Southern Phone Grants Scheme now open!

August 21, 2015Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting applications from local community groups as part of the Southern Phone Grants Scheme. The scheme is allocating up to $25,000 in total to community-based projects located within the Wingecarribee Shire. The funding is as a result of a dividend received from Southern Phone Company Ltd which is a public company...

Community input wanted for Flood Studies

August 21, 2015Posted in: Environment
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents living near the Nattai River and Gibbergunyah Creek to provide information on flooding “trouble spots” as part of a major study designed to help better prepare for future flood events. Flooding causes over $300 million worth of damage each year across the nation and historically causes more damage...

Change of Council meeting time

August 19, 2015Posted in: Other

Candidate Information Seminars

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that the next Ordinary Meeting of Council has been scheduled to commence from 3.00pm, Wednesday 26 August 2015. Council has brought forward the meeting time by half an hour to allow representatives of the Southern Highlands Coal Action Group (SHCAG) to make a public presentation to Council and the...

Mayor welcomes Water Conference delegates

August 18, 2015Posted in: Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has today welcomed delegates arriving in the Highlands for next week’s NSW Local Government Water Management Conference. “On behalf of Council I welcome all delegates and their partners to the conference and trust they enjoy their time with us,” he said. In total almost 200 delegates and their partners...

Ice Pigging moves to New Berrima, Welby, Colo Vale and Hill Top

August 17, 2015Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Residents of New Berrima, Berrima, Welby, Colo Vale and Hill Top can expect even cleaner water as Council brings its clever pipe cleaning program to the townships over the next three months. Called ‘Ice Pigging’, the procedure is part of Council’s ongoing program designed to maintain and improve the Shire’s underground network of water pipes....