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Public Notice: P3406-AMD2 Development Application to Amend Development Approval For Searipple Village Workers Accommodation 

A Development Application for an extension to a time limited approval for Lot 250, Lot 4471 And Lot 4931 Searipple Road Bulgarra WA 6714 until 1 February 2034 has been submitted. 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. The report can be viewed here.

16 June 2021Here

DA21052 (DAP/21/01960) for the proposed ‘Industry – Resource Processing’: Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Processing Facility’

An application to develop a LNG Processing Facility and associated infrastructure located at Lots 384, 573, and 574 Mof Road and Lot 572 Burrup Road, Burrup was considered for determination by the Regional Joint Development Assessment Panel on 26 May 2021. The application was approved by the Regional Joint Developmeent Assessment Panel on 26 May 2021. The minutes can be viewed here.

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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: Development Application Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Processing Facility
An application to develop a LNG Processing Facility and associated infrastructure located at Lots 384, 573, and 574 Mof Road and Lot 572 Burrup Road, Burrup WA 6714 has been submitted. Details of the application are available for inspection during office hours, at the City of Karratha Administration Office on Welcome Road, Karratha or here. 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 on or before 4:30pm 7 April 2021. Proposed development plans can be viewed here and planning report can be viewed here.
7 April 2021Here
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:Meeting of the Regional Joint Development Assessment Panel Minutes

At the Regional JDAP meeting held on 12 January 2021, DA20202 (DAP/20/01870) for ‘Two Mobile Concrete Batching Plants’ was approved in accordance with the provisions of the City Of Karratha Local Planning Scheme No. 8.  The finalised minutes of the RJDAP/18 for the meeting on 12 January 2021 have been made available on the DAP website.

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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.

12 February 2021Here
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 - Meeting of the Regional Joint Development Assessment PanelMeeting to be held Tuesday, 12 January 2021, 9:30am via Zoom. Agenda available hereN/AN/A
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.
17 November 2020Here
Local Planning Scheme No.8: Notice of Revocation of Local Planning PoliciesThe City of Karratha has resolved to revoke the below Local Planning Policies in accordance with Schedule 2, Part 2, Clause 6 of the Planning and Development (Local Planning
Schemes) Regulations 2015:
DP02 – Development Performance Guarantee
DP06 – Landscaping for Industrial/
Commercial
DP16 – Supplementary Accommodation
DP24 – Street Numbering
DP26 – Basic Raw Materials
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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.
 
29 July 2020 Here
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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