February 2013 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is currently seeking entries for the inaugural Shoalhaven Aboriginal Youth Art Competition.The competition, which is open to Aboriginal residents aged between 12-24 years, is being run to help compliment the release of Council’s Aboriginal Youth Engagement Strategy.Selected received artworks will feature on the front page of the strategy and throughout the remainder of the document once it has been adopted by Council.Nowra Administration Building will host an exhibition o...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be hosting a second community workshop to provide residents with the opportunity to assist in the preparation of a Development Control Plan (DCP) for Milton.The workshop, to be held from 5.30pm Wednesday 20 February at the Shoalhaven Anglican School Croobyar Road Milton, will be discussing a draft vision statement, objectives and key future design directions for the town.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash labelled the previous DCP workshop a success saying ov...
Read more about Council to host second Milton DCP community workshop
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging the local community to have their say on a proposed Special Variation rate rise by taking the time to read the recently released Discussion Paper and making comment.Council is intending to apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for permission to increase general rates by 4.6 percent above the rate pegging limit (3.4 percent) for the current financial year.The proposed increase is estimated to provide Council with an additional $2.3...
Read more about Council asking the community to ‘have their say’ on special rate rise
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding pet owners to ensure animals remain under effective control at all times following the release of a recent report by the New South Wales Ambulance Service.The report showed that over 50 people have been treated between Wollongong and the Victorian border, by the Ambulance Service for various bites since September.Council Ranger Services Manager, Michael Jarman said it is important that all pet owners remain aware of their responsibilities under the Companion ...
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Shoalhaven City Council has received approval from the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure (DPI) to re-exhibit the draft Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan (LEP).This draft LEP was the subject of a lengthy community consultation process throughout a 13 week exhibition period as Council staff took the LEP ‘on the road’. Council received over 3,000 submissions throughout the exhibition period as staff convened 13 village stalls, eight community ‘drop in’ sessions, an industry breakfast ...
Read more about Draft Shoalhaven LEP receives approval for re-exhibition
Shoalhaven City Council is calling on the local community to have their say on the future of Voyager Memorial Park, Huskisson with a draft revised Master Plan currently on public exhibition.Council has reviewed the existing Voyager Park Master Plan following an approach from the Huskisson RSL Sub Branch to display various replica HMAS Voyager memorabilia throughout the park.With the original Master Plan not providing a provision for the placement of the replica memorabilia within the park, Counc...
Read more about Voyager Memorial Park draft revised Master Plan on exhibition
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is encouraging interested local residents to consider becoming a volunteer for the St John Ambulance Australia.Volunteers within the St John organisation provide first aid and health services at community and public events while also offering assistance with national disaster relief activities.With the Shoalhaven St John organisation suffering from a decline in volunteers this is having an impact on the many local community events that require the group...
Read more about St John Ambulance Australia looking for volunteers
Shoalhaven City Council has received tenders on the Ulladulla Civic Centre redevelopment project with construction set to begin in April this year pending approvals.A number of design amendments, which were raised by the community at the December public information session, have been incorporated into the final design development by local architect, Edmiston Jones.Fundamental improvements to the design include -• An increase of glass in the Library and Visitors Centre, taking better advantage of...
Read more about Update on Ulladulla Civic Centre redevelopment project
Shoalhaven City Council has commenced major road works at Hanigans Lane, Bolong.The project will see rehabilitation and widening works undertaken on over 800 metres of roadway, finishing just past the Edwards Avenue intersection.As part of the works, Hanigans Lane intersection at Edwards Avenue is expected to be closed for two days in late February while specialist stabilisation equipment is used. These dates will be confirmed closer to time depending on availability of equipment.A reduced speed...
Read more about Council to undertake road works on Hanigans Lane, Bolong
Shoalhaven City Council will be continuing construction of a shared use pathway between Ulladulla and Burrill Lake after recently receiving funding as part of the 2012 NSW Coastline Cycleway program.The funding, which will be combined with additional Council funds, will allow Council to extend the shared path south from its current location at Canberra Crescent.It is anticipated that the final stages to complete the link between Ulladulla and Burrill Lake would be completed in the 2014/15 financ...
Read more about Construction to continue on Ulladulla - Burrill Lake shared use pathway
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