Council mourns loss following Buxton road tragedy

September 7, 2022Posted in: Listening, Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council extends its deepest condolences to families and our close-knit community following the tragic overnight loss of five young lives. The scale of this tragedy will deeply affect our communities, hundreds of parents, relatives, first-responders, friends and teachers. Our thoughts are with all at this sad time. Council has established a Community Drop-In...

Council adopts 2022/23 Operational Plan and Budget

June 29, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May PSM has adopted the 2022/23 Operational Plan and Budget. Mr May said the adoption of the document paved the way for $60 million to be spent on capital works projects over the next twelve months. “Council can now proceed with the job of delivering a variety of major...

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...

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