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Executive Officer Services Contract
The Authority is currently inviting applications for the provision of Executive Officer Services. The sucessful applicant will be required to provide an office presence for the Authority in addition to the services prescribed in the services specification which can be downloaded from this page.
Gawler River Floodplain Management Authority
The Gawler River Floodplain Management Authority (GRFMA) was formed as a Regional Subsidiary under Section 43 and Schedule 2 of the Local Government Act 1999 in August 2002, by a Charter that was amended and published in The South Australian Government Gazette on 17th August 2006 at pages 2813 to 2820.
The Charter is currrently under review and a Discussion Paper that is currently before the Constituent Councils can be downloaded from the GRFMA Board page.
The six Constituent Councils of the GRFMA are:
The Charter provides that a representative of the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board (AMLRNRMB) is the Chairperson of the Board of Management of the GRFMA. The Charter sets down the powers, functions, safeguards, accountabilities and an operational framework and the Business Plan sets down the operational plan and financial plan to achieve agreed objectives.
The GRFMA has been established for the following purposes:
To co-ordinate the construction, operation and maintenance of flood mitigation infrastructure in the Gawler River area (the Floodplain);
To raise finance for the purpose of developing, managing and operating and maintaining flood mitigation works within the Floodplain;
To provide a forum for the discussion and consideration of topics relating to the Constituent Councilís obligations and responsibilities in relation to management of flood mitigation within the Floodplain;
To enter into agreements with Constituent Councils for the purpose of managing and developing the Floodplain.
Fred Pedler has been appointed Executive Officer and in that role provides executive, management, secretarial and project management services to the GRFMA until December 2011.