Mayor's column Join Forbes Shire Mayor, Phyllis Miller for her weekly column to hear what is happening around the Forbes Shire. Mayor Miller will speak about the various projects and initiatives of the Council as well as her interests in the community. Check in each week for a new message. 17 September 2020 It has been an exciting week this week with the preparation of Council elections for Mayor and Deputy at our Council Meeting. 9 September 2020 9 September 2020 2 September 2020 Wow what a week it has been! Firstly I am extremely humbled by the award I received on Monday from the Minister for Women in Local Government, Shelly Hancock, for Elected Representative for Regional/Rural Category. 26 August 2020 Winter certainly made its presence felt last week and it did bring with it more rain which we are grateful for. I want to remind everyone the Community Funding Program round is about to close on the 31st August 2020. 20 August 2020 20 August 2020 13 August 2020 It has been a very wet week here in Forbes and we do appreciate your patience with all the road and carpark issues we are experiencing from the wet weather, our crews are out and about trying to rectify these issues. 5 August 2020 5 August 2020 29 July 2020 29 July 2020 23 July 2020 This week Forbes Shire Council will celebrate 150 years of local government at our Council meeting on Thursday 23 July 2020. It is at times like this you reflect back on all that has been achieved over time and I am so proud of our community and Council for all that we have done over the years. 15 July 2020 This week begins the next stage of the Sculptures Down the Lachlan project, with twenty large-scale sculptures being embedded into our local region. This is so exciting to see this project come together and we can’t wait to see all the new visitors coming to town see them, once the word gets out.