Category: Roads and Assets

Community feedback sought on playgrounds

February 7, 2018Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents of the Southern Highlands to have their say on our Shire’s playgrounds. Council’s Parks and Properties Asset Officer, Kylie Stefaniuk, explained that Council playgrounds are an essential piece of community infrastructure. “Playgrounds are essential for children’s physical and social development and have the ability to enhance community wellbeing,” she...

Council to undertake sewer inspection program

February 6, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council will this month begin a comprehensive sewer inspection program across Berrima, Moss Vale and New Berrima. The program involves Council’s contractor accessing the sewer via manholes, cleaning the pipes and undertaking inspections using closed circuit television (CCTV) equipment. Council’s Modelling and Systems Engineer Tim Bell said the project aims to improve the...

Slow down around schools

January 31, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets
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With the new school year kicking off this week, Council is reminding motorists that school speed zones are back in operation. “With the majority of Highland schools back this week, it’s important to remember that school speed zones are also back in force,” said Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz. “Drivers should be aware that...

Moss Vale footpath repair program up and running

December 14, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Months before the latest Community Satisfaction Results were returned Council’s Landscaping team were already tackling one of our residents’ largest concerns. “Council places a very high priority on providing safe, durable and attractive footpaths,” said Council’s Manager of Open Space, Recreation and Building Maintenance, Greg Bray. “So too do our residents who consistently nominate the...

Alexandra Square to re-open to public

November 29, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Mittagong’s Alexandra Square is set to re-open to the public following a two year makeover. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead will officially open the refurbished public area on Friday 1 December. “I’m confident the improvements to the park will ensure it once again becomes a popular destination for guests and locals,” the Mayor said....