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Interim Administrator releases bushfire report findings

July 28, 2021Posted in: Other

Interference amongst suspended councillors, lack of leadership and inexperience in dealing with large-scale disasters are some of the findings from a report into Council’s response to the 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the findings painted a sobering picture. “Council’s response was clearly not good enough and the organisation...

Interim Administrator responds to postponement of local government elections

July 27, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has today responded to the announcement that local government elections across NSW, including Wingecarribee Shire, will be postponed until 4 December 2021. “Whether the Council stays in administration is ultimately a decision for the Minister for Local Government,” he said. “I have previously stated that the Council failed...

Interim Administrator adopts Local Housing Strategy

July 15, 2021Posted in: Development

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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has adopted and commended Council’s Local Housing Strategy and Local Strategy Planning Statement during Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. Mr May said the adoption of the documents provided a long-term planning framework for future housing within the Southern Highlands. “Together these documents provide a strategic blueprint designed...

Interim Administrator adopts 2021/22 Operational Plan and Budget

July 1, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has adopted the Operational Plan and Budget for the upcoming 2021/22 Financial Year. The adoption of the Operational Plan and Budget paves the way for Council to commit $68.6 million on capital works projects over the next twelve months. Highlights from the adopted 2021/22 Operational Plan and Budget...