Ayr and Brandon residents requested to conserve water between 29 May and 30 June 2017.

Burdekin Shire Council is carrying out planned maintenance works during the period Monday 29th May and 30th June 2017. These works require the South Ayr Water Borefield to be taken offline to allow the installation of a new electrical switchboard.  The South Ayr Reservoir will also need to be taken offline for the week 19th to 23rd June 2017, further limiting the capacity of the water supply system.

Residents of Ayr and Brandon are requested to limit water usage to essential purposes to ease demand and maintain essential water supply to the townships during this four week period and to take particular care not to make unnecessary use of water in the week of 19th -23rd of June.

Council regrets any inconvenience that may be caused to residents as a result of these necessary maintenance works.

For further information or queries, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

URGENT INTERRUPTION TO WATER SUPPLY – EIGHTH AVENUE HOME HILL

Due to urgent water main repairs, sections of Eighth Avenue Home Hill from First Street to Third Street on the even side will lose water supply between the hours of 1pm and 3pm today Tuesday 4th April 2017.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these urgent repairs.  Please contact Council Customer Service on (07) 47839800 if required.

Ordinary Council Meetings – April 2017

Due to Cyclone Debbie and the ANZAC Day public holiday the scheduled Ordinary Council meetings for April have been altered.

Meetings will be held at the Council Chambers 145 Young Street, Ayr on the following dates:
Tuesday, 4 April 2017 at 9.00am
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 at 9.00am

Temporary Closure of Clare Pool

Council advises that due to a faulty chlorine doser the Clare Pool remains closed.

The replacement part has not been delivered as anticipated due to Cyclone Debbie. We are unsure when delivery and repairs will be made however will keep you informed.

The pool will re-open after the equipment has been replaced and the pool water quality has been brought back up to standard.

We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience while repairs are made.

Council is please to advise that the Ayr, Home Hill and Millaroo pools have reopened.

Planned airscouring of water main in Cameron Street between Edward and Young Streets Ayr Sunday 26 March 2017

Council has planned airscouring works on the water main in Cameron Street between Edward and Young Streets Ayr on Sunday 26 March 2017.

The air scouring process requires the isolation of sections of water main and household water services. Each section will be isolated for a maximum of six (6) hours between 9:00am and 3:00pm during which water supply will be disrupted.

If you have any queries or experience discoloured water as a result of these works, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. Monday to Friday, or for outside of normal work hours, Council’s after hours service on 4783 9800 and follow the prompts.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these necessary works.

Burdekin Shire Council (Making of Subordinate Local Law) Website Notice (No. 1) 2017

Local Government Act 2009

Burdekin Shire Council (Making of Subordinate Local Law) Website Notice (No. 1) 2017

Making of subordinate local law

  • Burdekin Shire Council (the “Council”) has, by resolution dated the 28th day of February 2017, made Community and Environmental Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2017.

Subordinate local law amended

  • Community and Environmental Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No 1) 2017 amends Subordinate Local Law No. 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2012.

Authorising local law

  • The authorising local law for Community and Environmental Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No 1) 2017 is Local Law No. 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2012.

Purpose and general effect

  • The purpose and general effect of Community and Environmental Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No 1) 2017 is to declare an additional plant, being Neem tree (Azadirachta indica) as a local pest in Council’s entire local government area.

Consolidated version of subordinate local law

  • Council has, by resolution dated the 28th day of February 2017, adopted a consolidated version of Subordinate Local Law No. 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2012.

Inspection

  • Copies of Community and Environmental Management (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No 1) 2017 and the consolidated version of Subordinate Local Law No. 3 (Community and Environmental Management) 2012 may be—

(a)   inspected and purchased at the Council Chambers, 145 Young Street, Ayr; and

(b)   viewed by the public on the website of the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.

Airscouring Works on Water Mains – Young St between Wilmington and Graham Sts – 14 March 2017

Council has planned airscouring works on water mains as follows:

Location: Both sides of Young Street, Ayr between Wilmington and Graham Streets

Date: Tuesday 14th March 2017

The air scouring process requires the isolation of sections of water main and household water services. Each section will be isolated for a maximum of six (6) hours between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm during which water supply will be disrupted.

Residents in this area are advised to store their day’s supply of drinking water prior to 9:00am on that day.

If you require further information or experience discoloured water as a result of these works, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

Outside of these hours, please contact Council’s After Hours Service on 4783 9800 and follow the prompts.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused by these necessary works.

Airscour Works on Water Mains – Munro & Wilmington Street Areas

Weather permitting, Council will undertake scouring of water mains as follows:

  • Wednesday 8th March, 2017 – Wilmington Street, Ayr between Edward and Young Streets
  • Thursday 9th March, 2017 – Munro Street, Ayr between Edward and Young Streets

This air scouring process requires the isolation of sections of water main and household water services.  Each section will be isolated for a maximum of six (6) hours between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm during which water supply will be disrupted.  Residents in these areas are advised to store your days drinking water prior to 9:00am.

Residents in this area may experience water discolouration for up to two days after works are completed. You may wish to postpone washing of clothes etc., during that time.

Should you have any queries in relation to this matter please do not hesitate to contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.

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