Tagged: Councillor

Codes of Conduct and Meeting Practice adopted

June 20, 2019Posted in: Community

Last week Wingecarribee Shire Councillors adopted new Code of Conduct, Procedures for the Administration of the Code of Conduct and Code of Meeting Practice documents. Together these documents detail the minimum ethical and behavioural standards expected of Councillors and Council officials and how future meetings of Council will be conducted. Council’s Group Manager Corporate and...

Council cuts parking fines

December 14, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council will reduce parking fines across the Shire following a majority vote by Councillors. The decision was made at Council’s final Ordinary Meeting of the year and follows a similar reduction administered by the State Government in a limited number of venues across the Sydney CBD. At present parking infringements are set by...

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...