Archive: Feb 2019

Mayor Gair calls on Minister to fast track Station Street Upgrade Project

February 22, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today called on the NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure to intervene and expedite final consent for the Station Street Upgrade Project. “After 40 years of waiting for a solution to the growing traffic congestion in Bowral’s town centre I think it’s fair to say everybody’s patience is...

Council seeks feedback on Community Engagement Policy

February 18, 2019Posted in: Community
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Candidate Information Seminars

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the public on its revised Community Engagement Policy. The policy outlines how community engagement is integrated into Council activities in order to support decision-making and strengthen relationships. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping, explained the purpose of the revised policy. “Whenever Council introduces...

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 18, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2019 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Monies can be sought to fund...

Council supports learner driver education

February 8, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Wingecarribee Shire Council is once again offering free road safety workshops designed to help learner drivers become safer drivers. Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, explained that parents and supervisors play a vital role in providing young drivers with the experience and support they need to be safe on our roads. “Navigating rules, regulations, technology...

Join in on Clean Up Australia Day for your chance to win

February 5, 2019Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to lend a hand on Clean Up Australia Day for their chance to win a home compost bin. Clean Up Australia’s Managing Director, Terri-Ann Johnson, explained the importance of continuing founder Ian Kiernan AO’s work. “Ian firmly believed that every single one of us can and should make...