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RRC asbestos update

August 22, 2017Posted in: Community
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Last year Wingecarribee Shire Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre. Since this announcement Council has continued to liaise with the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and comply with their Clean-Up Notice as issued on 5 August…

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Station Street detailed concept design on exhibition

August 16, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets
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Detailed concept designs for the long-awaited Station Street Upgrade in Bowral have today gone on public exhibition. The concept plans detail the overall design of the proposed $9.5 million project including road realignments, changes to parking and streetscape improvements. Major elements of the proposed project include the construction of two lanes in each direction between…

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Council calls for Plant and equipment hire tenders

August 15, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for tenders for the provision of Plant and Equipment Hire (Tender No. 6330/17.12). The Plant and Equipment Hire tender will include wet hire (with an operator), dry hire (without an operator), material haulage, plant haulage and minor works for a minimum one-year contract period with possible extensions of a further…

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Council clarifies RRC asbestos situation

August 7, 2017Posted in: Other
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Council has today responded to comments reported in some sections of the media regarding the management of asbestos found onsite at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in 2016. Last year Council reported that a small amount of asbestos was confirmed via routine laboratory testing in a sample of crushed concrete at Council’s Resource Recovery Centre….

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Mittagong Swimming Pool to remain closed for summer

August 3, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the Mittagong Swimming Centre will remain closed for the upcoming 2017/18 summer swim season. “It’s with great regret that we make this call,” said Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Barry Paull. “However after discussions with our recently appointed contractor, we’ve decided that it would be…

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