Category: Other

Council calls for minor works and services tenders

January 22, 2019Posted in: Other
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Carpentry Tools on work site

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced contractors for the provision of a range of services including building and joinery, cleaning and concreting for a two-year contract period. Local contractors are encouraged to submit a tender to participate with contracts awarded via a panel arrangement. Tenders will be issued for an...

Council cuts parking fines

December 14, 2018Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will reduce parking fines across the Shire following a majority vote by Councillors. The decision was made at Council’s final Ordinary Meeting of the year and follows a similar reduction administered by the State Government in a limited number of venues across the Sydney CBD. At present parking infringements are set by...

Bikes bound for Myanmar depart Council’s RRC

December 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Environment, Other
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Volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark with Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair and representatives from Bikes 4 Life

Disadvantaged school children in Myanmar are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of refurbished bicycles. Closing the door on the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair and volunteers from Bikes 4 Life. “This container is...

Fencing requirements for portable pools

November 9, 2018Posted in: Development, Other
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With summer just around the corner, Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging potential customers of portable pools to think twice before making an impulse purchase. Council’s General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained that many portable pools required the same security fencing as built-in or above ground pools. “Many portable pool owners are...

Revised ethical behaviour policies on exhibition

November 5, 2018Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has placed on public exhibition a number of revised policies relating to ethical behaviour after endorsement at its meeting of the 24 October 2018. The three revised policies endorsed by Council include a Fraud and Corruption Control Policy, Public Interest Disclosures Policy and Gifts and Benefits Policy. The policies cover the actions...