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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...

Draft flood study review on exhibition

October 1, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to view and provide comment on a draft report on the Review of the Wingecarribee River Flood Study which goes on public exhibition Friday 1 October 2021. The draft study uses historical data and computer modelling to help prepare and minimise the impacts of future flooding events across the...

Council approves construction of new Animal Shelter

September 9, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Aerial shot of the RRC in Moss Vale

Wingecarribee Shire’s new purpose-built Animal Shelter will be co-located adjacent to a new State Emergency Service (SES) building that will house the Moss Vale branch. The two facilities will be co-located on Council-owned property at 2 Bowman Road in Moss Vale. Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May made the announcement at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting...

Repair works to commence on Wombeyan Caves Road

September 6, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to begin rehabilitation works on Wombeyan Caves Road thanks to $5.6 million in joint funding from the Federal Government’s Disaster Recovery Funding Agreement (DRFA) and the NSW Government’s Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Package (BLER). The rehabilitation works will involve repair of several sites along the road, which was significantly impacted...

Resource Recovery Centre open for essential service operators

August 25, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets
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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Resource Recovery Centre (RRC) is now accepting waste from essential service operators. Essential services are classified as commercial customers who are permitted to work under the current NSW Government health orders. Southern Highlands-based landscapers, mowing contractors, tradespeople and veterinarians can now access the RRC to dispose of materials generated by their work....