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Crookhaven Sporting Fields receives $125,000 irrigation system
Shoalhaven City Council has recently completed the design and construction of a $125,000 automatic irrigation system for the Crookhaven Sporting Fields.The new system has provided a marked improvement on playing surface conditions and maintained a higher level of performance for the venue.The completed works include the installation of an automated irrigation system, irrigation controller, pumping system, sprinkler reticulation and ancillary system components.Shoalhaven City Council Director of ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Bushcare Volunteer Nursery is throwing their support behind National Tree Day by hosting an open day to coincide with the national event taking place this Sunday 31 July.Propagating native plants to be used by Council Bushcare groups, the Volunteer Nursery plays an extremely important role in the restoration and revegetation of local public reserves.The Nursery, which is located at Culburra Beach, also plays a vital role in the education of the local community to the prob...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be offering residents the opportunity to take part in a Magical Mystery Waste Tour, with participants having the chance to visit a host of the area’s recycling and waste depots.The free four hour tour will take place Wednesday 3 August as part of Local Government Week activities.Tour participants will be provided with an opportunity to view the City’s recycling being sorted, discover the processes involved in dealing with e-waste and learn more about the landfill pro...
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Shoalhaven City Council adopted the vision, objectives and principles contained in the draft Nowra CBD Urban Design Masterplan at last night’s Council meeting.Developed through an extensive workshopping process, the draft Masterplan will guide strategies to revitalise the CBD over the next 25 years.The draft Masterplan objectives include – • Protect and expand the regional status of the town centre by limiting excessive coastal growth.• Strengthen the association of the town centre with the Shoa...
Read more about Draft Nowra CBD Urban Design Masterplan before Council
Shoalhaven City Council is calling on residents to make a positive contribution to the local environment by getting involved in National Tree Day, Australia's biggest community tree planting and nature care event.Taking place this Sunday 31 July, Shoalhaven City Council are helping host a number of tree planting and nature preservation events right throughout the area.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said he encouraged local residents to become involved in this unique event saying Natio...
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Shoalhaven City Council accepted two funding grants totalling $1.43 million from the Roads and Traffic Authority at last night’s Council meeting.The grant funds are approved under a new “Road Toll Response” program recently announced by the NSW State Government.The grant funding is to be allocated towards safety improvements on both Coolangatta Road, Coolangatta and Bawley Point Road, Bawley Point. The planned works include the removal of road side hazards, the widening and sealing of shoulders,...
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Shoalhaven City Council accepted a $887,000 funding grant from the Roads and Traffic Authority at last night’s Council meeting.The funding will allow the construction of three new projects under the Federal Governments’ Nation Building Black Spot Program.The location and details of the new projects include – • Forest Rd, Comberton ($434,000)Multiple works to be undertaken along Forest Road including installation of guardrail (multiple locations), sign posting and delineation improvements includi...
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After a detailed tender evaluation, Shoalhaven City Council has now awarded the Kangaroo Valley Sewerage Scheme (KVSS) contract to AJ Lucas Operations Pty Ltd.The contract caters for the design and construction of all required facilities for the KVSS including a pressure sewer system, transfer main from the village to the proposed treatment facility, a water reclamation facility (Membrane Bioreactor) and a reclaimed water storage dam.The KVSS will drastically improve the current sewerage collect...
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Shoalhaven Water recently farewelled two of their longest serving employees with both Robert McKenzie and Mark Schmierer retiring after individual service to Council of 33 and 32 years respectively.Both men began their Shoalhaven Water careers as pump attendants at the Bomaderry Wastewater Treatment Plant before taking on numerous roles over the ensuing years. Mr McKenzie finished his career with Shoalhaven Water in July as Operator in Charge at the Shoalhaven Heads Treatment Plant and Mr Schmie...
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Entrance to Nowra receives three new flagpoles
Shoalhaven City Council has recently erected three new flag poles at the northern entrance to Nowra.Located on the corner of Bridge Road and the Princes Highway, the flag poles will carry the Australian, Aboriginal and Shoalhaven City Council flags.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said Council’s Aboriginal Advisory Committee proposed the placement of the new flag poles after recognising the need for the Aboriginal Flag to be flown at the entrance to Nowra.“Council is extremely committed...
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