Council continues LOOK pedestrian safety campaign

February 15, 2016Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking motorists to keep an eye out and slow down for pedestrians the next time they get behind the wheel with the launch of stage two of the LOOK road safety campaign. Council’s Road Safety Officer Melanie Officer explained the initiative behind the LOOK Pedestrian Safety program. “Our Shire’s roads are...

Helping Learner drivers become safer drivers

February 15, 2016Posted in: Events, Roads and Assets
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Learner Drivers in front of car

Teaching a young person to drive can be a daunting task, but a number of Council workshops and hands-on driving events may help parents of learner drivers prepare their teenagers for safer driving experiences. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Road Safety Officer, Melanie Lausz, said parents and supervisors of novice drivers have a crucial role to play...

Council vote to apply for Improve Special Rate Variation

February 10, 2016Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have tonight voted to submit the Improve scenario Special Rate Variation to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for determination. “Tonight’s decision was without doubt one of the most difficult choices this Council has undertaken,” Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Larry Whipper said.  “It was a decision no Councillor took lightly.” “However Councillors...

Council to roll out Organisational Service Review

February 10, 2016Posted in: Other
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In a move designed to further improve in-house efficiencies, Wingecarribee Shire Council has tonight unanimously voted to implement an Organisational Services Review. “This Review is a direct result of Council’s Fit for the Future Improvement Proposal,” said Council’s General Manager Ann Prendergast. “Last year the NSW State Government found that we were fit to continue...

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