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Public Notice: IMPOSITION OF FEES AND CHARGES
The City of Karratha intends to impose the following fees and charges not imposed as part of its budget:
Processed Organics from the 7 Mile Waste Facility:
-    Mulch - $155 per tonne (excl. GST)
 -   Soil Conditioner - $200 per tonne (excl. GST)
The reason for imposing the fees and charges follows the Facility Licence Amendment approval to process organics into mulch and soil conditioner.
The products will be available for sale to local commercial businesses and regional local governments, and not for sale to the general public.
It is proposed that these fees and charges will apply on and from 1 October 2021.
Chris Adams
Chief Executive Officer 
 
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Public Notice: Proposed Road Closure - Invitation to CommentREALIGNMENT OF BAYLY AVENUE: Notice is hereby given that the City of Karratha Council resolved to close a portion of Bayly Avenue road reserve at its ordinary meeting held on 23 August 2021. An electronic copy of the report detailing Council’s resolution can be accessed via the City of Karratha website at http://karratha.wa.gov.au/council-meeting-minutes-agendas. The land affected by the proposal is shown in the map attached to the Ordinary Council Meeting Minutes for August 2021. Submissions are invited on the proposal and can be lodged in writing with the City of Karratha on or before 22 October 2021. If you wish to make a submission, please quote ‘Closure of portion of Bayly Avenue’ in the subject heading and mark your submission: Attention Planning Services. Submissions can be posted to the City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 or emailed to submissions@karratha.gov.au.22 October, 2021Here
Request for Tender: DAMPIER COMMUNITY HUB - Office Suite 1

The City is seeking tenders from suitable tenants for Office Suite 1, situated at the Dampier Community Hub, 3 High Street, Dampier 6713 (Lot 373). The market rental value of the disposition was assessed at $600 ex GST per square metre on 26 July 2021. The City is seeking a rate of $300 ex GST (plus outgoings) to attract a suitable tenant that aligns with the intent of ‘community purpose’.

Members of the public are invited to make submissions in relation to the tender. To obtain a copy or for further enquiries, please contact Anita McDonald on 9186 8556 or anita.mcdonald@karratha.wa.gov.au

Submissions should be made to the Leasing Officer leasing@karratha.wa.gov.au or City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 by 2.00pm Friday, 17 September 2021.

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Public Notice: Proposal to Dispose of PropertyThe City of Karratha proposes to lease part of The Youth Shed facility located at 23 Hillview Road, Pegs Creek to Anglicare WA (headspace) for a term of 5 years commencing September 3rd 2021 with 5 x 1 year extension options. Anglicare WA proposes to pay a rent of $10.00 per annum plus outgoing. On 15th April 2021, the market rental value of the property was assessed at $70,000 per annum for the 350m² area or $200 per m². Members of the public are invited to make submissions in relation to the proposal. Submissions should be made to the Leasing Officer leasing@karratha.wa.gov.au or City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 by 12:00pm Wednesday 6th September 2021. Please direct any enquiries to the Youth Services Coordinator on 9186 8585 or chrystal.ashby@karratha.wa.gov.au12PM, 6 September 2021Here
Public Notice: Local Government Ordiary Election Close of EnrolmentsYou may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government elections on 16 October 2021 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the City of Karratha. Electoral enrolment forms are available from the City of Karratha, all Australian Electoral Commission offices (www.aec.gov.au) or the Western Australian Electoral Commission (www.elections.wa.gov.au) and must be completed and reach a Divisional Returning Officer in Western Australia by 5:00 PM Friday, 27 August 2021.5PM, 27 August 2021N/A
Public Notice: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST, SERVICE WORKER ACCOMODATIONThe City of Karratha, in partnership with Rio Tinto and Woodside invite Expressions of Interest from individuals or buisnesses/organisations delivering essential services to the broad community to access a property from the Service Worker Accomodation pool. Applicants will be assessed against a range of eligibility criteria including their ability to enter into a residential tenancy lease, combined gross assessable income and the alignment of the service provided/delivered to the City's liveability pillars. Expressions of Interest will be accepted at any time and the applicants will be provided with the detailed information pack, eligibility criteria and a timeline for the assessment of their application. Please email community.online@karratha.wa.gov.au to request an Expression of Interest form. N/AN/A
Public Notice: OFFICE, CARETAKER’S DWELLING AND NINE (9) GROUPED DWELLINGS – LOT 3 (34) ROE STREET, ROEBOURNE. - DA21181

