Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Council celebrates Grandparents Day

October 18, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents to join them next Thursday 24 October as they celebrate National Grandparents Day. Council’s Coordinator of Community Development, Cath Brennan explained the importance of the event. “Each year Council hosts our Shire’s local Grandparents Day celebrations to help recognise the contributions grandparents and older people make to their families...

Council calls for Plant and Equipment Hire Tenders

September 20, 2019Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for tenders for the provision of Plant and Equipment Hire (Tender No. 6330/19.30). The Plant and Equipment Hire tender will include wet hire (with an operator), dry hire (without an operator), material haulage and plant haulage for a minimum two (2) year contract period with a possible extension of one...

Don’t trust the dirt dealer

September 18, 2019Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents of the Shire to be wary of operators offering ‘free fill’ following a spate of recent incidents. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said the operators were targeting villages within easy access of the Hume Highway. “The most recent cases involved the mass dumping...

Mayor Gair thanks wind storm responders

September 12, 2019Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has praised Council’s Infrastructure Services staff for their role in cleaning up after last weekend’s wild weather. “Our reports indicate our staff responded to almost one hundred calls for assistance across the Shire over the weekend,” the Mayor said. “These calls included clearing fallen trees and branches and re-opening roads...

Australia Day nominations now being called

September 10, 2019Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to nominate their fellow citizens for next year’s Australia Day Awards. Nominations are now open for both the 2020 Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of those residents who contribute...