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Wild Dog And Feral Pig Baiting Program
August 7, 2018: South Burnett Regional Council in conjunction with Biosecurity Queensland will be participating in a coordinated Wild Dog and Feral Pig Baiting Program in September.

Failure to control wild dogs and feral pigs can result in livestock losses, attacks on domestic pets and the loss of native fauna.

Landholders have a legislative responsibility to control declared pests on their land and participation in this program is an effective way to help meet this responsibility.

Baiting stations will be held throughout the South Burnett from the 10–17 September 2018.

For further information and to register your intention of attending a baiting station please contact Kerry Hayes, Council's Stock Route and Pest Officer on telephone (07) 4189 9312.

All participants must register their intention to conduct baiting no later than Friday 31 August 2018.
Notice Of Special Meeting:
Extension Of Rate Discount Period

August 7, 2018: Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the South Burnett Regional Council for consideration of Extension of Rate Discount Period will be held on Wednesday 8 August 2018 in the Warren Truss Chamber Glendon Street, Kingaroy commencing at 8:30am.

Residents are welcome to attend as members of the public gallery.
Found: One Dorper Ewe And One Lamb
August 7, 2018: Council is seeking the owner of one Dorper Ewe and one Lamb found wandering in the East Nanango area on Thursday 2 August 2018.

Persons wanting to claim the animals must provide proof of ownership.

Claim period closes 12:00 noon Tuesday 14 August 2018. An advertisement for an expression of interest and acquisition of the animals will follow if they are not claimed before the advertised date.

Release fees may apply.

For further information, please contact Council's Stock Route Officer on (07) 4189-9100.
Notice of Works: Water Bore Flow Testing
Barkers Creek/Meandu Creek Flats

July 30, 2018: Council will continue bore flow testing on the Barkers Creek/Meandu Creek flats west of Nanango commencing Tuesday 31 July.

This project is necessary to ensure the adequacy of water supply to the pumping systems, that will provide sustainable drinking water supply to the Nanango township. The bore test will not impact on the current water supply to Nanango.

Works will include a 100 hr pump test on the last of the three bores, following two earlier tests. This bore water flow will be directed to Barkers and Meandu Creeks.

Neighbouring farmers have declined any beneficial use of this water. Works are required at this time of year when water supply demand is lower.

Should you have any queries during this test period, please contact Council’s Customer Contact Centres on (07) 4189-9100.
Community Grants Program Opening Soon
June 29, 2018: Applications for Council’s Community Grants Program will open on Wednesday 1 August and close on Friday 31 August in the following categories:

  • • Community Events Sponsorship;
  • • Community Hall Insurance Grant
  • • Healthy Communities Sponsorship
  • • Projects/Program One-off Sponsorship
  • • Regional Arts Development Fund; and
  • • School Student Awards

The Community Grants Program Policy and application forms are available at Council’s Customer Service Centres or via Council’s website.

Council encourages any not-for-profit organisations wishing to apply to contact Council’s Community Development/Grants Officer Kimberley Donohue on (07) 4189 9100 for more information.
Approved Systematic
Inspection Program For Dog Registration

May 18, 2018: In accordance with Section 113 of the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 (the Act), notice is hereby given that the South Burnett Regional Council intends to conduct an Approved Systematic Inspection Program to ensure that all dogs are registered in accordance with the Act.

The program will commence on Monday 4 June 2018 for a period of three months, ending Friday 31 August 2018.

Inspections of properties for animal management purposes will be carried out in the townships of Blackbutt, Brooklands, Crawford, Hivesville, Kingaroy, Kumbia, Maidenwell, Memerambi, Mondure, Murgon, Nanango, Proston, Taabinga, Tingoora, Wondai and Wooroolin.

Inspections will be conducted between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday to Saturday during this period.

A copy of the approved inspection program is available online via Council's website or for inspection and purchase ($2.00 per copy) at Council's Kingaroy Customer Service Centre at 45 Glendon Street, Kingaroy.

For more information, please contact Council's Animal Management Branch on (07) 4189 9100.
Change to Waste Collection Days:
Wooroolin & Tingoora

March 28, 2018: Council’s Waste Collection Contractor has identified some efficiency savings to be made by changing waste collection times for a number of existing 240L wheelie bin services.

As of Friday 27 April 2018 residents in Wooroolin and Tingoora will have their 240L wheelie bin collected in the morning instead of the afternoon.

Residents of Wooroolin and Tingoora are therefore advised to ensure that their 240L wheelie bin is placed at the kerb for servicing by 6:00am on Fridays.
Change to Waste Collection Days:
Proston, Hivesville & Mondure

March 28, 2018: Council’s Waste Collection Contractor has identified some efficiency savings to be made by changing the waste collection day for a number of existing 240L wheelie bin services.

The waste collection day is changing for residents of Proston, Hivesville and Mondure. Friday 20 April 2018 will be the last collection on a Friday.

The new collection day will change to Wednesday. Wednesday 25 April 2018 will be your first collection on this new arrangement.

Please have your bin placed on the kerb for servicing by 6:00am from Wednesday 25 April 2018 onwards.
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
July 26, 2018: The next ordinary Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 15 August 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.
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