Archive: Sep 2020

Mittagong Library set to reopen to the public

September 25, 2020Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Two female librarians holding stacks of books inside library

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to reopen Mittagong Branch Library on Tuesday 6 October 2020 as coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions continue to ease across the state. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said while the Bowral Central Library was the first open on 1 June, many people were looking forward to returning to their local branch. “We know...

Australia Day nominations now open

September 24, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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Australia Day in Berrima

Nominations for Wingecarribee Shire’s 2021 Australia Day Awards are now open. Residents are invited to nominate their fellow citizens for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of those residents who contribute to making the Southern Highlands...

Council calls for trade services tenders

September 21, 2020Posted in: Other
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Carpentry Tools on work site

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced contractors for the provision of a range of trade services including air conditioning, plumbing and horticultural and landscaping for an initial two-year contract period. Local contractors are encouraged to submit a tender to participate with contracts awarded via a preferred supplier panel arrangement. Tenders...

Council encourages residents to Get Ready for summer

September 17, 2020Posted in: Community, Events
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RFS Get Ready Weekend banner

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging families across the Shire to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend to prepare for the upcoming bushfire season and start a broader conversation about the need to prepare for emergencies. Mayor Gair said it was important the Shire avoided a repeat of the ‘Black summer’ bushfires....

Councillor Gair returned as Mayor

September 16, 2020Posted in: Other
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Councillor Duncan Gair was tonight returned as Mayor of Wingecarribee Shire by his fellow councillors. “I’m extremely grateful to have once again been elected to lead the Shire,” Councillor Gair said. “The responsibility of the position is not lost on me and it’s a role I do not take lightly.” Mayor Gair said restoring the...