In my last column I spoke about council's draft 2020/21 Operational Plan and Budget being placed on public exhibition.
While the exhibition period for this document closed last week, I encourage all residents to keep a regular eye on our online community engagement hub, Your Say Wingecarribee.
This website contains all of council's current community engagement projects and allows residents the opportunity to share their suggestions, which can ultimately help shape our key projects.
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At the moment we have several projects on public exhibition including our Playspace Strategy and Public Memorials Policy and Guidelines.
The Playspace Strategy details the future management of our shire's public playgrounds while the latter provides guidelines on the planting of memorial trees, statues and plaques in public reserves.
Starting today you can also provide feedback on our proposed long-term vision to turn Moss Vale's Lackey Park into a dedicated multi-discipline sporting precinct.
Our Your Say Wingecarribee website also provides a direct link to our Community Engagement Coordinator and Customer Service Team.
To learn more about current consultations, public exhibitions and major projects taking place across the shire, visit www.yoursaywingecarribee.com.au.
As for the draft 2020/21 Operational Plan and Budget? Staff are now busy collating the submissions received during the public exhibition period.
This feedback will be presented in a final report to councillors where they'll weigh up all the information before making a final decision.
More good news from our Bowral Central Library!
As of today, restrictions will be further eased and up to 30 patrons can now visit for up to an hour per day.
We're also opening several PC's, printers and photocopiers for public use. Study tables will also be made available and the library toilets will once again reopen.
Dedicated opening hours for vulnerable patrons will remain from 9.30am to 11am with general access to follow from 11am to 5pm.
To view all the new changes, conditions of use or to view Bowral Library's online catalogue including Renewal and Request options, visit www.library.wsc.nsw.gov.au or phone 1300 266 235.
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