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COVID-19 - Disruption to Council services

The following services have already been disrupted as a result of the current advice from the Federal and State Governments

If you have any questions in regards to Council services, contact us on +61 2 6226 1477.

For the latest news and updates related to COVID-19 please read more in our dedicated news page.

Service Status Notes
Playgrounds
Open

All playgrounds are open for community use. 

Yass Library
Information

Update: 28 September: 
Yass Library: The Yass Library will be closed to the public but will continue to provide click and collect to the community. The Library will resume it’s normal operating hours from Monday, 11 October.
To keep our staff and community safe, we will be taking a cautious approach in the reopening of our services and amenities. The reopening of our services on Monday, 11 October coincides with the announcement made by the NSW Government which states restrictions will be eased for those that have received double dose vaccination on this date.

 

The Yass Library Click and Collect service will be starting up again next week from Monday 20 September 2021. For more information, please visit the library Facebook Page. 

If you currently have anything on loan, please hold on to the items until we reopen. Don't worry all current loans will continue to be automatically extended.

If you have any questions, our staff will still be taking phone calls and answering emails, please call 6226 1305 or email library@yass.nsw.gov.au.

For more information on online Library resources: see our Libraries page

Yass Caravan Park
Open

A COVID-19 Plan is in place and bookings are being accepted.

Animal Shelter
Information

The Animal Shelter is currently closed for animal surrenders

Customer Service
Information

Update: 28 September:
Councils administration building will remain closed for face to face transactions until Monday, 11 October. For any enquiries please continue to email council@yass.nsw.gov.au or call 6226 1477.

To keep our staff and community safe, we will be taking a cautious approach in the reopening of our services and amenities. The reopening of our services on Monday, 11 October coincides with the announcement made by the NSW Government which states restrictions will be eased for those that have received double dose vaccination on this date.

 

Community Centres/Halls
Closed

Council owned halls and community centres are closed until further notice 

Yass Dog Park
Open

Open for community use.

Cemeteries
Information

Please visit https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/affected-regions for up to date information on funerals

Joe O'Connor Park RV and Camping Ground
Open

RV and Camping Ground at Joe O'Connor Park is open to self contained RVS or caravans only. Amenities are not available. Ground is open but social distancing rules apply. 

Skatepark
Open

Open for community use.

Public Toilets
Open
All public toilets are open.
Please maintain social distancing and practice good hygiene while in public spaces.
Pools
Closed

Yass and Binalong Pools will close for the season on Friday, 26 March 2021.

Yass Valley Information Centre (VIC)
Information

The Yass Valley Information Centre is closed to the public but will be available for walk up information and sales from Tuesday, 5 October. The Yass Valley information Centre will resume normal operating hours from Monday, 11 October.

To keep our staff and community safe, we will be taking a cautious approach in the reopening of our services and amenities. The reopening of our services on Monday, 11 October coincides with the announcement made by the NSW Government which states restrictions will be eased for those that have received double dose vaccination on this date.

Council Meetings
Information

The community is invited to watch the live streaming on YouTube and paste the link below into your browser:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCchCRE_yFCl1qnlwxlE8jig  

Dial in arrangements will be organised for those residents that are registered to address Council in the Open Forum.

Sewer Services
Open

Operating as usual.

Water services
Open

Operating as normal.

Waste and Recycling (Kerbside) Collection
Open

Existing collection schedule in place.

Mobile Libraries
Closed

Not operating until further notice.

Building Inspections
Open

Building inspections are still open, please visit https://yvcinspections.checkfront.com/reserve/ to book your inspection. 

Public health and safety inspections
Closed

Public Health and Safety Inspections will be cancelled until further notice

Transfer Stations
Open

Open as normal     

NO CASH PAYMENTS. EFTPOS facilities are now available at all Transfer Stations.

2021 Council Elections
Information

The NSW Government made the decision to postpone the September 2020 local government elections in the face of the COVID-19 crisis until December 2021. Current Councillors will continue to hold their civic offices until the rescheduled local government elections are held.

Development Applications
Information

To lodge a Development Application or submit documentation, please email Council@yass.nsw.gov.au, mail, or use the mail slot in the front door of the Customer Service building. NO FACE TO FACE INTERACTIONS.

Outdoor exercise equipment
Open

Outdoor gyms are reopen for community use.

Playing fields
Open

Sporting fields and parks remain open. However, please maintain social distancing and practise good hygiene while in public spaces.

For the latest news and updates related to COVID-19 please read more in our dedicated news page.

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