April 2015 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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The General Manager of Shoalhaven City Council, Mr Russ Pigg, is reminding all interested ratepayers to come along to one of the three public meetings to hear more about key budget and planning issues including rates and projects for the coming year. “This is a chance to hear staff present and explain the draft budget and proposed rating for 2015/16. “This year Council has taken a positive step forward to confront a difficult issue and start a conversation which we are encourag...
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Nowra Library will be closed on Monday, 4th of May and reopen on Tuesday, 5th of May to allow for some exciting new enhancements. As part of the library’s continuing refurbishment, new carpet will be laid which will cover the junior area and extend down to the back of the library. The existing carpet is dated and due for replacement, and the new covering will provide comfort and style for library users. Another enhancement will be the installation of a new Multi-Function Printing Dev...
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Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash, has urged people to take care as wet weather takes hold in the Shoalhaven. “The weather has caused a number of issues across the area including localised flooding, potholes and fallen trees across roadways.” “I urge everyone to take care on the roads, watch for potholes and drive extra carefully as the water on the roads makes for slippery conditions.” Council staff are attending to a number of local incidents with issu...
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Biggest capital spend ever for Council at $240M over 2 years Small cash deficit of $0.5M Major projects to be rolled out across the Shoalhaven Visit a community meeting to find out more Shoalhaven City Council has placed its key planning and budget draft documents on public exhibition following a motion at tonight’s Council meeting in Ulladulla. The 2015/16 Delivery Program and Operational Plan will be open to public comment until 25 May, allowing an opportunity for the commu...
Read more about Key Planning and Budget Documents for the City go on Public Exhibition
Council wishes to advise that road closures will be in effect on Saturday 25 April 2015, to enable the annual ANZAC Day marches and ceremonies to be held within the City of Shoalhaven at the following times and locations. Berry – Assemble in Queen Street adjacent to Apex Park at 10.20am.  The march will move off at 10.30am via Queen and Alexandra Streets to War Memorial Gardens for the one (1) hour service. Bomaderry – Dawn Service in Walsh Memorial Park, Meroo Street comm...
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Shoalhaven City Council and Milton-Ulladulla Ex Servos today announced a unique model for the future management of the Ulladulla Civic Centre. Under the agreement the Ex-Servos and Council will from early May onwards co-manage the centre operations, library and visitor information services and the function and event spaces. Craig Milburn, Council’s Director of Corporate and Community Services said since opening the new look Civic Centre close to 12 months ago, Council has been assess...
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Shoalhaven City Council has recently reviewed its policy for Private Functions on Public Reserves.  The policy review has focused on key issues such as the size, type, length and location of functions, as well as fees, bonds and the need for dedicated facilities. Mayor, Joanna Gash said Council is calling on the local community to have their say while the draft policy is on exhibition. “We are especially looking for feedback on these key issues for example, is a 25 metre buff...
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Shoalhaven City Council is calling on the local community to have their say regarding the Review of Environmental Factor (REF) reports into a number of proposed dredging works across the City. Council received a NSW State Government grant for $708,000 through the Rescuing our Waterways program to undertake dredging works at Currambene Creek, Conjola Lake and Sussex Inlet Channel. The proposed works also include storage and transport of sand, the placement of sand at Callala and Mollymook b...
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Shoalhaven City Council is helping students from Macquarie University Department of Environmental Sciences undertake field works on coastal management in the Jervis Bay area from next week. The students will undertake vegetation and dune topography surveys at Collingwood Beach as well as water quality monitoring on a number of waterways discharging into the Bay. As part of the field works, the students will also be surveying local residents and visitors to assess community views ...
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Shoalhaven City Arts Centre is inviting artists, art organisations and community cultural groups interested in exhibiting at the Centre in 2016 to submit an ‘expression of interest’ before 30 June 2015. The Arts Centre has four exhibition spaces available for hire by individual artists and community groups wishing to exhibit their art. In addition, the Nowra School of Arts is available for special exhibitions for two week periods throughout the year using display boards instead...
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