The City of Karratha has received an application for development approval for an Office, Caretaker’s Dwelling and Nine (9) Grouped Dwellings from RFF Pty Ltd on 34 Roe Street, Roebourne WA 6718. If you believe that you may be affected by the granting of the approval, you may make a submission. Please include the reasons for your submission, how you would be affected and any suggestions for how your concerns could be addressed. You may alternatively wish to lodge a submission in support of the application. Please lodge your submission in writing addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 or via email to submissions@karratha.wa.gov.au by 5 August 2021. You will be notified of the decision outcome. Please be advised that submissions may become public record and personal details may be included in a Council report. Should you have any queries in regard to this matter please contact 9186 8673 during office hours or joshua.allbeury@karratha.wa.gov.au. View the plans here.

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Public Notice: TEMPORARY TRANSPORTABLE BUILDING ASSOCIATED WITH COMMUNITY USE – Lot 3000 (20) SHOLL STREET, ROEBOURNE WA 6718 - DA21179 
 

The City of Karratha has received an application for development approval for a Transportable Building associated with a Community Use from Mawarnkarra Health Service on 20 Sholl Street, Roebourne WA 6718. If you believe that you may be affected by the granting of the approval, you may make a submission. Please include the reasons for your submission, how you would be affected and any suggestions for how your concerns could be addressed. You may alternatively wish to lodge a submission in support of the application. Please lodge your submission in writing addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 or via email to submissions@karratha.wa.gov.au by 5 August 2021. You will be notified of the decision outcome. Please be advised that submissions may become public record and personal details may be included in a Council report. Should you have any queries in regard to this matter please contact  9186 8673 during office hours or joshua.allbeury@karratha.wa.gov.au. View the plans here.

5 August 2021Here
Public Notice: Major Land Transaction

Notice is hereby given that the City of Karratha proposes to enter into a major land transaction involving investing City resources into the acquisition of Lot 7020 and Part Lot 7018 Welcome Road, Karratha and the development of residential apartments and commercial/civic space on the land.

A copy of the City’s Business Plan prepared under Section 3.59 of the Local Government Act 1995 is available for inspection online here or during opening hours at the City of Karratha Administration Office and at the City’s libraries located in Dampier, Karratha, Roebourne and Wickham.

Submissions about the proposed transaction may be made in writing and lodged with the City on or before 5pm, Friday, 20 August 2021 either by mail to City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 or in person to the City of Karratha Administration Office. FAQ's about the project can be found here.
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Public Notice: Referral of Application for Development Approval - DA21167

 

The City of Karratha has received an application for development approval for a Three Storey Building Containing 13 Dwellings and One Commercial Tenancy from Hodge Collard Preston Architects on 18 De Grey Place, Karratha WA 6714 . If you believe that you may be affected by the granting of the approval, you may make a submission. Please include the reasons for your submission, how you would be affected and any suggestions for how your concerns could be addressed. You may alternatively wish to lodge a submission in support of the application. Please lodge your submission in writing addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 or via email to submissions@karratha.wa.gov.au by 15 July 2021. You will be notified of the decision outcome. Please be advised that submissions may become public record and personal details may be included in a Council report. Should you have any queries in regard to this matter please contact  9186 8674 during office hours or chris.sayer@karratha.wa.gov.au. View the plans here.

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Public Notice: Proposed amended structure plan for Madigan Estate available for inspection
Notice is hereby given that Element on behalf of Development WA has prepared the proposed amended structure plan for land located at Lot 9501 Madigan Road, Baynton (Madigan Estate). Plans and documents setting out and explaining the structure plan will be on display at the City’s Administration Office located on Welcome Road, Karratha and will be available for inspection from 9:00am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday up to and including 11 August 2021. The structure plan can also be viewed hereSubmissions on the structure plan can be lodged in writing addressed to Planning Services City of Karratha, PO Box 219 Karratha WA 6714 or via email to submissions@karratha.wa.gov.auSubmissions should include the Structure Plan name and details of the submission, and must be lodged on or before 11 August 2021.
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Public Notice: PROPOSAL TO DISPOSE OF PROPERTY

The City of Karratha proposes to lease part of Dampier Town Lot 373 known as Dampier Community Hub to Montessori Early Learning and Care Centre for a term of five (5) years plus one (1) option of five (5) year from 1 July 2021 for the consideration of approximately $22,000.00 per annum ex GST plus outgoings.

The market value of the disposition was assessed at $59,250.00 per annum ex GST on 10 February 2021. Members of the public are invited to make submissions in relation to the proposal. Submissions should be made to the Leasing Team, City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 by 4pm on 8 July 2021 or leasing@karratha.wa.gov.au.

