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Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy adopted

October 25, 2021Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy has been formally adopted following support by Council’s Interim Administrator, Viv May PSM. Adopted at Wednesday 13 October’s Ordinary Meeting of Council, the policy details the roles and responsibilities of councillors and Council staff and provides guidelines on interaction. Mr May said the policy set clearly...

Council ends contract with Civic Centre builder

October 21, 2021Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has terminated the contract with Matrix Group Co. Pty Ltd for the refurbishment of the Moss Vale Civic Centre. The decision to terminate the builder follows increased delays, performance breaches and failure on behalf of the builder to manage sub-contractors and tradespersons. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council had been left...

Interim Administrator to review Council’s finances

October 19, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May PSM has called for an independent review into Council’s finances following the presentation of the Draft Annual Financial Statements. In addition to referring the Council’s 2020/21 Draft Annual Financial Statements for external audit as per the Local Government Act, Mr May recommended a ‘desktop comparison’ be undertaken on...

Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 13 October

October 14, 2021Posted in: Other
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Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 13 October began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within the Minute Mr May congratulated everyone responsible for this year’s Tulip Time celebrations, in particular Council’s Open Spaces Team responsible for the planting of 120,000 bulbs.  He also acknowledged the announcement of an additional...

Free Resilience Toolkit Program for Highlands businesses

October 12, 2021Posted in: Community, Events, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting businesses across the Southern Highlands to take part in an online ‘Business Community Resilience Toolkit Program’ designed to help better prepare for future disruptions and disasters. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the free course would help local businesses develop contingency plans and build support networks. “Registered businesses will be...