Mansfield Shire Council Christmas and New Year Operations

Date: 
Friday, 11 December, 2020 - 16:00
Category: 
Media

At its meeting of 24 November 2020, Council resolved to close the Mansfield Shire offices and depot over the Christmas and New Year period. Below is an outline of changes to operations of Council facilities and services over the Christmas New Year period.

The Mansfield Shire offices and Works Depot -  Closed from 2:00pm on Christmas Eve, reopening Monday, 4 January 2021. 

Mansfield Library - Closed from 2:00pm Christmas Eve, reopening Tuesday, 29 December for normal opening hours with the exception of New Year’s Day (closed).

Mansfield Swimming Pool - Open normal operating hours, with exception of Christmas Day (closed).

Resource Recovery Centre -Open for extended hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Campers and visitors holidaying in the area can help dispose of waste responsibly by ‘carrying in and carrying out’ and utilising the facility for waste disposal. Open 9am – 5pm, 7 days a week from Boxing Day to 15 January 2021 (closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day). The facility will return to normal operating hours from 16 January, 2021.  To accommodate any pre-Christmas clean ups, the RRC will also extend its hours to open from 9am to 2pm on Christmas Eve.

Kerbside Waste Collection - There will be no kerbside waste and recycling service collection on Christmas Day, all collections scheduled for Christmas Day will be performed on Boxing Day. All other kerbside waste and recycling collection services, including those on New Year’s Day, will be performed as per the normal schedule with no further changes. Check your collection day. Residents are reminded that bins must be placed out on the kerbside the night before scheduled services to ensure they are emptied.

Community Service - All activities will continue to be provided unless prior notification of changes has been provided to clients. This includes Meals on Wheels and necessary care services.

Maintenance and Emergency Services - Sufficient Council employees will be available for routine maintenance and emergency service provision over the Christmas and New Year period.

Emergency On-Call Officers will be available over the Christmas and New Year period, call (03) 5775 8555.

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Last Updated: Friday, 18 December, 2020 - 22:41