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Council Awards Contract to Local Firm
Posted 02 April 2020 Council Awards Contract to Local Firm

A significant carting contract has been awarded to a local contractor

Changes to Transport & Licensing Services
Posted 01 April 2020 Changes to Transport & Licensing Services

Important changes to the Shire of Northam's Transport & Licensing services

Council Amends Budget to Position for Business & Community Support
Posted 01 April 2020 Council Amends Budget to Position for Business & Community Support

Changes made to assist the Community during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Council Changes Meetings to Weekly in Response to COVID-19 Crisis
Posted 01 April 2020 Council Changes Meetings to Weekly in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Changes to Council meetings come into effect

Northam Shire Council Announces More Support for Local Business
Posted 01 April 2020 Northam Shire Council Announces More Support for Local Business

Changes made in response to COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Information Sheet
Posted 27 March 2020 COVID-19 Information Sheet

An overview of essential COVID-19 information in the Shire of Northam.

Council Meeting, 18 March 2020 - COVID-19
Posted 18 March 2020 Council Meeting, 18 March 2020 - COVID-19

Please be advised that the meeting of Full Council will be progressing as planned, at 395 Fitzgerald Street, Northam, commencing at 5:30pm. The Shire of Northam acknowledges the importance of our meeting being open to the public, however given the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Council is respectfully requesting that persons wishing to attend the meeting, only do so if they have a specific and particular interest in a matter to be discussed, or a specific question they wish to ask. If you have a question of Council, you can submit this via email to ceosec@northam.wa.gov.au, or you can express your question via telephone (prior to 5:00pm on (08) 9622 6114). The Council, in holding the meeting is implementing a range of strategies to protect the safety, health and wellbeing of our Elected Members, staff and general community in attendance. The measures being implemented are in accordance with the Australian Government Department of Health social distancing guidelines.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Posted 16 March 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of the its commitment to help contain COVID-19, the Shire of Northam is requesting where possible that payments are made electronically or by tap and go rather than cash at all of its community sites. This includes the Shire Administration, Northam Recreation Centre , Northam Aquatic Centre, Northam Visitor Centre, Wundowie Library and Bilya Koort Boodja.

Clean Up Northam - POSTPONED!
Posted 06 March 2020 Clean Up Northam - POSTPONED!

As a precautionary measure in response to COVID 19, the Clean Up Northam event has been postponed. Thank you to those who had already registered to participate. We will keep you informed of future plans for a community clean up.

Restricted Burning Period
Posted 03 March 2020 Restricted Burning Period

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that due to recent weather events. The Restricted Burning Period will commence on Monday 9th March 2020 subject to the following conditions

Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Ban
Posted 06 February 2020 Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Ban

Please be advised that the Shire of Northam has imposed a Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Ban

Northam Emergency Service Volunteers
Posted 06 February 2020 Northam Emergency Service Volunteers

The Shire of Northam have released a face book page specifically to raise the profile of volunteering within any of our local emergency service groups within the Northam district.

Harvest and Vehicle Movement & Hot Works Ban
Posted 05 February 2020 Harvest and Vehicle Movement & Hot Works Ban

Please be advised that the Shire of Northam has imposed a Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Ban

Prohibited Burning Period
Posted 12 November 2019 Prohibited Burning Period

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that in consultation with the Volunteer Bush Fire Control Officers, The PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD will be brought forward by one (1) week and will start on the 25th Nov 2019.

Adoption of Local Law
Posted 04 November 2019 Adoption of Local Law

At the Ordinary Council meeting 16 October 2019 the Shire of Northam adopted the following local laws pursuant to section 3.12 of the Local Government Act 1995 Cat Local Law 2019 Fencing Local Law 2019 Parking Local Law 2019

Pink Up Northam Fundraiser
Posted 31 October 2019 Pink Up Northam Fundraiser

Targeted Watsonia Spraying
Posted 31 October 2019 Targeted Watsonia Spraying

The Shire of Northam has undertaken a targeted spraying program to control the listed ‘pest plant’ Watsonia. Outbreaks were identified and sprayed within the Northam town site, Clackline, Bakers Hill and adjacent to El Cabello in an attempt to manage the plant throughout the Shire.

Hazard Reduction Burning
Posted 28 October 2019 Hazard Reduction Burning

The Shire of Northam would like to advise that hazard reduction burning will be taking place within the Northam Town site over the coming weeks as the local Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service and the Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades prepare the community for the upcoming bush fire season.

Council re-elects Shire President and welcomes new Deputy President
Posted 24 October 2019 Council re-elects Shire President and welcomes new Deputy President

The Shire of Northam is pleased to announce that Cr Chris Antonio has been re-elected to continue in his role as Shire President and Cr Julie William has been elected to the position of Deputy Shire President.

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