Residents and rate payers are advised that the Ordinary Wentworth Shire Council meeting scheduled for 6.30pm on December 20 2017 has been brought forward to December 13 2017 commencing at 6.30pm.

The venue remains at Council Chambers, Short Street, Wentworth.

Shire residents are also advised that the Wentworth Shire Council Office and Depot will be closing at 2pm on Friday December 15 for an all staff meeting.

 Both areas will re-open as normal on Monday December 18 2017.

The Wentworth Library and Visitor Information Centre will be operating as normal.

In regard to Christmas holiday arrangements residents and ratepayers are advised that the Council offices will be closed from 5pm Friday December 22 2017 and will re-open at 8.30am Tuesday January 2 2018.

The Shire Depot will be closed from 4pm Friday December 22 2017 and will re-open Wednesday December 27 2017.

 Roadside garbage collection will be as normal over the Christmas / New Year period with Wentworth and Dareton transfer stations to  operate as per their normal hours but will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

 Buronga landfill will be closed from 4.45pm Sunday December 24 and re-open on 7.45am Wednesday December 27 2017.

 Wentworth, Dareton and Buronga Libraries will be closed from 5.30pm Friday December 22 2017 and will re-open Wednesday January 3 2018 from 10.30am.

 The Wentworth Information Centre will be Closed Christmas Day but Open from 9am to 1pm on December 26, 30, 31 and January 1 2018.

All other days they will be open as usual from 9am until 5pm.