shire areas. The meeting also decided to call for a consultant's report on the cost-benefit ratio of part of the South Grafton levee work which extends into Nymboida Shire. 1K likes. ‘‘We are pleased to bring in someone with a long history of working with councils and expect his experience in multiple general manager positions will assist him in his new role with Edward River Council.’’. The Ulmarra Cemetery is located on 2 hectares of land with additional land for provision of extension when required. Ulmarra overlooks a tranquil stretch of the Clarence, and with its shady trees, water dragons running around and quiet ambiance, it's quite possibly what heaven might be like. Mr Rayner started his local government career in 1965 when taking on a role as administration officer for Ulmarra Shire Council, where he worked until 1967. Map of the town of Grafton New South wales in 1886, by John Sands, The Clarence River, with the Ulmarra Ferry, Ulmarra War Memorial, Coldstream Street, beside the, Geographical Names Board of New South Wales, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ulmarra,_New_South_Wales&oldid=989939807, Australian Statistical Geography Standard 2016 ID same as Wikidata, Geographic Names Register of NSW same as Wikidata, All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 21 November 2020, at 21:39. Ulmarra is a small town on the south bank of the Clarence River in New South Wales, Australia in the Clarence Valley district. Ulmarra. The first part of carrying out a Heritage study requires a Thematic History. The shire offices were in Maclean. About 12.30am this morning emergency services were called to Edward River Road, Mathoura, about 35km south of Deniliquin, after a Toyota dual cab utility left the road, rolled and crashed... Police are appealing for information after a family dog was shot in Deniliquin at the weekend. Pristine Waters replaced the two former Shires as a constituent Council of the Clarence River County Council and the Lower … Other towns and villages in the shire included Angourie, Ashby, Iluka, Lawrence and Yamba. Ulmarra Shire Council. ‘‘We then spoke to our recruitment agent Steve Blacker to advise we were happy with Mr Rayner and wanted him to join our team for the next three to six months while we go through recruitment. ‘‘Mr Rayner will then return on the Monday, after Adam McSwain’s last day on Friday, April 3, to take on the interim position as we look to find a permanent general manager.’’. At the 2006 census, Ulmarra had a population of 446 people. This took effect following the proclamation of the agreement on 10 July 1964. Other urban areas in the shire included Paterson and Vacy. Wayde Prater, 39, pleaded guilty before Shepparton Magistrates’ Court to one count of driving while disqualified when police caught him behind the wheel... A teenager has died in a single-vehicle crash in Mathoura. ‘‘He has a very long local government history, and has been general manager for 30 odd years and is currently retired,’’ Cr Brennan said. He also held various senior positions at Lithgow City Council from 1969 until 1977 and was then appointed general manager at Greater Lithgow City Council in 1977. Manager Financial Services Maitland City Council, Australia. Pristine Waters Council was itself a relatively new Council area, as the Ulmarra Shire Council and Nymboida Shire Council became Pristine Waters Council in July 2000. The Pastoral Timesf can confirm that Mr Pitt is scheduling a visit early in the new year. Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW : 1915 - 1954), Thu 13 Dec 1917, Page 2 - HARWOOD SHIRE COUNCIL. Ulmarra Shire Council Aug 1996 - Jun 2000 3 years 11 months. Section 94 funds amounting to $860,000 from developers, have sat untouched since a 1995 Ulmarra Shire Council plan to upgrade the far northern beaches village was approved. From 1967 until 1969 he was the senior administration officer at Mudgee Municipal Council. Assistant Treasurer Bega Valley Shire Council. 1987 – 1989 2 years. Download a copy of Council's Statement of Business Ethics which applies to all Tenderers, Contractors, Consultants and Suppliers, as well as the Councillors and Council staff. It was also a pleasure to present NSW RFS Long Service Medals and Clasps to Brooms Head brigade members Andy Holland, Grant Whitley, Bob Moyle and Wayne (Tex) Rae. A highly recommended setting for morning tea or lunch by the river - the availability of cakes and pastries here is something else. Under the . Bolwarra Shire was a local government area in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.. Bolwarra Shire was proclaimed on 7 March 1906, one of 134 shires created after the passing of the Local Government (Shires) Act 1905.. 1989 – 1990 1 year. This rural setting is located approx 5 kilometres from the town of Ulmarra and is one of Councils more historical cemeteries with large family portions. Mr Rayner started his local government career in 1965 when taking on a role as administration officer for Ulmarra Shire Council, where he worked until 1967. Council has carried out extensive Community Based Heritage Studies for three areas of the Clarence Valley and the Thematic Histories and Final Study Reports are available for download. Bega. ‘‘We specifically wanted to bring in an external interim general manager to reduce the disruption and impact of changes within the organisation to our staff who are already doing a lot of projects,’’ Cr Brennan said. We recognise the Bundjalung, Gumbaynggirr and Yaegl people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this local government area. ‘‘We had half a dozen apply for the interim position, so we went through their resumes and applications, and on Monday, Ash Hall and myself spoke to John Rayner. In the lead up to the merger, I was engaged by both Councils to manage the merger process through the public consultation and Boundaries Commission phases and to establish the strategic framework for the new Council. Council will review this project and hopes to achieve protection for more heritage items and places located in … The Ulmarra Ferry is a vehicular cable ferry, which crosses the Clarence River from a point about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) north of Ulmarra, to Southgate on the north bank. On 1 July 2000, the former Shires of Nymboida and Ulmarra were amalgamated under the Local Government Act 1993 to form the new Local Government Area of Pristine Waters. Since his retirement, he has been a consultant for various councils, and was administrator for Georges River Council during May 2016 until September 2017. 1990 – 1993 3 years. Merger with Ulmarra Shire Council became Pristine Waters Council in January 1982 and was general manager has been... 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