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Council Meeting Snapshot - 13 June 2018

Below are a number of highlights from today’s Council Meeting.

Action Plan to Reduce Speed Limit through Yuleba

Council endorsed Yuleba Development Group’s proposed Action Plan to lobby for a reduction in the speed limit on the Warrego Highway through Yuleba by:

  • Providing support to set up a petition;
  • Writing to the Minister for Police;
  • Investigating the Federal Government’s Black Spot Program; and
  • Writing a letter of support to the Department of Main Roads about a proposal for electronic traffic calming signs.

Sale of Land for Overdue Rates and Charges

Council will commence procedures to recover outstanding rates and charges as part of our ongoing debt recovery processes.

Wall of Fame Inductees

Lawson Dingle and Fletcher Ferguson will be included on the Wall of Fame for representing Australia under a recognised National Sporting Organisation for weight lifting and water skiing respectively.

Australian Livestock Market Association (ALMA) Board

Cr Flynn was endorsed for nomination for a board member position on the ALMA Board.

Roma Pool

Based on a maintenance report presented at the meeting, Council is going to look at future options in consultation with the community, for a new pool complex in Roma.

Flood Mitigation Traffic Changes

With flood mitigation works currently being undertaken, residents are advised to be aware of changed traffic conditions on Miscamble Street East.

Injune Men’s Shed

Approval was given for the Injune Men’s Shed to construct a shed in Injune on Council land with the group funding all construction costs.

Clearview Rise Solar Farm Proposal

Council refused approval for the Clearview Rise solar farm proposed by Economic Development Qld due to conflicts with Council’s planning scheme.

Federal Government Smart Cities Funding

Council will apply for $500,000 to install Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems for the water and sewerage services across our region.