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Mittagong Pool to remain closed for 2021/22 swim season

August 5, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

View of Mittagong's 50 metre pool

Mittagong Swimming Pool will remain closed for the upcoming summer swim season following a decision from Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May. Mr May said the season closure would enable Council staff to undertake consultation to gauge community sentiment and ascertain the future of the pool. “There’s no point continually throwing money at the pool...

Council celebrates Local Government Week

August 4, 2021Posted in: Community


Wingecarribee Shire Council is celebrating Local Government Week by showcasing the diverse range of services provided by councils across the State. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said all councils played an integral part in everyday life. “Local Government has the most direct and immediate contact with residents,” she said. “Whether picking up and...

Interim Administrator responds to postponement of local government elections

July 27, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Viv May has today responded to the announcement that local government elections across NSW, including Wingecarribee Shire, will be postponed until 4 December 2021. “Whether the Council stays in administration is ultimately a decision for the Minister for Local Government,” he said. “I have previously stated that the Council failed...

Council continues to deliver services whilst undertaking further Covid measures

July 23, 2021Posted in: Other

With Greater Sydney and the Illawarra under continued lockdown restrictions, Wingecarribee Shire Council has introduced further proactive Covid-safe procedures to help limit staff movement and protect customers. Central to the latest measures introduced is the temporary limitation on face-to-face contact. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said Council was continuing to deliver core Council services despite...

Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy on exhibition

July 19, 2021Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Council is asking residents to provide feedback on its Draft Councillor and Staff Interaction Policy now on public exhibition. “The purpose of this draft policy is to establish positive, effective and professional working relationships between councillors and staff,” said Council’s Interim Deputy General Manager Ms Marissa Racomelara. “It provides a framework for councillors...