Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Playground repairs delayed due to border closure

August 11, 2020Posted in: Roads and Assets

Repairs to the playground at the David Woods Playing Fields in Bowral have been temporary delayed following the State’s border closure with Victoria. Specialist contractors from Victoria were scheduled to replace the soft-fall base covering in August but have been confined to Victoria following the state’s recently enforced COVID-19 border restrictions. Council has been in...

Pizza vendor prosecuted for illegal operations

August 10, 2020Posted in: Other

A mobile pizza shop illegally operating from a shipping container in Colo Vale has been closed with the operator ordered to pay $34,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Local Court Magistrate Douglass ordered the defendant pay $34,000 for operating without consent plus a further $11,000 to cover Council’s...

Mayor announces Councillor Markwart’s resignation

August 4, 2020Posted in: Other

It is with regret that I advise of the resignation of Councillor Gordon Markwart. Councillor Markwart’s resignation is effective immediately and due to ongoing personal health issues. I wish to take this opportunity to thank Gordon for his contributions since being elected to Council in 2016. Gordon’s balanced and rational arguments, humour and quick wit...

Mayor announces departure of General Manager

July 29, 2020Posted in: Other

Mayor Duncan Gair has today announced the departure of the Shire’s General Manager, Ms Ann Prendergast. Mayor Gair said the release of Ms Prendergast from her contract had been mutually agreed by both parties and ratified by Council earlier in the day at an Extraordinary Meeting. “Council wishes to thank Ann for the commitment she...

Mayor urges continued COVID-19 vigilance

July 15, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair is encouraging Highland residents to stay COVID-Safe in the wake of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases reported in Victoria and Sydney. “Now is not the time for complacency,” he said. “The spike in cases reported in south-western Sydney and now a confirmed case in the Highlands is of particular...