December 2012 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council has produced a full colour brochure style report to reflect key information from its recently released 2011/12 Annual Report. The Shoalhaven Annual Community Report provides the community with a selection of information regarding Council’s operations and yearly highlights in an easy to read format.In what has been an extremely busy year for the organisation, the Annual Community Report highlights a number of large scale and long term projects that have been progressed ove...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has praised the local community following an overwhelming show of support for the Mayor’s Giving Box.Local residents have been donating gifts to those less fortunate at Giving Boxes located within Stockland Nowra, Rowens Arcade, Ulladulla and Council’s Administration Buildings over the past month.While the official counting of presents is still continuing, Mayor Gash said she had received hundreds of unwrapped presents and donations of over $1,500 in ca...
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Shoalhaven City Council has approved a Development Application for an $8.5 million four storey block of apartments located on the corner of Kinghorne and Plunkett Streets, Nowra.The proposal was approved by Director of Development and Environmental Services, Tim Fletcher under delegated authority.Lodged by Koby Development Consultants on behalf of their client the Ai Group, the application was seeking approval for the demolition of the existing building (Mazda dealership site) and structures as ...
Read more about Council approves $8.5 million Nowra CBD Development Application
Shoalhaven City Council has moved to provide Council’s core committees with delegated authority in determining matters.Under the new process, both Council’s Development and Policy and Resources Committees are able to determine selected matters without providing a recommendation to full Council.Matters that have been deemed able to be determined under delegated authority will only go before the full Council in the event of three Councillors voting against the motion.The change to delegated author...
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Shoalhaven City Council has again joined forces with its neighbouring Councils in relaunching an ongoing initiative aimed at reducing the number of fatigue related crashes on our local roads.Designed to alert motorists to the early warning signs of fatigue, the ‘Stay Awake’ program will also educate drivers on the dangers of micro sleeps and poor concentration behind the wheel.Again joining the initiative as a project ambassador, Paralympic wheelchair basketball gold medallist, Brett Stibners is...
Read more about Council gets behind ‘Stay Awake’ road safety program
Shoalhaven City Council has recently commenced the annual beach patrol service, with lifeguards set to keep watch over a number of the area’s busiest beaches across the summer months. Scheduled patrols are as follows – Monday to Friday - excluding Public Holidays - commenced Monday 3 December 2012 to Friday 1 March 2013.• South Mollymook BeachMonday to Saturday - excluding Sundays and Public Holidays - Saturday 22 December 2012 to Tuesday 29 January 2013.• Cudmirrah/Berrara Beach Monday to Frid...
Read more about Council’s annual beach patrol service commences
Shoalhaven City Council is currently seeking comment on a proposed Local Area Traffic Management (LATM) plan for Boree Street, Ulladulla. The plan is part of Council’s response to representations from the Shoalhaven Business Chamber, Southern Region, in relation to pedestrian safety in Boree Street.The LATM plan has been designed to provide safer conditions for both traffic and pedestrians by planning for a raised pedestrian crossing and three raised ramps to reduce vehicle speeds in Boree Stre...
Read more about Council seeking community comment on Boree Street Traffic Plan
Shoalhaven City Council is calling on the community to have their say as part of the current review of the Access Areas for Dogs Policy.The Policy provides dog owners in the Shoalhaven with public domain conduct guidelines while also defining off leash, on leash and prohibited dog areas throughout the City.Council is currently seeking community input in developing a Policy that best fits the entire community while balancing concerns for the local environment.As such, Council has created an onlin...
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Shoalhaven City Council will host an Extra Ordinary Meeting at the Nowra Administration Building from 4pm this Thursday 13 December as Council receives the initial report of the Financial Strategy Sub-Committee.With forward estimates adopted by Council earlier in 2012 showing a deficit of $4.6 million for the 2013/14 financial year, the Financial Strategy Sub-Committee has been created to review Council’s financial strategies.Among a host of recommendations going before Council this Thursday, th...
Read more about Council to receive initial Financial Strategy Sub-Committee report
Shoalhaven City Council staff recently collected collected hundreds of non perishable food items for local charity, All Saints Community Care, as part of an annual fundraising drive.Now in its fifth year, the annual event requires Council staff to dress casually for the day while donating a food item to those in need.Shoalhaven City Council General Manager, Russ Pigg congratulated the Strategic Planning section on again organising the collection drive saying he hoped the donated food would go a ...
Read more about Council staff dress down to help those less fortunate
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