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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green has renewed calls in the lead up to the State budget, for the NSW State Government to identify a preferred location for the proposed third Shoalhaven River bridge crossing.   Council has been calling on the NSW State Government to undertake the necessary crossing option studies following the release of a 2003 RMS report acknowledging the short to medium term need for additional traffic capacity at the existing bridges.   With the existing steel...
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Shoalhaven Water, the water business group of Shoalhaven City Council, has formed a partnership arrangement with private consultant, GHD Pty Ltd in an innovative approach to achieving water industry best practice. The four year contract will see GHD provide Shoalhaven Water with ongoing program/project management and engineering services, with the partnership expected to improve capital project deliveries as well as Shoalhaven Water’s overall water and sewer operations.Director of Shoalhaven Wat...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be replacing the existing timber bridge across Cumbralayway Creek with a precast concrete structure.The works will see Mt Agony Road, East Lynne closed to traffic for up to 10 weeks from 7am Monday 28 May.Mt Agony Road links the Princes Highway to Durras North, Depot Beach and Pebbly Beach.Pebbly Beach Road, through Murramarang National Park, will used as the alternate route during the period of works.Acting Director of City Services and Operations, Cliff Harris apol...
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Shoalhaven City Council Leisure Services section has again been recognised with two staff members recently receiving Royal Life Saving Society of Australia (RLSSA) Achievement Awards.   Sharing over 50 years combined experience in the aquatics industry both Tracy Dell and Susan Wright were recognised for promoting the aims and philosophies of the RLSSA.   Aquatic Education Coordinator at Ulladulla Leisure Centre, Tracy Dell is responsible for the implementation of the Centre’s sw...
Read more about Council staff receive Royal Life Saving Society of Australia Awards
Shoalhaven City Council is waiting on parts to arrive from Queensland before maintenance work can be undertaken on the recently damaged floating pontoon at Greys Beach, Nowra.   The floating pontoon was recently affected by a large build up of sand and debris under the facility, partly as a result of strong tidal flow and the recent floodwaters.   Acting Director of City Services and Operations, Cliff Harris said the pontoon had become damaged following the build up of sand and a l...
Read more about Maintenance work to be carried out on Greys Beach floating pontoon
Shoalhaven City Council is hoping to attract budding romantics to the area after moving to erect three ‘love locked’ fences in strategic areas throughout the city.   Subject to community consultation, the decision will enable couples to place engraved padlocks known as ‘love locks’, as a symbol of their lasting love, on specially erected fences.   Council will consult with community members in Berry, Vincentia and Mollymook before both deciding whether to mo...
Read more about Council calls on budding lovebirds to lock their love in the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local businesses and residents to join in ‘taking the pledge’ as part of the 2012 Fatality Free Friday campaign.The Fatality Free Friday Road safety pledge is a promise to ‘drive to stay alive’ and help achieve the overall aim of zero road deaths in Australia for just one day, Friday 25 May. As part of Council’s commitment to Fatality Free Friday, Council staff will be manning a stall in Junction Court encouraging community members to ‘sign the pledge’ from...
Read more about Council takes the pledge as part of the Fatality Free Friday campaign
Shoalhaven City Council has recently purchased a residential property in the Ulladulla town centre.Located in the business district at 5 Boree Street, Ulladulla the residential property has been acquired for possible future strategic uses.With the purchased property being described as a thoroughfare under the Development Control Plan for the Ulladulla town centre, Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said Council would need to make a number of strategic decisions upon receiving input from t...
Read more about Council purchases Ulladulla property for possible strategic uses
Shoalhaven City Council will reconvene at the conclusion of the Special Development Committee Meeting to be held next Monday 22 May after adjourning last night’s Ordinary Meeting.While the meeting continued until 11pm, Mayor, Paul Green said that with so many items still on the agenda it was apparent the meeting would be unable to conclude that night.In a move to expedite the Special Development Committee Meeting process, Council last night moved to hold a series of Extraordinary Meetings to dea...
Read more about Council adjourns Ordinary Meeting
Shoalhaven City Council, in partnership with Australian Paper – Shoalhaven, is currently seeking nominations for the 2012 Shoalhaven Medal Awards.The Shoalhaven Medal recognises those residents that have made an outstanding contribution to the local community or achieved a level of excellence in a particular field of endeavour.Nominations will be judged on the length and quality of service provided to an organisation as well as acts of compassion, generosity or bravery.Shoalhaven City Council Ma...
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