Infrastructure Services

Kempsey Shire Council is like many other local government areas, where the council is managing an expansive infrastructure base covering a large geographical area, much of which is nearing, or past, its effective life. This makes management of the community’s assets a critical Council function. It impacts on our everyday life and enables the community to live, work and play. The development of effective asset management planning is a key priority for Infrastructure Services.

Infrastructure Services areas of responsibility include:

  • Transport network
    • Roads maintenance and construction
    • Traffic management and safety devices
    • Bridge maintenance and construction
    • Footpaths and cycleways
    • Public transport infrastructure (bus stops, taxi ranks etc)
    • Signs and linemarking
  • Waste management (including public place and kerbside bin collection for waste, organics and recycling)
  • Water Services (water and wastewater manangement)
  • Flood mitigation and rural drainage
  • Urban stormwater drainage
  • Asset planning and investigation
  • Parks and recreational areas
  • Street cleaning
  • Sporting facilities
  • Management of capital works programs
  • Surf lifesaving patrols
  • Public swimming pools (operation and maintenance)
  • Property services, acquisitions and leases

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