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Public Notice Special Council Meeting - 27 January 2023
Posted 25 January 2023 Public Notice Special Council Meeting - 27 January 2023

Please join us in the Derby Council Chamber on Friday, 27 January 2023 at 2:30pm for a Special Meeting of Council. In accordance with Regulation 12(4) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is given that a Special Council Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, 27 January 2023 commencing at 2.30pm in the Derby Council Chamber - 30 Clarendon Street, Derby WA 6728. Purpose: For council to consider response, recovery and operational matter regarding AGRN1044 Ex - Tropical Cyclone Ellie and Associated Flooding December 2022.

Public Notice - Draft Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Local Planning Scheme
Posted 18 January 2023 Public Notice - Draft Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Local Planning Scheme No. 9 (LPS No. 9)

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley has prepared the Draft Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Local Planning Scheme No. 9 (LPS No. 9) in accordance with the requirements of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015. The Shire is providing notice of the Draft LPS No. 9 and invite public submissions (as per the Planning and Development Act 2005).

Public Notice - Proposed Lease - Area 1 Fitzroy Crossing Airport
Posted 20 December 2022 Public Notice - Proposed Lease - Area 1 Fitzroy Crossing Airport

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is considering a ground lease proposal involving a portion of the land situated within the Fitzroy Crossing Airport (designated as "Area 1"). The Shire is providing notice of the proposal and inviting submissions (as per Section 3.58 of the Local Government Act 1995). Submissions can be made by 4.30 pm, Friday 9 January 2023.

Shire of Derby / West Kimberley 2022 Christmas Closure
Posted 15 December 2022 Shire of Derby / West Kimberley 2022 Christmas Closure

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley will be closed over the Christmas/New Year period from Wednesday 21 December 2022 to Monday 02 January 2023 (inclusive). Information regarding Shire services can be found on the attached item or below. Please enjoy the festive season, and we look forward to serving our customers again when the office reopens on Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Public Notice - Lot 100 on Deposited Plan 418930 being portion of Crown
Posted 13 December 2022 Public Notice - Lot 100 on Deposited Plan 418930 being portion of Crown Reserve 12474 in the vicinity of Fairfield-Leopold Downs Road, King Leopold Ranges.

Construction and use of a proposed new ‘educational establishment’ (i.e. school) on Lot 100 to accommodate up to 78 full-time students, plus up to 18 visiting ‘induction’ students, as well as 40 teaching, support, and facility management staff. Comments on the proposal are now invited and can be emailed to sdwk@sdwk.wa.gov.au or posted to the Shire's Chief Executive Officer at PO Box 94, Derby WA 6728 by no later than Friday 27 January 2023.

Public Notice - Proposes Lease
Posted 08 December 2022 Public Notice - Proposes Lease "Areas 2 and 3 Derby Jetty"

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is considering a lease proposal involving two locations situated on the western end of the Derby Jetty (designated as "Areas 2 and 3"). The Shire is providing notice of the proposal and inviting submissions (as per Section 3.58 of the Local Government Act 1995).

Derby Youth Centre Kitchen Opening
Posted 01 December 2022 Derby Youth Centre Kitchen Opening

The Derby Youth Centre with generous funding from the Kimberley Development Commission are pleased to announce the opening of the new Youth Centre Kitchen. Come down for a fun afternoon on Thursday 8th December from 4:30 for the official opening.

Derby - Household Verge Collection 12 December 2022 and Storm Season Ready
Posted 29 November 2022 Derby - Household Verge Collection 12 December 2022 and Storm Season Ready

Please refer to the posters below for more information about the upcoming verge collection in Derby.

Public Notice – Temporary Closure of the Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre
Posted 16 November 2022 Public Notice – Temporary Closure of the Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre

Due to an incident at the Fitzroy Crossing Visitor’s Centre, a temporary closure has been established while the Shire undertakes corrective action.

Public Notice  - Ordinary Council Meeting  and Audit Committee Meetings
Posted 16 November 2022 Public Notice - Ordinary Council Meeting and Audit Committee Meetings dates for 2023

Ordinary Council Meetings and Audit Committee Meeting dates for 2023.

