20 November 2020 Newsletter

Council's Statutory Meeting was held on Wednesday 18 November. During this meeting Cr Graeme Massey was elected Mayor for a 12 month term. Cr Kylie Zanker was appointed as Deputy Mayor. Congratulations to Cr Massey and Cr Zanker!

The next Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 25 November at 9:30am. The Agenda and information on how to attend the meeting via Zoom will be made public in the days leading up to the meeting. 

Yarriambiack Shire Council appointed CollectAU Pty Ltd on 29th April 2020 as the debt collection agency responsible for following up overdue rates and sundries. CollectAU is a professional and highly experienced Australian debt collection agency, based in Melbourne. CollectAU will contact you if your overdue account has been referred by  Council and will engage in respectful and genuine conversations to assist you with resolving your outstanding account.  All enquiries are to be directed to CollectAU on (03) 7004 8200.

We have a WINNER! 

Congratulations to Joanne Hooton for this great entry of Sophie watering her strawberries purchased from Hopetoun Fuel and Nursery. Joanne has won $1000 to spend at your chosen Yarriambiack business. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Shop Local competition and shared their purchases on social media using #yarriambiack.
Council would also like to recognise
Seed and Sprout Food Van
as our business winner. For their engagement with the campaign and being such a proud Yarriambiack business. Congratulations to Bec and her team, you have won a $500 advertising voucher!
The Transfer Station Brochure has been updated and will come into affect on Tuesday 1 December 2020.  What's in the brochure? 
  • Transfer Station opening times
  • Charges and guidelines on what can be recycled
  • Information for Total Fire Ban Days
The new brochure can be found  at
Are you a self-employed cleaner? All self-employed cleaners must have a COVID safe plan.

😷 Make sure you wear a fitted mask
📋 Log the address of each home you visit
🏡 Stay at least 1.5 metres from members of the household

Find out more here.

Words on Wheels - Week 2
Have you ordered your library book delivery? Deliveries occur on Wednesdays and Fridays depending on your town. Not a member? Don't worry - you can sign up online here!
Kinder enrolments are now being accepted for 3 and 4 year old kinder. Click here to find out more.
Don't forget your rates!

The second rates instalment is due on Monday 30 November.

Payment can be made at the Warracknabeal and Hopetoun Offices, at any Australia Post Office, via Australia POSTbillpay or by BPAY.

Rates can either be paid in full by 15th February each year or by 4 quarterly installments – 30 September, 30 November, 28 February, and 31 May.

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