12 July 2021Here
Public Notice: Notice of Intention to Impose Differential Rates 2021-22In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, the City of Karratha is required to publish its Objects and Reasons for implementing Differential Rates. More information here.24 May 2021Details here.
Public Notice: Lease Of Property By Tender: Pam Buchanan Family Centre Community ModuleThe City of Karratha proposes to lease the following spaces associated with the Pam Buchanan Family Centre Community Module located at 51 Gardugarli Drive, Lot 402, Baynton WA 6714 on Deposited Plan 64806:Community workshop and boardrooms; Reception office; Portion of common areas; Storerooms; and/or Portion of the courtyard. The City is seeking expressions of interest from Not for Profit Organisations and those organisations Incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 2015 to lease some or all of these spaces. The deadline for parties to register their interest is 2:00pm (AWST) Thursday 1 April 2021. Submissions must respond to the information contained in the Lease Expression of Interest Document. To obtain the Lease Expression of Interest Document or further information please direct any inquiries to Mikaela Rice on (08) 9186 8080 or mikaela.rice@karratha.wa.gov.au. Canvassing of Elected Members may disqualify.1 April 2021Here
Public Notice: Local Government Extranordinary Postal ElectionAn election is being held by postal vote on Friday 26 February 2021 in the Dampier Ward of the City of Karratha to fill the following vacancy: Dampier Ward, 1 Councillor, Term to expire: 16 October 2021. Candidates: ARMSTRONG, Jamie & VERTIGAN, Len. ELECTION PACKAGES will be sent to the electors on the Dampier Ward of the City of Karratha local government electoral roll. More information can be found here.26 February 2021N/A
Public Notice - Proposal to Dispose of Property

The City of Karratha proposes to lease Tenancy Office 6, being situated at the Karratha Leisureplex, Crown Reserve 50903, Lot 556 (2) Broadhurst Rd, Stove Hill. The lease is proposed to be for a term of 2 years including extension options of 1 year + 1 year. The market rental value of the disposition was assessed at $550 per month (inc GST) on 8th January 2021 for the 45 square metre office, plus outgoings to be determined. Members of the public are invited to make submissions in relation to the proposal. Submissions should be made to the Leasing Officer leasing@karratha.wa.gov.au or City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 by 2.00pm Friday 12th February 2021.

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Public Notice - Imposition of Fees and Charges

The City of Karratha intends to impose the following fees and charges not imposed as part of its budget: Indoor Play Centre – Special Program per session (up to max, per session) - $40 inc GST. The reason for imposing these fees and charges is for the operation and management of the Indoor Play Centre. These fees and charges apply from 15 December 2020.

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Public Notice - Draft Age Friendly StrategyThe City of Karratha has prepared a draft Age Friendly Strategy which sets out a road map for our approach to supporting and engaging with our older residents, ensuring we continue to be a local government that values our ageing population. The draft Strategy can be viewed here. The City invites the community to review the draft and welcomes comments and suggestions. Submissions should be made in writing to the City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 or via email to submissions@karratha.wa.gov.au on or before 4:30pm Friday 11 February 2021.11 February 2021Here
Public Notice - Dampier Ward Extraordinary Election Candidate Information Session
The City of Karratha and the WA Electoral Commission (WAEC) will be conducting an information session for prospective candidates for the upcoming extraordinary election. The information session will be held in the Council Chambers in Welcome Road, Karratha on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 commencing at 6pm. Topics to be covered will include:Information about the WAEC and the electoral process, Eligibility criteria, Mandatory online candidate induction course and What it means to be a Councillor – responsibilities and expectations of the office.
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Public Notice - Imposition of Fees and Charges

The City of Karratha intends to impose the following fees and charges not imposed as part of its budget:

 

  1. Airport – Rental car meeting and greeting rights – 8.5% of airport turnover per annum – As calculated
  2. Airport – Environmental Clean – Cost plus 12.5%
  3. Airport – Airport parker card issuance - $20.00 

The reason for imposing these fees and charges is allow for:

  1. New – Allow for COVID-19 cleaning requirements
  2. New - Omitted from 20/21 Fees and Charges in error
  3. Amended – Updated to a simplified structure, removed obsolete value.

It is proposed that these fees and charges will apply on and from 1 January 2021.

Chris Adams, Chief Executive Officer 

 

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Public Notice - Council Meetings Dates for 2021

Public notice is hereby given of the City of Karratha Council Meeting Dates for 2021 which were adopted by Council at its meeting on 16 November 2020. All meetings are open to the public. Any changes to the time, dates or venues will be publicly advertised. The dates, location and times can be viewed here.
 
