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Council acts on Community Research results

January 6, 2022Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council has adopted 11 key actions to improve transparency, communications and community participation in Council decision-making. Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May said the improvement actions had been developed by an in-house project team in the wake of Council’s recent Community Research results. “Last year I called for the release of the 2021 Community...

Civic Centre refurbishment review presented to Council

December 16, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

A report into the refurbishment of the Moss Vale Civic Centre was considered by Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM at Council’s Ordinary Meeting of Wednesday 8 December. The report tabled before Council explained the chronology of the refurbishment project, highlighted procedural and governance deficiencies and made numerous recommendations. The repair and refurbishment of...

Interim Administrator calls for feedback on Chamber changes

December 9, 2021Posted in: Other

Council chambers 2021

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May is asking residents to provide feedback on a proposal to modify the recently refurbished Council Chambers. “While possible changes to the Council Chambers are not critical, I believe they would make the room more welcoming and practical,” he said. Mr May suggested the proposal at Council’s final Ordinary...

Civic Centre to house Emergency Operations Centre

November 26, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May PSM has given the green-light for a new multi-purpose Emergency Operations Centre to be located within Council’s newly refurbished Civic Centre. “The Black Summer bushfires highlighted the need for a modern emergency facility that is able to be effectively used by all of the Shire’s emergency agencies,”...

Interim Administrator pushes for dual facility designs

November 25, 2021Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has used Council’s Quarterly Budget Review to call for design plans for the proposed Wingecarribee Animal Shelter and Moss Vale State Emergency Service (SES) building to be fast-tracked. Mr May amended the September Quarterly Budget Review Recommendation to exclude the ‘revote’ or transfer of funding for the design...