Financial services, grants and rates explained

June 28, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News

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First published 16 June 2023 To make it easier for our community to tap into support for the community initiatives they want to make happen we’ll be exploring ways to partner with Community Associations and local businesses to contribute to making Wingecarribee Shire an even better place to live and work. This will include offering...

Council calls for Plant and Equipment Hire Tenders

November 29, 2022Posted in: Community, Other

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Local contractors are encouraged to apply for Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Plant and Equipment Hire Tender (Tender No. T-2022-23) via the NSW Government’s e-tendering website. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and Resourcing, Ms Carmel Foster, explained the purpose of the contract. “We’re looking to establish a panel of contractors with access to a range of high-quality plant...

Council delivers strong end of year draft Financial Statements

September 26, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has reported a consolidated draft Operating result of $29.4 million for the twelve months to 30 June 2022. Council’s Operating Revenue of $170.2 million was detailed at the Council Meeting of Wednesday 21 September 2022 as part of Council’s 2021/22 Draft Financial Statements. Other highlights included $140.8 million which was spent on...

September Quarterly Budget Review adopted

November 24, 2021Posted in: Other

Council’s September quarterly budget review was presented and adopted by Council this afternoon. In adopting Council’s September Budget Review Mr May agreed to ‘revote’ or transfer $32.3 million in project funding to the 2022-23 financial year. Council’s original capital works program for the 2021-22 financial year was $68.6 million.  Revotes from the 2019-20 financial year...

Interim Administrator to review Council’s finances

October 19, 2021Posted in: Other, Roads and Assets

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...