Don’t let your water pipes freeze in icy weather

May 30, 2022Posted in: Roads and Assets

Water exploding out of broken water meter

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters and exposed pipes from icy weather. The call comes as a strong cold front is expected to sweep through much of New South Wales, bringing below average temperatures. Council’s Acting Group Manager Water and Sewer Services, Mr Graeme Mellor, said residents should take preventative...

Animal Shelter and SES building progress update

May 27, 2022Posted in: Community
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Head shot of blonde cavoodle puppy

Progress on the new Wingecarribee Animal Shelter has taken another step towards fruition as Council finalises the Development Application. The Development Application (DA), including detailed designs of both the Animal Shelter and adjoining State Emergency Service (SES) building are proposed to be lodged with Council via the NSW Government’s Planning Portal within weeks. Plans prepared...

Harbison to join Tulip Time Bulb Planting

May 17, 2022Posted in: Events
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Preparations for this year’s Tulip Time celebrations are set to gather pace with the official bulb planting at Bowral’s Corbett Gardens on Friday 20 May 2022. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said more than 75,000 bulbs would be planted in Corbett Gardens as part of this year’s celebrations. “We’re thrilled to welcome back...

Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

May 13, 2022Posted in: Community, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after Council endorsed the draft Operational Plan and Budget at this month’s Extraordinary Meeting. The draft Operational Plan and Budget, Revenue Policy, Capital Works Program and Fees and Charges for the 2022/23 financial year have been placed on public exhibition for a period of 28 days. Council’s...

Counsel Assisting Public Inquiry delivers Closing Submissions to Commissioner

May 11, 2022Posted in: Other

Council chambers 2021

On Monday 9 May 2022 Counsel Assisting Closing Submissions from the Public Inquiry were released.  The document provides several findings and recommendations. Recommendations sought and provided to the Commissioner for consideration include: The Minister should recommend to the Governor that all civic offices in the Wingecarribee Shire Council be declared vacant pursuant to section 255...