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‘Business as usual’ following Council suspension

March 15, 2021Posted in: Other
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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...

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...

Council launches new website

February 8, 2021Posted in: Other
 

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to launch a new-look website promising improved user accessibility and connectivity. Council’s Chief Information Officer John Crawford said the mobile friendly website would deliver a better online customer service experience. “We’re committed to making our Council services accessible to customers whenever and wherever they are, and our new website will...

New disaster dashboards help manage disaster risk

December 24, 2020Posted in: Other
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Person pointing something out on laptop screen

A new online disaster dashboard will provide real-time information to help residents and visitors to the Wingecarribee Shire be aware of, prepare for and respond to local emergencies. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair said localised emergency updates, preparedness advice and seasonal awareness of potential risks is more important than ever. “Our residents know only...

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