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Collection of Bulky Refuse

This service is provided once weekly (usually every Friday from 7.00 a.m.). Residents are kindly requested to report items for collection by phoning the Council on 2141 4111 / 2741 4111 or my sending an email on gharghur.lc@gov.mt

Collection of Household Waste

This service is provided Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and on all Public Holidays falling on the said days. Collection starts at approximately 8.00a.m. Residents are requested not to take out their garbage earlier than 7.30a.m. and to keep all garbage bags for collection next to their residence.

Collection of Recyclable Waste(paper, plastic, metal)

This service is provided Tuesdays and Fridays. Collection starts at approximately 8.00a.m. Residents are requested not to take out their garbage earlier than 7.30a.m. and to keep all garbage bags for collection next to their residence. The Council in collaboration with Green MT provides a packet of recyclable bags to each family once every two months. The bags can be collected during office hours and the collector has to present his Identity card.

Bring – In – Site

Separated recyclable waste (paper, plastic, metal, glass) can also be deposited in the bins of the Bring in Site in Triq San Ġwann.

Cleaning of roads

Manual sweeping is provided daily and all roads within our locality are cleaned at least once a week. Grass cutting is provided on a periodical basis and as required.

Payment of Police & Local Warden’s Contraventions

Payments are accepted at the Local Council’s Office daily during office hours.

Payment of Rents on Government property

Payments are accepted at the Local Council’s Office daily during office hours.

Trading Licenses Payment

Trading Licenses may be renewed at the Local Council’s Office. Renewal notice is to be presented upon payment.

Educational and Cultural Outings

These visits are organised every last Thursday of the month. More details are displayed on the Council’s notice boards and from the Local Council’s Office. Residents are urged to book early.

KartAnzjan

The Local Council is responsible for the management of the KartAnzjan Card within our locality. Our elderly residents are kindly requested to route any queries to the Local Council. Applications for the replacement of mislaid KartAnzjan cards can be obtained from the Council.

Complaints/Suggestions Handling

Residents who wish to lodge a complaint/forward a suggestion to the Local Council or to a Government Department are requested to contact the Local Council. This process involves:

Registration of complaint/suggestion
Verification
Reference to the concerned authorities
Feedback

Street Lighting

When reporting a burnt-out lamp please note to include the 3 digit reference number placed on most lamps e.g. W013/24.

Upkeep of Roads

The Local Council is responsible for the upkeep of all the roads within our locality. We are pleased to report that practically all of the urban roads within our locality are classified to be in a very good state. This surely reflects the Council’s commitment in this regard. One can utilise the wifi service in this garden.

Ġnien il-Paċi (Public Garden)

We invite you to visit this recreational area situated in Triq San Ġwann next to the Primary School. This public garden provides a safe and relaxed environment it is well-equipped and today it is considered as one of the landmarks of our locality. One can utilise the free wifi service present in this garden.

Public Lavatory

The public lavatory is situated in Triq San Ġwann and is opened daily including Sundays and Public Holidays.

Permits covering the undermentioned are issued upon application to the Local Council

Organisation of outdoor activities held in the locality
Placement of skips
Installment of temporary mobile kiosks (during village feast or Good Friday Procession )
Crane and other construction machinery/equipment service in the locality

Information

Information leaflets about the locality as well as other material of general interest are available free of charge from the Local Council’s Offices.

Application Forms

Various application forms are also available from the Local Council’s Office. These include :

Provision of Birth Certificates.
Provision of Death Certificates.
Provision of Marriage Certificates
Renewal/Issue of Passport.
Declaration of commencement of new employment / termination of employment -ETC
Application for refund of VAT paid on expenses connected with a wedding function
Application for refund of VAT on expenses connected with a funeral.
GO – Application forms
Application forms for courses organised by the Department of Education
Application forms for the participation in Skolasports.
Arms and Enemalta forms
Home help assistance for the elderly
Forms for the provision of Handyman service for the elderly
Application forms for the provision of Telecare service
National Commission for Disabled Persons – application forms for : – Special ID card, Reserved Parking, social assistance service, disabled persons parking permit

Publications

Il-Gargur – In-Nies u l-Knejjes Tiegħu

Author: Francis Pace. An informative and well researched book which may be purchased from the Local Council’s Offices during office hours. The price of this book is 7 Euro.

Agħraf wirt ir-raħal tiegħek

Author : John Sare. The book may be purchased from the Local Council’s Offices during office hours. The price of this book is 10 Euro.

The Hilltop Village Four Walks in this Charming Old Village

Author : Julian Bezzina. The book may be purchased from the Local Council’s Offices during office hours. The price of this book is 2.50 Euro. A Maltese version of the book is available.

Others

Lapel Badges

Lapel badges bearing the locality’s Coat of Arms may be purchase for 3.50 Euro each from the Local Council’s offices during office hours.

Internet use – Free of charge

One can make use of this service at the Local Council Office, from Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 1.00pm  and from 2.30pm to 4.00pm, and on Saturday from 8.00am to 11.00am.

Public Library

The Public Library is located in Triq San Bartilmew, Ħal Għargħur

Opening Days and Hours:

Winter(School Days)

Wednesday     8.30am – 12.30pm      2.30pm – 4.30pm

Summer

Wednesday     8.30am – 12.30pm
Friday            10.00am – 12.00pm

All year round

Saturday        9.00am – 11.00am