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2021 Arts Trail called off

September 10, 2021Posted in: Community, Events
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has regretfully announced that the 2021 Arts Trail will not proceed due to ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. “The health and safety of our community is always the most important factor in our decision making,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Marissa Racomelara. Council, in consultation with and response to concerns raised...

Council brings back Christmas cheer

September 9, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to ring in the festive season following the overnight adoption of several yuletide recommendations. Central to the Shire-wide Christmas celebrations will be the support by Council of numerous ‘twilight’ trading initiatives including extended operating hours. Permits will also be waived to encourage shop owners to festoon the exterior of their...

Draft Penrose Village Park Plan of Management on exhibition

August 16, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May endorsed the public exhibition of the Draft Penrose Village Park Plan of Management.  Mr May said the draft Plan of Management (PoM) would allow the community to look at options to improve the use of the site. “Council develops...

Support to local business and our community: COVID-19 financial relief package

August 13, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has reactivated its hardship policy and will defer rates and charges for businesses and residents affected by the latest COVID restrictions. The relief package, adopted by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May at Council’s meeting of Wednesday 11 August, will lessen the burden on impacted businesses and households. “We’re acutely aware that...

Council to provide greater opportunities for community participation

August 13, 2021Posted in: Community
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May has adopted an amended Code of Meeting Practice in a bid to ensure more accessible, effective and efficient meetings of Council. Adopted at Wednesday 28 July’s Extraordinary Meeting of Council, the amended code reflects Council’s commitment to improving transparency and openness and transitioning towards a paperless office....