Notifications

BAKERS HILL SPEED LIMIT

The permanent speed zone in Bakers Hill CBD will be reduced to 60 km/h on Friday 2 November 2018 in the afternoon.

Advanced signage will be put in place advising traffic on the speed zone change.

Main Roads Western Australia will still be carrying out some minor works over the next few weeks however these works will not involve any temporary speed restrictions.

RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD

Please be advised that the Shire of Northam has now entered the RESTRICTED period. From this point on, anyone wishing to conduct a hazard reduction burn will require a permit. A link to apply for permits has been included below. 

https://www.northam.wa.gov.au/council-business/fire-and-emergency-management/fire-permits.aspx

Please remember that Fire Breaks are due Nov 1st 2018.

Should you have any queries, please contact the Shire Community Emergency Services Manager, Brendon Rutter on 0458 08 08 18 or cesm@northam.wa.gov.au

CHANGE OF COUNCIL MEETING LOCATION

The Shire of Northam at its Ordinary Council Meeting held on 15 August 2018 resolved to change the meeting location of the Council Forum and Ordinary Council meeting scheduled on 14 and 21 November 2018. These meetings will now be held at the Quellington Hall and the Shire of Northam hereby gives public notice of the change of place for the meetings as listed above in accordance with Regulation 12 (2) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.

HARVEST MASS MANAGEMENT SCHEME (HMMS) – NEW ARRANGEMENTS FOR 2018-2019 HARVEST

Changes to the HMMS will continue to allow for “first and last” mile access on roads between the paddock and the nearest road approved for RAV network access. The HMMS operates from Monday, 1 October 2018 to Thursday, 28 February next year.

The new arrangements are that prior to harvest a farmer or transport operator must submit to Main Roads WA a HMMS Road List form identifying the intended RAV combination and a list of roads being used from the paddock to the approved RAV network.

Main Roads WA will conduct a desktop assessment of the HMMS Road List and the route will be endorsed with operating conditions if considered safe.

The road list must be endorsed by Main Roads WA before commencing HMMS operations for the 2018-2019 harvest and the road list must be carried in the vehicle and produced on request to Main Roads WA, WA Police or the grain handler. The endorsed list may be shared by other transport operators.

The following documents provide more information about the changes:

ROAD RESURFACING WORKS PROGRAM

The Shire of Northam would like to inform you of upcoming road works in the following areas:

Katrine Road, Northam - Completed

Spencers Brook Road, Muresk  - Scheduled for Late November

Spencers Brook Road, Clackline - In Progress

East Street, Northam

Byfield Street, Northam

Gregory Street, Northam - In Progress

Wellington Street, Northam

Glass Avenue, Northam

Charles Street, Northam

Balga Tce, Wundowie

Jennapulin Road, Southern Brook - In Progress

Coates Road, Wundowie

Mervyn Street, Northam - In Progress

Cody Street, Northam - In Progress

Foreman Street, Northam - In Progress

Cook Street, Northam - In progress

Fitzgerald Street, Northam

Gordon Street, Northam

Selby Street, Northam

Mudalla Way, Northam

Access will be limited during this time.  Please observe Traffic Management on site. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Notifications

BAKERS HILL SPEED LIMIT

The permanent speed zone in Bakers Hill CBD will be reduced to 60 km/h on Friday 2 November 2018 in the afternoon.

Advanced signage will be put in place advising traffic on the speed zone change.

Main Roads Western Australia will still be carrying out some minor works over the next few weeks however these works will not involve any temporary speed restrictions.

RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD

Please be advised that the Shire of Northam has now entered the RESTRICTED period. From this point on, anyone wishing to conduct a hazard reduction burn will require a permit. A link to apply for permits has been included below. 

https://www.northam.wa.gov.au/council-business/fire-and-emergency-management/fire-permits.aspx

Please remember that Fire Breaks are due Nov 1st 2018.

Should you have any queries, please contact the Shire Community Emergency Services Manager, Brendon Rutter on 0458 08 08 18 or cesm@northam.wa.gov.au

CHANGE OF COUNCIL MEETING LOCATION

The Shire of Northam at its Ordinary Council Meeting held on 15 August 2018 resolved to change the meeting location of the Council Forum and Ordinary Council meeting scheduled on 14 and 21 November 2018. These meetings will now be held at the Quellington Hall and the Shire of Northam hereby gives public notice of the change of place for the meetings as listed above in accordance with Regulation 12 (2) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996.

HARVEST MASS MANAGEMENT SCHEME (HMMS) – NEW ARRANGEMENTS FOR 2018-2019 HARVEST

Changes to the HMMS will continue to allow for “first and last” mile access on roads between the paddock and the nearest road approved for RAV network access. The HMMS operates from Monday, 1 October 2018 to Thursday, 28 February next year.

The new arrangements are that prior to harvest a farmer or transport operator must submit to Main Roads WA a HMMS Road List form identifying the intended RAV combination and a list of roads being used from the paddock to the approved RAV network.

Main Roads WA will conduct a desktop assessment of the HMMS Road List and the route will be endorsed with operating conditions if considered safe.

The road list must be endorsed by Main Roads WA before commencing HMMS operations for the 2018-2019 harvest and the road list must be carried in the vehicle and produced on request to Main Roads WA, WA Police or the grain handler. The endorsed list may be shared by other transport operators.

The following documents provide more information about the changes:

ROAD RESURFACING WORKS PROGRAM

The Shire of Northam would like to inform you of upcoming road works in the following areas:

Katrine Road, Northam - Completed

Spencers Brook Road, Muresk  - Scheduled for Late November

Spencers Brook Road, Clackline - In Progress

East Street, Northam

Byfield Street, Northam

Gregory Street, Northam - In Progress

Wellington Street, Northam

Glass Avenue, Northam

Charles Street, Northam

Balga Tce, Wundowie

Jennapulin Road, Southern Brook - In Progress

Coates Road, Wundowie

Mervyn Street, Northam - In Progress

Cody Street, Northam - In Progress

Foreman Street, Northam - In Progress

Cook Street, Northam - In progress

Fitzgerald Street, Northam

Gordon Street, Northam

Selby Street, Northam

Mudalla Way, Northam

Access will be limited during this time.  Please observe Traffic Management on site. Apologies for any inconvenience.

After Hours Emergency Contact

For Emergency events like fallen trees on roads and across driveways, call Engineering Works on 0419 910 319.

For emergencies involving animals, including stock posing threats on local government roads, call Ranger Services on 9622 7267.

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