At a Committee meeting held 27 June 2016, Council resolved to place on exhibition a draft Procurement Policy.
The aim of the policy is to outline the general methodologies and principles that Council will apply when procuring goods and services. Members of the public are invited to make comments or submissions in regard to the policy by the close of business on 27 July 2016.
In an effort to reduce water losses and provide a more sustainable supply, Council has engaged service provider Water Loss Pressure Management to undertake a leak detection survey across Muswellbrook and Denman water reticulation systems.
Council hands down a balanced budget that supports economic diversification, jobs growth and major capital projects, while continuing to meet the State Government’s Fit for the Future benchmarks.
The current Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) started operating in the early 1930s to treat sewage received from the town of Muswellbrook. It was upgraded in the 1960’s and began to supply recycled water to the Muswellbrook Golf Club in early 1990, pre-dating the release of the Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling. The now aging plant is no longer sustainable for the growing Muswellbrook populatio...
Muswellbrook Shire Council has engaged Royal HaskoningDHV to prepare a Hunter River Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan. The study and plan will assess flood risk within the Muswellbrook and Denman townships as well as rural properties that are located on the Hunter River Floodplain within the Muswellbrook Local Government Area.