December 2016 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council would like to advise the community that Roads and Maritime Services is once again running a program to help boaters dispose of expired flares, with mobile collections set up along the NSW coastline.   Flares signal that you are in trouble and provide a visible location for searching aircraft or vessels.  Most flares have a use-by date of three years and they must be replaced before the expiry date.    The expired flare disposal program will...
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Shoalhaven City Council has unanimously carried a Rescission Motion to put the Family Day Care Expression of Interest on hold until a further report, recommendation and information on potential funding from Federal Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis is obtained.   As part of the recommendations, Council will consult with the Member for Gilmore on assistance in gaining organisational funding for the Council managed Family Day Care Service. Council will request Ms Sudmalis assist Council t...
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Shoalhaven City Council is seeking the assistance of the community in providing information to Rangers about the unauthorised removal of vegetation on the Mitchell Parade Mollymook, Bawley Point, Kioloa, Lake Tabourie and Ulladulla foreshores.   Members of the community have been removing trees, branches and lopping bushes on Council land. It is believed that the illegal cutting of trees is to enhance views at the cost of destroying natural habitats and increasing foreshore erosion. ...
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Holiday Time - Slow Down Kids Around
Following the successful 2015 launch of the Little Blue Dinosaur Foundation’s  “Holiday Time; Slow Down, Kids Around” signage campaign with Shoalhaven City Council, the two will once again be working together to help ensure the safety of children on our roads these school holidays.   School holiday periods create a surge in the population in the Shoalhaven – thousands of children will be using our roadways over the coming weeks.   “Holiday...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Amanda Findley is reminding residents to ensure they are prepared for the upcoming bushfire season with the high temperatures we are experiencing. Shoalhaven City has been identified as one of many areas facing above normal fire potential for the fire season.  With a build-up of fuel in grasslands and drier than average forests, in addition to predictions of lower rainfall in January through to March and hotter temperatures, bush fire season is something to ta...
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Mollymook Surf Club awarded RID Community Champion
Mollymook Surf Club has been awarded the winner or the Shoalhaven City Council Report Illegal Dumping (RID) Community Champions program.  The announcement was made by Mayor Amanda Findley at a special presentation in the Council Chambers.  Mayor Findley congratulated each group on implementing a motivating educational campaign. The program encouraged four organisations to compete in the final stages of an educational campaign to their community about illegal dumping.  Community...
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Turpentine Road Upgrade Finished
The upgrade works for Turpentine Road have been finalised with the road officially opened on Thursday by Mayor Amanda Findley and Federal Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis MP.  Roadworks were carried out over three stages covering the 8 km of unsealed road - 4.6km from the Princes Highway finishing at Braidwood Road.   The 10 tonne load limit on Turpentine Road no longer applies and a speed limit of 80 kph is now enforced.   Council received funding for the upgrade total...
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Christmas garbage and recycling kerbside collections during the festive season
Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that garbage and recycling kerbside collections will continue as normal over the Christmas period.   While garbage collections will remain on Boxing Day, residents are advised to ensure their garbage and recycling bins are placed out the night before collection. Collection trucks will be picking up garbage and recycling much earlier than normal on Boxing Day.   Kerbside recycling will be collected on a weekly basis from Monday, ...
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Immunisation Clinic celebrates its services
After half a century of providing free Shoalhaven City Council’s Childhood Immunisation Clinics, the last group of children went through the clinic this week, all receiving a teddy bear to ease the pain of their jab.   The clinic started out in halls such as the old School of Arts Annexe and then went mobile in the 1990’s wandering around the villages in a painted up caravan. More recently the service moved into various community centres around the Shoalhaven.   ...
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Draft Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation Management Plan Outcome
Shoalhaven City Council would like to thank all the community and petitioners who made submissions to the draft Collingwood Beach Dune Vegetation Management Plan and the Collingwood Beach Preservation Group Alternative Approach. Thank you for your input, contribution and comments. In view of the petitions and submissions received, Council did not adopt either of the two plans that were placed on public exhibition.  Councillors decided in response to the submissions received and...
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