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South Burnett Regional Council News Updates
Kingaroy Town Revitalisation Project:
Community Consultation Sessions

March 16, 2018: Council will be holding community consultation sessions in March at the Kingaroy Town Hall to provide an update on the draft concept for the Kingaroy Town Revitalisation Project.

This project encompasses the Kingaroy CBD which includes Haly Street, George Street, the Rail Corridor, Kingaroy Street, Alford Street, Short Street, Markwell Street, Youngman Street and Glendon Street.

This project will review elements including open space within the CBD, roads, kerb & channel, footpaths, landscaping, pedestrian crossings, pram ramps, car parking, traffic movements, road medians, road furniture, signage, lighting and park furniture.

It is proposed that the Kingaroy CBD will be a safer, more inviting and visually rewarding place for business to be conducted while allowing residents and visitors to enjoy what is on offer in the Kingaroy CBD.

The following sessions are available for the community to attend:

Public Community Consultation Session 1:
Thursday 22 March 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Public Community Consultation Session 2:
Friday 23 March 9.00am to 11.00am

For further information, please contact Council on (07) 4189 9100.
Proposed Local Law No. 6
(Waste Management) 2018

March 16, 2018: South Burnett Regional Council ("Council") has proposed to make Local Law No. 6 (Waste Management) 2018.

Possible anti-competitive provisions have been identified in the proposed local law.

Council has proposed to conduct a public interest test in relation to the possible anti-competitive provisions identified in the proposed local law.

The purpose and general effect of Local Law No. 6 (Waste Management) 2018 is to protect the public health, safety and amenity related to waste management by:

(a) regulating the storage, servicing and removal of waste; and

(b) regulating the disposal of waste at waste facilities, and

(c) ensuring that an act or omission does not result in:

   (i) harm to human health or safety or personal injury; or
   (ii) property damage or loss of amenity; or
   (iii) environmental harm or environmental nuisance

Written submissions by any person in support of, or objecting to, the proposed local law are invited during the consultation period, which commences on Friday 16 March 2018 and ends at 4:30pm on Monday 9 April 2018.

During the consultation period Council will make available for inspection and purchase at any of Council's regional public offices copies of:

(a) the proposed local law; and

(b) a public interest test plan about the possible anti-competitive provisions included in the proposed local law.

Submissions must be received on or before 4:30pm Monday 9 April 2018 stating:

(a) the grounds of the submission; and

(b) the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds
Notice Of Road Access Closure
March 16, 2018: Council advises that the access to the northern end of Boggy Creek Road, Wooroolin, via the Bunya Highway will be closed permanently.

Access to Boggy Creek Road will still be available via Sportsground Road, Wooroolin.

The road closure will come into effect as of Thursday 22 March 2018.
Council Waste Facilities
March 16, 2018: Blackbutt, Kingaroy, Nanango, Wondai, Murgon and Wattlecamp Waste facilities will be closed on Good Friday, 30 March 2018.

Wheelie bin collections will take place on normal pickup days including Good Friday and Easter Monday.

All Council facilities will resume regular opening hours from Saturday 31 March 2018.

For further information, please contact Council's Environment and Waste Branch on (07) 4189 9100.
South Burnett Regional Council
Planning Scheme 2017:
Adoption of the Planning Scheme

October 1, 2017: Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and Statutory Guideline 01/16: Making or amending local planning instruments, that by resolution on Wednesday 20 September 2017 the South Burnett Regional Council adopted the South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme 2017.

The South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme 2017 will replace the Kingaroy Shire IPA Planning Scheme, Nanango Shire IPA Planning Scheme, Murgon Shire IPA Planning Scheme and the Wondai Shire IPA Planning Scheme and will take effect from Monday 2 October 2017.

A copy of the South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme 2017 can be viewed on Council’s website.

For further information, or to inspect or purchase a copy of South Burnett Regional Council Planning Scheme, visit Council’s Customer Service Centres or phone 4189 9100.
Council Ordinary Meeting Dates For 2018
February 21, 2018: Council would like to advise that in accordance with Section 277 (1) of the Local Government Regulation 2012, the Ordinary Meetings for 2018 have been scheduled as follows:

* Wednesday 17 January 2018
* Wednesday 21 February 2018
* Wednesday 21 March 2018
* Wednesday 18 April 2018
* Wednesday 16 May 2018
* Wednesday 13 June 2018
* Wednesday 18 July 2018
* Wednesday 15 August 2018
* Wednesday 19 September 2018
* Wednesday 10 October 2018
* Wednesday 21 November 2018
* Wednesday 12 December 2018

Ordinary Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month (except the June, October and December meetings. which will be held on the second Wednesday) commencing at 9:00am in the Warren Truss Chamber, Glendon Street, Kingaroy unless stated otherwise.

Residents are invited to attend the meetings as members of the public gallery.
Level 3 Water Restrictions
July 12, 2017: Level 3 water restrictions are now in place throughout the South Burnett Region.

Residents are advised that sprinklers are not to be used, and hosing of paved or concreted areas is not permitted.

Hand held watering is permitted from 7:00am to 8:00am, and 5:00pm to 6:00pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays for odd numbered houses and Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays for even numbered houses. No residential watering is permitted on Mondays.

Further details are available on the Council website or by contacting Customer Contact on (07) 4189 9100.
Next Council Meeting
February 21, 2018: The next ordinary Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 21 March 2018 at the Warren Truss Chamber in Glendon Street, Kingaroy.

Meetings commence at 9:00am and are open to the public.

Depending on the volume of business that needs to be processed, they can conclude at any time up to 2:00pm in the afternoon. If so, morning tea will be provided.

Copies of any meeting's agenda can be downloaded from Council's website 24 hours before each meeting date.
Get More Information
You can obtain more news and information from the South Burnett Regional Council's website, or by contacting Council on (07) 4189 9100 during office hours.
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South Burnett Mayor, Cr Keith Campbell
South Burnett

Keith Campbell
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Division 1 Cr Roz Frohloff Division 4 Cr Terry Fleischfresser
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Cr Roz Frohloff
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Cr Terry Fleischfresser
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Cr Gavin (Spud) Jones
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Division 3 Cr Danita Potter Division 6 Cr Ros Heit
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Cr Danita Potter
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Cr Ros Heit
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