Animal Shelter and SES building DA approved

October 6, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Roads and Assets

Architectural impression of Animal Shelter and SES facilities

Progress on the new Wingecarribee Animal Shelter has taken another step towards fruition as development approval is granted for the joint-facility. The Development Application (DA), including detailed designs of both the Animal Shelter and adjoining State Emergency Service (SES) building was yesterday approved by the Regional Planning Panel. The approved DA for the new facility...

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...

Council encourages residents to Get Ready for summer

September 13, 2022Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council is encouraging families across the Shire to use the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Get Ready Weekend to prepare for the upcoming bushfire season. ‘Get Ready Weekend’ involves members of the public participating in RFS led online and in-person disaster preparedness activities prior to the start of the bushfire season. General Manager...

Council’s 2021/22 grant windfall

August 18, 2022Posted in: Delivering, Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council secured more than $26 million in grant funding for the twelve months ending 30 June 2022. A report presented at Council’s Meeting of Wednesday 17 August 2022 highlighted that Council had received a total of $26.2 million in Commonwealth and State grant funding across 80 non-recurring projects. “This is a fabulous result...

Windy weather caution for Highlands

August 2, 2022Posted in: Community, Environment

Large tree down in nature reserve with council staff inspecting

With the blustery weather soon due, Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents and builders to secure any items that could be blown about in strong winds. “August and September are traditionally our windiest months with strong westerly winds common across the Shire,” said Council’s General Manager, Ms Lisa Miscamble. The General Manager said following wind...