Council encourages residents to Get Ready for summer

September 13, 2022Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging families across the Shire to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend to prepare for the upcoming bushfire season. ‘Get Ready Weekend’ involves members of the public participating in RFS led online and in-person disaster preparedness activities prior to the start of the bushfire season. General Manager...

Council’s 2021/22 grant windfall

August 18, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council secured more than $26 million in grant funding for the twelve months ending 30 June 2022. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 17 August 2022 highlighted that Council had received a total of $26.2 million in Commonwealth and State grant funding across 80 non-recurring projects. “This is a fabulous result...

Windy weather caution for Highlands

August 2, 2022Posted in: Community, Environment

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With the blustery weather soon due, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents and builders to secure any items that could be blown about in strong winds. “August and September are traditionally our windiest months with strong westerly winds common across the Shire,” said Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble. The General Manager said following wind...

Council adopts 2022/23 Operational Plan and Budget

June 29, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May PSM has adopted the 2022/23 Operational Plan and Budget. Mr May said the adoption of the document paved the way for $60 million to be spent on capital works projects over the next twelve months. “Council can now proceed with the job of delivering a variety of major...

Draft Complaints and Complainants Policies on exhibition

June 27, 2022Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to provide feedback on two draft complaints-related policies now on public exhibition. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble explained the purpose of the Draft Feedback and Complaints Policy and Draft Managing Unreasonable Conduct by Complainants Policy. “These draft policies explain Council’s obligations and responsibilities when a complaint, feedback or...