Category: Roads and Assets

Mayor Gair thanks wind storm responders

September 12, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has praised Council’s Infrastructure Services staff for their role in cleaning up after last weekend’s wild weather. “Our reports indicate our staff responded to almost one hundred calls for assistance across the Shire over the weekend,” the Mayor said. “These calls included clearing fallen trees and branches and re-opening roads...

Draft Road Maintenance Policy on exhibition

September 4, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on its draft Road Maintenance Policy which went on public exhibition on Wednesday 28 August 2019. Council’s Assets Manager, Stace Lewer, explained the importance of the document. “One of the key purposes of the draft policy is to provide safe and secure roads across...

Green light given for Welby hockey field expansion

July 31, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets
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A second synthetic hockey field is set to be constructed at the Welby Hockey Centre following support by Wingecarribee Shire Councillors. The green light was given by Councillors earlier in the year and will result in the construction of a second all-weather synthetic field at the Welby Hockey Centre. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair...

Council secures funding to increase climate change resilience

July 16, 2019Posted in: Environment, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Water Treatment Plant

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $50,000 in grant funding as part of the NSW Government’s Increasing Resilience to Climate Change (IRCC) program. IRCC grants are developed in partnership with Local Government NSW and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to improve resilience and help communities adapt to the changing climate. Council’s Water, Sewer...