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Interim Administrator releases bushfire report findings

July 28, 2021Posted in: Other

Interference amongst suspended councillors, lack of leadership and inexperience in dealing with large-scale disasters are some of the findings from a report into Council’s response to the 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the findings painted a sobering picture. “Council’s response was clearly not good enough and the organisation...

Council’s new General Manager announced

May 20, 2021Posted in: Other

Ms Lisa Miscamble has been named Wingecarribee Shire Council’s new General Manager. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May made the announcement at an Extraordinary Meeting of Council on Thursday 20 May 2021. “Following an extensive recruitment and interview process, I’m pleased to welcome Ms Miscamble to Wingecarribee Shire Council,” he said. Ms Miscamble has extensive local...

General Manager’s position to be re-advertised

April 22, 2021Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May has re-advertised for the position of General Manager. The re-opening of applicants for the position of Council’s General Manager follows an initial recruitment undertaken earlier in the year. “While 46 applications were initially received for the role, I was not confident in making a suitable appointment,” Mr...

Community representatives called for selection panel

March 24, 2021Posted in: Community, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM is calling on community representatives to join a selection panel to assist in selecting Council’s next General Manager. “As mentioned at last week’s Extraordinary Meeting, I consider the appointment of a General Manager to be a priority undertaking during my term as Interim Administrator of Wingecarribee...

Alternate Acting General Manager appointed

March 11, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council has appointed Mr John Burgess as Alternate Acting General Manager until 22 March or until a further decision of Council. Mr Burgess will temporarily fill the role in the absence of Council’s current Acting General Manager Mr Barry Paull. Mr Paull has agreed to step aside and take personal leave while an...