August 2012 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that the recent essential repairs to the Bay and Bay Leisure Centre waterslide have now been completed.As such, the waterslide will be open to the public from this Saturday 1 September.For any further inquiries please contact the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre on 4406 2022.
Shoalhaven City Council is advising residents that the Bay and Basin Leisure Centre 25 metre indoor pool will be closed to the public from 1pm on Sunday 9 September.The closure is due to the hosting of the combined Bay and Basin Amateur Swimming Club and Bomaderry Amateur Swimming Club carnival.Over 200 participants and their families are expected to attend the event.The rest of the centre will remain open with full public access to the leisure pool, spa, waterslide, gym and café. For any furth...
Read more about Bay and Basin Leisure Centre to host inter club Swimming Carnival
The NSW Minister for Local Government, Don Page has announced the creation of a LGA Taskforce formed to review the Local Government Act 1993.Commencing their work in September, the taskforce has been engaged to ensure current legislation and statutory framework will meet the future needs of the community along with the Local Government sector.The taskforce will be also charged with streamlining legislation to enable the effective and timely delivery of infrastructure and additional services whil...
Read more about LGA Taskforce to review Local Government Act
Shoalhaven City Council is set to request the NSW State Government review Council’s authority to impose penalties on property owners who do not reasonably comply with the graffiti policy.This request follows Council’s inability to impose action on property owners who are not taking appropriate measures to remove graffiti from their property.Following on from a recommendation at this week’s Ordinary Meeting, Council has also moved to - • Liaise with interested groups with a view to developing a t...
Read more about Council to lobby NSW Government for review of graffiti penalties
Shoalhaven City Council allocated the $1.7 million 2011/12 budget surplus, as reported in the June Quarterly Budget Review, to a host of projects and programs at this week’s Ordinary Meeting.Broadly welcomed by Councillors, the $1.7 million surplus was achieved through tight cost control and a strong focus on reducing operational expenditure.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said the savings made in the 2011/12 budget had allowed Council to vote additional expenditure on a range of key p...
Read more about Council votes to allocate 2011/12 budget surplus
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green today issued a special welcome to seven new Australian residents while conducting his final Citizenship Ceremony as Mayor this morning.The residents, from the United Kingdom, the United State of America, Vietnam, Italy and Canada, made the pledge of Australian Citizenship in front of friends and family at Council’s Administration Building.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green said he never tired of congratulating Australia’s newest citizens on their ...
Read more about Mayor, Paul Green welcomes seven new Australian residents
Shoalhaven City Council has been recognised for ‘demonstrating leadership in policy development and management’ after receiving the Excellence in Leadership and Innovation – Rural Councils award at this week’s LGMA NSW Awards evening.The Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) NSW Awards recognise excellence and contributions to the advancement and improvement of Local Government and provide an opportunity for Councils to be recognised as leaders in the industry. Council was represented at th...
Read more about Council receives LGMA NSW Award for Excellence in Leadership
Heads dry notch maintenance Shoalhaven City Council will be undertaking maintenance work to the dry notch site at Shoalhaven Heads next week.Council maintains a 50 metre wide dry notch at the Shoalhaven Heads river entrance as identified in the Shoalhaven River Entrance Management Plan for Flood Mitigation.The most recent bi-monthly survey of the river entrance has triggered the maintenance of the notch following the onset of additional sand at the entrance.Director of Strategic Planning and Inf...
Read more about Council to undertake Shoalhaven Heads dry notch maintenance
Shoalhaven City Council senior staff provided Minister for the Illawarra, Greg Pearce with an overview of the area’s future economic strategy during today’s visit to the area.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Paul Green joined senior Council staff in providing the Minister with a briefing on the area’s economic history, potential future challenges and the status of current and future planned projects.As part of the overview, Mr Pearce was provided with a detailed briefing of the area’s economic str...
Read more about Minister for the Illawarra, Greg Pearce visits Council
Nowra Library to host Vietnam War historian, Gary McKay
Shoalhaven City Libraries will host freelance historian and war writer, Gary McKay as he talks about his latest book, Vietnam - The complete story of the Australian war, at the Nowra Library from 6pm next Thursday 30 August.Having served a 30 year career in the Australian Army, Mr McKay received a Military Cross for gallantry following his role in battle during the Vietnam War.Upon leaving the Armed Forces in 1992 Mr McKay has since embarked on his second career as a freelance historian and writ...
Read more about Nowra Library to host Vietnam War historian, Gary McKay
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