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Shoalhaven City Council is inviting expressions of interest from sporting clubs in the Bay and Basin area interested in obtaining sponsorship in return for implementing a campaign to prevent illegal rubbish dumping in their community. Council will select three sporting clubs to participate in the RID Community Champions program, based on the merit of their proposed campaigns. The selected clubs will have until 1 October 2016 to carry out their campaigns, after which point, the club with th...
Read more about Council inviting Bay and Basin sporting clubs to apply for sponsorship program worth $10,000
Shoalhaven City Council is advising local residents of the proposed temporary closure of Turpentine Road for two, five day periods in May, from 6am Monday 2 May 2016 to 5pm Friday 6 May 2016, and again from 6am Monday 9 May 2016 to 5pm Friday 13 May 2016 (weather permitting). The works are part of the ongoing project to seal Turpentine Road from Princes Highway to Braidwood Road. The section of closed road will extend from approximately 8.6km to 12.9km from the Princes Highway (vicinity of...
Read more about Turpentine Road – Temporary Closure
Shoalhaven City Council General Manager, Mr Russ Pigg, has outlined that there are some proposed changes in this year’s draft budget, which will impact on the amount of rates charged across the City.    “When Council is preparing the budget for the new financial year, it considers revenue generated from rates and charges,” said Mr Pigg. “Council is limited to a maximum percentage that can be raised from certain rates and charges by the Minister for Local G...
Read more about Rating Charge Changes Proposed in Draft Budget
Ongoing use of dirt tracks within Heritage Estates, Jervis Bay, by vehicles and trail bikes has resulted in illegal dumping, severe erosion, public safety and water quality concerns. Mayor, Joanna Gash said to address these issues Council will install a series of gates and barriers to generally exclude vehicles and trail bikes from the area. “Council is not legally required to ensure that the land is accessible by vehicle but Council does have obligations to manage dumping, safety an...
Read more about Gates to be implemented at Heritage Estates to protect water quality and public safety
Shoalhaven City Council has considered the application for a retail development proposed for No. 320 Princes Highway, Bomaderry, at tonight’s Ordinary Meeting. The development includes the demolition of existing structures, bulk earthworks, construction of a retail development (Woolworths supermarket), associated car parking, advertising signage, landscaping, new vehicle access points and works within the adjoining road reserve. Mayor Joanna Gash said that Councillors, as the determi...
Read more about Supermarket Development Application Considered by Council
The General Manager of Shoalhaven City Council, Mr Russ Pigg, is inviting all interested ratepayers to come along to one of three public meetings to hear more about key budget and planning issues including rates and projects for the coming year. “The draft budget shows significant capital expenditure and includes major expenditure on roadworks, sewerage systems, and other major projects including:• $3.6 million for Local Road Repair Programs • $3.3 million for Local Road Reseal • $1.2 million fo...
Read more about Exhibition Draft Delivery Program and Budget
Shoalhaven City Council wishes to advise that road closures will be in effect on Monday 25 April 2016, 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 Str...
Read more about ANZAC Day Road Closures and Marches
Members of the Mollymook community are asked to be on the lookout in the vicinity of Sandridge Cemetery, for people who may be removing plants and memorabilia from graves or ash interment sites.  Council has received several reports of items being stolen and also about dogs roaming off leash and their owners not cleaning up after them. Mayor, Joanna Gash said everyone grieves in a different way, the loss of special tokens is extremely distressing for families, as is the removal of pla...
Read more about Council encouraging community to keep watch at Sandridge Cemetery
Shoalhaven City Council is advising local residents that the application process for the Community Development Grants Scheme in now open and will be conducted via a number of workshops held throughout the Shoalhaven. Mayor Joanna Gash said community members would be able to apply for funding up to a maximum of $2,000 through the scheme. “The Community Development Grants Scheme has been designed to help local organisations and associations build vibrant and activated local communities...
Read more about Community Development Grants Application Process Open
Shoalhaven City Council will be replacing the existing two span concrete bridge on Jacobs Drive Sussex Inlet with a new single span concrete bridge. Works will commence from the 26th April 2016 and have been timed after the peak holiday period to reduce impacts on community and business groups. The works are expected to take approximately ten weeks, during which time Jacobs Drive will be closed at the bridge site, as well as the waterway area adjoining the bridge works. A detour will be pu...
Read more about Bridge Replacement Works Jacobs Drive Sussex Inlet
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