Wingecarribee Aboriginal Community Grants Program opens

September 18, 2013Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has this week launched the 2013 Wingecarribee Aboriginal Community Grants program. Under the program, Council distributes up to $1000 per organisation to assist local Aboriginal not-for-profit groups across the Shire. Ross Evans, Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Aboriginal Liaison Officer, explained the significance of the grants program. “Funds can be sought to assist with...

Councillor Arkwright wins second term as Mayor

September 18, 2013Posted in: Other

Councillor Juliet Arkwright was last night returned as Mayor of Wingecarribee Shire by her fellow councillors. “I’m extremely humbled to have once again been elected to represent the Shire,” Councillor Arkwright said. “Wearing the Shire’s Mayoral chains is a huge honour and a task I do not take lightly. “I’d like to thank my fellow...

Community invited to have their say on proposed Aquatic Centre fees

September 17, 2013Posted in: Community, Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting the community to view and comment on the proposed fees and charges for the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre. At the Council Meeting on 11 September, Councillors voted to endorse the proposed fees and charges for public exhibition, encouraging all user groups and the public to make a submission...

Council’s Information Centre goes solar

September 16, 2013Posted in: Environment, Tourism
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As part of its push to save energy, Wingecarribee Shire Council has just installed a solar power system on the roof of the Southern Highlands Information Centre (SHIC) in Mittagong. Council estimates the installation of the 9kw solar power system will save the organisation around $2,700 per year and subsequently reduce the organisation’s carbon footprint...

Draft Burradoo Catchment floodplain risk management study on exhibition

September 13, 2013Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to view the draft Stage 2 – Burradoo Catchment BU2 Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan which went on exhibition on Monday 9 September 2013. The Burradoo floodplain study was prepared after Council called for local flood historical information. The draft documents form part of Council’s Floodplain Risk...

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