Ayr Skate Park to receive shade structure

Burdekin Shire Council has allocated $50,000 toward erecting a shade structure over the Ayr Skate Park.

Mayor Lyn McLaughlin said this was a project that had been sought by the users of the skate park.

“Council has had a number of requests for provision of shade over the skate park and we were happy to include it in this year’s Budget,” she said.

“The Burdekin Shire Youth Council is consulting with users of the park as to what sort of shade cover they are seeking.

“Council has also allocated $100,000 to upgrade older playground equipment and park furniture in the Shire’s parks.

“Our Skilling Queenslanders for Work employees will continue to upgrade Plantation Park and Juru Walk in 2016/17 at a cost of $174,142.

“The public toilet facility at Cromarty Boat Landing in Giru will be replaced at an estimated cost of $55,000.

“Council has also put aside $50,000 for the construction of an entry statement at the Mackenzie Street entrance of the Ayr Cemetery.”

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