Entries for February 2016
February 29, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council will commence dredging works around Sussex Inlet and Lake Conjola from Monday 7 March.
Sand will be removed from the Riviera Keys, Sussex Inlet Channel and Lake Conjola while rock will be removed from Currambene Creek.
The project also includes beach nourishment and protection works along Sussex Inlet Channel and Blackwater Creek in Mollymook.
The contractor for the works, Sandpiper Dredging, will mobilise to the first site on Monday 7 March to prepare for works ...
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February 26, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council is undertaking road rehabilitation work on Golf Avenue, Mollymook, between Shackleton and Sheppard Streets and at the intersection of Golf Avenue & Buchan Street.
The works are scheduled to be undertaken in two stages, to limit the impact of roadworks over the Easter holiday period.
The first stage of works will take place from 29 February to 24 March, weather permitting, on Golf Avenue between Shackleton and Sheppard Streets.
The second stage will run from 2...
Read more about Road rehabilitation works for Golf Avenue, Mollymook
February 24, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council Rangers are again reminding the community that heavy on the spot fines can be issued to anyone found illegally dumping waste in front of local businesses or elsewhere.
The warning follows the dumping of half a car body at the entry to Sell and Parker on Yalwal Road, West Nowra.
Rangers Services Manager, Michael Jarman said a white utility vehicle was observed by Ranger services staff removing half a car body off the back of the ute at approxima...
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February 22, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council recently completed road pavement reconstruction in Wallace St, between Kalandar St and St Anne St, Nowra and an upgrade of the culverts at the Browns Creek crossing on Quinns Lane.
The new culverts will reduce the frequency that Quinns Lane is inundated with stormwater during rain.
Wallace Street and Quinns Lane were both closed to through traffic during construction but have now reopened.
Mayor Joanna Gash said that despite the inconvenience to r...
Read more about Mayor commends residents during recently completed road projects
February 19, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to brush up their knowledge of road rules ahead of Road Rules Awareness Week 2016.
Held from 22 to 28 February 2016, Road Rules Awareness Week provides road users with the chance to improve their knowledge of the road rules and learn about new measures.
Mayor Joanna Gash said that this year’s campaign will focus on the most misunderstood road rules and provide an opportunity for road users to have their questions answered.
Read more about Council encouraging residents to brush up on road rules
February 17, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed The Guardian UK’s naming of Greenfields Beach in Jervis Bay National Park as one of the ‘12 best beaches in the world’, taking a coveted place alongside the world famous Bora Bora in French Polynesia, Starfish Beach in Panama and Source d’Argent in the Seychelles.
The Guardian UK also named Greenfields Beach as one of its “50 best beaches in the world”, as chosen by its readers, making it the only Aust...
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February 16, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council has previously called for Expressions of Interest to develop Council owned land within the Egans Lane precinct with a view to developing a vibrant and activated town centre.
Mayor Joanna Gash said Council shortlisted Derbury Pty Ltd as the preferred proponent for the proposed development of the Egans Lane Precinct last May.
“Council has identified the Egans Lane precinct as a key catalyst project for the activation and continued growth of Nowra CBD as a region...
Read more about Egans Lane Expression of Interest Update
February 16, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council has received the results from an IRIS phone survey which sought responses from the Shoalhaven community regarding the proposed merger of Kiama Municipal and Shoalhaven City councils.
The community survey is part of an information campaign Council resolved to implement at an Extra Ordinary Meeting of Council held on 25 January 2016.
The survey was conducted over the weekend of the 13-14 February 2016 and comprised of 500 respondents selected to statistically represen...
Read more about Council receives survey results showing little support for merger
February 15, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council is inviting comments from the local community on the draft Lady Denman Reserve Strategic Business and Master Plan.
Shoalhaven City Council is the Trust Manager of a number of Crown Reserves, including the Lady Denman Reserve which adjoins the Currambene Creek estuary in Huskisson.
Mayor Joanna Gash said the reserve is managed on Council’s behalf by the Lady Denman Heritage Museum Management Committee.
“The reserve is home to the locally heritage liste...
Read more about Council calling for comment on Lady Denman Reserve Strategic Business and Master Plan
February 10, 2016
Shoalhaven City Council manages 10 waste facilities across the Shoalhaven. The transfer station operations, transportation of the waste and Buy Back Centres at these facilities has been managed on Council’s behalf by a subcontractor, Subloos Pty Ltd.
Director of Assets and Works, Ben Stewart said Council has been working with all levels of management at Subloos over recent months to assist them in meeting their obligations under the contract, however, on Monday 8 February the company ap...
Read more about Temporary changes to Council’s Waste Depot operations