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Community engagement in Kilkivan

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Council consults on playground upgrades

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Mayor's Column - Wednesday October 18, 2017 Mayor's Column - Wednesday October 18, 2017

Over the past few weeks, we have seen some great examples of how Council can deliver projects and events to support our region and build better communities. 
 
During the recent hot spell over the school holidays, we saw over 14,000 people enjoy all the ARC has to offer. What an amazing outcome for a project that has been embraced by the community and continues to be enjoyed by all walks of life. 
 
At last week’s Council meeting, we allocated another round of grant funding for a range of community groups as part of our ongoing support for their local events, activities, and services. Many of these groups are formed by passionate volunteers who are each delivering great outcomes across our region.
 
And of course on Saturday night over 10,000 celebrated Gympie’s 150th birthday with the hugely successful G150 concert at Albert Park.  
And to top off these great results, Gympie is leading the state in property value growth - there is so much to be optimistic about.
 
Local government is no longer just roads, rates and rubbish - we are all of those things, but we are also here to build community pride, support local groups, and make our region the natural choice to live, work and play.
 
Lastly, we are fortunate that the rain over the past few days has not developed into a major event and I would like to thank everyone for their co-operation.

 

Cr. Mick Curran, Mayor

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Upgrade to Langton and Hall Roads

Summary

Council has allocated funding in the 2016/17 financial year to upgrade Langton and Hall Roads to the standard of industrial roads.

Works proposed

The project will upgrade the full length of Langton Road and Hall Road between the highway and the north coast rail line.

The work will include:

  • road pavement widening, areas of pavement reconstruction, new sections of kerb and channel and asphalt surfacing;
  • improvements to the intersections of Eldorado Road/Hall Road and Langton Road/Hall Road;
  • stormwater drainage upgrades; and
  • improvements to property accesses.

Traffic management

During construction property accesses may be affected for short durations. The construction contractor will contact business operators to discuss timing for access or parking if work is likely to impact entrances.

Traffic management measures will be in place to ensure the safety of pedestrians and motorists. Council appreciates your patience during the works.

Timing

Works are expected to be completed by end of August, depending on weather and other factors.