Contact Council

   Councillors

 Councillors are elected to Hay Shire Council for a term of four years. The most recent elections were held September 2016, with Mayoral elections held Setpember 2020

Cr Jenny Dwyer  – Mayor

Email: cr.jdwyer@hay.nsw.gov.au

Mobile : 0408629553

                                                                                                    

Cr David Townsend – Deputy Mayor

Email: cr.townsend@hay.nsw.gov.au

Mobile : ​0438610370

Cr Michael Rutledge

Email: cr.rutledge@hay.nsw.gov.au

            mickrutledge@gmail.com  

Mobile : ​0427267174

Cr Jasen Crighton

Email: cr.crighton@hay.nsw.gov.au

           jasen@crightons.com.au

Mobile : ​​0428931768

Cr RW (Bill) Sheaffe

Email:  cr.sheaffe@hay.nsw.gov.au

            bjsheaffe@bigpond.com

Mobile : ​0427975180 

Cr Robert Howard

Email: cr.howard@hay.nsw.gov.au

           rho13438@bigpond.net.au

Mobile : ​0417672432

Cr Peter Dwyer

Email: cr.pdwyer@hay.nsw.gov.au

            dwys@westnet.com.au

Mobile : ​0417272684

Cr Kevin Walter

Email: cr.walter@hay.nsw.gov.au

            Marilyn.lofty@hotmail.com

Mobile : ​0429629417

    Senior Staff

      Hay Shire Council's Senior Management Team

General Manager - David Webb

Email : dwebb@hay.nsw.gov.au

The General Manager reports directly to the Mayor and Councillors and is responsible for providing strategic leadership and support to the organisation. In addition to managing the three Directors and overseeing the day-to-day operations and communications of Council, the General Manager coordinates Council's Integrated Planning & Reporting Framework, including responsibility for community engagement, and development of the Community Strategic Plan, Delivery Program, Operational Plan, and Annual Report.  The Office of the General Manager provides support to the Mayor and Councillors and coordinates Council meetings, and manages Council’s Human Resources.

Director Corporate and Community Services – Mark Dowling

Email: mdowling@hay.nsw.gov.au

The Corporate and Community Services department is responsible for providing professional customer service to the residents of the Hay Shire region, ensuring the organisation remains financially sustainable, innovative and efficient in the way it does business. The department provides a range of services, including financial management, governance, information technology, Library, Hay Multi Service Outlet and the Centrelink agency.

Technical Services Department

Email: mail@hay.nsw.gov.au

The Technical Services department is responsible for delivering and maintaining infrastructure throughout the Hay Shire, including our sealed and unsealed road networks, footpaths and water and sewer infrastructure, as well as the overall management of infrastructure and assets that contribute to providing cost-effective, efficient and sustainable services to our community. The department also manages the John Houston Memorial Swimming Pool, the Hay Aerodrome, work health and safety, ranger services, waste services, maintains our open and public space, including parks and gardens, the cemetery and recreation reserves.

Director Planning and Development – Jack Terblanche

Email: jterblanche@hay.nsw.gov.au

The Development and Planning Department is responsible for economic development; tourism promotion and the Visitor Information Centre; the asset management of Council’s buildings and assistance to S355 Committees with responsibility for assets, together with responsibility for submitting funding applications and project management.