March 2013 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is calling on the local community to have a say on the draft Community Strategic Plan - Shoalhaven 2023.Since its adoption in 2010 the first Community Strategic Plan (CSP) has been used to drive and inform Council’s Delivery Program and annual Operational Plan.Given the substantial community input and Council direction reflected in the 2010 CSP Council has undertaken a review, rather than a ‘blank canvas’ approach to the 2013-2023 CSP.The draft CSP is the culmination of s...
Read more about Draft Community Strategic Plan - Shoalhaven 2023 on exhibition
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Joanna Gash has expressed her excitement in welcoming the Bomaderry RSL on board as a Platinum Partner for the 2013 Sports Tourism Partner Program.The Sports Tourism Partner Program is an ongoing Council initiative offering local businesses the opportunity to partner with Council in advancing the local area.Mayor Gash said that since the program’s inception in 2011, Council has secured close to $9 million in tourism revenue through the securing of high profile sport...
Read more about Bomaderry RSL joins Council’s Sports Tourism Partner Program
Shoalhaven City Council will today erect fencing and signage around the boundary of a derelict property containing asbestos in Moona Street, Huskisson in a bid to ensure public safety.The fencing will be placed across the public road reserve in front of the house, with Council unable to erect fencing around the entire property without the owner’s consent.Council previously issued demolition orders for the Moona Street Property however these have yet to be adhered to.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor...
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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging the local community to turn off all residential lighting between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday 23 March and join the millions of people taking part in Earth Hour across the globe.Beginning in Sydney as a one city initiative in 2007, last year’s Earth Hour campaign saw over 1.8 billion people in 135 countries participating across all seven continents.Council has again committed to participate in Earth Hour by ensuring all non-essential lights and computers a...
Read more about Council encouraging local community to join Earth Hour 2013
Shoalhaven City Council has undertaken temporary footpath maintenance works adjacent to 48 and 50 Berry Street, Nowra to address a number of defects in the existing pathway.Following essential interim repairs in early February, Council staff have now laid asphalt to a section of pavement at the southern end of Berry Street to smooth over existing hazards and also alleviate pre-existing ‘ponding’ at the southern end of the works.The Berry Street footpath has also been identified as a priority fo...
Read more about Council undertakes footpath maintenance in Berry Street, Nowra
Work is set to commence on the Ulladulla Civic Centre redevelopment project in April after the Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP) provided Council with project approval last week.With the project moving ahead, Council met last week to consider the tenders for the engagement of a building construction contractor to carry out works on the project.Ulladulla company, Zauner Constructions have since been announced as the successful tenderer. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor Joanna Gash said she was de...
Read more about Council announces successful tender for Ulladulla Civic Centre project
Shoalhaven City Council is working with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) to remove illegally dumped fibro sheeting containing bonded asbestos from within the Heritage Estates, Worrowing Heights.The material has been illegally dumped on undeveloped private lots, land recently acquired for addition to Jervis Bay National Park as well as along a walking track within the undeveloped Birriga Avenue Road reserve. Council removed the bulk of the material upon recent notification, disposin...
Read more about Council works with NPWS to remove illegally dumped fibro in bush land
Shoalhaven City Council will proceed with an application to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) to increase rates by a total of eight percent in 2013/14. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash, said that staff will undertake further comprehensive community engagement before Council makes its final decision to set the 2013/14 rates later in June. The proposed increase in rates would provide Council with an additional $2.3 million, all of which would be exclusively alloc...
Read more about Council to proceed with Special Variation Rate Increase application
Shoalhaven City Council resolved to support policy variations for a proposal for eight residential lots, 16 tourist accommodation units and adjoining café at last night’s Development Committee Meeting. The development, located on the corner of McIntosh and Staples Street in Shoalhaven Heads will be determined by Council staff under delegated authority.The proposed development is proposed to be undertaken in stages, with the residential subdivision component to be followed by the construction an...
Read more about Council supports policy variations for proposed tourist development
Shoalhaven City Council will join with Eclipse Taekwondo in hosting the South Coast Open Taekwondo Championships at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre on Sunday 10 March.This unique event will see over 600 athletes, officials and spectators from right across Australia travel to the Shoalhaven to take part in the prestigious competition, along with a number of very talented young athletes from Eclipse Taekwondo.With a large crowd turning out to witness the inaugural South Coast Open Taekwondo Ch...
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