Community members sought for Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

May 31, 2021Posted in: Community
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Person pointing something out on laptop screen

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from interested community members to join its Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee. Three appropriately qualified external members are required to join the independent committee which will provide advice and assurance to the General Manager and governing body of Council on a range of matters. Areas that the committee...

Roundtable scheduled to review Destination Strategy

May 28, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May will establish a full-day roundtable discussion on 25 June 2021 to review the Shire’s recently adopted Destination Strategy. Mr May committed to reviewing the document following approaches from the community. “I understand that the Southern Highlands Destination Strategy was only adopted last November,” he said. “But the fact...

Council secures playground funding

May 28, 2021Posted in: Community, Other
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Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman and Council's Acting General Manager at Old Church Road Playground

Wingecarribee Shire Council has secured $155,000 in grant funding from the NSW State Government to improve two of the Shire’s playgrounds. The funds were secured via the latest round of the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play program and will be shared across Moss Vale’s Church Road Oval ($74,000) playground and Mittagong’s Cook Street Park ($81,000)...

Green light for Bowral Memorial Hall refurbishment

May 26, 2021Posted in: Community
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Bowral Memorial Hall will be restored to its former glory following a decision by Council’s Interim Administrator to proceed with the building’s refurbishment. Mr Viv May endorsed the stage design modifications to further enhance unamplified musical performances at an Extraordinary Meeting held on Thursday 20 May 2021. The go-ahead for the refurbishments follows further consultation...

Council’s new General Manager announced

May 20, 2021Posted in: Other
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Ms Lisa Miscamble has been named Wingecarribee Shire Council’s new General Manager. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May made the announcement at an Extraordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday 20 May 2021. “Following an extensive recruitment and interview process, I’m pleased to welcome Ms Miscamble to Wingecarribee Shire Council,” he said. Ms Miscamble has extensive local...