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Shoalhaven City Council has today begun advertising the four Group Director Positions arising as part of the current organisational review process.Council has adopted a new organisational structure as part of a raft of new cost saving initiatives adopted by the organisation.As part of the new structure, Council has begun an open recruitment process for the four Group Director positions (a reduction from the previous six group model).The new positions include - • Director of Assets and Works • Di...
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Shoalhaven City Council will be re-exhibiting the draft Shoalhaven Local Environment Plan (SLEP) 2013 from Wednesday 3 April.The SLEP is being re-exhibited to allow the community to comment on the changes made to the draft document as a result of the original 13 week exhibition process back in 2011.As part of the re-exhibition process Council will be conducting a series of Drop in Sessions throughout the City to enable the community to access information on the plan, ask questions of staff and m...
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Shoalhaven City Council is calling on local residents to become involved in the Shoalhaven’s creative future by making comment on the draft Shoalhaven Arts Centre Strategic Plan 2020, which is currently on public exhibition.As part of the exhibition process, Council will be hosting a public forum on Thursday 4 April at the Nowra Administration Building from 5.30pm to answer questions and receive further feedback on the draft document. The draft Shoalhaven Arts Centre Strategic Plan 2020 provides...
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Council encourages local residents to remove environmental weeds
Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to identify and remove the environmental weed, Cassia from local properties.Originating from South America, Cassia (Senna pendula) was originally brought to Australia as an ornamental horticultural plant.Local residents will recognise the weed from its bright yellow buttercup flowers which are currently in bloom. Cassia thrives in all conditions and can be found along the area’s beaches, creeks and roadsides.Mayor, Joanna Gash said Cassia wa...
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Shoalhaven City Council has completed temporary repairs to the Parma Road Bridge, Falls Creek with one lane of traffic being reopened to the public.Council closed eastern access to Parma Road, Falls Creek from the Princes Highway in late January following the discovery of structural damage to the Parma Creek Bridge.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said she was pleased to see the Parma Road Bridge reopen to traffic.“Council has made the temporary repair of the Parma Road Bridge a priori...
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Councillors undertake Round the Bay Walk site inspection
Shoalhaven City Council staff and Councillors met with both local property owners and members of the Vincentia Ratepayers and Residents Association last week as they inspected the proposed Round the Bay Walk site adjacent to Orion Beach, Vincentia.  Once completed, the Round the Bay Walk will connect walking routes on both Council and National Parks managed foreshore land around Jervis Bay from Callala Bay to Hyams Beach.  Council previously adopted the Round the Bay Walks Implementa...
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The Milton Library will be hosting a morning tea from 11am Friday 22 March in celebration of Seniors Week.This special event will provide local residents with the opportunity to relax with friends over a cup of tea and snack while enjoying the many free resources on offer at Milton Library.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said she was encouraging local residents to take advantage of the upcoming morning tea.“Seniors Week provides an ideal opportunity for the area’s senior residents to ...
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Mayor Gash commends Nowra Aboriginal Land Council on clean up
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has praised the Nowra Aboriginal Land Council (NALC) following their commitment in assisting Council Rangers fight illegal dumping.Council Rangers were notified of substantial amounts of building waste, household furniture, children’s play equipment and general rubbish that had been illegally dumped within NALC controlled bush land at Mundamia in early 2013.Mayor Gash said that once notified by Council Rangers as to the presence and location of the ille...
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Shoalhaven City Council has resolved to re-exhibit the St Georges Basin Estuary Management Plan and hold another community forum as a way of further engaging the local community.The Council will be hosting a community forum to discuss the re-exhibited draft St Georges Basin Estuary Management Plan from 4pm on Friday 22 March at the Sussex Inlet Community Centre.Council staff will be on hand to outline the key elements of the draft Plan Review, which will focus on the issue of silting within the ...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has addressed a number of inaccuracies circulating within the media following a report on recently released traffic concept plans.The then Roads and Traffic Authority, not Shoalhaven City Council as reported in the media, commissioned engineering consultancy firm, SMEC to provide the concept plans in order to address traffic congestion along Illaroo Road and the Princess Highway.Council were provided with a copy of the report by the RTA with extracts of...
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