Civic Centre to house Emergency Operations Centre

November 26, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM has given the green-light for a new multi-purpose Emergency Operations Centre to be located within Council’s newly refurbished Civic Centre. “The Black Summer bushfires highlighted the need for a modern emergency facility that is able to be effectively used by all of the Shire’s emergency agencies,”...

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 26, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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International Day of People with Disability branding

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching an inclusive art exhibition on Friday 3 December 2021. The ‘Creating and Thriving’ exhibition showcases the artwork and skills of local artists with a lived experience of disability. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose...

Interim Administrator pushes for dual facility designs

November 25, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has used Council’s Quarterly Budget Review to call for design plans for the proposed Wingecarribee Animal Shelter and Moss Vale State Emergency Service (SES) building to be fast-tracked. Mr May amended the September Quarterly Budget Review Recommendation to exclude the ‘revote’ or transfer of funding for the design...

September Quarterly Budget Review adopted

November 24, 2021Posted in: Other
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Council’s September quarterly budget review was presented and adopted by Council this afternoon. In adopting Council’s September Budget Review Mr May agreed to ‘revote’ or transfer $32.3 million in project funding to the 2022-23 financial year. Council’s original capital works program for the 2021-22 financial year was $68.6 million.  Revotes from the 2019-20 financial year...

Christmas comes to the Highlands

November 23, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Illustrated poster with waratah Christmas tree

Wingecarribee Shire Council is gearing up to ring in the festive season with an expanded program of Shire-wide merriments. Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble, unveiled the Shire’s promotional campaign for Christmas. “The campaign artwork features the iconic waratah and encourages people to have a merry and magical Highlands Christmas.” Starting next week three Community...