Kiama Council snippets July 13

Kiama Council snippets July 13

Old Bombo Quarry staircase: We are inviting submissions on the staircase planned for the Old Bombo Quarry. A development application is on public exhibition, which includes the design and other aspects of the project. The staircase is intended to provide walkers exploring the Quarry a safe way to reach the nearby walking tracks and beach.

Health and Sustainability Grants: We're offering Health and Sustainability Grants of up to $1,500 to promote health and sustainability in our community. The aim is to bring together local residents and community groups with an interest in health and sustainability to drive small projects to improve the health and environmental outcomes.

Kerbside collection trial begins: We've begun the trial of our user-pays on-call kerbside collection service. The service allows residents to have their unwanted household items collected by our waste services team, for a subsidised fee.

Double House Bulky Waste: We've also doubled our efforts to help our community tackle household bulky waste, with not one, but two FREE Household Bulky Waste Drop Offs a year. This allows residents two opportunities to dispose of larger items we can't collect such as mattresses, furniture, sporting goods, lounges and rugs:

12 -20 September 2020 (bookings from 1 August)

13 - 21 March 2021

Level Up@SENTRAL: Level Up@SENTRAL is a monthly opportunity for young people under 25 to get advice from career experts about making the transition into work or training. Our Youth Services crew has teamed up with ACSO Transition to Work, to help young people identify their goals, get the right training, strengthen their job-readiness, and link local employers. Details: bit.ly/levelupSENTRAL

Been to Victoria lately? If you have visited VICTORIA within the last 14 days we ask that you call us rather than visit any of our facilities.

COVID-19 Safety Plans: These plans are mandatory for food and drink premises under current NSW Public Health Orders. Council is responsible for reviewing the safety plans of food and drink businesses in our municipality. NSW Police are conducting checks on local operators to make sure they have a safety plan in place.