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Found: One Sow
April 9, 2019: Council is seeking the owner of a sow found wandering in the Nanango area on Friday 5 April 2019. The sow is being held at the Wondai Clearing Yards.

Persons wanting to claim the animal must provide proof of ownership. Claim period closes 12:00 noon Monday 15 April 2019.

An advertisement for an expression of interest and acquisition of the animal will follow if it is not claimed before the advertised date.

Release fees may apply. For further information, please contact Council's Stock Route Officer on (07) 4189 9100.
Water Main Replacement:
King Street, Kingaroy

April 4, 2019: As part of Council’s routine maintenance programs and its commitment to ensuring the long term sustainability and efficiency of our water infrastructure, Council will be undertaking a water main replacement along King Street from Mary Street to Kent Street in Kingaroy.

This replacement is to commence on Monday 8 April 2019 and is expected to be completed by approximately 8 May 2019.

Residents can expect that the water supply will be isolated on or around the 8 May 2019 to allow the new water main to be connected. Council will endeavour to notify residents closer to this date.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this work may cause, and thank you in advance for your patience.

Please direct any enquires to Council’s Water and Wastewater Branch by phoning (07) 4189 9100.
Council Waste Facilities Over Easter
March 19, 2019: Council advises the Blackbutt, Kingaroy, Nanango, Wondai, Murgon and Wattle Camp waste facilities will be closed on Good Friday, 19 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019.

For further information, please contact Council's Environment and Waste Branch.
Temporary Road Closure:
Broad Creek Road, Chapingah

March 7, 2019: Council advises programmed works to replace the existing concrete floodway on Broad Creek Road, Chapingah will commence on Monday 11 March 2019.

In order to provide a safe work environment, Broad Creek Road between Hodges Dip Road and Duff’s Boundary Road intersection will be closed. Signage will be in place to direct traffic to an alternate route.

Local access to properties within the closed section of Broad Creek Road will be permitted. Residents who have special access requirements are asked to contact the onsite supervisor.

For further enquiries, please contact Council's Customer Service on (07) 4189 9100
Change To Col Morris
Public Library Operating Hours

March 4, 2019: Council advises that as of 4 March 2019, the Col Morris Public Library at Wondai will now be open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm, closing between 1:00pm and 2:00pm.

The operating hours have been altered to bring them in line with other Customer Service Centres throughout the region.

For further information, contact Council on (07) 4189 9100.
Bridge Closure: Stonelands Road, Stonelands
March 1, 2019: Council advises that due to the ongoing deterioration of the bridge on Stonelands Road, the bridge will be closed from Friday 1 March 2019 until further notice.

All traffic will now be required to access the existing side-track being used by heavy vehicles. Signage will be in place to direct motorists.

Council has programmed the bridge replacement to commence in late May 2019, weather permitting.

For further information, please contact the Infrastructure Branch on 4189 9100.
Bitumen Reseal Program
March 1, 2019: Council wishes to advise bitumen resealing works will commence on Monday 11 March 2019.

Reseals for the 2018/2019 financial year are planned for various streets in the towns of Kingaroy, Kumbia, Nanango, Wondai, Murgon and Proston and some nearby roads in the vicinity of the above towns.

For property owners there may be some restriction to property access for short periods, however residents will be notified in advance by a letter box drop a day or two prior to resealing your street.

A list of streets and roads under this year’s resealing program is available on Council's website.

Council looks forward in advance to your cooperation for the above works.
Notice Of A Biosecurity Surveillance Program For Restricted And Prohibited Matter
October 26, 2018: The purpose of the program in the South Burnett Local Government area is to:

(a) Confirm the presence, and find out the extent of the presence in the South Burnett, of the prohibited or restricted matter to which the program relates

(b) Confirm the absence in the South Burnett of the prohibited or restricted matter to which the program relates

(c) Monitor the effects of measures taken in response to biosecurity risk posed by invasive biosecurity matter

(d) Conduct inspections on public and private land to determine the presence, extent and risk posed by prohibited or restricted matter (formerly known as declared weeds and pest animals). Surveillance will be conducted by Authorised Officers predominantly by visual ground inspection. Inspection may also be undertaken by aerial survey or fixed camera traps

(e) Provide information and advice to the property owner or relevant party regarding the level of risk and appropriate control measures required to meet the owner or relevant parties' general biosecurity obligation

(f) Provide information about support programs that may be available

(g) Monitor treatment programs and enforce compliance where necessary.

Program Area

The surveillance program is authorised for the whole of the South Burnett Local Government area. Individual properties will be selected for inspection based on observation or known presence of invasive biosecurity matter, or the receipt of reports or complaints.

Start Date And Duration Of Program

The program will commence on Friday 9 November 2018 and extends for a period of 12 months until Friday 8 November 2019.

Availability Of The Program

A free copy of the program (including its Authorisation) is available online via Council's website, at all Council Customer Service Centres or by phoning (07) 4189 9100.
Council Ordinary Meeting Dates For 2019
December 14, 2018: Council would like to advise that in accordance with Section 277 (1) of the Local Government Regulation 2012, the Ordinary Meetings for 2019 have been scheduled as follows:

* Wednesday 16 January 2019
* Wednesday 20 February 2019
* Wednesday 20 March 2019
* Wednesday 17 April 2019
* Wednesday 15 May 2019
* Wednesday 12 June 2019
* Wednesday 17 July 2019
* Wednesday 21 August 2019
* Wednesday 18 September 2019
* Wednesday 16 October 2019
* Wednesday 20 November 2019
* Wednesday 11 December 2019

Ordinary Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month (except the June 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
April 4, 2019: The next ordinary Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 17 April 2019 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.
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