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The Draft Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2009 extensive 13 week exhibition period came to an end Friday 14 October.With approximately 3000 separate submissions received, Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said he was overwhelmed with the response to the community engagement process.Council staff convened 13 village stalls, eight community ‘drop in’ sessions, an industry breakfast and attended a range of Community Consultative Body and public meetings to which they were invited.“I’m e...
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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging metropolitan residents to take advantage of the NSW State Government’s Regional Relocation Grant following a recent upturn in local employment opportunities.The Regional Relocation Grant provides eligible new Shoalhaven residents with a one-off $7,000 payment to assist with the cost of relocating to a regional home.The metropolitan area is inclusive of the following local government areas -• Sydney metropolitan area• Blue Mountains• Haw...
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Shoalhaven City Council has recorded a number of notable improvements in its 2011 State of the Environment Report, with key indicators illustrating positive results compared to last year’s report.The Council’s annual State of the Environment (SOE) Report provides a simple, easy to understand public record of the activities of government, industry and the community in managing and protecting the local and global environments. Independently produced by Planet Footprint, the SOE Report provides a ...
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Shoalhaven City Council last night moved to undertake a stormwater management assessment for Jerberra Estate, one of the last remaining studies to be completed before the planning proposal is publicly exhibited.This decision comes after the Department of Planning and Infrastructure gave approval for the Jerberra Estate Planning Proposal to proceed in early September.The Jerberra Estate Planning Proposal will potentially create up to 83 dwelling entitlements.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Gr...
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Shoalhaven City Council last night moved to increase the budget allocation for the Ulladulla Civic Centre, Library and Tourist Information Centre to $8 million.The decision follows a recommendation from the Ulladulla Civic Centre and Library Redevelopment Project Steering Panel to increase the budget from the previously allocated $5 million.The proposed redevelopment concept plan will include items cited as necessities by the panel at past steering committee meetings including – • An improved a...
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Shoalhaven City Council tonight moved to adopt the new draft Community Engagement Policy before placing the document on public exhibition.The draft Policy was produced by a working group of community volunteers stemming from Council’s Community Engagement Workshop held in April.The group has worked in conjunction with Council senior staff and Councillors to produce a draft Policy outlining the engagement principles and procedures Council will follow.The key charters of the draft Policy include –...
Read more about Kangaroo Valley Sewerage Scheme funding grant
Shoalhaven City Council tonight moved to adopt the new draft Community Engagement Policy before placing the document on public exhibition.The draft Policy was produced by a working group of community volunteers stemming from Council’s Community Engagement Workshop held in April.The group has worked in conjunction with Council senior staff and Councillors to produce a draft Policy outlining the engagement principles and procedures Council will follow.The key charters of the draft Policy include –...
Read more about Draft Community Engagement Policy to be placed on public exhibition
Shoalhaven City Council has tonight moved to place the draft Drinking Water Quality Policy on public exhibition from 2 November.The Policy provides a basis for the operation of Council’s catchments, storages, treatment facilities and the complete distribution system.Through the provision of sustainable management practices, the Policy moves to ensure the City’s drinking water supply operation and development is consistent with long term economic, social and environmental criteria.Provisions unde...
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Shoalhaven City Council has secured the rights to host the NSW Little League Baseball State Championships from 14 – 17 April 2012.The event is expected to bring around 600 competitors, families and officials to the Shoalhaven over the four days of competition, generating around $130,000 in revenue into the Shoalhaven economy.The NSW Little League Baseball State Championships will be played by 13 teams representing districts throughout the state.Open to children aged 11-12 years old, the winners ...
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Shoalhaven City Council is hosting a number of historic Samuel Elyard watercolour paintings at the Nowra Administration Building until the end of November.The paintings were originally hung to coincide with the recent LGA conference however will remain up for a period of six weeks to allow the wider community the opportunity for viewing.A prolific painter, photographer and sketcher Samuel Elyard’s (1817-1910) wide catalogue of works featured many of the Shoalhaven’s most iconic landscapes.Elyard...
Read more about Council displaying historic Elyard watercolour paintings
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