Tagged: Flood

Mittagong Swimming Pool to remain closed for summer

August 3, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the Mittagong Swimming Centre will remain closed for the upcoming 2017/18 summer swim season. “It’s with great regret that we make this call,” said Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk, Barry Paull. “However after discussions with our recently appointed contractor, we’ve decided that it would be...

Wembley Road and Farnborough Drive catchments overland flow study on exhibition

June 16, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to provide comment on the draft Wembley Road and Farnborough Drive Catchments Overland Flow Study which goes on exhibition as of Friday 16 June 2017. The draft flood study was completed using data from previous storm events, computer modelling and historical information collected from local residents.  It identifies...

Introduction of the Fire and Emergency Services Levy

March 8, 2017Posted in: Other

Coinciding with the release of new land valuations from the Office of the NSW Valuer General, Council is preparing for the introduction of the State Government’s Fire and Emergency Services Levy. Councils across the State have been notified that new Notices of Valuation, which were determined by the NSW Valuer General, will be mailed to...

Mittagong Pool thrown a lifeline

December 16, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have voted to repair Mittagong Swimming Pool following extensive damage sustained in June’s East Coast Low Storm event at Wednesday evening’s Council Meeting. A detailed report examining the extent of the damages and repair options was presented at the final meeting of the year. “It was clear from the presentation that the...

Storm repair works hit full swing in November

November 4, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets

Works to repair roads damaged as a result of June’s East Coast Low storm event will hit top gear in November as Council restores more than a dozen storm-affected roads. In total 14 local roads will be tended to throughout the month of November at a cost of over $300,000. Council’s Deputy General Manager of...