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Animal Shelter and SES building progress update

May 27, 2022Posted in: Community
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Head shot of blonde cavoodle puppy

Progress on the new Wingecarribee Animal Shelter has taken another step towards fruition as Council finalises the Development Application. The Development Application (DA), including detailed designs of both the Animal Shelter and adjoining State Emergency Service (SES) building are proposed to be lodged with Council via the NSW Government’s Planning Portal within weeks. Plans prepared...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

May 13, 2022Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Council endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this month’s Extraordinary Meeting. The draft Operational Plan and Budget, Revenue Policy, Capital Works Program and Fees and Charges for the 2022/23 financial year have been placed on public exhibition for a period of 28 days. Council’s...

Council commits to continued Christmas funding

May 10, 2022Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will continue to fund Christmas celebrations as part of the 2022/23 budget following endorsement by Council. Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM adopted the resolution following a report to Council detailing the 2021 trial festivities during this month’s Extraordinary Meeting. “Feedback from the community and businesses was overwhelming supportive of the...

Council launches ‘Sustainable Us’ video series

May 9, 2022Posted in: Community, Environment
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Marquee at outdoor festival. Two women posing for photo with Council branding.

Wingecarribee Shire Council has launched a sustainable living program in a new initiative for the Southern Highlands. Council’s Manager Environment and Sustainability, Mr Barry Arthur, explained that the Sustainable Us program was developed in response to community feedback. “Last year we undertook extensive community research to help develop the new Environment and Climate Change Strategy,”...

Council invites community groups to apply for funding

May 5, 2022Posted in: Community
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Person pointing something out on laptop screen

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on local community groups to apply for funding as part of this year’s ClubGRANTS scheme. ClubGRANTS is an initiative of the NSW Government and Clubs NSW to provide funding for community development projects and services that have a direct impact on residents in the Wingecarribee Shire. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy...