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Water Meter Reading

Bi-Annual Water Supply Meter Reading

Posted 26th Mar 2015 in Current Water Information, Public Notices
Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Monday 11th May, 2015 and is expected to take approximately six weeks to complete. More...
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Water Meter Reading

Bi-annual water supply meter reading is scheduled to commence on Monday 11th May, 2015.  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.

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Notice of making of Local Law

Posted 25th Mar 2015 in Public Notices
Burdekin Shire Council has, by resolution dated the 24 day of March 2015 amended various subordinate local laws. More...
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Local Government Act 2009

Burdekin Shire Council (Making of Local Law) Website Notice (No. 1) 2015

Making of subordinate local laws

1.  Burdekin Shire Council (the “Council”) has, by resolution dated the  24th day of March 2015, made each of –

(a)  Operation of Camping Grounds (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015; and

(b)  Operation of Caravan Parks (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015; and

(c)  Operation of Rental Accommodation (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015; and

(d)  Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015.

Subordinate local laws amended

2.  Each subordinate local law identified to in paragraph 1 amends an existing subordinate local law as follows –

(a)  Operation of Camping Grounds (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 amends Subordinate Local Law No. 1.6 (Operation of Camping Grounds) 2012;

(b)  Operation of Caravan Parks (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 amendsSubordinate Local Law No. 1.8 (Operation of Caravan Parks) 2012

(c)  Operation of Rental Accommodation (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 amends Subordinate Local Law No. 1.11 (Operation of Rental Accommodation) 2012; and

(d)  Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 amends Subordinate Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2012.

Authorising local law

3.  Various local laws authorise the making of the subordinate local laws identified in paragraph 1 as follows—

(a)  Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2012 authorises the making of Operation of Camping Grounds (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015, Operation of Caravan Parks (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 and Operation of Rental Accommodation (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015; and

(b)  Local Law No. 4 (Local government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2012 authorises the making of Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015.

Purpose and general effect

4.  The purpose and general effect of each subordinate local law identified in paragraph 1 is as follows-

(a)  Operation of Camping Grounds (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015  regulates sanitary and other associated facilities at camping grounds; and

(b)  Operation of Caravan Parks (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 regulates sanitary and other associated facilities at caravan parks; and

(c)  Operation of Rental Accommodation (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 regulates laundry and kitchen facilities at rental accommodation; and

(d)  Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015 regulates the undertaking of restricted activities at the Home Hill Comfort Stop.

Anti-competitive provision

5.  An anti‑competitive provision is contained in each of-

(a)  Operation of Camping Grounds (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015; and

(b)  Operation of Caravan Parks (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015; and

(c)  Operation of Rental Accommodation (Amendment) Subordinate Local Law (No. 1) 2015.

Consolidated version of subordinate local laws

6.  Council has, by resolution dated the 24th day of  March 2015, adopted a consolidated version of each of –

(a)  Subordinate Local Law No. 1.6 (Operation of Camping Grounds) 2012; and

(b)  Subordinate Local Law No. 1.8 (Operation of Caravan Parks) 2012; and

(c)  Subordinate Local Law No. 1.11 (Operation of Rental Accommodation) 2012; and

(d)  Subordinate Local Law No4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2012.

Inspection

7.  Copies of each subordinate local law identified in paragraph 1 and each consolidated version of a subordinate local law identified in paragraph 6 may be—

(a)  inspected and purchased at Council’s public office at 145 Young Street, Ayr; and

(b)  viewed by the public on the website of the Department of Local Government.

Burdekin Bridge

Burdekin River Bridge – Temporary Lane Closures

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge will occur on various dates in March and April 2015. More...
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Burdekin Bridge

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge will take place between the hours of 9.00am to 2.45pm (weather permitting) on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 24 March – Friday 27 March 2015
  • Monday 30 March – Wednesday 1 April 2015
  • Monday 13 April – Wednesday 15 April 2015

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 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Customer and Stakeholder Management team on 1800 625 648.

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Public Notice – RADF Applications Open

Posted 18th Mar 2015 in Public Notices
Do you have a project, workshop or activity that is arts based? RADF may be a funding source to help your idea become a reality Closing Date : Monday 20 April 2015.
Are you interested in accessing RADF funds in 2015-16? Please complete the on-line survey on Council’s website. More...
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Do you have a project, workshop or activity that is arts based?

RADF may be a funding source to help your idea become a reality.

Closing Date :  Monday 20 April 2015

Application form and guidelines are available on Council’s website
www.burdekin.qld.gov.au/regional-arts-development-fund/
and at the Council Chambers.