Public Notice - Notice of 2020/2021 Annual Report Available to the Public
Posted 15 November 2022 Public Notice - Notice of 2020/2021 Annual Report Available to the Public

Pursuant to section 5.55 of the Local Government Act 1995, local public notice is hereby given that the Shire of Derby / West Kimberley 2020/2021 Annual Report has been accepted by the Council and is available to access by the public at the Shire's website. For any inquiries, please contact Mr Jamie Bone, Senior Governance Officer at jamie.bone@sdwk.wa.gov.au or on (08) 9191 0999

Auction Items - 2012 Ford Ranger Diesel Manual dual cab 4x4 with canopy
Posted 02 November 2022 Auction Items - 2012 Ford Ranger Diesel Manual dual cab 4x4 with canopy and 2013 JCB 3CX Classic PC Backhoe

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is auctioning the following plant: Item 1 – 2012 Ford Ranger Diesel Manual dual cab 4x4 with canopy – Registration number 1GLH-120; and Item 2 – 2013 JCB 3CX Classic PC Backhoe – VIN number JCB3CXAPC02110987. Pickles Online Auction: www.pickles.com.au Auction Dates: 17th to the 21st of November 2022

Public Notice - Proposed Permanent Road Closure, Portion of Holland
Posted 02 November 2022 Public Notice - Proposed Permanent Road Closure, Portion of Holland Street, Derby

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Derby West Kimberley has resolved, pursuant to Section 58 of the Land Administration Act 1997, to initiate the process required to permanently close a 2.378 hectare unconstructed portion of Holland Street, DERBY for amalgamation into all immediately adjoining lots. The Shire is providing notice of the proposal and inviting submissions.

Fitzroy Crossing - Household Verge Collection - 14 November 2022
Posted 01 November 2022 Fitzroy Crossing - Household Verge Collection - 14 November 2022

The next Verge Collection in Fitzroy Crossing will take place on 14 November 2022. Waste collection may only be placed on the verge between the following dates: 6-13 November 2022.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC ADVERTISEMENT OF A PLANNING PROPOSAL
Posted 28 October 2022 NOTICE OF PUBLIC ADVERTISEMENT OF A PLANNING PROPOSAL

The local government has received a development application to use and/or develop land for the following purpose and public comments are invited. Property Address: Lot 529 (No.2) Wodehouse Street, Derby Proposal: The construction and use of proposed new telecommunications infrastructure on the abovementioned property to provide faster and more reliable voice and data services in the Derby townsite.

You are invited to have your say on the future of the Derby Port Masterplan
Posted 28 October 2022 You are invited to have your say on the future of the Derby Port Masterplan

The Shire of Derby West/Kimberley is currently inviting stakeholders to have their say on the draft Derby Port Masterplan, which was endorsed by Council at its Meeting on 27 October 2022 for the purposes of stakeholder consultation.

Expressions of Interest – Elder Street, Derby, PT Reserve 26818, Lot 639.
Posted 11 October 2022 Expressions of Interest – Elder Street, Derby, PT Reserve 26818, Lot 639.

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is seeking expressions of interest from local businesses to lease a portion of land located at Elder Street Derby, PT Reserve 26818 Lot 639. Expressions of interest should be submitted by 9.00am on Monday 14 November 2022.

Public Notice Special Council Meeting - 13 October 2022
Posted 11 October 2022 Public Notice Special Council Meeting - 13 October 2022

Please join us in the Derby Council Chamber on Thursday, 13 October 2022 at 4:30pm for a Special Meeting of Council. In accordance with Regulation 12(2) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is given that a Special Council Meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, 13 October 2022 commencing at 4.30pm in the Derby Council Chamber - 30 Clarendon Street, Derby WA 6728. Purpose: For council to consider Local Government Reforms: Direct Election of the President, and Consequential Changes to the Council.

Media Release - Shire of Derby/West Kimberley and Kimberley Mineral Sands
Posted 23 August 2022 Media Release - Shire of Derby/West Kimberley and Kimberley Mineral Sands Agreement

Change of Council Meeting Time - 25 August 2022 at 11:30am
Posted 23 August 2022 Change of Council Meeting Time - 25 August 2022 at 11:30am

The Ordinary Council Meeting on Thursday 25 August 2022 in Fitzroy Crossing scheduled at 5.30pm, will now be held on: Thursday, 25 August 2022 at 11:30am in Fitzroy Crossing at the Karrayili Adult Education Centre.

WEATHER WARNING: Severe Fire Danger
Posted 23 August 2022 WEATHER WARNING: Severe Fire Danger

WEATHER WARNING: Severe Fire Danger Moderate to fresh and gusty east to southeast winds, combined with dry conditions, will result in elevated fire dangers across the Kimberley Inland for the rest of Tuesday, 23 August. The Department of Fire and Emergency Services advises you to: - Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now. - Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.emergency.wa.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au. - Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency. For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.dfes.wa.gov.au. No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.

