Public Notices

Notice of Special Council Meeting – 27 January 2021

Notice is given that a Special Council Meeting will be held to consider a change and extension of the non-confirming use of lot 8(16) North Street (North Street Store).

As the matter under consideration includes reference to legal advice, that portion of the Special Council Meeting will be closed to the public.

Special Council Meeting

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

2pm

Council Chambers, Cottesloe Civic Centre, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe

Ordinary Council Meeting and Agenda Forum Dates 2021

Council has adopted the following meeting dates for 2021. All the meetings will take place on a Tuesday:

Agenda Forum

Commencing 6:00 PM in the

War Memorial Hall

Ordinary Council Meeting

Commencing 6:00 PM in the

War Memorial Hall

16 February

23 February

16 March

23 March

20 April

27 April

18 May

25 May

15 June

22 June

20 July

27 July

17 August

24 August

21 September

28 September

19 October

26 October

16 November

23 November

7 December

14 December

Note – Agenda Forums take place on the Tuesday prior to the Council Meetings.

The agenda for the Meetings will be available on the Town’s website on the Friday prior to each meeting. The agendas will also be available at the Town’s office, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe and the Grove Library, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove.

Local Government Act 1995 s 3.12

Local Government (Meetings Procedure) Local Law 2021

In accordance with section 3.12(3)(a) of the Local Government Act 1995, Local Public Notice is hereby given that the Town of Cottesloe proposes to make a Local Government (Meetings Procedure) Local Law 2021.

The purpose of the Local Law is to provide for the orderly conduct of the proceedings and business of the Council, and for the safe custody and use of the Council’s Common Seal. The effect of the Local Law is to ensure that all Council meetings, committee meetings, and other meetings as described in the Local Government Act 1995, and the use of Council’s Common Seal, are governed by the Local Law unless otherwise provided in the Act, regulations or other written law.

A copy of the proposed Local Law may be inspected or obtained from the Town’s Administration office at 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe and at the Grove Library, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove. It can also be viewed here.

Submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Town of Cottesloe on or before Friday, 22 January 2021 and should be addressed to the undersigned by mail to PO Box 606, Cottesloe WA 6911 or email to town@cottesloe.wa.gov.au.

Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, the Town of Cottesloe hereby gives notice of its intention to impose differential rates for the 2020/2021 financial year.Details of the proposed differential rates are as follows:

Differential Rate Category Rate in the $ Minimum Rate
Differential General Rate (GRV) 0.0686 $1,161
Differential Rate – Town Centre Commercial (GRV) 0.0795 $1,161


The reason for the imposition of this differential rate is for the economic development of the Cottesloe Town Centre. The rates in the dollar ($) shown above are estimates and may be changed as part of Council’s deliberations of any submissions received. All normal statutory entitlements in relation to rates rebates for pensioner and other concession holders will apply.

BUSH FIRES ACT 1954

Fire Break Notice 2020/2021 

Notice to all owners and occupiers of land in the following local Authorities City of Nedlands, Town of Mosman Park, Town of Claremont, Town of Cottesloe and the Shire of Peppermint Grove. 

To prevent the outbreak, spread or extension of a bush fire which may occur, all owners and occupiers of land within the local Authorities district are required to on or before the 30th day of November 2020, or within 14 days of becoming an owner or occupier after that date:

Residential Land - Slash all grass and clear all inflammable matter on the land to a height no greater than 50mm and to maintain all grass and all inflammable matter on the land at a height no greater than 50mm up to and including the 31st day of March 2021. 

All Other Land - Slash all grass and clear all inflammable matter on the land to a height no greater than 50mm, for a width of no less than three metres (3m), immediately inside the external boundaries of the property. In addition, trees must be trimmed back to provide a vertical clearance of a minimum three and a half metres (3.5m) to allow fire appliances to drive along the firebreak.

If it is impracticable for any reason to clear firebreaks or take measures in accordance with this notice, you may apply in writing to your Council before the 15th day of November 2020 for permission to implement alternative measures to prevent the outbreak or spread of a bush fire. If permission is not granted in writing by your Council, you shall comply with the requirements of this notice.

Pursuant to the powers contained in the Bush Fires Act 1954, burning garden refuse and lighting fires in the open air is prohibited. 

An owner or occupier of the land who fails or neglects to comply with the requisitions of a notice given pursuant to section 33 of the Bush Fires Act 1954 within the time specified in the notice, commits an offence and is liable to a penalty of $5,000. A person in default is also liable, whether prosecuted or not, to pay the cost of performing the work directed in this notice if it is not carried out by the owner or occupier by the date required by this notice.. 

Verge Maintenance- Your Council principally rely on residents for the improvement and maintenance of nature strips. Council encourages nature strips to be maintained by the adjacent owner/occupier in support of the Bush Fires Act requirements under this notice.

By Order City of Nedlands

 

Mark Goodlet, Chief Executive Officer

By Order Town of Mosman Park

 

Carissa Bywater, Chief Executive Officer

By Order Town of Claremont

 

Liz Ledger, Chief Executive Officer

By Order Town of Cottesloe

 

Matthew Scott, Chief Executive Officer

By Order Shire of Peppermint Grove

 

Don Burnett, Chief Executive Officer