Tagged: General Manager

EPA infringement notice for RRC asbestos breach

November 23, 2017Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today accepted the penalty handed down by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) following the processing of construction waste materials that were found to contain asbestos. The penalty is a result of a small amount of bonded asbestos being detected in recycled aggregate sold from Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) in mid-2016....

Council’s Community Satisfaction Survey results in

November 21, 2017Posted in: Other

The results are in from Council’s most recent community satisfaction survey and while the report contained some positive results, General Manager Ann Prendergast has called for further improvements. “Just over three quarters of all residents surveyed were somewhat satisfied with the overall performance of Council,” she said. “While this statistic is encouraging we’d much prefer...

Council employee wins State Award

September 22, 2017Posted in: Other

Local Government NSW has awarded Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Aboriginal Community Development Officer Melissa Wiya the Aboriginal Indoor Employee of the Year. Council’s General Manager Ann Prendergast said the award recognised Ms Wiya’s contribution to local and Indigenous communities. ‘Melissa does an absolutely fabulous job and we couldn’t be prouder of her achievements,” she said. Some...

Backyard Safari photo exhibition winners announced

July 25, 2017Posted in: Environment, Events

Budding wildlife photographers from across the Southern Highlands have been recognised by Council at a special presentation celebrating World Environment Week. Announcing the winners of the Backyard Safari Photo Exhibition was Wingecarribee Shire Council General Manager Ann Prendergast. “I’d like to thank all the photographers for taking the time to contribute to this photographic exhibition...

Councillors adopt Integrated Planning and Reporting documents

June 20, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets


Wingecarribee Shire Councillors last week unanimously voted to adopt Council’s revised collection of Integrated Planning and Reporting documents. Included in these documents are the Community Strategic Plan, Resourcing Strategy, Delivery Program and Operational Plan.  Also included within the collection is the 2017/18 Budget and Revenue Policy which includes this year’s Fees and Charges. Wingecarribee Shire...