The 2019/20 Gullen Range Wind Farm Community Fund Funding Round has delivered a combined $72,427 to nine community groups.
The grants, assessed by the Gullen Range Wind Farm Community Fund Section 355 Committee, and endorsed by Councillors at the 18 July Ordinary Council Meeting, will help to fund the following projects:
|Crookwell Services Men’s Bowling Club||Replacement of scoreboards||$6,682.50|
|Upper Lachlan Landcare||Youth connection and engagement project||$5,940|
|Kiamma Creek (Pat Cullen Reserve)||Heritage rock wall entrance off Laggan Road||$10,000|
|CWA Crookwell Evening Branch||Purchase of portable pergola||$700|
|Crookwell Car Club||Purchase of a defibrillator||$2,145|
|Crookwell/Taralga Aged Care||Viewhaven Lodge resident footpath||$5,390|
|Crookwell Barbell Club||Purchase of gym equipment||$7,975|
|Crookwell Golf Club||Automated watering system for greens and tees||$9,900|
|Bannister Hall||Completion of kitchen and disabled toilet facilities||$23,694.50|
Upper Lachlan Shire Council Mayor and Committee Member John Stafford said the Fund provides grants to projects or initiatives that benefit the community within 10km of the wind farm.
“It is wonderful to see so many local community groups benefit from this funding,” Cr Stafford said.