April 2012 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is inviting comments on the 2012/13 Draft Budget, holding a series of community forums to help residents have their say.Council's Draft Delivery program and Operation Plan, including the 2012/13 Draft Budget, will be on public exhibition from Tuesday 1 May – Tuesday 29 May.The Draft Budget currently proposes a $1.23 million deficit over the coming year. Council staff have provided the elected Council with a number of proposed cost reductions to help balance the budget.Cou...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green has clarified a number of recent media statements made by NRMA Director, Alan Evans following Council’s decision to rezone land at Meroo Meadow adjacent to the Princes Highway.Mr Evans has publicly expressed concern regarding Council’s decision to realign the proposed western R1 General Residential zone boundary and in turn reduce the possible buffer zone along a section of the proposed western bypass of Nowra.The draft Shoalhaven Local Environment Plan ...
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Shoalhaven City Council has purchased two Huskisson properties as part of settlement negotiations with the Huscorp Group.The Huscorp Group had previously lodged a claim against Council in the Supreme Court alleging they had purchased the properties at 36 Owen Street and 26 Sydney Street Huskisson, in reliance upon statements made by Council in 2005.At that time Council called for Expressions of Interest for property owned at 38-40 Owen Street and 3 Moreton Street, Huskisson.Amidst community conc...
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Shoalhaven City Council’s programmed road sealing and resealing program has once again been impacted by the recent heavy rains.The main affected roads include –• The sealing of one kilometre of the recently reconstructed Culburra Road.• The sealing of 1.2 kilometres of the reconstructed Upper Kangaroo Valley Road.Sealing of these reconstructed roads had been scheduled for commencement on Wednesday 18 April.At the completion of these roads, works were then programmed to commence on a number of ro...
Read more about Wet weather plays havoc with Council’s sealing program
Shoalhaven City Council will begin construction on Section two of the Ulladulla Walkway project this Monday 23 April.Local Contractor, Zauner Construction will begin the works which include the construction of a series of elevated timber viewing decks, pergolas, hand railings and landscaping as well as the implementation of lighting and interpretative screen panelling, Taking place between the rears of 84 to 92 Princes Highway, this section of work will also break through the existing brick wal...
Read more about Construction set to commence on the Ulladulla Walkway project
As a result of the decision to reconvene this week’s adjourned Ordinary Meeting until Tuesday 24 April, the Special Development Committee meeting scheduled for this day has now been cancelled. Under Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, Council was obligated to adjourn Tuesday’s Ordinary Meeting at 10pm due to health and safety implications. The LEP Special Development Committee was due to consider a number of ‘area specific’ reports at the Tuesday 24 April meet...
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Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that the Huskisson Sea Pool and Wading Pool are currently closed as a result of the recent heavy rains. Council staff are continuing cleaning operations, however these works have been prolonged due to the large amount of material which has collected in both pools. Unfortunately, this has brought forward the season closure date for Huskisson Sea Pool and Wading Pool to Friday 20 April 2012 instead of the end of April. Ulladulla Sea Pool has not been ...
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Shoalhaven City Council has provided the owner of a vacant Shoalhaven Heads holiday accommodation complex with orders requiring the demolition of a fibro building and the removal of asbestos from buildings on site. As part of the demolition orders, Council has also requested that proper fencing be placed around the entire property to ensure access is blocked to the adjoining buildings. Council had been conducting periodic inspections of the site, located on the corner of Macintosh and Staples St...
Read more about Shoalhaven Heads building issued with demolition order
Shoalhaven City Council will reconvene at 4pm next Tuesday 24 April after adjourning last night’s Ordinary Meeting.Under Council’s Code of Meeting Practice, Council has an obligation to adjourn meetings once they reach 10pm in a decision that has health and safety implications as well.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said that Tuesday’s Ordinary Meeting will be an important one given the number of important items still on the agenda.These items include the draft 2012/13 budget and the r...
Read more about Council forced to adjourn Ordinary Meeting
A number of Shoalhaven City Council staff at the Bomaderry Works Depot will be temporarily relocated to a new depot in Railway Street, Bomaderry while remediation works are undertaken to their current workspace.Shoalhaven City Council previously closed access to the Bulk Store Shed and Stores Office at the Bomaderry Depot in late March following the discovery of asbestos dust within both locations.Further testing was undertaken by an independent expert consultant and while extensive sampling ind...
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