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Council seeks 0.8% to maintain rate revenue in line with Financial Plan

March 18, 2022Posted in: Other

Following advice from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) that the rate peg for the 2022/23 financial year will be 1.2% for Wingecarribee, Council will now apply for 0.8% through a special variation to secure the full 2% as forecast in Council’s adopted Long Term Financial Plan. “Council’s Delivery Program and Operational Plan, created...

COVID-19 Rates deferral application now online

April 8, 2020Posted in: Other

Application forms for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s COVID-19 deferral of rates and charges are now available for residents and businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. General Manager Ann Prendergast said the application forms to defer rates follows last week’s decision by Council to introduce a range of financial support measures aimed at supporting affected residents and...

Council offers rate support for Shire farmers

August 17, 2018Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is to defer rates for local farmers and donate funds for fodder as the drought tightens its grip across the State. Councillors unanimously decided to defer rates and allocate $10,000 towards cattle feed following a motion put forward by the Mayor at the Council Meeting of Wednesday 8 August 2018. “I’m delighted...

Free annual garbage cleanup proposed for pensioners

May 18, 2017Posted in: Community

At the Council meeting of 26 April 2017, Wingecarribee Shire Councillors unanimously voted to publicly exhibit a collection of draft community planning and budgeting documents. Included in these documents is Council’s Draft Delivery Program 2017-21 and Operational Plan 2017/18. This document details Council’s long-term plans and priorities and immediate program of works. Located within the...

Seven strategic priorities to lead our Shire

May 9, 2017Posted in: Community

At the last Council meeting Wingecarribee Shire councillors unanimously voted to publicly exhibit a collection of draft community planning and budgeting documents. Included in these documents was Council’s Community Strategic Plan, Resourcing Strategy, Delivery Program and Operational Plan which also includes the 2017/18 Budget and Revenue Policy. Together these documents provide a blueprint for Council’s...