Temporary Closure – Ford Park Amenities

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that refurbishment works to the amenities block at Ford Park will commence on Monday 23rd October 2017 until approximately Sunday 4th December 2017. The refurbishment works will be completed under a temporary closure to the amenities block.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks the community in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Bi-Annual Water Supply Meter Reading

Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Monday 23rd October, 2017.  Approximate times and areas for the commencement of meter readings are:

  • Late October – Home Hill, Rossiters Hill, Brandon and Parkside
  • Early to Mid November – East Ayr, Drysdale Estate, South Ayr
  • Mid November – Ayr CBD, Little Drysdale & Kennedy Street areas, Sutcliffe Estate area, Alva Beach, Mt. Kelly and Giru

To assist Councils meter readers, residents are requested to please clear meters of all obstructions, isolate and/or restrain dogs and unlock gates.

For further information, or to arrange specific access to your property, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

 

Public Consultation – Proposal to make Administration (Amendment) Local Law (No 1) 2017

Public Notice

Local Government Act 2009

 

  1. Burdekin Shire Council (“Council”) has proposed to make Administration (Amendment) Local Law (No. 1) 2017 (the “proposed local law”).
  2. The purpose and general effect of the proposed local law is to ensure that persons do not threaten, insult or use abusive language to local government employees.
  3. Written submissions by any person in support of, or objecting to, the proposed local law are invited for a 21 day period commencing on Thursday 5 October 2017 and ending on 25 October 2017 (the “consultation period”).
  4. During the consultation period copies of the proposed local law will be made available at the Council Chambers, 145 Young Street, Ayr; the Burdekin Library, Graham Street, Ayr; and the Home Hill Library, Ninth Avenue, Home Hill during normal office hours or can be found on Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au
  5. Submissions must be received on or before 25 October 2017 stating—
    1. the grounds of the submission; and
    2. the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.

Submissions are to be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 974, Ayr or by email to

You can download the proposed local law using the link below:

Fire Hydrant Replacement – Queen Street, Ayr – Sunday 17 Sept

Council will be undertaking a Fire Hydrant Replacement in Queen Street, Ayr on Sunday 17th September, 2017 between the hours of 10:00am and 12:00 pm.

These works will result in an interruption to the water supply during this period to residents in the Queen Street area from Railway Street to Little Drysdale Street. Residents are advised to store one day’s supply of drinking water.

Residents in this area may experience water discolouration for a period following the planned works.  It is advisable to delay washing of clothes etc., for up to two days after work is completed.

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

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.

Queen Street – Temporary Lane Closure – Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser

A temporary single lane closure, including centre parking, will be established in Queen Street, Ayr from the Edwards Street intersection at Harvey Norman up to and including the shop frontage of  Sibby Saitta’s World of Fashion, on Saturday 26th July 2014, from 5.00pm to 7.00pm for the Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser.

The general public and business owners are requested to remove their vehicles from the affected area prior to the 5pm closure.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closure

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge will take place from Tuesday 29 July to and including Friday 1 August 2014 and Monday 4 August to and including Friday 8 August 2014 (weather permitting) between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.

During this time, speed restrictions will be in place and the site will be under traffic control.  North and south bound road users should expect minor delays.

To minimise disruptions, heavy vehicles operators with loads wider than three metres must contact David Macauley on 0407 690 314 to advise of an anticipated time of arrival to allow for road barriers and other infrastructure to be cleared.  Failure to give advance warning will result in further delays.

We apologise for any inconvenience and seek your cooperation during this program of works.

If you have any queries in relation to this work, please contact the Community Engagement Services team on 1800 625 648.

Ayr Showgrounds – Changed Traffic Conditions and Partial Road Closure – Queensland Heritage Rally

Changed traffic conditions and a partial road closure will be in place on the streets surrounding the Ayr Showgrounds including the Bruce Highway from 9.00am to 4.00pm Friday 25th July 2014 to Sunday 27th July 2014 for the Queensland Heritage Rally.

Motorists are requested to comply with speed restrictions in place and to exercise caution when driving in the vicinity of the showgrounds due to the anticipated high pedestrian traffic volumes during these hours.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Kilrie Road – Bitumen Reconstruction Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reconstruction will be occurring on Kilrie Road just before intersection with Rita Island Road on Monday 21st July 2014 until approximately Friday 25th July 2014, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed utilising traffic control, requiring reduced traffic movements and reduced speeds during working hours.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on-site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Tastes of the Burdekin – Temporary Road Closure

A temporary road closure will be in place in Queen Street, Ayr between Young and MacKenzie Streets, on Saturday 19th July 2014 from 2pm to 11pm for the staging of the 2014 Blue Ribbon Rice Tastes of the Burdekin Food Fair.

The general public and business owners are advised to remove their vehicles prior to the 2pm closure.

For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Burdekin River Bridge – Single Lane Closures

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that weather permitting, single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge will take place on the following dates:

Tuesday 15 July to and including Friday 18 July 2014
Monday 21 July to and including Friday 25 July 2014
Between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.

During this time, speed restrictions will be in place and the site will be under traffic control.  North and south bound road users should expect minor delays.

To minimise disruptions, heavy vehicles operators with loads wider than three metres must contact David Macauley on 0407 690 314 to advise of an anticipated time of arrival to allow for road barriers and other infrastructure to be cleared.  Failure to give advance warning will result in further delays.

We apologise for any inconvenience and seek your cooperation during this program of works.

If you have any queries in relation to this work, please contact the Community Engagement Services team on 1800 625 648

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