September 2012 Archive | Media Releases - Shoalhaven City Council

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Shoalhaven City Council is calling for nominations for the 2013 Australia Day Awards.Local residents are being asked to nominate an outstanding community member for their ongoing contribution to the City.Council will present the 2013 Australia Day Awards in the categories of Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Senior Sports person and Junior Sports person.Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said the Australia Day Awards provide an opportunity for Council to recognise those res...
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Shoalhaven City Council has begun preparations for the creation of a revised Community Strategic Plan with the adoption of the project scope and engagement strategy to guide the Plan’s review at Tuesday night’s Ordinary meeting.Since its adoption in 2010 the first Community Strategic Plan (CSP) has been used to drive and inform Council’s Delivery Program and annual Operational Plan.Given the substantial community input and Council direction reflected in the 2010 CSP Council will focus on a revie...
Read more about Council begins preparations for Community Strategic Plan review
Shoalhaven City Council wishes to advise residents of the Shoalhaven City Village and Sea Pools opening hours for the upcoming summer season.Village Pools - Berry, Greenwell Point, Shoalhaven Heads and MiltonSchool terms (Saturday 3 November - Friday 21 December 2012)(Wednesday 30 January - Sunday 31 March 2013)Monday to Friday 7am - 11am and 2pm - 6pmWeekends 10am - 5pmNSW Public Holidays 1pm - 5pmNSW Summer School Holidays (Saturday 22 December 2012 - Tuesday 29 January 2013)Monday to Sund...
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Shoalhaven City Council has moved to allow the Milton/Ulladulla Rotary Club use of the Ulladulla Civic Centre for the Blessing of the Fleet Ball to be held in April 2013.With no fixed date having been set for the commencement of planned upgrade works on the Civic Centre, Council voted to allow the group use of the facility during next year’s Blessing of the Fleet celebrations.Mayor, Joanna Gash, who recommended the group’s continuing use of the facility as part of her inaugural Mayoral Minute, s...
Read more about Council provides support to Blessing of the Fleet Festival
Shoalhaven City Council is joining the Linear Accelerator Fund Raising Appeal Committee (LINAC) in seeking Expressions of Interest from public artists for the commissioning of an outdoor sculptural work at the Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre.Initially formed to build a fund to place a linear accelerator for cancer treatment in the Shoalhaven, the LINAC Committee is now developing aspects for the enhancement of the Cancer Clinic and its operations.As part of this process, the LINAC Committee is off...
Read more about LINAC Public Art Sculpture Project
Shoalhaven City Council elected Councillor John Wells as Deputy Mayor during the first Ordinary meeting of the new term held on Tuesday night.Councillor Wells defeated Councillor Amanda Findley for the position while Ward three Councillor, Alan Baptist was elected Assistant Deputy Mayor, also defeating Councillor Findley. Mayor, Joanna Gash congratulated Councillor Wells on becoming Deputy Mayor saying she looked forward to working closely with the former Council staff member.“Councillor Wells b...
Read more about Council elects new Deputy Mayor
Shoalhaven City Libraries will be hosting two first time authors, Linda Benton and David Rule, as they speak about their recently released book Two Feet Forward at the Nowra Library from 11am on Tuesday 2 October.The book outlines the pair’s decision to take off on a round the world adventure within two weeks of meeting one another after both Ms Benton and David Rule were made redundant as a result of the Global Financial Crisis. Using a unique mixture of photography, recipes and personal anecdo...
Read more about Nowra Library to host first time travel writers in upcoming author talk
Shoalhaven City Council has received the final results from the recently held election, allowing the makeup of the new Council to finally be completed.Mayor, Joanna Gash will become the City’s first female Mayor after receiving nearly 64 percent of first preference votes. Mayor, Gash will be joined by seven members of Team Gash in the new look Council.With 10 new Councillors elected to Council only Andrew Guille, Greg Watson and Amanda Findley remain from the previous term.The elected Council in...
Read more about Council receives final election results
Shoalhaven City Arts Centre is currently hosting ‘Creative Moments’, an annual joint exhibition of the Shoalhaven Woodcraft Society, Nowra Spinners and Weavers and the Shoalhaven Potters.This local and non-competitive exhibition provides an opportunity for local artisans and crafts people to share their passion and talents with the community.Shoalhaven City Arts Centre Manager, Tracey Glenn said this year’s exhibition titled ‘Creative Garden’ would again provide local residents with an opportuni...
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Shoalhaven City Council is encouraging local residents to help rid the City of needless vandalism by taking part in this Sunday’s Graffiti Removal Day.Council has worked with event organisers Rotary Down Under in the lead up to the event through the identification of local graffiti hot spots.Interested residents are encouraged to register online before volunteering at one of the 10 specially nominated cleanup sites throughout the City.Nominated cleanup sites include - • 26 Mountain Ash Place, Wo...
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