Tagged: Mayor

Council secures State-wide support for Local Government concerns

November 2, 2018Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have used this year’s NSW Local Government Conference to draw attention to a number of issues they believe are affecting local governance both in the Highlands and across the state. Chief amongst the concerns raised at this year’s conference were proposals to amend mandatory State Government Development Application (DA) procedures for new...

Council delivers $17 million in Capital Works during 2017/18

October 26, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has completed 119 Capital Works Projects totaling more than $17 million during the last financial year. Councillors were briefed of the impressive output as part of Council’s recent quarterly Finance Committee Review. Details from the report presented at the October meeting show a total of 119 Capital Works Projects valued at $17.2...

Councillor Gair returned as Mayor

September 26, 2018Posted in: Other

Councillor Duncan Gair was tonight returned as Mayor of Wingecarribee Shire by his fellow councillors. “I’m extremely grateful to have once again been elected to lead the Shire,” Councillor Gair said. “The responsibility of the position is not lost on me and it’s a role I do not take lightly.” Mayor Gair said he was...

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 12, 2018Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for next year’s Australia Day Awards. Nominations are open for both the 2019 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of those residents who contribute to...

Shire secures State funding for community projects

September 11, 2018Posted in: Community, Other

The Southern Highlands has secured over $1.75 million in funding as part of Round 2 of the NSW State Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund (SCCF). Announced by the Deputy Premier John Barilaro, the monies will enable the development of three major community projects across the Wingecarribee Shire. The projects include the Stephens Park playing fields...