Council delivers strong end of year draft Financial Statements

September 26, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has reported a consolidated draft Operating result of $29.4 million for the twelve months to 30 June 2022. Council’s Operating Revenue of $170.2 million was detailed at the Council Meeting of Wednesday 21 September 2022 as part of Council’s 2021/22 Draft Financial Statements. Other highlights included $140.8 million which was spent on...

Council encourages residents to Get Ready for summer

September 13, 2022Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging families across the Shire to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend to prepare for the upcoming bushfire season. ‘Get Ready Weekend’ involves members of the public participating in RFS led online and in-person disaster preparedness activities prior to the start of the bushfire season. General Manager...

Council mourns loss following Buxton road tragedy

September 7, 2022Posted in: Listening, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council extends its deepest condolences to families and our close-knit community following the tragic overnight loss of five young lives. The scale of this tragedy will deeply affect our communities, hundreds of parents, relatives, first-responders, friends and teachers. Our thoughts are with all at this sad time. Council has established a Community Drop-In...

Council’s 2021/22 grant windfall

August 18, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council secured more than $26 million in grant funding for the twelve months ending 30 June 2022. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 17 August 2022 highlighted that Council had received a total of $26.2 million in Commonwealth and State grant funding across 80 non-recurring projects. “This is a fabulous result...

Station Street pavement works begin

August 18, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Roads and Assets

Improvement works on Station Street are set to move aboveground following the Council Meeting where it was resolved to award the surface pavement rehabilitation contract to Nace Civil Engineering Pty Ltd. Council accepted the $2.44 million tender that will involve digging up the old road pavement, preparing a new sub-base and laying fresh asphalt for...