Tagged: Finance

Council calls for minor works and services tenders

January 22, 2019Posted in: Other

Carpentry Tools on work site

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced contractors for the provision of a range of services including building and joinery, cleaning and concreting for a two-year contract period. Local contractors are encouraged to submit a tender to participate with contracts awarded via a panel arrangement. Tenders will be issued for an...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

April 27, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this week’s Council Meeting. The draft Operational Plan 2018/19 includes the Budget, Revenue Policy and Fees and Charges for the year ahead and will go on public exhibition as of Friday 27 April 2018. Wingecarribee Shire...

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. ...

Council recovers $9.5 million in CDO investments

October 28, 2016Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has today announced Council has recovered lost capital totalling $9.5 million relating to failed collaterised debt obligations (CDO’s) sold to Council by failed investment bank Lehman Brothers Australia. The news comes after a briefing to councillors in closed session at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. In total $9,506,387...

BPAY View and e-billing come to Council

August 16, 2016Posted in: Other

Customers of Wingecarribee Shire Council can now choose to have their Rates Notices and Water and Sewerage Accounts delivered direct to their In-boxes. Council’s Chief Financial Officer, Richard Mooney explained the benefit of the new service. “For some time our customers have been telling us they wanted greater choice and convenience,” he said. “In response...