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Interim Administrator responds to postponement of local government elections

July 27, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has today responded to the announcement that local government elections across NSW, including Wingecarribee Shire, will be postponed until 4 December 2021. “Whether the Council stays in administration is ultimately a decision for the Minister for Local Government,” he said. “I have previously stated that the Council failed...

Draft Media and Social Media and Policies on exhibition

July 22, 2021Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to provide feedback on its Draft Media and Social Media Policies now on public exhibition. Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager, Ms Marissa Racomelara, explained the purpose of the draft policies. “These policies guide how Council communicates and engages with our community through both traditional and social media,” she said....

Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy on exhibition

July 19, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to provide feedback on its Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy now on public exhibition. “The purpose of this draft policy is to establish positive, effective and professional working relationships between councillors and staff,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Ms Marissa Racomelara. “It provides a framework for councillors...

Learn more about becoming a councillor

May 7, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has announced a series of candidate information sessions for residents interested in standing for the NSW Local Government Elections on 4 September. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager, Ms Danielle Lidgard, said information sessions will provide valuable information on how to run for election and the role and responsibilities of a councillor. The...

‘Business as usual’ following Council suspension

March 15, 2021Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Acting General Manager John Burgess has reassured residents that Council operations remain unaffected following the suspension of councillors on Friday 12 March 2021. “It’s business as usual in terms of Council operations,” he said. “Our libraries are still open, our water and sewerage services remain unaffected, rubbish collections will proceed as normal...