Mayor’s Col­umn – Hon. Al­bert Ja­cob JP

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Ad­ver­tis­ing of pro­posed dif­fer­en­tial rates

Ratepay­ers can pro­vide their feed­back on the Joon­dalup Coun­cil pro­posal to ap­ply dif­fer­en­tial rates for the 2018/19 Draft Bud­get. A fur­ther re­port will be pre­sented to Coun­cil in­clu­sive of pub­lic sub­mis­sions on the pro­posed dif­fer­en­tial rates be­fore the 2018/19 Bud­get is adopted. First in­tro­duced by the Coun­cil in the 2008/09 fi­nan­cial year, dif­fer­en­tial rat­ing helps to main­tain the dis­tri­bu­tion of the rates bur­den between res­i­den­tial, com­mer­cial and in­dus­trial prop­er­ties. Pub­lic sub­mis­sions can be made un­til Mon­day 18 June 2018 in writ­ing by post or email. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion is avail­able on the City’s web­site at joon­dalup.wa.gov.au

Artists se­lected for 2018 Community In­vi­ta­tion Art Award

The City of Joon­dalup has re­vealed the names of 15 artists in­vited to par­tic­i­pate in the pres­ti­gious 2018 Community In­vi­ta­tion Art Award (CIAA). The CIAA is the City’s premier visual arts event that cel­e­brates the creative tal­ents of pro­fes­sional Western Aus­tralian artists and the ma­jor role they have made and con­tinue to make to the State’s con­tem­po­rary visual arts scene. The par­tic­i­pat­ing CIAA artists in 2018 are: Jen­nifer Cochrane, Sarah El­son, Cas­par Fairhall, Emily Hor­num, Eve­line Ko­tai, Leonie Ngahuia Mans­bridge, Amanda Marsh, Ellen Nor­rish, Mark Parfitt, Andy Quilty, Trevor Richards, Su­san Roux, Su­san­nah Skin­ner, Sioux Tem­pestt and Gera Wolt­jer. The win­ner of the CIAA ac­quis­i­tive prize will re­ceive $7,000, while one artist will be com­mis­sioned to pro­duce an art­work for the City of Joon­dalup Inside-Out Bill­board project. Other prizes to­talling another $8,000 will be awarded. Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion can be found at joon­dalup.wa.gov.au

Have your say on BMX, skate and out­door recre­ation fa­cil­i­ties

Next month Joon­dalup res­i­dents can have their say on the type of BMX, skate and out­door recre­ation fa­cil­i­ties and in­fra­struc­ture they would like to see within the City. A three-week pub­lic con­sul­ta­tion pe­riod will al­low mem­bers of the community to con­trib­ute their ideas to­wards the City’s draft Joon­dalup BMX, Skate and Youth Out­door Recre­ation Strat­egy. Prior to that, two work­shops will be held on Thurs­day 14 June at City of Joon­dalup Re­cep­tion Cen­tre, 4.00pm – 6.00pm (youth users) and 7.00pm – 9.00pm. The pub­lic con­sul­ta­tion pe­riod runs Mon­day 11 June – Mon­day 2 July. An online comment form will be avail­able at joon­dalup.wa.gov.au To RSVP for the work­shops or for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact the Youth Ser­vices team on 9400 4225 or email info@joon­dalup.wa.gov.au

Pay­ing trib­ute to City’s myr­iad vol­un­teers

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Ken Blackie, a found­ing mem­ber of the Whit­fords Vol­un­teer Sea Res­cue Group, who was last week named Vol­un­teer­ing WA – WA Vol­un­teer of the Year. The City cel­e­brated Na­tional Vol­un­teer Week (21 – 27 May) by host­ing sev­eral events to recog­nise our many com­mit­ted ded­i­cated and community-minded cham­pi­ons. Vol­un­teers are the heart and soul of a healthy, vi­brant and suc­cess­ful community like Joon­dalup with an im­pres­sive 19.5% of City res­i­dents vol­un­teer­ing their time in some ca­pac­ity. This is the equiv­a­lent of more than 20,000 City of Joon­dalup res­i­dents vol­un­teer­ing in some ca­pac­ity and is al­most 2% more than the greater Perth area and a 2.8% in­crease (from 16.7%) in 2011 Tues­day 12 June 2018, 6.30pm

Coun­cil Meet­ing

Tues­day 26 June 2018, 7.00pm City of Joon­dalup Coun­cil Cham­ber Boas Av­enue, Joon­dalup

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