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Council ends contract with Civic Centre builder

October 21, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has terminated the contract with Matrix Group Co. Pty Ltd for the refurbishment of the Moss Vale Civic Centre. The decision to terminate the builder follows increased delays, performance breaches and failure on behalf of the builder to manage sub-contractors and tradespersons. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council had been left...

Post bushfire research grant secured for rare flora

October 20, 2021Posted in: Environment

Wingecarribee Shire Council has successfully secured a grant from the State Government to help monitor the recovery of rare and threatened flora species across the Shire’s bushfire impacted areas. Council’s Director Communities and Place, Geoff King said the grant would assist Council and state government staff in protecting the Shire’s unique environment following the Black...

Australia Day nominations now open

October 20, 2021Posted in: Events

Nominations for Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Australia Day Awards are now open. Residents are invited to nominate their fellow citizens for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year awards. Wingecarribee Shire’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the awards were an opportunity to recognise the efforts of residents who contribute to making the Southern Highlands...

Interim Administrator to review Council’s finances

October 19, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May PSM has called for an independent review into Council’s finances following the presentation of the Draft Annual Financial Statements. In addition to referring the Council’s 2020/21 Draft Annual Financial Statements for external audit as per the Local Government Act, Mr May recommended a ‘desktop comparison’ be undertaken on...

Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 13 October

October 14, 2021Posted in: Other

Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 13 October began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within the Minute Mr May congratulated everyone responsible for this year’s Tulip Time celebrations, in particular Council’s Open Spaces Team responsible for the planting of 120,000 bulbs.  He also acknowledged the announcement of an additional...