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Local Government Grants Commission - Public Meeting

A public meeting of the NSW Local Government Grants Commission and Cowra Shire Council will be held on 5 May 2016 at the Theatrette, Cowra Civic Centre, commencing at 8.30am.

The purpose of the meeting is for the Grants Commission to explain its operations and the basis of its determination of general purpose grants paid under the provisions of the Commonwealth Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995. The meeting will also provide Council with the opportunity to present to the Commission its particular circumstances.

It is anticipated that the meeting will last approximately two hours and members of the public may attend. For further information, contact Council on (02) 6340 2000.

Read more: Local Government Grants Commission Information Sheet

Garbage Truck Advertising

The Cowra Tidy Towns Committee in conjunction with Cowra Shire Council, are excited to announce a creative way for local businesses to advertise themselves. The advertising opportunity will take the form of a mobile billboard. Imagine your brand being seen all over the streets and villages of Cowra every week.

Village meets on in April and May

Live in or near one of our beautiful villages and have something to say to Cowra Council?

Now's your chance — with both councillors and senior Council staff coming to a community near you!

Community Meetings are scheduled from late April to late May with the first event to be held at Wyangala Country Club for residents on Wednesday, April 27 followed by Darbys Falls on the same evening.

Further meetings will subsequently be held at Woodstock, Billimari, Canowindra, Gooloogong, Wattamondara, Koorawatha, Noonbinna, and Morongla.

Adopt a Pound Pet

Cowra Council's "Adopt a Pound Pet" Program is back on, now's your chance to offer one friendly dog or three cute kittens a second chance at life.

"The program aims to reduce the euthanasia of cats and dogs that are brought to the Pound with no identification; Pound animals that are adopted are micro-chipped by Council to reduce the cost of registration by the new owner," Director — Environmental Services, Kate Alberry said.

Rediscover Cowra’s great history at Heritage Festival

"Discovery and Rediscoveries" is the intriguing theme for Cowra's National Trust Heritage Festival which begins in April, Cowra Mayor, Bill West said.

"The festival is a multi-faceted celebration of the unique heritage of Cowra Shire and includes Walking Tours, a 'Back to Billimari' event, story-telling and chauffeured tours of the district," Cr West said.

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