Past Public Notices

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING - 30 AUGUST 2021

Advice Date: 30 August 2021

Notice is given that a Special Council Meeting will be held for Council to determine whether complaint 03/21 and/or complaint 04/21 should be rejected as inappropriate under Council's Complaints Management Policy or should be dismissed under clause 13 of Council's Code of Conduct, or should otherwise be dealt with by Council, in order to avoid unnecessary costs to the Town.

Special Council Meeting

Date: Monday, 30 August 2021

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Council Chambers, Cottesloe Civic Centre, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY ELECTION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Advice Date: 23 August 2021

Local Government Ordinary Election Call For Nominations
Town of Cottesloe

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 16 October 2021 in the Town of Cottesloe to fill the following vacancies:

District

1

Mayor

4 year term 

Central Ward

1

Councillor

4 year term

East Ward

1

Councillor

4 year term

North Ward

1

Councillor

4 year term

South Ward

1

Councillor

4 year term

Nominations Open on Thursday, 2 September 2021Nominations Open on Thursday, 2 September 2021

Nominations Close at 4:00 PM Thursday, 9  September 2021

Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer:

  • at any time during the above period by arrangement; or

  • between 2:00pm and 4:00pm Thursday, 9 September 2021 (close of nominations) at the Town of Cottesloe, 109 Broome Street, COTTESLOE.

Nominations Requirements

  • Candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:

a completed nomination in the prescribed form, signed and witnessed. This form is available from the Returning Officer or the Western Australian Electoral Commission(www.elections.wa.gov.au);

  • a single A4 page profile of not more than 800 characters (including spaces) containing information about the candidate;

  • a nomination deposit of $80 (cash, bank cheque or postal order);

  • (optional) a recent passport-sized photograph of the candidate’s head, or head and shoulders; and

  • every candidate must have completed the online course titled Induction for prospective candidates, available at dlgsc.wa.gov.au, prior to nominating.

The Commission has developed an online system called Nomination Builder to assist candidates to complete their nomination form which includes the candidate profile. This is the preferred method of completing the nomination form and profile for elections conducted by the Commission. Candidates complete their nomination details and profile, print the completed form which has a reference number allocated and lodge it with the Returning Officer. The nomination builder can be accessed via www.elections.wa.gov.au.

Where an agent lodges a nomination on a candidate’s behalf, it must be in the prescribed form with a written authorisation signed by the candidate.

The documents may be hand delivered or posted to the Returning Officer and must be received by the close of nominations.

Information
Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates can be obtained by contacting the Returning Officer, Lisa WILKINSON on 0458 812 009 or the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 13 63 06.

ROBERT KENNEDY
ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER

CLOSE OF ENROLLMENT NOTICE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS 2021

Advice Date: 10 August 2021

Local Government Ordinary Election

Close of Enrolment

Town of Cottesloe
ROLL CLOSE: 5:00 PM Friday, 27 August 2021

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government elections on 16 October 2021 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the Town of Cottesloe.

Residents
You are automatically enrolled to vote if you are on the State Electoral Roll as at 5:00 PM Friday, 27 August 2021. If you are not already on the State Electoral Roll and meet the eligibility criteria, or if you have changed address recently, you must complete an enrolment form.

Enrolment Forms
Electoral enrolment forms are available from the Town of Cottesloe, all Australian Electoral Commission offices (www.aec.gov.au) or the Western Australian Electoral Commission (www.elections.wa.gov.au) and must be completed and reach a Divisional Returning Officer in Western Australia by 5:00 PM Friday, 27 August 2021.

Non-Resident Owners and Occupiers
If you are a non-resident owner or occupier of rateable property in the Town of Cottesloe and are on the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll, you are eligible to enrol to vote. If you are not on the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll and own or occupy rateable property in the Town of Cottesloe you may be eligible to enrol to vote. This applies if you were on the last electoral roll for the Town of Cottesloe prior to May 1996 and have owned or occupied rateable property in the district continuously since this time. Please contact your local government for details. Owners of land who were on the last Local Government roll continue to retain that status until they cease to own the rateable property to which the enrolment relates. Occupiers do not have continuous enrolment and should contact the Town of Cottesloe to confirm their enrolment status. To be eligible to enrol as an occupier, you will need to have a right of continuous occupation under a lease, tenancy agreement or other legal instrument for at least the next three months following the date of the application to enrol.

Joint Owners and Occupiers
If a rateable property is owned or occupied by more than two people, a majority of the owners/occupiers may nominate two persons from amongst themselves who are on either the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll, to enrol as owner/occupier electors.

Corporations
A body corporate that owns or occupies rateable property may nominate two people who are on either the State or Commonwealth Electoral Roll to enrol as owner/occupier electors.

