Mayor's message

Mayor Tim Wilson

Mayor's Message 16 July 2019

Kentish Council has its next Council meeting tonight at 7 PM. All are welcome. Tonight Council will (hopefully) pass the budget for 2019/20. The majority of ratepayers will see a rate rise of 2.8% This new financial year will see the funding of the next stage of Wild Mersey, Wilmot Streetscape and further Sheffield streetscape work from Henry street to Spring Street. There are many other items to be funded as well, grab a copy of the Council agenda : for more details.

With the wild weather and freezing conditions currently across Tasmania, I urge residents and tourists alike to take care when driving on our roads or enjoying our beautiful scenery. Plan to stay safe and respect the changing weather conditions.  

This month is Plastic Free July. Choose to reuse single use plastic items during July and reduce the amount of plastic waste ending up as litter or in landfill. What will you choose to reuse? Visit for more information.

The Sheffield Arts Centre Concept Master Plan has been released for pubic exhibition. The plans can be viewed at the Council Office or on Council’s website. Please provide feedback in writing to the General Manager by Monday, 29th July 2019 via mail at PO Box 63, Sheffield 7306 or email

Some unimpressive person has decided to do doughnuts in King George V Park. He/she has torn up some of the turf. Another police report. I ask you as residents to work with Council to catch those responsible for damaging community facilities.

Goliath Park now has surveillance cameras installed. They have been installed in response to some really poor behaviour there.

Stay warm everyone. Despite the challenges, Kentish is going ok.

Tim Wilson, MAYOR

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