Category: Community

Contractor announced for Mittagong Pool repairs

July 13, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Repair work is set to commence on Mittagong Swimming Pool following the overnight appointment of specialist contractor Icon Building Group. Councillors awarded the contract to Icon Building Group following a report evaluating tenders for the repairs to the Mittagong Swimming Centre at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. At an earlier on-site visit Councillors were...

Views on loos needed for draft Public Toilet Strategy

June 30, 2017Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Public Toilet Strategy which went on public exhibition this week. Council’s Senior Asset Officer of Building Assets, Rachel Forte explained the purpose of the draft strategy. “The draft Public Toilet Strategy details how our public toilets will be managed in the years...

Disability Inclusion Action Plan adopted

June 30, 2017Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-2021 was this week formally adopted following unanimous support by Councillors. Adopted at Wednesday 28 June‘s Ordinary Meeting of Council, the plan represents Council’s commitment to people with disability and outlines actions for improving opportunity and accessibility. Central to the document are Council’s four-year plans on removing...

Council awards funds to 59 community projects

June 29, 2017Posted in: Community
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Kangaloon Hall

Community service providers along with sporting, cultural and health support groups are some of the community groups set to benefit from Wingecarribee Shire Council’s latest round of community grants and donations. Fifty nine local community projects totalling $127,600 were allocated funding as part of the 2017/18 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 59 grants allocated,...

Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the Wingecarribee

June 26, 2017Posted in: Community, Events
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NAIDOC Flag Raising 2016

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community are inviting the community to join them as they celebrate this year’s NAIDOC Week activities. Celebrations start with the raising of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre at 10am on Monday 3 July. As a testament...