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Civic Centre to house Emergency Operations Centre

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM has given the green-light for a new multi-purpose Emergency Operations Centre to be located within Council’s newly refurbished Civic Centre. “The Black Summer bushfires highlighted the need for a modern emergency facility that is able to be effectively used by all of the Shire’s emergency agencies,”…

Interim Administrator pushes for dual facility designs

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has used Council’s Quarterly Budget Review to call for design plans for the proposed Wingecarribee Animal Shelter and Moss Vale State Emergency Service (SES) building to be fast-tracked. Mr May amended the September Quarterly Budget Review Recommendation to exclude the ‘revote’ or transfer of funding for the design…

September Quarterly Budget Review adopted

Council’s September quarterly budget review was presented and adopted by Council this afternoon. In adopting Council’s September Budget Review Mr May agreed to ‘revote’ or transfer $32.3 million in project funding to the 2022-23 financial year. Council’s original capital works program for the 2021-22 financial year was $68.6 million.  Revotes from the 2019-20 financial year…

National Asbestos Awareness Week

As part of National Asbestos Awareness Week, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding home owners and renovators of the risks of asbestos. Council’s Director of Communities and Place, Geoff King said asbestos was still widely used in building materials up until 1990. “Even though the manufacture and use of asbestos was banned several decades ago, it…

Tender for Moss Vale Bypass design announced

The long-awaited Moss Vale Bypass took another step towards reality with Council accepting a tender for detailed designs to be prepared for Stage 1 of the proposed project. Council appointed the MU Group Pty Ltd to undertake the detailed designs at Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 13 October 2021. Costing to undertake the detailed designs…