Tagged: Mayor

Councillors support Save Our Recycling Campaign

March 18, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have thrown their support behind a state-wide campaign to invest more money into waste management and recycling. Coordinated via Local Government NSW, the Save Our Recycling campaign seeks to instigate a statewide approach to recycling and ensure the waste levy collected from councils by the State Government is fully reinvested back into...

Mayor Gair thanks Friends of Bowral

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today praised the members of the Friends of Bowral following this week’s public gathering to discuss Council’s proposed Station Street Upgrade Project. “I was notified earlier this week that members of the group were organising a public gathering in Bowral to discuss their concerns about our Station Street...

Council sets a new direction for Economic Development in the Shire

March 6, 2019Posted in: Other, Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today announced that the corporate portfolio of Economic Development will be merged with the existing Tourism portfolio. Making the announcement was Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping. “Combining the two functions at our Southern Highlands Welcome Centre makes perfect sense,” said Mr Pepping. “Our Welcome Centre...

Mayor Gair calls on Minister to fast track Station Street Upgrade Project

February 22, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today called on the NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure to intervene and expedite final consent for the Station Street Upgrade Project. “After 40 years of waiting for a solution to the growing traffic congestion in Bowral’s town centre I think it’s fair to say everybody’s patience is...

Community Assistance Scheme now open

February 18, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Kangaloon Hall

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today launched the 2019 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Under the scheme, this year Council will distribute up to $120,000 to assist local not-for-profit organisations across the Shire. The scheme aims to encourage and increase participation and support initiatives that promote partnerships within our Highlands community. Monies can be sought to fund...