Planned Burns – notification from Parks Vic


UKVCA has had notification from Parks  Vic. of planned burns that may be visible around Mt. Beauty over the next 10 days.  There is a likelihood that one planned burn – Hollonds Hill, adjacent to Simmonds Creek Road, will be ready for ignition on Sunday, 22nd April.  This burn may continue into Monday and Tuesday.

Click on this link for more information and a map.OV-11_NEIGHBOUR+NOTIFICATION+FLYER_Mt+Beauty+-+Hollands+Hill

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ALPINE SHIRE COUNCIL May 2018 meeting

The Alpine Shire Council conducts one monthly meeting per year in Mt. Beauty.  Next month’s meeting will be in Mt. Beauty on Tuesday, 1st May, 7pm at the AUDITORIUM@informationcentre.   This is your opportunity to witness our local government in action.  The agenda is usually available on-line (www.alpineshire.vic.gov.au)several days beforehand.  Community members can submit up to 2 questions ‘On Notice’ to be addressed at the meeting or ‘From the Floor’ at the meeting.  The General Council meeting will follow.

Residents and community members are all welcome.  This is also  an opportunity to talk to individual councillors after the meeting so put this date in your diary.

 

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2018 COMMUNITY FORUM

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

The Annual UKVCA Community Forum will be held on

THURSDAY, MARCH15th,7.30pm at

AUDITORIUM@informationcentre

This year the following speakers have accepted our invitation to address our community:

Cathy McGowan, MHR, Federal member for Indi

Alpine Shire Mayor, Ron Janus, Alpine Shire Director of Assets, Will Jeremy, Nathalie Cooke, DirectorCorporate (ASC).

A representative from Alpine Health

Each speaker will be given the opportunity for a brief address and then   questions  from the floor will be addressed.  This will be your opportunity to put your question to any of the above speakers.

All community members are welcome.  Supper is available and this time will give you an opportunity to meet the speakers more informally.

PUT THE DATE IN YOUR DIARY

 

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RURAL MINDS – Mental Health in rural communities WORKSHOP

This FREE Community Workshop is also being run in Wangaratta on the 8th March and Benalla on the 9th March.  Further Info:  lukesmith@rrmh.com.au       T: 0429 878 766

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Notice of Planned Autumn Burning Program

Parks Victoria (Kiewa and Murray) have advised UKVCA of the Planned Burning Program for Autumn 2018.  The 2 planned burns are:  Mt. Beauty – Hollonds Hill  and German Creek Burn.

For more information and map on the Hollonds Hill burn click on the link…….. Planned Burn_NEIGHBOUR+NOTIFICATION+FLYER_Mt+Beauty+-+Hollands+Hill

The German Creek Burn is alongside the Tawonga Gap Road on the Bright side of the Tawonga Gap.  If you need further information on this burn contact Parks Victoria  <kevin.cosgriff@parks.vic.gov.au>  or the DELWP website https://www.ffm.vic.gov.au/bushfire-fuel-and-risk-management/planned-burns

 

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2018 UKVCA Special Community Award

Annually, the Upper Kiewa Valley Community Association discuss the issue of outstanding service provided by an individual or group in our community.  This Award is not always given annually but the topic mentioned by many this year was the Mt. Beauty swimming pool staff and facility.  UKVCA felt a Special Community Award was deserved.  This was presented at the Australia Day celebration in Hydro Park.

Swimming Pool manager, Lisa Townsend, with the Award.

The Award is on display in the Swimming Pool Office and reads……….

presented to Lisa Townsend and the Mount Beauty Pool Team in appreciation of the effort and care she and her team have taken in maintaining the Mount Beauty Pool to an excellent standard for this swim season.


 

 

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