Council Meeting Snapshot

Here’s a rundown on issues discussed and decided at yesterday’s Maranoa Regional Council meeting:

Action Plan to Reduce Speed Limit through Yuleba:
Council endorsed Yuleba Development Group’s proposed Action Plan to lobby for a reduction in the speed limit on the Warrego Highway through Yuleba by:

Providing support to set up a petition;
Writing to the Minister for Police;
Investigating the Federal Government’s Black Spot Program; and
Writing a letter of support to the Department of Main Roads about a proposal for electronic traffic calming signs.

Sale of Land for Overdue Rates and Charges:
Council will commence procedures to recover outstanding rates and charges as part of our ongoing debt recovery processes.

Wall of Fame Inductees:
Lawson Dingle and Fletcher Ferguson will be included on the Wall of Fame for representing Australia under a recognised National Sporting Organisation for weight lifting and water skiing respectively.

Australian Livestock Market Association (ALMA) Board:
Cr Flynn was endorsed for nomination for a board member position on the ALMA Board.

Roma Pool:
Based on a maintenance report presented at the meeting, Council is going to look at future options in consultation with the community, for a new pool complex in Roma.

Flood Mitigation Traffic Changes:
With flood mitigation works currently being undertaken, residents are advised to be aware of changed traffic conditions on Miscamble Street East.

Injune Men’s Shed:
Approval was given for the Injune Men’s Shed to construct a shed in Injune on Council land with the group funding all construction costs.

Clearview Rise Solar Farm Proposal:
Council refused approval for the Clearview Rise solar farm proposed by Economic Development Qld due to conflicts with Council’s planning scheme.

Federal Government Smart Cities:
Funding Council will apply for $500,000 to install Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems for the water and sewerage services across our region.