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Public Notice: Local Government Extraordinary Election Dampier Ward

Dampier Ward Extraodinary Election.
Enrolment forms can be obtained from local government and must be lodged with the Chief Executive Officer by 5.00 pm on Thursday, 7 January 2021. Further information can be obtained from the City of Karratha.

7 January 2021Here
Public Notice: Notice of Annual Electors' Meeting
The Annual Electors’ Meeting will be held on Monday, 14 December 2020 at the City of Karratha Council Chambers, Welcome Road, Karratha commencing at 5pm.
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the contents of the City of Karratha Annual Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2019.
The meeting is open to members of the public.
Agenda papers (including the Annual Report) will be available at the meeting and via the City website: www.karratha.wa.gov.au
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Public Notice: Draft Community Facility Name Signs Policy (TE-01)
The City of Karratha has recently undertaken a review of the Community Facility Name Signs Policy and is now advertising a draft version of the Policy for public comment. View the policy here. Details of the draft Policy are available during office hours at the City of Karratha’s Administration Office located on Welcome Road, Karratha or on the City’s website: www.karratha.wa.gov.au/public-notifications Submissions are welcome and should be made in writing to the City of Karratha, PO Box 219, Karratha WA 6714 or via email to submissions@karratha.wa.gov.au before 4:30pm Tuesday, 17 November 2020.
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Public Notice: Strategic Community Plan

The City of Karratha is reviewing its 10 year Strategic Community Plan that sets out the vision, goals, outcomes and responses for the City for the period 2020-2030. Submissions are sought from community members regarding the drafted proposals prior to consideration by Council. An excerpt of the draft 2020-2030 Strategic Community Plan can be accessed here.

5 August 2020Here
Public Notice: Expression of interest to dispose of property The City of Karratha proposes to lease the Pam Buchanan Centre, Family Services module for the purpose of conducting Counselling and Community Support services. A copy of the Proposal Specifications, including terms and conditions, can be obtained from the City of Karratha by emailing anthony.wear@karratha.wa.gov.au.5 August 2020Here
Public Notice: Expression of interest disposal of propertyThe City of Karratha is seeking Expressions of Interest to lease office space within the Dampier Community Hub.  Viewing may be arranged by contacting the Dampier Community Hub on (08) 9186 0413 or Anthony Wear 0437 901 822.
 
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Public Notice: Notice of change of time for 2020 Ordinary Council MeetingsNotice is given that Ordinary Council Meetings scheduled for the remainder of 2020 previously scheduled for 5pm will now commence at 5:30pm. Meetings are open to the public, however owing to the current public health emergency (COVID-19), social distancing requirements will be in place and must be observed. Agenda papers and the minutes are available here.N/AN/A

Public Notice: 2018-19 Annual Report

Notice is given that the 2018/19 Annual Report is available here.

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Public Notice: Proposed Differential Rates

Notice is given in accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995 of the City of Karratha's Proposed Differential Rates for the 2020/2021 financial year.

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Public Notice: Intention to Borrow

Notice is given in accordance with Section 6.20 (2) of the Local Government Act 1995 of the City of Karratha’s intention to exercise the power to borrow money.

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Public Notice: Roebourne Services and Facilities Strategy (1.23MB)

The Roebourne Services and Facilities Strategy is a City of Karratha and WA Department of Communities project. Keough Bay Consulting was contracted in February 2019 to identify community need, assess community facilities and determine future community facility and service requirement for Roebourne.

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2020 Council Meeting Dates (322KB)

Council meeting dates for 2020 were adopted by Council at its meeting on 19 November, 2019.

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Public Notice: Youth Strategy 2019-2024 (1.59MB)

 

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Public Notice: Footpath Lighting Strategy (2.12MB)

 

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Public Notice: Pilbara Freight Study (4.8MB)

 

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Public Notice: Dog Prohibited Areas (49KB)

 

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Public Notice: Disposal of Property (80KB)

 

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Public Notice: Karratha Destination Management Plan (5.23MB)

 

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DRAFT: Cleaverville Foreshore Management Plan (36.7MB)

 

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Public Notice: Bushfire Risk Management Plan 2018-2023 (1.6MB)

 

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Public Notice: Imposition of Fees and Charges (16KB)

 

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Public Notice: 10-year Footpath Strategy 2018-2028 (2.62MB)

 

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Public Notice: Sahara Forest Feasibility Report (6.3MB)

 

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