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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
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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...

Green Caffeen launches tomorrow

March 31, 2022Posted in: Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council has partnered with Green Caffeen to launch a swap and go reusable coffee cup system across the Southern Highlands. Nineteen local cafes across the Shire have already opted in, with numbers continuing to grow. Council’s Waste Education and Policy Officer, Phoebe Ward, explained how the system works. “Consumers simply need to download...

Council seeks 0.8% to maintain rate revenue in line with Financial Plan

March 18, 2022Posted in: Other
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Following advice from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) that the rate peg for the 2022/23 financial year will be 1.2% for Wingecarribee, Council will now apply for 0.8% through a special variation to secure the full 2% as forecast in Council’s adopted Long Term Financial Plan. “Council’s Delivery Program and Operational Plan, created...

Council Meeting highlights – Wednesday 16 February

February 21, 2022Posted in: Other
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Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Extraordinary Meeting of Wednesday 16 February began with a Minute by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Within the Minute the Interim Administrator reminded attendees of the start date of Monday 28 March as the commencement of the Public Hearing of Council.  The Interim Administrator also congratulated Eric Savage and Jeremy Millward...