February 2012 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Results of the recent Ulladulla Civic Centre and Library redevelopment community consultation process will be presented back to the project steering panel on Friday 2 March to prioritise any change to the advertised concept plans.Shoalhaven City Council last night moved to complete the current community consultation process before reporting the architect’s advice and preliminary costings to the March 2012 Ordinary Meeting. Funding for any further recommendations received from the Ulladulla Civic...
Read more about Update on Ulladulla Civic Centre and Library redevelopment project
Shoalhaven City Council moved to place the 2012 draft Interim Lake Conjola Entrance Management Plan on public exhibition at last night’s Ordinary Meeting.Council engaged local contractor GHD to undertake a review of the Lake Conjola Entrance Management Plan, prepared in 2003, and develop an Interim Entrance Management Policy as a result of increasing concerns with the original document.The draft interim plan recommends a series of ongoing management actions relating to lake opening levels, dune ...
Read more about Draft Interim Lake Conjola Entrance Management Plan to be exhibited
Shoalhaven City Libraries have recently expanded its services with registered members now able to download audiobooks and eBooks straight from the Library website. Library members will be able to browse titles on the web before downloading to a PC, Mac or other mobile device and enjoying immediately. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said the new service would enable library users to utilise modern technology in their day to day life. “There is little doubt that mobile dev...
Read more about Council now offering eBooks and audiobooks as part of Library service
Shoalhaven City Council has begun preparations for the opening of both Lake Conjola and Lake Tabourie.The preparations come after the Bureau of Meteorology yesterday issued a flood watch for the entire Shoalhaven.With significant rainfalls expected to hit the area from Wednesday onwards, Council staff have begun activating entrance opening operations at Lake Conjola and Lake Tabourie. It is expected that both entrances will be mechanically opened later today.The dry notch at Shoalhaven Heads has...
Read more about Council begins preparations into opening Lake Conjola and Lake Tabourie
Shoalhaven City Council will be hosting popular women’s fiction writer, Lisa Heidke as she speaks about her latest book, Stella Does Good, at Nowra Library on Friday 16 March from 2pm.Described as a funny, honest and thoughtful contemporary Australian author, Ms Heidke is well known within literary circles following her previous three highly successful award nominated novels.Her latest offering, Stella Does Good, focuses on the unpredictable nature of life and the importance of friendship, trust...
Read more about Nowra Library to host popular Australian author, Lisa Heidke
Shoalhaven City Libraries are in the process of installing a new Radio Frequency Identification system as part of an upgrade to existing services.Regular library users may have already noticed staff members tagging library items with electronic devices in preparation for the full installation of the system.Radio-frequency identification (RFID) uses a wireless radio-frequency electromagnetic system to transfer data from a tag attached to an object for the purposes of automatic identification and ...
Read more about Shoalhaven City Libraries Radio Frequency Identification System
Shoalhaven City Council will be convening a number of special Development Committee meetings over the coming weeks as part of the draft Shoalhaven Local Environment Plan submission reviewal process.The first special Development Committee meeting will be held in the Nowra Administration Building Committee Rooms from 4pm on Monday 5 March.Further meetings will be held in the same location from 4pm on – • Thursday 8 March• Monday 12 March• Wednesday 14 March• Thursday 15 MarchCouncil will hold furt...
Read more about Special Development Committee meetings to consider draft LEP
Shoalhaven Water is warning residents to be aware of scam phone calls following an ongoing illegal operation which has already targeted residents in Sydney, Blue Mountains and the Illawarra.Targeted homeowners have received a phone call in which they haven been informed of the need to spend hundreds of dollars on a water purifier after recent studies have found the area’s tap water to be harmful.With residents in Greater Sydney and the Illawarra having already been targeted, Shoalhaven Water Dir...
Read more about Shoalhaven Water issues a warning on water purifier scam
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to take advantage of the free Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention and Awareness Network Koping Kits.Available at Council’s Nowra Administration Building, the kits offer those residents and families affected by depression a helpful resource during periods of stress.The Koping Kit offers the general community a helpful and tangible resource when experiencing distress.Further to this, the kits are designed to provide information on possible coping st...
Read more about Free Suicide Prevention Koping Kits available at Council Admin Building
Work started this week on improvements to fish cleaning facilities at the Crookhaven Heads Regional Boat Launching Ramp. The project costing $28,000 and funded by a grant of $14,000 from the NSW Recreational Fishing Trust involves the demolition of the existing fish cleaning facilities, provision of a new concrete slab, improved drainage, new fish cleaning tables and building of a shade and rain shelter over. The Mayor Paul Green said that “the Culburra Beach Bowling and Recreation Fishi...
Read more about Crookhaven Heads Fish Cleaning Facility Improvements
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