Commissioner releases Small Business Report

June 18, 2021Posted in: Development, Other
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The NSW Small Business Commissioner has delivered a report into small business relationships and support across the Southern Highlands following the suspension of the Shire’s elected Council. The report was commissioned in April 2021 after concerns were raised by small business and business groups regarding Council’s ability to communicate and support the needs of some...

Amended Code of Meeting Practice on exhibition

June 15, 2021Posted in: Community
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Person pointing something out on laptop screen

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Council’s Interim Administrator endorsed a public exhibition of the amended Draft Code of Meeting Practice. The draft document sets out both mandatory provisions that a council must include in its Code of Meeting Practice and non-mandatory provisions.  The non-mandatory provisions reflect what the Office of...

Consultant engaged for independent review into Black summer bushfires

June 9, 2021Posted in: Community
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New growth on burnt tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has announced that a specialist risk consultant has been engaged to undertake an independent review into Council’s response following the 2019/20 Black summer bushfires. Mr May made the announcement during Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 9 June 2021. “At the previous Council Meeting I commented that I would...

Don’t let your water pipes freeze this winter

June 8, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Water exploding out of broken water meter

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters and exposed pipes from the winter chill. The call comes as the Shire enters the coldest part of the year. A Council spokesperson said as the mornings become increasingly colder residents should take preventative action and cover their water meters and exposed pipes to...

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