Community members sought for Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

May 31, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for applications from interested community members to join its Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee. Three appropriately qualified external members are required to join the independent committee which will provide advice and assurance to the General Manager and governing body of Council on a range of matters. Areas that the committee...

Council’s sustainability efforts pay-off

September 6, 2019Posted in: Environment

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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Councillor Duncan Gair has commended a Council-led program for reducing Council’s energy consumption and costs for the 2018/19 financial year. Established in 2012, the Revolving Energy Fund (REFund) generates ongoing funding for projects that reduce energy consumption. “Last financial year seven energy projects contributed to just over $56,000 in financial savings,” the...

Council’s Community Satisfaction Survey results in

November 21, 2017Posted in: Other

The results are in from Council’s most recent community satisfaction survey and while the report contained some positive results, General Manager Ann Prendergast has called for further improvements. “Just over three quarters of all residents surveyed were somewhat satisfied with the overall performance of Council,” she said. “While this statistic is encouraging we’d much prefer...

Council calls for Committee reps

November 30, 2016Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on members of the public to join Council’s advisory committees and reference groups. The call comes after Council this week adopted its committee structure and appointed councillor representatives. Council’s Group Manager of Corporate and Community, Nick O’Connor explained the role advisory committees played. “Advisory Committees provide a mechanism by which...

Celebrating International Day of People with Disability

November 30, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, Wingecarribee Shire Council will be launching a local publication on Wednesday 2 December entitled ‘Missed Business’. Council’s Ageing and Disability Officer Nicola Robson explained the purpose of the 28-page booklet. “International Day of People with Disability is all about raising the awareness of disability issues and...