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A message from Mayor Glen Hartwig - Wednesday, 2 December 2020 A message from Mayor Glen Hartwig - Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Our Christmas tree in Nelson Reserve has a chequered history to say the least, and although it’s not the poor tree’s fault, it is an example of where Council did not get it right and the community have ultimately paid the price.
There’s no doubt residents want to see the region sparkling for Christmas and Council would like that too. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been an option for this Council to complete and decorate the Christmas tree in Nelson Reserve, however all that has changed. 

What warms the heart is our community, driven by amazing people who step up to support the region and residents because they just want what is right.  
On Monday night, Groves Electrical, Energex, and our community came together and donated their time to deliver and decorate the Christmas tree because they wanted to make a difference. This was not driven by Council; this was driven by local businesses who wanted to give back to the community. 

On behalf of Council, thank you to the teams at Groves Electrical and Energex. Without you, we wouldn’t have a decorated tree. What a great bunch of people. And it’s not too late to donate. Simply take your home made decoration to the Gympie Library before Monday the 7th.

Council is also working with the Chamber of Commerce in Gympie to return the annual ‘Mary Christmas’ nights to Mary Street. COVID-19 has changed our lives, and has certainly impacted nights like these.

However, the chamber and Council are driven to deliver a night for families to come out and celebrate all we have to offer. Mary Street is something this community has that can’t be replicated, and on a summer’s night, there’s no better place to be. It may look a little different to past years thanks to Coronavirus, but the result is the same - a great night out to catch up with family and friends, do some shopping and grab a bite to eat. 

Both nights (Wednesday 16 and 23 December) start at 5pm. Head to the council website or Facebook page to find out more. Just remember to social distance and keep each other safe. I’ll see you there! 

Mayor Glen Hartwig

 

Public Notices Public Notices

Notice of intent to sell impounded livestock (cattle) at public auction

NOTICE OF INTENT TO SELL IMPOUNDED LIVESTOCK (CATTLE) AT PUBLIC AUCTION 

Gympie Regional Council Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011 

In accordance with Gympie Regional Council Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 207 7, notice is hereby given that if not sooner released, Gympie Regional Council intends to offer for sale at a public auction, the details of which appear below, the following cattle impounded on Monday, 24 August 2020 from a property at Mooloo, Queensland. 

  • 1 X BLACK & WHITE DEXTER CROSS BULL.

TAG QDWG2000MEQ02554 - NO VISABLE BRAND NO NILS TAG FITTED AT TIME OF IMPOUNDING

 

Details of the public auction are as follows.

  • Place: Gympie Saleyards - Saleyards Road, Gympie
  • Date: Monday, 14 September 2020 
  • Time: 9.00am 

The above animals will be available for viewing at the public auction. This animal has been tagged with GRC NLIS devices in accordance with legislation. No NILS tag was fitted at the time of impounding. 

Any amount realised on sale of the impounded animals mentioned above will be applied in accordance with Gympie Regional Council Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 207 7 as follows-

(a)Firstly, towards the cost of the sale; and

(b)Second, towards the cost-recovery fee for impounding; and

(c)Third, payment of the remainder to the former owner of the animals, unless the owner had surrendered the animal to the local government.

If the above animals are not sold at this public auction, Council may dispose of the animals as it considers appropriate. 

All enquiries regarding this matter should be directed to Council's Ranger Regulatory Services - Astrid Ormerod on telephone 1300 307 800 or email council@gympie.qld.gov.au. 

Dated at Gympie, this Friday, the 4th day of September 2020. 

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