The picture-perfect weather over the long weekend had locals and holidaymakers flocking to our local facilities, shops, cafes and restaurants - a happy sight after such a tough year for small business.
As the school holidays and warmer spring weather bring increased visitors to our beautiful region, it’s wonderful to see our town becoming so vibrant and full of activity after what has been a challenging year for so many.
The Community (Small) Grants Program for 2020-2021 open on Friday 2 October 2020 and close on Monday 2 November 2020.
Further information and the application form is available below or hardcopies will be available at the Council Administration Building.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, it has been necessary to impose a 5 tonne load limit on Archinal’s Bridge at 3170 Allyn River Road, Upper Allyn as of Friday 25 September 2020.
Council has scheduled emergency repairs to be undertaken early in the week commencing Monday 28 September, weather permitting.
Following a recent presentation from Ride Dungog regarding the extremely successful flow tracks on the Dungog Common and their plans for future development, council coordinated an onsite meeting at the Common this week for all primary stakeholders.
Council’s continuing focus on improving the safety and functionality of Dungog Shire’s 700km+ road network, has seen us nominate several roads across our shire for submission to the NSW Government’s road classification review.
Following on from the news that council completed the Dowling Street upgrade utilising Reconophalt -- asphalt that contains high recycled content -- I bring you more news on the sustainability front.
Council is constantly looking for innovative ways to deliver critical infrastructure and essential services to our community. With a full works program for 20/2021 worth around $20M, we are continuously finding ways to deliver these essential projects more efficiently and effectively.
I’m sharing with you some good news this week as Dungog Shire Council has received $14,271.06 in bonus payments for being a part of the Regional Procurement Initiative.
Dungog Shire Council has received $14,271.06 in bonus payments for being a part of the Regional Procurement Initiative – a division of Strategic Services Australia.
Mayor of Dungog, Cr John Connors, says the bonus payment will be invested back into the community through future works programs.