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COUNCIL MEETINGS NOTICE OF MEETING The next Ordinary Meeting of the Greater Geelong City Council will be held at the Council Conference and Reception Centre, City Hall, Little Malop Street, Geelong on Tuesday 25 May 2010 commencing at 7.00pm. Details of issues to be considered will be published on the City’s website www.geelongaustralia.com.au on Friday 21 May 2010.

NOTICE OF MEETING - PLANNING COMMITTEE The next Meeting of the Planning Committee will be held at the Council Conference and Reception Centre, City Hall, Little Malop Street, Geelong on Tuesday 25 May 2010 commencing at 5.00pm.

PLANNING NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION FOR A PLANNING PERMIT The land affected by the application is located at: 8 Rankin Road, Herne Hill The application is for a permit to: Removal of Restriction All lots on this plan shall not be developed other than in accordance with the development plan endorsed as part of Planning Permit No. 178/2006' from Plan of Subdivision PS605421D and Development of a 1.7m high Front Fence The applicant for the permit is: M P Deverall

TENDERS Tender documents are available from our website at www.geelongaustralia.com.au. Submissions should be lodged in the Electronic Tender Box on this website by the time and date nominated. For website assistance please contact Paul Sworder on 1800 233 533. CLOSES

CONTACT

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TENDER

PROVISION OF TREE SERVICES

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3.00pm Wednesday 2 June 2010

Bruce Barbour on 03 5272 5003

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RECONSTRUCTION OF THE ST HELENS BOAT RAMP

3.00pm Wednesday 2 June 2010

Peter Walker 03 5272 4347

PUBLIC NOTICES LAW WEEK 2010 The City of Greater Geelong along with the Department of Justice, Victoria Legal Aid and Barwon Community Legal Services is proud to present a Geelong Community Program from 17 to 23 May 2010. Law Week, a week long event that provides learning opportunities for the community at large and the legal profession. This community program promotes greater understanding within the community of the law, the legal system and the legal profession. Law week will answer your questions about legal rights, a career in law , how laws are made, what a courtroom looks like and how sentences are calculated. All events are free. DON’T LOSE SIGHT OF YOUR RIGHTS GEELONG WEST TOWN HALL, GEELONG WEST TUESDAY 18 MAY 2010 - 9.30AM TO 12.00NOON Find out about your legal and consumer rights and learn some strategies for dealing with pressure from salespeople, and don’t lose sight of your rights! ENQUIRIES: Consumer Affairs Victoria 5224 8072, Victoria Legal Aid 5226 5666

The application reference number is: 367/2010 You may look at the above applications and any documents that support the applications at the following locations: • Myers Street Customer Service - 131 Myers Street, Geelong: Weekdays 8.00am - 5.00pm • Geelong West Customer Service Centre - 153a Pakington Street: Weekdays 10.00am - 2.00pm • The City’s website: www.geelongaustralia.com.au/residents/planning/advertising The application can be viewed during office hours and is free of charge. Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may object or make other submissions to the Responsible Authority, City of Greater Geelong, PO Box 104, Geelong VIC 3220. If after viewing the file you wish to discuss the application further please contact the Statutory Planning department on 5272 4456. An objection must: • be sent to the Responsible Authority in writing. • include the reasons for the objection. • state how the objector would be affected. The Responsible Authority will not decide on the application before 28 May 2010. If you object, the Responsible Authority will advise you of its decision. Please be aware that copies of objections/submissions received may be made available to any person for the purpose of consideration as part of the planning process in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act, 1987. Personal information will be used solely by Council in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act, 1987.

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS SWANSTON STREET, SOUTH GEELONG CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS MONDAY 10 MAY - MONDAY 30 AUGUST 2010 Works to construct stage one of the Swanston Street bicycle path between the Barwon River and McKillop Street will take place between Monday 10 May and Monday 30 August 2010. During this period there will be short term changes to traffic conditions including the temporary closure of the footpath / naturestrip between the Barwon River and Fyans Street.

SORTING IT OUT GEELONG WEST TOWN HALL, 153 PAKINGTON STREET, GEELONG WEST TUESDAY 18 MAY 2010 - 1.00PM TO 3.00PM Find out about services to help you if you have a problem that involves disputes over such things as fences, noise, trees, contracts and commercial dealings and many other matters whether court action could occur. Representatives from the Dispute Settlement Centre, City of Greater Geelong, and Barwon Community Legal Service outline their services and answer questions. ENQUIRIES: Dispute Settlement Centre, 52158591 or 5215 8593 GEELONG COURT TOURS GEELONG COURT COMPLEX, RAILWAY TERRACE, GEELONG TUESDAY 18 AND THURSDAY 20 MAY 2010 - 3.00PM Guided tour with the Court Registrar visiting a Magistrate’s court room, a higher jurisdictional court room (i.e. County or Supreme Court) and the jury pool room. There will be an opportunity after the tour to ask the registrar and a duty Solicitor any questions you may have about court processes. ENQUIRIES: 5225 3325 WILLS AND POWER OF ATTORNEY CORIO LIBRARY COX RD (CNR MOA STREET), NORLANE WEDNESDAY 19 MAY 2010 - 2.00PM TO 3.00PM The Barwon Community Legal Service is hosting a session on Wills and Power of Attorney.

CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS MONDAY 17 MAY 2010 - MONDAY 30 AUGUST

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Works to construct the Bellarine Rail Trail to Kardinia Park bicycle path as part of stage one of the Swanston Street Bicycle Project will be occurring between Monday 17 May and Monday 30 August 2010. During this period there will be short term changes to traffic conditions and temporary closure of the footpath / naturestrip along these sections: • Lonsdale Street, between Moorabool Street and Yarra Street. • Carr Street, between Yarra Street and Swanston Street. During the construction period, delays maybe experienced and we recommend through traffic seek an alternative route.

GRAFFITI NEAR YOU? PHONE THE GRAFFITI HOTLINE 5272 4319 If graffiti appears on your property or a public place please let us know. Phone the Graffiti Hotline on 5272 4319 (message service after business hours) or fill out an online service request on www.geelongaustralia.com.au We will help with the removal of graffiti as much as possible on private properties with advice and / or a free graffiti removal kit.

LANDLORD INFORMATION SEMINAR LARA COMMUNITY CENTRE, WAVERLEY ROAD, LARA THURSDAY 20 MAY 2010 - 7.00PM TO 9.000PM Consumer Affairs Victoria presents a seminar on the rights and responsibilities of a landlord. Learn how to choose the right tenant, better manage your investment, deal with problems, familiarise yourself with the law in relation to tenancy issues and find out about the services available from Consumer Affairs Victoria. Bookings essential. REGISTRATION AND ENQUIRIES: Lara Community Centre 5282 2725

SCAMS BEWARE GEELONG REGIONAL LIBRARY, LITTLE MALOP STREET, GEELONG FRIDAY 21 MAY 2010 - 10.30 TO 11.30AM Learn how to protect yourself from dodgy traders and scams, and some strategies for dealing with door to door salespeople and telemarketers. ENQUIRIES: Consumer Affairs Victoria 5224 8072 or Fiona Baranowski 5222 1212

THE CITY OF GREATER GEELONG PRESENTS: RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING AWARENESS WEEK COMMUNITY FORUM TUESDAY 18 MAY 2010 10.00AM TO 2.00PM (9.30AM START) - INCLUDES LIGHT LUNCH CITY HALL - 30 GHERINGHAP STREET, GEELONG Featuring presentations by: • Sam Soliman - Responsible Gambling Awareness Week Ambassador • Dr Anna Thomas; Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne Know When to Walk Away: A look at Gamblers’ Self-regulation of Play.

SUNDAY 16 MAY 2010 - 11.00AM TO 1.00PM NORTH SHORE STATION (WEATHER PERMITTING)

• Paul Marden; Department of Justice, Office of Gaming and Racing Overview of gambling behaviours of people in the Barwon South West Region.

Come along and join this local community group in making North Shore station look good. Bring the kids, old clothes and a hat! North Shore Stationeers are a group of local people who volunteer their time to help make the station a more attractive place. They work with the North Shore Station Taskforce who plan to get some physical and creative improvements into the station area. For more information about the Taskforce or Stationeers please contact Sandra Anderson on 0419 586 962 or Liz Winning at the Norlane Community Centre on 5275 8124.

29 SEPTEMBER TO 3 OCTOBER - WWW.GEELONGAUSTRALIA.COM.AU/2010CYCLING The Independent, Friday May 14, 2010.

REGISTRATION: Barwon Community Legal Service 1300 430 599 or jillian.chapman@barwoncls.org.au

NORTH SHORE STATIONEERS INVITE YOU TO A FREE BBQ AND CLEAN UP DAY

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Barwon Community Legal Service invites service providers and community workers to an information session. This is an opportunity for new and existing workers to explore legal issues that affect your clients and members of our community. Bookings essential.

ENQUIRIES: Barwon Community Legal Service 1300 430 599 or Fiona Baranowski 5222 1212

During the construction period, delays maybe experienced and we recommend through traffic seek an alternative route.

LONSDALE STREET / CARR STREET, SOUTH GEELONG

LAW FOR COMMUNITY WORKERS GEELONG WEST TOWN HALL, SUPPER ROOM, 153 PAKINGTON STREET, GEELONG WEST THURSDAY 20 MAY 2010 - 8.30AM TO 3.30PM

• Kathy Ryan; Bethany Community Support, Gambler’s Help Service Overview of Gambler’s Help Programmes. • Michael Lewis, General Manager; Ocean Grove Bowling Club Inc. Providing Gambling Entertainment Responsibly: Venues need to take a leadership role. RSVP: Monday 17 May by email to naomimanning@geelongcity.vic.gov.au For more information contact Steve Levakis on 5272 4061.

Geelong Independent 14/05/2010 | Star News Group Local News, Sport, Entertainment  
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