Maintenance Grading and Works schedule
Each week Council provides the community with a Schedule of Works to provide information on what work is being undertaken throughout Yass Valley.
21 September 2020
Statutory Land Manager vacancy - Marchmont Racecourse
The Minister for Water, Property and Housing is seeking nominations for board appointments to the Marchmont Racecourse Land Manager.
Appointments are for up to five years and are voluntary. It is expected that members of the board live within or close to the reserve.
15 September 2020
Roads, ovals and parks flood update
Roads and Amenities flood update
14 September 2020
During the Spring months, Council crews will be out and about undertaking routine spraying of weeds on road verges, and in our open spaces, including parks, sports fields and gardens.
9 September 2020
Heavy Patching - works commencing
Heavy patching will be undertaken around the LGA from 16 September – 31 October. Here is a list of roads that will be affected.
9 September 2020
Road upgrade - Yass Valley Way
Yass Valley Council, together with Roadworx, will commence upgrade works on Yass Valley Way on Monday, 14 September 2020, weather permitting.
8 September 2020
Geotechnical investigation works
Geotechnical contractors will be onsite at various locations around the Yass Valley over the coming weeks.
27 August 2020
Update on pop up Yass COVID clinic - drive thru in new location
The free COVID 19 clinic will be relocated to 1-5 MacDonald Street, Yass from Monday, 24 August.
24 August 2020
Boil water alert withdrawn
Council is currently working closely with NSW Health for verification that the treatment process is under control and any effects are resolved.
20 August 2020
Transport for NSW: Motorists to slow down in Yass Valley
The drive through Yass will be safer from next month with changes to speed limits in Yass Valley local government area.
Transport for NSW Director South West Lindsay Tanner said Transport for NSW carried out a review of speed zones on Gums Lane and Laidlaw Street at Yass to improve safety.
13 August 2020
Boil water alert - Yass, Binalong & Bowning
MEDIA UPDATE: Boil water alert - Binalong, Bowning & Yass.
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
11 August 2020
Discharge of partially treated effluent
Icon Water advises that due to the heavy rain over the past three days infiltrating the sewerage system, the Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre treatment plant is expected to discharge a small amount of partially treated effluent into the Molonglo River. This is expected to occur within the next hour as the rain continues.
9 August 2020
A by-election for Eden-Monaro will be held on Saturday, 4 July 2020.
5 June 2020
WENDY TUCKERMAN: Works start to make Lachlan Valley Way safer
Work to improve safety for motorists on Lachlan Valley Way is about to step up a gear, with upgrades to two sections near Bellevue and Boorowa due to start on Monday 25 May.
21 May 2020
Notice of Priority Weeds Spraying Program
Council is undertaking control of the following priority weeds in these locations across the LGA.
15 May 2020
Broken water main - Victoria Street Yass
Council has received reports of a broken water main in Victoria Street, Yass. Please follow this post for latest updates
11 April 2020
Load testing on Yass Dam
Load testing to commence on Yass Dam. The work is expected to last four to six weeks and there will be no interruption to water supply.
30 March 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update
Yass Valley Council is constantly monitoring the COVID-19 situation and taking our advice and instructions from the Australian Government Department of Health.
16 March 2020
MICHAEL MCCORMACK: Barton Highway review on display
Communities in the Southern Tablelands and those living in Canberra’s north are encouraged to have their say on the Barton Highway upgrade with the Review of Environmental Factors now released for public consultation.
24 February 2020
Changes to the 2582 Bus Service
A slight change to the 2582 bus service
12 February 2020
Changed traffic conditions on Barton Highway near Murrumbateman
Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week on the Barton Highway near Murrumbateman as maintenance work is carried out.
13 January 2020
Bushfire Recovery Assistance
A range of assistance measures are available to support people affected by bushfires. These are aimed at providing for immediate and short term needs, to support recovery from the bushfires across NSW.
6 January 2020
Council update - NSW Bushfires
Update on NSW Bushfires: 12pm Friday, 3 January
3 January 2020
Council updates - Emergency Management
Updates on catastrophic conditions - Saturday, 21 December 2019
21 December 2019
Maintenance Grading during Drought
The prolonged lack of rain is having a considerable impact on Council’s road network, especially on our unsealed roads.
10 December 2019
Murrumbateman village water restrictions
The village of Murrumbateman is currently serviced by water drawn from ground water sources and due to occasional supply issues residents are on level one water restrictions.
18 November 2019
Sewer Relining Project
Cleaning and lining of damaged Sewer mains in Yass will be undertaken from early September 2019 until February 2020
6 September 2019
Increase in Dog Attacks in Yass Valley
Council are currently investigating a number of dog incidents where dogs have attacked people, livestock and other dogs/animals in Yass Valley.
27 August 2019
Urgent water main repair - Pollux street and Coolalie road
Due to a burst water main the water will be turned off for repair works on Friday, 14 June 2019 between 9.00am and 3.00pm. During this work the supply of mains water to households will be disrupted in Pollux Street and Coolalie Road.
13 June 2019