July 2012 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to have their say on the future direction of Local Government as part of the NSW Government’s current structural review. The NSW Government has established an Independent Local Government Review Panel to recognise the ‘different needs of regional, rural and metropolitan’ communities. As part of the review, the panel is currently consulting broadly with Councils, the wider community and key stakeholders as it investig...
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Shoalhaven City Council will consider the results of tenders for the engagement of the detailed design team for the redevelopment of the Ulladulla Civic Centre, Library and Visitors Centre at tonight’s Ordinary meeting.Council has committed $10 million to upgrading the existing Ulladulla Civic Centre with works to include -• Upgraded Civic Auditorium• Improved access and lift• Improved tourism area and display foyer• Full commercial kitchen With the project plan providing for a building contract...
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Shoalhaven City Council announced the winners of the 2012 Shoalhaven Medals at the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre last Friday night. The Shoalhaven Medal recognises those residents that have made an outstanding contribution to the local community or achieved a level of excellence in a particular field of endeavour. Nominations were judged on the length and quality of service provided to an organisation as well as acts of compassion, generosity or bravery. Local volunteer, John Bennett ...
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Shoalhaven City Council is reminding local resident to nominate an entry in the 2012 Shoalhaven Building Design Awards. Held every two years the awards are open to all projects which are located within Shoalhaven City and completed within three years of the call for nominations. This year’s awards will include a residential housing section as well as commercial/industrial buildings and an award for subdivision design. Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said Council had alre...
Read more about Council calls for 2012 Shoalhaven Building Design Award nominations
Shoalhaven City Council is calling on local residents to have their say on the draft Citywide Growth Management Strategy-Version 1. Council currently has existing plans in place for the future growth of many of our major towns and villages. There are however remaining areas within the City which are not covered by an existing longer term structure plan or settlement strategy. The draft Citywide Growth Management Strategy (GMS) provides direction for these remaining settlements and ensures that...
Read more about Council to exhibit draft Citywide Growth Management Strategy
Due to ongoing mechanical issues, the Shoalhaven Mobile Library will not be available this week.It is anticipated the Mobile Library will return to normal service Monday 30 July.Library members are able to renew books via the phone.Overdue fees will not be charged on any late returns during this period.
With the London Olympics just around the corner, the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre is getting into the competitive spirit by hosting a 10 day Olympic Individual Challenge of its own.Starting Monday 30 July, the 10 day challenge will see participants competing against themselves in a series of activities designed to mimic the actual Olympic program.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said participants will have the opportunity to test themselves in a series of specially tailored pump, cyclin...
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Shoalhaven City Council has engaged a private contractor to provide preliminary design advice on the next stage of erosion remediation works within Callala Bay.Coastal Engineer, Gary Blumberg is currently reviewing coastal management studies following on from the damage caused in the large storm event that took place in June 2012.The storm resulted in damage to around 12 yachts which were washed from their moorings, beach erosion from the boat ramp to Wowley Creek and the undermining of several ...
Read more about Council to undertake further Callala Bay erosion remediation works
Shoalhaven City Council is reminding pet owners to ensure animals are under effective control at all times following a number of community concerns regarding aggressive dogs.   Council’s Animal Management Officers have received a large number of phone calls over the past week from local residents following encounters with a threatening dog.   On each occasion the dog has been unattended outside of their properties and acting in an aggressive manner towards people and or other...
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Shoalhaven City Council is currently calling on nominations for the Community Grants Program, a scheme designed to help local associations build vibrant and active communities.The program aims to build diverse, safe and connected communities through the promotion of community based projects.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green called on local associations to nominate for the program saying the scheme was designed to encourage a supportive approach to innovative community programs.“These gra...
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