1,000 Post Holes – And We’re All Diggin’ It.

Works underway on the new selling pens and drafts at the Roma Saleyards (002)

Progress is being made on the first stage of the Roma Saleyards Improvement Plan with the first of 1,000 post holes dug onsite over the past few weeks. These post holes are for the new selling pens and drafts, which will be constructed on the eastern side of the yards and Councillor Peter Flynn, … [Read more...]

Council Receives Funding

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Maranoa Regional Council recently received $150,000 in Commonwealth and State Government funding to implement a Risk Assessment of Maranoa’s Critical Infrastructure. The risk assessment will identify all critical infrastructure and natural hazard risk impacts for all agencies including water, … [Read more...]

Council Meeting Snapshot

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Here are a number of highlights from this week’s Maranoa Regional Council Meeting. Procurement Process: Construction of Roma Saleyards Multi-Purpose Building Council today adopted the following target dates for the procurement process with advertising of the upcoming tender on Friday, 10 August … [Read more...]

Where Dead Devices Need to Go To RIP

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Throughout August, Maranoa Regional Council has teamed up with Drop Zone E-cycle Solutions to provide a FREE drop off zone for the region’s unwanted computer equipment and television waste. Householders and small businesses in Roma, Injune and Surat can drop off items they no longer need at their … [Read more...]

Water, Water-Everywhere

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Yesterday (Monday, 30 July 2018), the new reservoir on the corner of Miscamble Street and Queen Street experienced a water overflow, which caused a release of excess water. Maranoa Regional Council attended the site yesterday morning to identify the cause of the overflow and it was identified … [Read more...]

BUDGET 2018/19 – OVERVIEW

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After much “tooing and froing” between Mayor and Councillors, Maranoa Regional Council has handed down the Budget for the 2018/19 financial year. Totalling $139.2 million. Councillors say the budget provides a strong financial plan for the Maranoa, providing service delivery and asset … [Read more...]

Water and Sewerage Infrastructure get Top Billing

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The 2018/2019 Maranoa Regional Council Budget brings with is a priority for water and sewerage treatment with Councillor David Schefe, Portfolio Chair for Utilities saying much critical work needs to be undertaken across the region. Council has committed to continuing its upgrade of water and … [Read more...]

Detour on Ashburn Road-Roma

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Maranoa Regional Council is reminding residents that a temporary side track and detour on Ashburn Road (between Miscamble Street East and George Street East) in Roma is now in place. The detour is part of the Roma Flood Mitigation Project – Stage 2A and is expected to be in place for … [Read more...]

Rates Freeze Clash

Council Budget

Reaction across the region to the Maranoa Regional Councils’ Budget, delivered this week, continues to swell with the Mayors’ social media Facebook page receiving thousands of views and scores of comments. For the second year in a row Maranoa Regional Councillors have out-voted Mayor Tyson … [Read more...]