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Draft Operational Plan and Budget on exhibition

May 13, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on residents to provide comment on its draft Integrated Planning and Reporting documents following endorsement from Council’s Interim Administrator at Wednesday evening’s Ordinary Meeting of Council. Mr Viv May PSM agreed to place Council’s draft Operational Plan, draft Budget including Revenue Policy, Fees and Charges, draft Capital Works Program and...

Learn more about becoming a councillor

May 7, 2021Posted in: Community

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Wingecarribee Shire Council has announced a series of candidate information sessions for residents interested in standing for the NSW Local Government Elections on 4 September. Council’s Acting Deputy General Manager, Ms Danielle Lidgard, said information sessions will provide valuable information on how to run for election and the role and responsibilities of a councillor. The...

Heavy rain forces Saturday closure of sports fields

May 7, 2021Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today closed all Council-managed sports fields scheduled for Saturday 8 May following continued heavy overnight rain. The closure affects all Council-managed sports fields across the Shire for Saturday only and is effective immediately. The temporary closure does not affect the Welby Hockey Centre or Eridge Park Netball court facilities which remain...

Interim Administrator calls for greater project transparency

April 22, 2021Posted in: Community, Roads and Assets

In a bid to ensure greater transparency Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May will undertake further community consultation on Bowral Memorial Hall and open all files regarding the Station Street Upgrade Project. “In my early conversations with residents I’ve heard numerous concerns regarding Council’s general scoping of major projects,” he said. “To ensure...

General Manager’s position to be re-advertised

April 22, 2021Posted in: Other

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Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Interim Administrator Mr Viv May has re-advertised for the position of General Manager. The re-opening of applicants for the position of Council’s General Manager follows an initial recruitment undertaken earlier in the year. “While 46 applications were initially received for the role, I was not confident in making a suitable appointment,” Mr...