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Council welcomes Special Rate Variation approval

May 17, 2016Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Larry Whipper has welcomed today’s announcement from the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) of Council’s successful Special Rate Variation (SRV) application. Following a period of sustained community engagement Council at its meeting of 10 February 2016 resolved to apply for an SRV to reduce infrastructure backlogs and achieve sustainability indicators set...

Final Information Kiosk before 1 February deadline

January 27, 2016Posted in: Events

Info Kiosk

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to hold a final public Information Kiosk this Wednesday 27 January to discuss the ‘Investing in our future’ projects that are proposed to be funded under three different scenarios. The Information Kiosk will be held on Wednesday 27 January at Council’s Moss Vale Civic Centre located in Elizabeth Street Moss...

Land valuations and your Council rates

January 25, 2016Posted in: Other

Robertson revegetation tour

As residents receive their Notice of Valuation from the NSW Valuer General, Wingecarribee Shire Council explains how the updated Land Valuations affects local rates. “Land valuations are determined by the NSW Valuer General,” explained Council’s Chief Financial Officer, Richard Mooney.  “Council has no input into this process and we cannot influence the outcome.” The NSW...

IPART announces 2016/17 rate pegging amount

January 13, 2016Posted in: Other

In early December the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) announced that the maximum allowable increase councils across the State could apply to their rates income for the forthcoming financial year was 1.8 per cent. This is commonly referred to as the rate peg and does not include any special rate variation applied for. Based...

Information Kiosks kick off Special Rate Variation discussions

October 8, 2015Posted in: Community, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council will hold a series of public Information Kiosks starting this Saturday 10 October to discuss the possibility of implementing a Special Rate Variation (SRV). The Information Kiosks are part of a series of community engagement activities endorsed by Councillors at the Ordinary Council Meeting of 26 August 2015. The decision to begin...

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