Tagged: Flood

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...

Council launches Local Emergency Management Plan

September 2, 2016Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week launched the Shire’s Local Emergency Management Plan (EMPLAN) in order to be better prepared in the event of major emergencies. Council’s Deputy General Manager Operations, Finance and Risk Mr Barry Paull explained the significance of the Plan. “Every region across the State is susceptible to major hazards,” he said. ...

Mittagong Pool to close for summer swim season

August 18, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets

Council’s Finance Committee has recommended that the Mittagong Swim Pool not open for the 2016/17 swim season following the East Coast Low storm event which lashed the Shire in early June. Council will consider this recommendation and confirm its position at the Ordinary Council Meeting on Wednesday 24 August. Extensive inspections by engineers have revealed...