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Council recovers $7 million in CDO investments

February 28, 2013Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today received payments totaling almost $7 million on three of its Dante series of collaterised debt obligations (CDO’s). The news will be detailed by Council’s Manager of Finance and Business Services, Mr Barry Paull at this evening’s Ordinary Meeting scheduled to begin at 3.30pm at Council’s Elizabeth Street Chambers. The news...

Southern Highland priorities identified in State Government’s Regional Action Plan

February 28, 2013Posted in: Development, Other

The Southern Highlands and Tablelands are set to benefit with a number of major infrastructure projects and initiatives announced under the State Government’s recently released South East NSW Regional Action Plan. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor, Councillor Juliet Arkwright expressed her support for the initiative. “The Plan sets out a vision for the region and identifies the...

EPA approves Asbestos Management Plan for contaminated roads

February 21, 2013Posted in: Roads and Assets

The Environmental Protection Authority has accepted Wingecarribee Shire Council’s proposed Asbestos Management Plan to remediate roads in the Shire which were found to contain suspected asbestos fragments last year. Following Council’s findings in 2012 that a number of roads had been treated with a material containing suspected asbestos fragments, a thorough investigation was undertaken by...

Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 21, 2013Posted in: Community

Applications for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s 2013/14 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme are now open to the public. Under the scheme, Council distributes up to $100,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. Monies can be sought to fund programs, equipment or capital works which aim to establish, improve or enhance cultural, sporting, welfare, health promotion,...