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Shire of Broome Christmas Opening Hours
The Shire of Broome Administration Centre and remaining operations not listed separately below will be closed from Wednesday 25 December 2013 to Thursday 2 January 2014 inclusive.
Some staff will be rostered on to handle routine duties and emergencies should they arise.
Broome Civic Centre will be closed from Tuesday 24 December to Friday 27 December 2013 inclusive.
Broome Public Library will be closed from midday Tuesday 24 December 2013 to Thursday 2 January 2014 inclusive.
Library members are welcome to borrow twice as many items prior to the Christmas break and return them on Friday 3 January 2014.
Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre will be closed from Wednesday 25 December 2013, and Wednesday 1 January 2014.
Reduced opening hours will apply from 19 December 2013 through to 3 January 2014.Click here for full list of BRAC opening hours
Broome Waste Management Facility will be closed on Wednesday 25 December 2013. Normal hours will apply for the remainder of the Christmas break.
Committees of Council - expressions of Interest
The Shire of Broome is seeking expressions of interest from community members to be appointed to the Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee and Arts Culture and Heritage Advisory Committee
Expressions of interest may be made in writing and submitted to the Chief Executive Officer on or before Friday 20 December 2013. Follow the link below for further information and to access the Expression of Interest Form.
BRAC School Holiday Activities and Swimming Lessons
Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre will be running a School Holiday Program and Summer Holiday Swimming Series this January.
Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre will also be taking enrolments for Term 1 Swimming Lessons from the 13th January to the 17th of January.
Development Assessment Panel Application – Drilling Fluids Facility
The Shire has received an application for planning approval for a Drilling Fluids Facility on portion of Lot 621 and 698 Port Drive, Minyirr. The application seeks approval to construct a number of buildings and storage vessels which will be used to batch, store and transfer both synthetic and water based drilling fluids.
The application will be determined by the Kimberley Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP). The Shire will provide an update on this page once the date of the JDAP meeting has been confirmed.
Notice of Imposition of Fees and Charges
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held 21 November 2013 Council resolved to impose fees and charges that were not imposed as part of its budget.
Details of these fees and charges have been placed on the Administration Building and Library notice boards, and can be viewed via the link below.
Shire of Broome Corporate Business Plan
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held 17 October 2013 the Shire of Broome adopted the Corporate Business Plan 2013-2017. The Plan is for a period of 5 years and is to be reviewed annually to deliver the annual budget.
A copy of the Plan can be inspected at the Shire of Broome Administration Office cnr Weld and Haas Streets between 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays), or may be viewed below.
Shire of Broome Adoption of Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2013
At the Ordinary Meeting of Council held 15 August 2013, the Shire of Broome resolved to make the Local Government Property and Public Places Amendment Local Law 2013.
Purpose: To remove the discretionary power given to a manager or attendant at a pool premises to admit –:
(a) children under 10 years of age if not accompanied by a person over 16 years of age; and
(b) persons who are apparently suffering from a contagious, infectious or cutaneous disease or skin complaint, are unclean, are wearing unclean clothes, or are under the apparent influence of alcohol, drugs or alcohol and drugs.
Effect: To provide a clean and healthy environment for all users of pool premises as provided for in the Health (Aquatic Facilities) Regulations 2007.
A copy of the local law may be inspected at, or obtained from, the Shire Administration Centre, corner of Weld and Haas Streets, Broome between 8.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted), or may be viewed via the link below.
The local law was gazetted on 20 September 2013 and came into operation on 4 October 2013.
Shire of Broome Strategic Community Plan 2013 - 2023
At a Special Meeting of Council held 27 June 2013 the Shire of Broome adopted the Strategic Community Plan 2013-2023. The Plan is for a period of 10 years and is to be reviewed at least once every 4 years.
A copy of the Plan can be inspected at the Shire of Broome Administration Office corner Weld and Haas Streets between 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday, excluding Public Holidays, or may be viewed via the link below.