Department of Defence – Media Alert - EXERCISE PITCH BLACK 2022 FLYING
Posted 21 August 2022 Department of Defence – Media Alert - EXERCISE PITCH BLACK 2022 FLYING ACTIVITY

Fast jet training operations will be conducted around RAAF Base Curtin over the period 22-25 August 2022 in support of Exercise Pitch Black 22. Up to 18 fighter aircraft from Australia and the United States will be flying out of RAAF Base Curtin including the F-35A Lightning II aircraft. Fast jets will be flying between 8am and 3pm daily and some aircraft will be returning to RAAF Base Tindal each evening. Aircraft will be training in airspace over the Shire of Derby West Kimberley as far East as Fitzroy Crossing and will be flying at high speeds and as low as 200 feet. People in the West Kimberley Area may hear the aircraft which can sound like distant thunder or a distinct thump sound. Residents are advised not to be alarmed if they hear the aircraft.

Public Notice - Proposed Policy - C10 Code of Conduct Behaviour
Posted 03 August 2022 Public Notice - Proposed Policy - C10 Code of Conduct Behaviour Complaints Management Policy

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley has drafted, in accordance with Clause 15(2) of the Local Government (Model Code of Conduct) Regulation 2021, and the Code of Conduct for Council Members, the Policy for dealing with complaints about alleged breaches of the behaviour requirements included in Division 3 of the Shire of Derby / West Kimberley Code of Conduct for Council Members, Committee Members and Candidates.

Murray Valley encephalitis warning for Kimberley region
Posted 02 August 2022 Murray Valley encephalitis warning for Kimberley region

Residents and travellers in the Kimberley region are being urged to take extra precautions to avoid mosquito bites after Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) was reported in an individual residing in the West Kimberley.

NEW DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION PLAN ENDORSED
Posted 28 July 2022 NEW DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION PLAN ENDORSED

Disability access and inclusion is set for renewed focus with Council endorsing the Shire’s new Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2022 – 20227 (DAIP) at the June 2022 Ordinary Council Meeting. The DAIP will assist the Shire to make improvements to Shire operated services, facilities, events and programs to ensure people with disability have the same opportunities as other community members to access them. Focussing on seven key areas the plan outlines overarching strategies and an action plan to support the improvements to be made. Initiatives identified in the updated DAIP include; • Improved disability access to the lap pool at the Derby Memorial Swimming Pool. • Increased publication of information about the accessibility element of events and facilities. • Support of disability awareness events, such as the International Day of People with Disability. • Support event organisers to make their activities more accessible. • Ensuring documents and publications are made available in variety of formats. • Awareness training and resources for staff. All public authorities in Western Australia are required to have a DAIP, a document which must be reviewed at least every 5 years. The Shire is also required to provide the Department of Communities a progress report each year outlining the implementation of the plan. For further information about the Plan or disability / access initiatives please contact the Community Development Team on 9191 0999 or by email sdwk@sdwk.wa.gov.au.

Derby Memorial Swimming Pool Set for a Facelift
Posted 08 July 2022 Derby Memorial Swimming Pool Set for a Facelift

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley would like to advise the Derby Memorial Swimming Pool will be closed for scheduled maintenance from Thursday, 28 July to Sunday 25 September 2022.

The 51st Annual Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize winners have been
Posted 06 July 2022 The 51st Annual Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize winners have been announced!

The 51st Annual Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize winners have been announced. On Saturday 2nd July, over 250 people attended the Opening night of KAPP 2022. This year saw over 200 entries across 13 categories. Congratulations to this year’s winners

Public Notice - Proposed Lease -
Posted 05 July 2022 Public Notice - Proposed Lease - "Area 18" Derby Airport

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is considering a ground lease proposal involving a portion of the land situated within the Derby Airport (designated as “Area 18”). The Shire is providing notice of the proposal and inviting submissions (as per Section 3.58 of the Local Government Act 1995).

Public Notice - Change of the June Ordinary Council Meeting Date and
Posted 10 June 2022 Public Notice - Change of the June Ordinary Council Meeting Date and Location

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1995, s.5.25(1)(g) and Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, r.12, notice is hereby given of a change of date for the June Ordinary Council Meeting: Change Of Date and Location The Ordinary Council Meeting for June will be held in Kupungarri at: - Wananami Remote Community School on: Wednesday , 29 June 2022

Public Notice - Fire Safety and Requirements
Posted 20 May 2022 Public Notice - Fire Safety and Requirements

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley would like to remind people to remain fire safe and to take measures to prevent the spread of fires. Property owners and occupiers must comply with the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Fire Break & Hazard Reduction Notice by 30 June 2022.

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