Hell Hole Landing Boat Ramp – Temporary Closure

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises that the Hell Hole Landing boat ramp at Rita Island will be temporarily closed while reconstruction works are carried out.

The boat ramp construction project is scheduled to commence on Tuesday 2 May 2017 and will take approximately nine weeks to complete, weather permitting.

Further information about the temporary closure can be found in the attached flyer.

For more information about the Hell Hole Landing boat ramp project can be obtained by contacting Department of Transport and Main Roads Customer and Stakeholder Management team on 1800 625 648 or via email at

Bi-Annual Water Supply Meter Reading

Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Tuesday 2nd May, 2017.  Approximate times and areas for the commencement of meter readings are:

  • Early May – Home Hill, Rossiters Hill, Brandon and Parkside
  • Mid to Late May – East Ayr, Drysdale Estate, South Ayr
  • Late May to Early June – 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 if specific arrangements are required regarding access, please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800 between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Council appreciates your assistance in these matters.

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.

Beach Road – Footpath Construction

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise footpath works will commence on Beach Road between Brice Dental Surgery and Basilio Court, Ayr on Monday 27th February 2017 to Friday 26th May, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under traffic with speed restrictions and reduced trafficable widths in place throughout the work area.

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.

Brown Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Brown Road approx. 1.6km from the Ayr Dalbeg Road intersection for the extent of 1km towards Pelican Road on Wednesday 1st February, 2017 continuing until approximately Friday 28th April, 2017, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with a temporary detour installed via Shepherd Road and Pelican Road.

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.

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.

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