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Safety fencing installed around fire-damaged buildings

July 19, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets
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Temporary U-turn set up on Bong Bong Street

Progress on safely securing Bong Bong Street continues as stakeholders of Bowral’s main thoroughfare continue to work together to resume normal trade. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Marissa Racomelara said ongoing discussions with key parties had progressed the re-establishment of the town centre following the 1 July fire. “Cooperation between property and business owners, insurers,...

Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy on exhibition

July 19, 2021Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to provide feedback on its Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy now on public exhibition. “The purpose of this draft policy is to establish positive, effective and professional working relationships between councillors and staff,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Ms Marissa Racomelara. “It provides a framework for councillors...

Council’s Covid safe measures

July 16, 2021Posted in: Other
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With Greater Sydney facing extended Covid restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council is supporting staff to ensure local services continue. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the organisation had reinstated numerous Covid-safe procedures. “The health and safety of our employees, their families and our community remain our key priority,” she stressed. “To help ensure we keep everybody...

Council awards funds to community projects

July 16, 2021Posted in: Community
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Close up of small red felt heart, held by woman

Community groups, sports clubs, cultural groups and volunteer organisations are some of the local groups set to receive crucial funding as part of Council’s 2021/22 Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. A total of thirty-eight local community projects totalling just under $120,000 were allocated funding as part of the annual Wingecarribee Community Assistance Scheme. Of the 38...

Interim Administrator adopts Local Housing Strategy

July 15, 2021Posted in: Development
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Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has adopted and commended Council’s Local Housing Strategy and Local Strategy Planning Statement during Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. Mr May said the adoption of the documents provided a long-term planning framework for future housing within the Southern Highlands. “Together these documents provide a strategic blueprint designed...

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