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Mittagong Pool to remain closed for 2021/22 swim season

August 5, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

View of Mittagong's 50 metre pool

Mittagong Swimming Pool will remain closed for the upcoming summer swim season following a decision from Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Mr May said the season closure would enable Council staff to undertake consultation to gauge community sentiment and ascertain the future of the pool. “There’s no point continually throwing money at the pool...

Increased COVID testing for sewage treatment plants

July 30, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is working with NSW Health to increase COVID testing schedules at Council’s Sewage Treatment Plants in a bid to keep the Shire COVID-safe. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the increased surveillance was a precautionary measure. “With neighbouring local government areas in lockdown this is a proactive measure we’re taking to help...

Council continues to deliver services whilst undertaking further Covid measures

July 23, 2021Posted in: Other

With Greater Sydney and the Illawarra under continued lockdown restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council has introduced further proactive Covid-safe procedures to help limit staff movement and protect customers. Central to the latest measures introduced is the temporary limitation on face-to-face contact. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was continuing to deliver core Council services despite...

Council secures playground funding

May 28, 2021Posted in: Community, Other

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Council's Acting General Manager at Old Church Road Playground

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $155,000 in grant funding from the NSW State Government to improve two of the Shire’s playgrounds. The funds were secured via the latest round of the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play program and will be shared across Moss Vale’s Church Road Oval ($74,000) playground and Mittagong’s Cook Street Park ($81,000)...

Record rainfall recorded in Bowral and Mittagong

December 23, 2020Posted in: Environment, Events

Data collected from last week’s deluge reveal that parts of the Wingecarribee Shire recorded record rainfalls. Council’s Acting General Manager of Operations, Finance and Risk, Richard Mooney said the weather event had yielded some surprising results. “The significance of last Wednesday’s rain event is becoming more apparent as we receive more data,” he said.  “While...