Tagged: Finance

Mayoral Relief Fund update

February 26, 2020Posted in: Other

Less than eight weeks since the outbreak of the first bush fire to hit the Southern Highlands and Wingecarribee Shire’s Mayoral Relief Fund has topped $100,000. A total of $94,250 has been distributed to 198 families and individuals across the Shire since the first fires tore through the villages of Balmoral and Buxton. Wingecarribee Shire...

Council’s sustainability efforts pay-off

September 6, 2019Posted in: Environment

Solar panels on roof

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has commended a Council-led program for reducing Council’s energy consumption and costs for the 2018/19 financial year. Established in 2012, the Revolving Energy Fund (REFund) generates ongoing funding for projects that reduce energy consumption. “Last financial year seven energy projects contributed to just over $56,000 in financial savings,” the...

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. ...