Council calls for Committee reps

November 30, 2016Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on members of the public to join Council’s advisory committees and reference groups. The call comes after Council this week adopted its committee structure and appointed councillor representatives. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Nick O’Connor explained the role advisory committees played. “Advisory Committees provide a mechanism by which...

New Bushcare group for Mansfield Reserve

November 30, 2016Posted in: Environment
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East Bowral’s Mansfield Reserve is set to receive a helping hand following the formation of a new Bushcare group focussed on tackling the area. Speaking at the inaugural working bee on Wednesday 23 November was Council’s Natural Resource Officer Paul Marshall. “Mansfield Reserve is a 34 hectare remnant bushland public reserve with high environmental value...

Draft Parks Strategy adopted

November 29, 2016Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s draft Parks Strategy was this month formally adopted following unanimously support by Councillors. Adopted at Wednesday 23 November’s Ordinary Meeting of Council, the Parks Strategy details how the Shire’s parks will be managed in the years ahead. “The strategy looks at how Council will provide, develop and maintain our Shire’s parks for...

Superfish Rumsey recognised at Aquatic Centre

November 29, 2016Posted in: Events
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Bundanoon swimmer Daniel Rumsey has today been presented with a gold pass to the Moss Vale War Memorial Aquatic Centre in recognition of his extraordinary achievements. The multiple record-breaking swimmer was presented with the membership and certificate by Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Ken Halstead and the Aquatic Centre’s Member Care Consultant Lana Robson at a...

Moss Vale Woolworths Development Application refused

November 29, 2016Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has this month refused a Development Application for a retail development proposal in Argyle Street, Moss Vale, otherwise known as the Moss Vale Woolworths proposal. Council determined the application by way of refusal in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and cited traffic and flooding issues and the impacts...