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Council Call is the Selwyn District Council's weekly news and notices page. The print version appears every week in the Selwyn Times (Tuesday).

Contact for any questions. You can also use this email address to submit a short listing for a community notice or event which may be included, subject to there being space available.  Notices must be received by 9am on the Wednesday of the week prior to publication. Please note that where there is a public holiday in the week following this Wednesday the deadline for getting content to the editor will be earlier than normal.

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2018 17 December [PDF - 886.4 KB]
Merry Christmas from Mayor Sam; Don’t be fooled by the wet weather – prepare for the fire season now; Holiday hours at Council facilities; Drive safe on the roads these holidays; Local art students transform Darfield Pool; Summer swimmers complete 10,000km charity challenge; On the roads this week; Summer in Selwyn and more; Garden waste and scrap metal drop-off days good for our environment; New West Melton Skatepark – have your say in 2019

2018 10 December [PDF - 1.6 MB]
Discover your backyard with our 100 days of summer; West Melton opening; Donate a can, build a tree and help those in need; Council services holiday hours; Online help for restricted licence; Enjoy the holidays and reduce your waste; Meet your Street winners, On the roads this week.

2018 3 December [PDF - 968.4 KB]
West Melton Community and Recreation Centre official opening; More public toilets for Selwyn district; Taking water from fire hydrants; Selwyn Summer Reading Bingo; Takeaway coffee cups go in the red bin; Longer weekend opening hours at Pines Resource Recovery Park; On the roads this week.

2018 27 November [PDF - 1.9 MB]
Summer in Selwyn is back; BOOST Out family celebration; Proposed trial of bus services for Darfield and Leeston; Community pools open for summer season; On the roads this week.

2018 20 November [PDF - 1.4 MB]
Think water sense this summer; New Kiwis celebrate citizenship in Selwyn; Less speed, less harm; Applications closing soon for Creative Communities funding; Rewards on offer for Selwyn summer readers; On the roads this week; Cantastic tree.

2018 13 November [PDF - 1.8 MB]
Residents say Selwyn still 'a great place'; Consultation opens on draft Parking Strategy; New tsunami plan effective; Council services on Canterbury Anniversary Day; On the roads this week; Selwyn Youth Council seeking new members.

2018 6 November [PDF - 1.6 MB]
Join the Selwyn Youth Council and make a difference; Selwyn has initial say on future District Plan; Selwyn Carseat Champions seeking new volunteers; Need funding for your creative project? On the roads this week

2018 30 October [PDF - 1.0 MB]
Selwyn’s population at 62,200 and growing; Why wasn’t my bin collected? War memorial lighting; Property revaluations in your letterbox soon; On the roads this week

2018 23 October [PDF - 1.5 MB]
Take another look at Rubbish; Cricket set to be a smash hit in Lincoln; Time running out for community grant funding applications; Flush your taps; Meet your street coming soon; On the roads this week

2018 16 October [PDF - 1.1 MB]
Report shows Selwyn set for a strong future; Back to school road safety; Plenty of opportunities from Sister Cities expedition; Feedback sought on Parks and Reserves Bylaw; Council services on Labour Day; What do YOUth think survey?; On the roads this week

2018 9 October [PDF - 1.7 MB]
Poppies mark history in Leeston; Take action on distraction; Capacity building workshops; Out with the old, in with the new; On the roads

2018 2 October [PDF - 1.1 MB]
CultureFest 2018 charms thousands; Public Places Bylaw – new rules for commercial activities; Have your say on the District Plan Review; BOOST Speak a must see; Time for a spring clean; Explore Selwyn’s backyard!

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