City of Cockburn offers residents the opportunity to purchase local native plants for their gardens at a subsidised price during the month of May.
Native plants help to create habitat for local animals, are waterwise and can help cool your house naturally.
To redeem this offer please complete the voucher on the back of the flyer and present it to Apace Nursery, DURING THE MONTH OF MAY.
Further information at :
The City has prepared a Business Plan for a Regional Aquatic and Recreation Community Facility at Cockburn Central West and invites public comment until 4.00pm, 22nd May 2013.
Read More to make a comment: www.cockburn.wa.gov.au/MajorProjects
In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the intention of the City of Cockburn to adopt the following rates in the dollar and minimum rates for each rating category in the 2013/14 financial year. This represents a 4.75% increase over 2012/13.
A similar increase is forecast for the Waste Management Levy. The Co-Safe charge is proposed to increase by $5 and the Pool Inspection Levy will have no increase for 2013/14.
Submissions by Electors or Ratepayers in respect of the proposed rates may be made to Council by 12 noon, Tuesday, 4 June 2013.
A Statement of Objectives and Reasons for adopting these rates is available for inspection at: READ MORE
Revision of City of Cockburn Fire Order 2013/14
Council at its meeting of the 1 April 2013 resolved to advertise for public comment a revision to its Fire Order.
A copy of the proposed fire order can be viewed on our Notices Page and submissions can be made via our online comment form by the 7th June 2013
ANNUAL PIONEERS LUNCHEON
Do you know anyone who has been a long term resident? Or, someone who has close historical links with the City of Cockburn? Perhaps someone who has been responsible for some aspect of the development of Cockburn in either a physical, cultural or social sense?
Have you lived in District for a period of at least 60 years?
If so, you may be eligible to attend our Annual Pioneers Luncheon on Friday 31st May 2013.
Each year we celebrate the pioneers of Cockburn with a special luncheon.
If you believe you qualify for an invitation to this luncheon, please read on.
FREE COMMUNITY EVENT - OPENING HOURS
Friday 24 May : 5pm - 8pm
Saturday 25 May : 10pm - 3pm
Sunday 26 May : 10pm - 3pm
Monday 27 May - Friday 31 May - 5pm - 8pm
VOLUNTEERING STUDENT COMPETITION
Grab your paint, brushes, pencils and cameras to enter the 2013 Dive into Volunteering Student Competition and win an iPad Mini or Nikon digital camera.
Competition open from 1 April - 31 May 2013
MORE INFO: volunteering.cockburn.wa.gov.au
The Can You Do 72 Disaster Preparedness workshops are being run throughout the year and we invite you to come along to learn how you and your family can be better prepared.
The workshops key focus is on: building resilience; particularly in the preliminary 72 hour post disaster period; increasing community self-reliance and personal preparedness.
Workshops will cover topics such as "Instruction on developing a Family Communication & Disaster Plan" and "How to develop and maintain a disaster preparedness kit" an emergency grab bag, pet welfare and lots more.
Places are limited and registration is essential