Archive: May 2019

Draft Pool Barrier Policy on exhibition

May 31, 2019Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Councillors voted to place Council’s draft Swimming Pool Barrier Policy and Guidelines on public exhibition. Council’s Group Manager of Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton explained the importance of the document. “The essence of this policy is to raise awareness of the importance of pool...

Take the pledge for Fatality Free Friday

May 24, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets
 

Council’s Road Safety Officer, Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Senior Constable Scott Waples from the Southern Highlands Highway Patrol take the Fatality Free Friday pledge.

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to steer their thinking towards Fatality Free Friday on 31 May 2019. Fatality Free Friday is a national awareness campaign which aims to reduce road deaths to zero. According to the Australian Road Safety Foundation, just one Fatality Free Friday would equate to more than five lives saved across...

Draft Chelsea Gardens Development Control Plan on exhibition

May 22, 2019Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Councillors endorsed a draft Amendment to the Moss Vale Town Plan Development Control Plan. The draft amendment has been specifically prepared to provide development controls for the proposed Chelsea Gardens Coomungie Urban Release Area. Council’s Group Manager of Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton...

Household Chemical CleanOut at Council Depot

May 20, 2019Posted in: Community, Environment, Events
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Chemical CleanOut at Moss Vale Depot

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in conjunction with Wingecarribee Shire Council will be accepting unwanted chemicals as part of its annual Chemical CleanOut program this Saturday 25 May 2019. Residents can drop off their unwanted household chemicals – FREE of charge – at Council’s Moss Vale Works Depot from 9.00 am to 3.30 pm....

Tips to reduce wood smoke pollution

May 15, 2019Posted in: Environment
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Wood fire smoke

With the chill of winter in the air, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to check their wood heaters before they light up. “Faulty and incorrectly used wood fire heaters are a major contributor to winter air pollution,” said Council’s Environment and Sustainability Manager, Mr Barry Arthur. “Apart from the obvious health and community benefits...