Category: Other

Draft Codes of Conduct and Meeting Practice on exhibition

April 16, 2019Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the public exhibition of the draft Code of Conduct and draft Code of Meeting Practice documents. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and Community, Danielle Lidgard explained the significance of the two documents. “Together these two documents detail the minimum ethical and behavioural standards expected...

Local charities plea for donations that count, not cost

April 2, 2019Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with local charities to tackle illegal dumping at stores and donation bins across the Shire. Council’s Regional Illegal Dumping Project Officer, Sara Rich, explained that dumping unusable items at charity bins cost local charities thousands of dollars each year. “Local charities offer an important service to our community and unfortunately,...

Mayor Gair thanks Friends of Bowral

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today praised the members of the Friends of Bowral following this week’s public gathering to discuss Council’s proposed Station Street Upgrade Project. “I was notified earlier this week that members of the group were organising a public gathering in Bowral to discuss their concerns about our Station Street...

Council sets a new direction for Economic Development in the Shire

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other, Tourism
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the corporate portfolio of Economic Development will be merged with the existing Tourism portfolio. Making the announcement was Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping. “Combining the two functions at our Southern Highlands Welcome Centre makes perfect sense,” said Mr Pepping. “Our Welcome Centre...