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Community Citizen of the Year Awards
Posted 21 September 2022 Community Citizen of the Year Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Australia Day Awards are open! If you know an individual or a group who has achieved some great things in the last twelve months we encourage you to nominate them and recognise their outstanding achievement!  The Awards will be presented as part of the 2023 Australia Day event to be held on Thursday 26 January 2023.

Community Funding Program – Opens in October
Posted 20 September 2022 Community Funding Program – Opens in October

Applications open 1 October for the Shire’s Community Funding Program, providing financial support for projects, initiatives and infrastructure upgrades that can be delivered by 30 June, 2023.

PROTECTING YORK’S NATIVE WILDLIFE
Posted 06 September 2022 PROTECTING YORK’S NATIVE WILDLIFE

One of the most vital contributions you can make is to ensure your dog is on the lead and under control, especially along the Avon River Trail, at this time of year.

Notice of Special Council Meeting
Posted 30 August 2022 Notice of Special Council Meeting

In accordance with Section 5.5(2) of the Local Government Act 1995 notice is hereby given that a Special Council Meeting will be held on Monday 5 September 2022 in the Council Chambers, First Floor York Town Hall, Joaquina Street, York commencing at 5.00pm.

Come Celebrate!
Posted 19 August 2022 Come Celebrate!

Our York Residency Museum Turns 50 on Saturday August 27th and the Shire is celebrating with a free community event at 5 Brook Street between 10am and 4pm. 

Notice pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995
Posted 18 August 2022 Notice pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995 requiring payment of outstanding rates or service charges.

Notice pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995
Posted 18 August 2022 Notice pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995 requiring payment of outstanding rates or service charges.

Expressions of Interest - External Membership to Audit & Risk Committee
Posted 16 August 2022 Expressions of Interest - External Membership to Audit & Risk Committee

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are sought from suitably qualified individuals to be appointed as an external member to Council’s Audit and Risk Committee (the Committee).

SHIRE OF YORK BUDGET - 2022/2023 FINANCIAL YEAR
Posted 12 August 2022 SHIRE OF YORK BUDGET - 2022/2023 FINANCIAL YEAR

The Shire of York budget for 2022/23 has been approved, with a focus on substantially improved road infrastructure and a plant replacement program.

Follow up on Special Electors Meeting - COVID Mandates
Posted 28 July 2022 Follow up on Special Electors Meeting - COVID Mandates

In accordance with the resolution from Council's May 2022 Ordinary Meeting which considered the Special Electors Meeting held on 12 April 2022 relating to the effect of the COVID-19 vaccination mandates, information referenced in the resolution is now available.

Notice of Special Council Meeting
Posted 25 July 2022 Notice of Special Council Meeting

In accordance with Section 5.5(2) of the Local Government Act 1995 notice is hereby given that a Special Council Meeting will be held on Thursday 4 August 2022 commencing at 5.00pm.

A WHEELY GOOD AUGUST
Posted 21 July 2022 A WHEELY GOOD AUGUST

August sees four different cycling events coming to York with hundreds of riders and supporters staying over the weekends and contributing to the York economy.

HAVE YOUR SAY DAY  Round II
Posted 28 June 2022 HAVE YOUR SAY DAY Round II

The Shire has scheduled further community engagement sessions to attract feedback from as many people as possible.

TOURISM OPERATIONS AND  ACCOMMODATION REGULATIONS IN YORK
Posted 23 June 2022 TOURISM OPERATIONS AND ACCOMMODATION REGULATIONS IN YORK

The Shire is aware of an increase in accommodation providers recently and would remind any new keepers that Lodging Houses are governed by the Shire’s Health Local Law 2009 – Part 8, Lodging Houses. Registration is due 1 July each year.

GOOD RESPONSE TO  COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS
Posted 03 June 2022 GOOD RESPONSE TO COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS

Nearly 80 community members attended the sessions and contributed their views to a number of important projects that the Shire is seeking input on.

