Discover Local Government Week 2018
Published Friday, 27th July 2018
Fairfield City Council staff will hit the road and celebrate NSW Local Government Week 2018 at various pop-up offices across the City next week.
Held from 30 July to 5 August, Local Government Week is an opportunity for residents to learn what Council does and highlights the important services it delivers to the community.
The Mayor, Councillors and Council staff will be on hand to answer questions and residents can explore some of the great projects Council is delivering to benefit the community.
Mayor of Fairfield City Frank Carbone highlighted the important role Council plays in the community and invites everyone to discover more about Council.
“Councillors will join me at each of the pop-up offices throughout the week and we want to talk to as many residents as possible. We want to talk to you about what you love about Fairfield, hear your concerns and discuss how we can work together to make Fairfield an even better place to live, work and raise a family.”
“It’s a great opportunity to get out and meet the community. I encourage you to pop down and say hello.”
Our friendly Council staff members will also be happy to answer queries and talk about any of Council’s services or the great projects we have coming up.” Mayor Carbone said.
Council’s pop-up offices will be at the following locaitons during Local Government Week:
Monday, 30 Jul: Dutton Plaza, Cabramatta, 10.30am-1.30pm
Tuesday, 31 Jul: Bonnyrigg Plaza, from 12pm-3pm
Wednesday, 1 Aug: Fairfield Showground – Pickers Bazaar Market, 10am-1pm
Thursday, 2 Aug: Fairfield Neeta City, 12pm-3pm
Friday, 3 Aug: Stockland Wetherill Park, 10.30am-1.30pm
Saturday, 11 Aug: Fairfield Showground - Fairfield Markets, 10am-1pm
· Local Government is one of the biggest industries in NSW, employing more than 50,000 people.
· Council manages many local facilities, including sportsgrounds, skate parks, swimming pools, libraries, childcare centres, playgrounds, parks, an art gallery and museum and tennis courts.
· Services include waste management, youth and aged services, planning, environmental management, cultural development, public health and safety, and more.
· Fairfield City Council is responsible for 1,214 km of kerb and gutter and 943km of footpaths (the same distance from here to Brisbane!).
· Council maintains 680km of roads across our City.