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Council undertakes review of engineering specifications

June 13, 2019Posted in: Development, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is reviewing its entire suite of engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction industry with greater consistency and clarity. The purpose of the project is to ensure that any infrastructure that Council builds, or any infrastructure constructed and transferred to Council by a developer, meets the standards…

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Outdoor advertising and signage criteria

June 11, 2019Posted in: Development
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Changes to outdoor advertising rules have led Wingecarribee Shire Council to remind ratepayers of enforceable regulations relating to the placement of public signs. The reminder comes following recently introduced changes by the NSW Government banning roadside trailer advertising. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained the changes. “Last year the…

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Council to carry out Shire-wide street audit

June 6, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Camera equipped inspection vehicles will be hitting the Shire’s streets from early June in a bid to capture the condition of the region’s roads. Council’s Asset Engineer, Munir Ahmed said the footage captured from the camera-mounted vehicles would be used to improve Council’s knowledge of its existing road network and help in preparing future maintenance…

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Draft Pool Barrier Policy on exhibition

May 31, 2019Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Councillors voted to place Council’s draft Swimming Pool Barrier Policy and Guidelines on public exhibition. Council’s Group Manager of Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton explained the importance of the document. “The essence of this policy is to raise awareness of the importance of pool…

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Take the pledge for Fatality Free Friday

May 24, 2019Posted in: Community, Events, Roads and Assets
 

Council’s Road Safety Officer, Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Senior Constable Scott Waples from the Southern Highlands Highway Patrol take the Fatality Free Friday pledge.

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to steer their thinking towards Fatality Free Friday on 31 May 2019. Fatality Free Friday is a national awareness campaign which aims to reduce road deaths to zero. According to the Australian Road Safety Foundation, just one Fatality Free Friday would equate to more than five lives saved across…

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