YORK WASTE STATION REJECTING OUT OF SHIRE WASTE
Posted 02 June 2022 YORK WASTE STATION REJECTING OUT OF SHIRE WASTE

The decision has been taken to reject any green waste brought in from outside the Shire of York to reduce the risk of the borer spreading to the York area.

SHIRE OF YORK INVITES COMMUNITY FEEDBACK ON  COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITY
Posted 24 May 2022 SHIRE OF YORK INVITES COMMUNITY FEEDBACK ON COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITY

We invite you to participate in our public survey and the Have Your Say Day sessions so your views can be heard.

Change of May 2022 Ordinary Council Meeting Venue
Posted 24 May 2022 Change of May 2022 Ordinary Council Meeting Venue

Please be advised the venue for the Ordinary Council Meeting to be held tonight (Tuesday 24 May 2022) has changed from Council Chambers to the Lesser Hall. Signage will be in place. The meeting will commence as normal at 5.00pm.

HAVE YOUR SAY DAY
Posted 10 May 2022 HAVE YOUR SAY DAY

The Shire of York is hosting two community Have Your Say Days on Thursday 26 May at 4.30pm and again on Friday 27 May at 12 noon.

PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL MEASURES TO EASE
Posted 29 April 2022 PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL MEASURES TO EASE

From Monday 2 May 2022, all Shire of York facilities and teams will return to their pre-COVID restriction working arrangements unless mandates still apply. The Administration building will cease to require appointments for front counter service.

YORK TO GET A REGIONAL UNIVERSITY
Posted 21 April 2022 YORK TO GET A REGIONAL UNIVERSITY

York is one of 4 locations in the Wheatbelt set to be home to a Regional University Centre.

CONTROLLED GREEN WASTE BURN York Waster Transfer Station
Posted 08 April 2022 CONTROLLED GREEN WASTE BURN York Waster Transfer Station

The burn will take place in a window period between the dates 25 April to 6 May 2022

WANTED - Residency Museum Volunteers
Posted 06 April 2022 WANTED - Residency Museum Volunteers

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist with the front of house operations of the museum

Shire of York secures $8 million dollar investment  for Light Industrial
Posted 01 April 2022 Shire of York secures $8 million dollar investment for Light Industrial Area access improvements

Local businesses have worked with the Shire to clearly define the access problems faced and the impact on York being able to service the Agricultural sector, the Shire’s biggest industry.

SHIRE SERVICES TEMPORARILY IMPACTED
Posted 30 March 2022 SHIRE SERVICES TEMPORARILY IMPACTED

We have a reduced capacity to respond to ranger calls and queries at this time.

ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION - 2022 YORK MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
Posted 24 March 2022 ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION - 2022 YORK MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL

The Shire has approved the following road closures for the 2022 York Motorcycle Festival on Sunday 10 April 2022

Notice of Special Electors Meeting
Posted 24 March 2022 Notice of Special Electors Meeting

A Special Meeting of Electors (the Meeting) of the Shire of York will be held at the Town Hall, Cnr Avon Terrace & Joaquina Street, York commencing at 5.30pm on Tuesday 12 April 2022 to consider a request signed by 165 electors.

COVID-19: Impact to Shire services
Posted 21 March 2022 COVID-19: Impact to Shire services

Two members of the Shire’s Town Maintenance and Roads teams have tested positive to Covid-19. Services will be affected as follows:

York Residency Museum winning major awards
Posted 21 March 2022 York Residency Museum winning major awards

Our first award was the IPWEA WA Best Public Works Project (less than $2M - Regional) Award. This category recognises excellence in the design and/or construction of a significant public works infrastructure project that demonstrably benefits the community We then received the G.K.Watters Local Government Engineering Excellence Award for the conservation and earthquake mitigation works to the York Residency Museum. This is the ‘best of the best’ Overall Award and is bestowed on one of the winners from all the WA Division Excellence Awards categories that have submitted a local government engineering project.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Posted 15 March 2022 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Avon Regional Organisation of Councils (AROC) is seeking the services of an Executive Officer.

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