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Shoalhaven City Council has received the first 12 month progress report under the new Integrated Planning and Reporting (IPR) framework, with approximately 80 percent of all activities being described as ‘on target’.As part of the new IPR structure Council adopted an Indicators Framework reporting style in June 2010 to meet Government guidelines and update the community on the implementation of the annual Delivery Program.The Community Strategic Plan sets out 79 strategies in the four key result...
Read more about Council scores well in yearly Key Performance Indicators
Shoalhaven City Council will prepare a Response to Submissions Report to the Department of Planning for the current North Nowra Link Road (NNLR) Part 3A Concept Plan application after adopting a recommendation at tonight’s Ordinary Council meeting.The Report will address all three route options (Southern, Central and Northern) as outlined in the concept plan application, while still maintaining the Central route as the preferred option that best meets the NNLR project objectives.The preparation ...
Read more about Council moving forward with North Nowra Link Road
Shoalhaven City Council has removed three flagpoles from the corner of the Princes Highway and Bridge Road, Nowra after they were the recipients of repeated acts of vandalism since being erected in early July.The flagpoles carried the Australian, Aboriginal and Shoalhaven City Council flags and were located at the northern entrance to the City, adjacent to the Nowra sign.The first act of vandalism took place on Monday 1 August when all three flags were stolen after the perpetrators snapped off t...
Read more about Ongoing vandalism forces removal of Council flagpoles
Asbestos management publication launched in the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green joined the NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Greg Pearce in launching an asbestos management publication at Coolangatta Estate, Coolangatta this morning.The new document provides practical assistance to both the construction and demolition waste recycling industries in minimising the potential risk of asbestos contamination in recycled worksite materials such as brick and concrete.Councillor Green said the Shoalhaven was a fitting location for the l...
Read more about Asbestos management publication launched in the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green will officially open the Currarong Skate Park at a special ceremony taking place tomorrow, Tuesday 16 August from 12pm.A partnership between the Currarong Progress Association and Council, the $123,000 facility has the ability to cater to skaters of all levels and abilities.Councillor Paul Green said the Currarong Skate Park provided a fantastic new facility for the area’s youth saying the park was designed to fit in with the natural landscape of the are...
Read more about Shoalhaven City Council to officially open Currarong Skate Park
Shoalhaven City Council has recently employed the services of Darrin Marshall as the new Health and Fitness Coordinator at the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre.With 12 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, Darrin is a fully qualified fitness ‘Master’ trainer with significant knowledge in dealing with clients of all ages.“I’m very excited to be undertaking the role of Health and Fitness Coordinator at the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre,” said Mr Marshall.“I’m looking forward to gettin...
Read more about Council welcomes new Bay and Basin Health and Fitness Coordinator
Red Ribbon surfboards coming to the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council will be hosting two very special surfboards at both the Nowra Administration Building and Nowra Library as part of the Red Ribbon Tour, a special program designed to raise awareness surrounding the HIV/AIDS virus. With over 30 million people estimated to have died from AIDS, a further 33 million currently infected and 2.5 million people becoming infected annually, the Red Ribbon Tour is hoping to bring further attention to this global disease. The Red Ribbon tour wi...
Read more about Red Ribbon surfboards coming to the Shoalhaven
The draft Shoalhaven Local Environment Plan 2009, the City’s future major planning tool, is currently on exhibition and available for viewing at six locations throughout the City.Shoalhaven City Council Strategy Planning Manager, Gordon Clark said that despite the overwhelming community interest in the plan he remained concerned that sections of the draft plan were still being slightly misrepresented within certain sections of the community.Mr Clark said it was important to remember that the dra...
Read more about Council moves to alleviate bulky goods retailing concerns
Shoalhaven City Council’s Bushcare program is a finalist in the NSW Local Government Landcare Partnership Award.Operating for the past 12 years, Bushcare volunteers have contributed over $2 million in labour and grant funding to the restoration of the Shoalhaven’s natural resources.Shoalhaven City Council employs a full time Bushcare Coordinator to support the work of community Bushcare groups undertaking land restoration works.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said the NSW Local Governm...
Read more about Council’s Bushcare program in the running for prestigious award
Shoalhaven City Libraries will be hosting a number of events and competitions as part of upcoming Book Week celebrations, running from Saturday 20 August – Friday 26 August.The longest running children’s festival in Australia, Book Week allows public libraries the opportunity to celebrate Australian books, authors and illustrators.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said he was encouraging local Primary School students to take part in one of the many competitions on offer as part of Book W...
Read more about Book Week celebrations coming to the Shoalhaven
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