Archive: Mar 2020

Postponement of Local Government Elections

March 31, 2020Posted in: Community
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Like many businesses across our Shire, nation and indeed the world, Council is currently experiencing significant disruptions to normal operations as a result of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. On Wednesday 25 March 2020 the Office of Local Government (OLG) issued advice to all Councils across the State that will also have implications for us. Central...

Deadline for Community Assistance Scheme extended

March 30, 2020Posted in: Community
 

Kangaloon Hall

Community groups and organisations are encouraged to apply for the 2020/2021 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme, with the deadline being extended until close of business on Thursday 30 April. Under the scheme, 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...

New Council Meeting arrangements

March 24, 2020Posted in: Other
 

Newly configured Council Chambers to facilitate social distancing

As a precaution to slow the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Wingecarribee Shire Council will restrict the number of members of the public attending future Meetings of Council. Effective as of Wednesday 25 March 2020 and until further notice, only fourteen (14) members of the public will be permitted to attend Council Meetings. This...

COVID-19 update: How Council is responding

March 23, 2020Posted in: Community
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The Southern Highlands, like the rest of the world, is currently in the midst of an event unprecedented in our lifetimes. Combating the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a global issue and it’s having a real impact on our lives. Like all major organisations around the world, Wingecarribee Shire Council is experiencing operational interruptions. Whilst...