Council delivers strong end of year draft Financial Statements

September 26, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Other

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...

Support to local business and our community: COVID-19 financial relief package

August 13, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has reactivated its hardship policy and will defer rates and charges for businesses and residents affected by the latest COVID restrictions. The relief package, adopted by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May at Council’s meeting of Wednesday 11 August, will lessen the burden on impacted businesses and households. “We’re acutely aware that...

Mayoral Relief Fund update

February 26, 2020Posted in: Other

Less than eight weeks since the outbreak of the first bush fire to hit the Southern Highlands and Wingecarribee Shire’s Mayoral Relief Fund has topped $100,000. A total of $94,250 has been distributed to 198 families and individuals across the Shire since the first fires tore through the villages of Balmoral and Buxton. Wingecarribee Shire...