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Council commits to continued Christmas funding

May 10, 2022Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council will continue to fund Christmas celebrations as part of the 2022/23 budget following endorsement by Council. Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM adopted the resolution following a report to Council detailing the 2021 trial festivities during this month’s Extraordinary Meeting. “Feedback from the community and businesses was overwhelming supportive of the...

Mittagong Playhouse refurbishment update

May 5, 2022Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council has awarded the contract to undertake the detailed design works and submitted the Development Application for the restoration of the Mittagong Memorial Hall and Playhouse. The Development Application was lodged with Council via the NSW Government’s Planning Portal in April and the detailed Design and Documentation Contract awarded to NBRS & Partners....

Council establishes Internal Ombudsman

April 26, 2022Posted in: Community

Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council has established an Internal Ombudsman service in response to recommendations from an independent review. The Governance, Human Resources and Statutory Reporting Review was commissioned by the Interim Administrator and undertaken by Ms Samantha Charlton in 2021. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said the Internal Ombudsman service would improve organisational transparency. “An Internal...

Celebrating 100 years of the Country Women’s Association

April 22, 2022Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today joined members from the Southern Highlands Country Women’s Association (CWA) as they celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the CWA in NSW. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble and Interim Administrator Viv May PSM joined staff in congratulating local CWA members at a morning function in Moss Vale’s Leighton...

Council raises concern over Plasrefine proposal

April 21, 2022Posted in: Community

Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council has raised concerns in its submission to the NSW Government in relation to the proposed Plasrefine plastic recycling facility in Moss Vale following its Ordinary Meeting of 20 April. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May adopted the recommendation to not support the proposal following a comprehensive review of the proponent’s Environmental Impact Statement...