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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has joined the area’s Bushcare Groups in urging local residents to assist in the control of the serious environmental weed, Ground Asparagus.Asparagus Weeds were introduced to Australia as an ornamental horticulture plant in the 1970s however the plant’s growth habit and biology allows the plant to spread rapidly and smother other natives.The weed has become such an environmental concern that the Australian Government recently declared the plant a Natio...
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Shoalhaven City Council has welcomed the Planning Assessment Commission’s (PAC) approval of the Vincentia Shopping Centre, subject to conditions.The approval allows commencement of the planned $80 million shopping centre which is set to contain retail stores Woolworths, Aldi and Big W while also allowing space for a Library at a later stage.Mayor, Joanna Gash said the PAC decision to approve the project was an extremely positive outcome for the City.“The $80 million Vincentia Shopping Centre wil...
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Council appealing for witnesses to signage vandalism
Shoalhaven City Council is calling for information regarding the vandalism of a number of ‘dogs off leash area’ signs along Culburra Beach.The signs have been the target of repeated vandalism over the past six months with the attacks costing ratepayers in excess of $2,000 in damages.Director Corporate and Community, Craig Milburn said that while Council was seeking information regarding the vandalism of the signs, staff would also like to talk to any local residents concerned with the location o...
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Shoalhaven City Council has agreed to undertake full design and investigation of the Round the Bay Walk track between entry points at Minerva Avenue and Plantation Point Parade, Vincentia.Once completed, the Round the Bay Walk will connect walking routes on both Council and National Parks managed foreshore land around Jervis Bay.Council will receive a further report on the proposed design, project delivery milestones and timeframe as well as the outcomes of further community consultation.Mayor, ...
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Shoalhaven City Council proposes to impose a limit on the attendance of Councillors to conferences following consideration of a Mayoral Minute at last night’s Ordinary Meeting.It is proposed that Councillors will only be allowed to attend three conferences over the next 12 months at which time the decision will be reviewed.The limit will not apply to apply to State, Federal or Local Government Conferences at which Councillors are expected to present their motions.Mayor, Joanna Gash originally ra...
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Shoalhaven City Council approved a recommendation to construct a local BMX track on Curleys Bay Reserve, Culburra Beach during last night’s Ordinary Meeting.The track will provide local residents with a dirt circuit consisting of a series of jumps, berms and raised corners suitable for BMX riding.Council has worked closely with the Culburra Beach Community Consultative Body in developing the BMX track with the organisation expressing a preference for the circuit to be located in the Curley Bay R...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed the 2012/13 Annual Financial Statements and Audit Report received for information at tonight’s Ordinary Meeting.The Report provides an overview of the general purpose financial statements for the 2012/13 financial year and is a requirement of the Local Government Act.Mayor, Joanna Gash said the audited report demonstrated higher than budgeted revenues and controlled expenditure had combined to produce an operating result better than origina...
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Mayor encouraging local residents to donate a Christmas gift
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash is encouraging local residents to spare a thought for those less fortunate over the Christmas season by donating to the Mayor’s Giving Box.Located within Stockland Nowra, the Mayor’s Giving Box provides the community with an opportunity to provide some much needed Christmas cheer to local residents who may have fallen upon tough times.Mayor, Joanna Gash said gifts received through the Mayor’s Giving Box will be donated to a host of local charities and d...
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Shoalhaven City Council is joining the Milton Ulladulla Bowling Club in hosting the Bowls NSW Australian Open Qualifier from Wednesday 20 – Saturday 23 November.Competitors from across the State will converge on Ulladulla to try and qualify for a place in the Australian Open to be held in Melbourne in February 2014.Key matchups will see Australian Bowls legend and World Number One, Leif Selby team with Australian Junior representative Natalie Noronha in the Mixed Pairs while the field will also ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash today joined Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson and Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward in opening the Kangaroo Valley Sewage Scheme.The $18.3 million Kangaroo Valley Sewage Scheme provides a pressure sewer system to collect and treat wastewater from around 250 homes and businesses in the developed areas of Kangaroo Valley and Barrengarry.Mayor, Joanna Gash said she was delighted to see the completion of this important project saying the sewe...
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