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Mayoral Column

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Posted on: 15 November, 2017

Mayoral Column - 15 November 2017


I hope you have all had an enjoyable week since last Wednesday’s update. I had the privilege of opening the first Michelago Spring Fair on Sunday. It was a wonderful occasion to show off the town and the day was a great success. The weather was nice and M...Read on...

Posted on: 8 November, 2017

Mayoral Column - 8 Novemebr 2017

What a wonderful weekend we were treated to in the Snowy Monaro. It was jam-packed with events that attracted thousands of visitors to the region. The Snowy Monaro has some wonderful events throughout the year, and I hope you were able to enjoy a few of t...Read on...

Posted on: 1 November, 2017

Mayoral Column - 1 November 2017

Upon being elected as a Councillor and then Mayor of Snowy Monaro Regional Council, one of my main priorities was to ensure Council implemented a cohesive and modernised Information Technology (IT) system.

When the three former shire councils came tog...Read on...

Posted on: 25 October, 2017

Mayoral column - 25 October 2017

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Since my last Mayoral update, Councillors met for the second meeting of Snowy Monaro Regional Council. There was robust discussion on many important issues for our region, and as a Council we’re committed to ensuring all towns/villages will prosper.

On...Read on...

Posted on: 19 October, 2017

Mayoral column - 18 October 2017

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I hope you have had a safe and enjoyable week since we last touched base. Last week, I highlighted the need for Council to look at the resources at our disposal to ensure we achieve greater efficiencies when it comes to maintaining the Snowy Monaro’s road...Read on...

Posted on: 12 October, 2017

Mayoral column - October 11

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On Sunday I had the pleasure of attending the 50th anniversary of the National Parks and Wildlife Service at the stunning Yarrangobilly Caves. This is a wild and magnificent part of the country but unfortunately the caves fall just over the border into th...Read on...

Posted on: 4 October, 2017

Mayoral column – John Rooney

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At last week’s inaugural Council meeting, I was privileged to be elected Mayor by my fellow Councillors. This is an honour I’m extremely humbled by, and I very much look forward to representing this fine region as its mayor.

A little about me. I live o...Read on...

Posted on: 13 September, 2017

Administrator's column - August 30

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An extra $8 million was committed to the feasibility study that is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

I had the pleasure of catching up with Snowy Hydro CEO Paul Broad to discuss Snowy 2.0 and the positive impacts it’ll have for our regio...Read on...