Archive: Mar 2021

Council invites residents to take a break in Bowral

March 16, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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three young women laughing outdoors

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to transform the courtyard next to Bowral Memorial Hall into a temporary wellness hub between 22 and 26 March 2021. Eats and Entertainment is a free experience that will operate between 12 noon and 2 pm over five weekdays. Council’s Community Development Coordinator, Cath Brennan, said the transformation aims to...

‘Business as usual’ following Council suspension

March 15, 2021Posted in: Other
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Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Acting General Manager John Burgess has reassured residents that Council operations remain unaffected following the suspension of councillors on Friday 12 March 2021. “It’s business as usual in terms of Council operations,” he said. “Our libraries are still open, our water and sewerage services remain unaffected, rubbish collections will proceed as normal...

Wingecarribee Shire Council suspended

March 12, 2021Posted in: Community
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Council chambers 2021

The NSW Government has today suspended Wingecarribee Shire Council and appointed Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM for a three-month period. Minister for Local Government The Hon Shelley Hancock MP made the decision to suspend Council after considering its submission in response to a notice of intention received on March 3. The suspension follows ongoing...

Mayor Gair calls for dysfunctional councillors to resign

March 9, 2021Posted in: Other
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This afternoon Council will hold an Extraordinary Meeting to consider the Notice from the Hon Shelley Hancock MP Minister for Local Government to suspend Wingecarribee Shire Council and appoint an interim administrator. While the correspondence suggests an interim period of three months, the Minister could extend the suspension for an additional three months. A six-month...

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