Are you interested in accessing RADF funds in 2015-16?

Please complete the on-line survey on Council’s website.
www.burdekin.qld.gov.au/radf-community-feedback-form/

 

 

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Community Consultation – Showground and Recreation Reserve R324 Lot 33 on EP1067 – Luxton Street, Giru

Posted 17th Mar 2015 in Public Notices
Council is undertaking community consultation in relation to its proposal to seek Department of Natural Resources and Mines consent to the relinquishment of Council's trusteeship over Showground and Recreation Reserve R324 Lot 33 on EP1067 situated at the end of Luxton Street, Giru. More...
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Council intends to seek Department of Natural Resources and Mines consent to the relinquishment of Council’s trusteeship over Showground and Recreation Reserve R324 Lot 33 on EP1067 situated at the end of Luxton Street, Giru.  The Reserve and infrastructure are considered surplus to the Shire’s requirements.

If it is determined that the Reserve is no longer required for community purposes Council intends to seek Department of Natural Resources and Mines consent to the cancellation of the Reserve.

Submissions for or against this proposal are requested.  Incorporated associations interested in taking over trusteeship of the Reserve may also submit.

Consultation will assist in determining the extent of the use of the Reserve and degree of opposition to any loss of amenity that the local community may have.

Enquiries can be directed to 4783 9800.  Written submissions are required to be forwarded to Council by 4:00pm Monday 20 April 2015.

Postal Address:  Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 974, Ayr  Q4807

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Road closed

Mountainview Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Posted 5th Mar 2015 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices
Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Mountainview Road from the Kelly Road intersection for 1km towards Barratt Road on Monday 9th March, 2015 continuing until approximately Friday 8th May, 2015, weather permitting. More...
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Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Mountainview Road from the Kelly Road intersection for 1km towards Barratt Road on Monday 9th March, 2015 continuing until approximately Friday 8th May, 2015, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure, when necessary, with access to local traffic only.

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.

Road - Widening Road

McDowell Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Posted 19th Feb 2015 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices
Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on McDowell Road from the Burdekin Road intersection for approx 1km, on Wednesday 18th February, 2015 continuing until approximately Friday 3rd April 2015, weather permitting. More...
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Road - Widening Road

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on McDowell Road from the Burdekin Road intersection for approx 1km, on Wednesday 18th February, 2015 continuing until approximately Friday 3rd April 2015, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with access to local traffic only. McDowell Road will be closed from Burdekin Road to Berryman Road intersections with a detour in place via Berryman 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.

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Old Clare Road – Bitumen Reconstruction Works

Posted 12th Feb 2015 in Current Road Conditions, Public Notices
Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reconstruction works will be commencing on Old Clare Road between Giddy Road and Webber Road. Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 16th February, 2015 continuing until Friday 24th April 2015, weather permitting. More...
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Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that bitumen reconstruction works will be commencing on Old Clare Road between Giddy Road and Webber Road.  Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 16th February, 2015 continuing until Friday 24th April 2015, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with access to local traffic only.

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.

Burdekin Bridge

Burdekin River Bridge Temporary Lane Closures

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge will take place on various dates throughout February, March and April 2015 (weather permitting) between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm. More...
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MAINTENANCE WORKS

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) wishes to advise that single lane closures on the Burdekin River Bridge will take place on the following dates (weather permitting) between the hours of 9.30am and 2.30pm.

FEBRUARY 2015

  • Monday 16 February to Friday 20 February 2015
  • Tuesday 24 February to Saturday 28 February 2015

 MARCH 2015

  • Monday 2 March to Friday 6 March 2015
  • Tuesday 10 March to Saturday 14 March 2015
  • Monday 16 March to Friday 20 March 2015
  • Tuesday 24 March and Wednesday 25 March 2015

APRIL 2015

  • Monday 13 April to Wednesday 15 April 2015

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 a minimum of 24 hours in advance 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 Pool

Ayr Swimming Pool closed Saturday afternoon for Ayr Sprint Carnival

Posted 13th Jan 2015 in Public Notices
Ayr pool will be closed from 12.30pm Saturday 17 January 2015 for Ayr Sprint Carnival. More...
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Ayr Pool

Ayr Pool will be closed from 12.30pm on Saturday 17 January 2015 for the Ayr Sprint Carnival. The carnival currently has more than 180 swimmers registered.

The pool is open from 5.30am on Saturday and will be open to the public again on Sunday from 10am – 6pm.  

Home Hill Pool will be open to the public all day on Saturday.