December 2014 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council has received $80,000 through the Department of Local Government’s Building Resilience to Climate Change Program, allowing the construction of an innovative water play area in the Nowra CBD. The evaporative cooling solution will see the implementation of a vapour play area, water bottle filling station, shade and seating in the recently refurbished Egans Lane meeting place. The water vapour cooling system will provide a cool oasis in the CBD, operating on an &l...
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Shoalhaven City Council’s Policy and Resource Committee has recommended Council endorse the extended winter times for off leash dog access at existing timed sites throughout the City. The recommendation follows Council’s extended dog off leash winter time trial conducted between 3pm – 10am daily on three selected beaches (Culburra Beach, Nelsons Beach and Huskisson Beach). To coincide with the winter trial, Council also ran a survey on the organisation’s website and...
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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to attend one of the upcoming drop in sessions and have their say on the future provision of library services to the Milton community. The sessions have been provided to allow interested community members to ask questions of staff and learn more information regarding Council’s internal review into Library services provided in the southern Shoalhaven area. Council will be hosting drop in sessions at – Milton Library &ndas...
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Shoalhaven City Council’s Policy and Resources Committee have placed a freeze on the booking of Callala Reserve for wedding ceremonies and receptions requiring a marquee and wedding receptions prior to the receipt of a further detailed report. The Policy and Resources Committee will receive the report at the March 2015 meeting after the recommendation was made under the delegated authority of Council during tonight’s meeting. As part of the resolution, Council will write to ind...
Read more about Council places freeze on the booking of Callala Reserve for weddings pending further report
Shoalhaven City Council Policy and Resources Committee has recommended Council maintain the current level of service at Milton Library. The recommendation follows a commitment from the Member for South Coast, Shelley Hancock to provide $30,000 funding annually for four years if re-elected at the upcoming State Election. The Committee has also recommended Council form a taskforce comprising two Councillors, Council staff and community members to assist in the development of programs that ma...
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Shoalhaven City Council is advising local residents that garbage and recycling kerbside collections will continue as normal on Christmas Day. While garbage collections will remain on Christmas Day, residents are advised to ensure their garbage and recycling bins are placed out for collection the night before. Collection trucks will be picking up garbage and recycling at a far earlier time than normal on Christmas Day. Areas with Christmas Day waste services include -  Comerong I...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has today welcomed members of the South East Australian Transport Strategy (SEATS) to the Shoalhaven. Taking in the area between Wollongong, Dandenong Cooma and the ACT, SEATS aims to stimulate and facilitate investment in transport infrastructure throughout this region. Approximately 40 members of the SEATS organisation are attending the two day quarterly ordinary meeting held at Coolangatta Resort. In welcoming SEATS members to the area Mayor...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is reminding residents to exercise the necessary precautions when enjoying the area’s many waterways this summer.   With the recent onset of summer an increased number of local residents have been seen taking advantage of the higher temperatures and longer days by enjoying the area’s pristine beaches and waterways. Mayor, Joanna Gash said that while she certainly encouraged the community to enjoy the Shoalhaven’s many natura...
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Shoalhaven City Council is hosting a series of Youth Service Engagement Stalls at Stockland Nowra across the Christmas holiday period to help support the recently launched Nowra Youth Protocol. The Nowra Youth Protocol is a set of guidelines for those using public and private space around the Nowra CBD designed to ensure that people of all ages feel safe and welcome in the City. Commencing this afternoon from 4pm, the Youth Engagement Stalls will see Council’s Community Development t...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is reminding residents to have their say on the actions and priorities that will guide the organisations future funding and works programs. Council is currently undertaking a major planning exercise through the creation of the Community Infrastructure Strategic Plan, a document designed to shape the Shoalhaven into a vibrant and active community over the next 15 years. Once completed, the Strategic Plan will make recommendations on the future prov...
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