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Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 8 September

September 9, 2021Posted in: Other

Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 8 September began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within the Minute Mr May welcomed the decision by the Minister for Local Government to hold a Public Inquiry and thanked the residents of the Shire for coming forward with their concerns.  Mr May reiterated...

Interim Administrator welcomes Hume Coal decision

September 3, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has welcomed the state’s Independent Planning Commission’s decision to block plans for a new coal mine in Berrima. “This is fabulous news for the Shire and of great relief to many residents,” he said. Mr May said the decision came after more than a decade of community action....

Resource Recovery Centre open for essential service operators

August 25, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) is now accepting waste from essential service operators. Essential services are classified as commercial customers who are permitted to work under the current NSW Government health orders. Southern Highlands-based landscapers, mowing contractors, tradespeople and veterinarians can now access the RRC to dispose of materials generated by their work....

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...