Tagged: Mayor

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 7, 2017Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for the upcoming 2018 Australia Day Awards. Nominations are sought in two categories and contributions can include individual acts of compassion, generosity or bravery. Categories for the 2018 Awards include: Citizen of the Year, and Young Citizen of the Year The Young Citizen...

Bicycles needed for Namibia

August 24, 2017Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with Bicycles for Change is calling on residents of the Southern Highlands to donate their unwanted pushbikes to help the less fortunate. The call comes on the back of a recent decision by Council to assist the Southern Highlands Branch of Bicycles for Change with a one thousand dollar donation...

Contractor announced for Mittagong Pool repairs

July 13, 2017Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

Repair work is set to commence on Mittagong Swimming Pool following the overnight appointment of specialist contractor Icon Building Group. Councillors awarded the contract to Icon Building Group following a report evaluating tenders for the repairs to the Mittagong Swimming Centre at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. At an earlier on-site visit Councillors were...

Council awards funds to 59 community projects

June 29, 2017Posted in: Community

Kangaloon Hall

Community service providers along with sporting, cultural and health support groups are some of the community groups set to benefit from Wingecarribee Shire Council’s latest round of community grants and donations. Fifty nine local community projects totalling $127,600 were allocated funding as part of the 2017/18 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 59 grants allocated,...

State budget delivers road and infrastructure funding for Shire

June 27, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead has commended the NSW State Government on road and infrastructure funding handed down as part of this year’s State Budget. As per the 2017-18 budget announcements, the Wingecarribee Shire will receive monies for a bridge assessment program and a number of road safety and repair programs. “While the Southern...