Tagged: Councillor

Council offers helping hand to farmers

June 21, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have used last week’s Ordinary Meeting of Council to express their concern for the ongoing drought affecting much of the State and have promised to investigate ways to help our local farmers during times of hardship resulting from drought, fire and flood. The announcement was raised via a series of Notices of...

Bikes bound for Namibia depart Council’s RRC

February 12, 2018Posted in: Community

Namibia’s needy are set to benefit from the generosity of Southern Highlands residents with the imminent arrival of a shipping container of second-hand bicycles. Bidding farewell to the shipping container packed with hundreds of bikes was Wingecarribee Shire Councillor Gordon Markwart and Bicycles for Change volunteers Hans Radowitz and Bob Clark. “This container is the...

Draft Media Policy on exhibition

December 15, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors unanimously endorsed a draft Media Policy for public exhibition at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Council Meeting. Council’s Deputy General Manager, Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained the purpose of the draft policy. “This draft policy prescribes how Council intends to respond to both traditional...

Green light given for Council’s revised Investment Policy

July 27, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s revised Investment Policy has received the tick of approval following adoption by Councillors earlier this month. The revised Policy details Council’s investment objectives, and for the first time, includes a policy position on preferencing financial institutions which do not support the fossil fuel industry. The primary objectives of the policy remain unchanged. ...

Views on loos needed for draft Public Toilet Strategy

June 30, 2017Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors endorsed the draft Public Toilet Strategy which went on public exhibition this week. Council’s Senior Asset Officer of Building Assets, Rachel Forte explained the purpose of the draft strategy. “The draft Public Toilet Strategy details how our public toilets will be managed in the years...