Enrolment Forms – Non-Resident Owners and Occupiers Only
Enrolment forms can be obtained from local governments and must be lodged with the Chief Executive Officer by 5:00 PM Friday, 27 August 2021. Further information can be obtained from the Town of Cottesloe.

ROBERT KENNEDY
ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER
13 62 06

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

Advice Date: Thursday 30 July 2021

Local Government Act 1995 s  1.7

A Special Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 3 August 2021 at 5:00pm in the Council Chambers, Cottesloe Civic Centre, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe.The purpose of the meeting will be for Council to consider the

  • Annual Budget 2021/22;

  • SDAU Development Application - 120 Marine Parade, Cottesloe.

The agenda will be available at the Town of Cottesloe Office, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe, the Grove Public Library, cnr Stirling Hwy and Leake Street, Peppermint Grove and on the Town’s website at http://www.cottesloe.wa.gov.au on Friday, 30 July 2021.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO LEVY DIFFERENTIAL RATES

Advice Date: Monday 12 July 2021

Local Government Act 1995 s 6.36

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 2021/2022 financial year.Details of the proposed differential rates are as follows: 

Differential Rate Category Rate in the $ Minimum Rate
Differential General Rate (GRV) 0.071001 $1,202
Differential Rate – Town Centre Commercial (GRV) 0.082283 $1,202

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. A statement describing the objects of and reasons for this differential rate are available from the Town of Cottesloe, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe WA 6011 or on the Town’s website www.cottesloe.wa.gov.au

Written submissions on the proposed differential rate close at 4pm on Monday, 2 August 2021 should be addressed to the undersigned and sent to PO Box 606, Cottesloe WA 6911 or  town@cottesloe.wa.gov.au

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Task Force on Residential and Recreational Verge Uses

Expressions of interest are being sought from community members interested in becoming a community representative on the Task Force on Residential and Recreational Verge Uses.The purpose of this Committee is to assist Council in developing either a new or revision of an existing policy to provide an approval and management solution relating to the installation of recreational play equipment and other infrastructure by residents on Council controlled verges.Council will appoint three members from the community to the Task Force. If you are interested in being a community representative please submit an application before 5pm on Sunday, 11 July 2021. (Closed)

Task Force on Residential and Recreational Verge Uses – Application Form

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING – 14 APRIL 2021

Notice is given that a Special Council Meeting will be held to consider a change to Resolution OCM051/2021 to reconsider public consultation on the proposed location and design of the Toilet Facility within the Foreshore Redevelopment Design.

Special Council Meeting

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

6pm War Memorial Hall, Cottesloe Civic Centre, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe

NOTICE OF ELECTORS' GENERAL MEETING

Advice Date: Monday 29 March 2021

Local Government Act 1995 s 5.29 (1)

Electors are invited to attend the Electors’ General Meeting for the 2019/2020 Financial Year.  The meeting will be held at 6.00pm, Thursday 22 April 2021 at the Town of Cottesloe’s War Memorial Hall (109 Broome Street, Cottesloe).

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the contents of the 2019/2020 Annual Report incorporating the 2019/2020 Annual Financial Statements and Auditor’s Report, and any other general business.

The Electors’ General Meeting Agenda can be viewed on the Town’s Webpage.

The Annual Report incorporating the Annual Financial Statements can be viewed on the Town’s website. Hard copies are available at the Town’s Administration Centre (109 Broome Street, Cottesloe) and Grove Library (1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove).

Any enquiries may be directed to the Town on 9285 5000.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MEETINGS PROCEDURE) LOCAL LAW 2021

Advice Date: Tuesday 9 March 2021

Local Government Act 1995 s 3.12

In accordance with section 3.12(6)(a) of the Local Government Act 1995, Local Public Notice is hereby given that the Town of Cottesloe has resolved to make a Local Government (Meetings Procedure) Local Law 2021 (click here to view).

Purpose:  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.

Effect:       To ensure that all Council meetings, committee meetings, and other meetings as described in the Local Government Act 1995, and the use of    the Council’s Common Seal, are governed by this Local Law unless otherwise provided in the Act, regulations or written law. 

A copy of the Local Law is available for inspection at the Town of Cottesloe Office, 109 Broome Street, Cottesloe, the Grove Public Library, cnr Stirling Hwy and Leake Street, Peppermint Grove and on the Town’s website at www.cottesloe.wa.gov.au.

This local law was published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday, 9 March 2021 and will come into operation on Tuesday, 23 March 2021.

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 (MEETINGS PROCEDURE) LOCAL LAW 2021

Local Government Act 1995 s 3.12

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