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GOONDIWINDI TOWN COMMON

Goondiwindi Town Common is currently CLOSED (last updated 26 July 2021).

GOONDIWINDI NATURAL HERITAGE AND WATER PARK

Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) waterways are currently OPEN (last updated 9 June 2021)

Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) park, children's play area and walking tracks are currently OPEN (last updated 9 June May 2021)

CHANGE OF MEETING DATE

In accordance with section 277(4) of the Local Government Regulation 2012 Council  advises that the July Ordinary Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 20 October 2021, commencing at 9.00am.

The meeting will take place at the Goondiwindi  Council Chambers, 4 McLean Street, Goondiwindi.

All meetings are open to the public.

SPRAYING OF SEWER MAINS & MANHOLES

Pest Control Spraying on Sewer Manholes and Pump Stations in the Goondiwindi Regional Council area is continuing. Contractors are currently working in Inglewood and Texas then will progress to Talwood, Yelarbon.

The spraying will be carried out by local contractor Border Regions Pest Control and is part of Council's annual pest control program.

IMPROVEMENT TO TOWN WATER SUPPLY - GOONDIWINDI

Improvement to Town Water Supply - Goondiwindi

Council is currently finalising works in Goondiwindi to improve the towns low pressure issues. These works include the construction of a new booster pump system located at Councils George Street, Water Filtration Plant.

The new booster pumps will increase the town water pressure in accordance with the Water Supply Code of Australia 3.1 requirements. 

The construction work is expected to be completed by the end of June or early July 2021. Following this date Council will start using the pumps and gradually increase the pressure of the supply until we can generally meet fire compliance requirements throughout Goondiwindi.

Residents may expect intermittent water interruptions as the works progress and can then expect higher water pressures and flow rates from the completion of the works. Residents can expect higher water pressures and flow rates from early to mid August and should monitor their properties for water leaks in the following days and weeks as the new works come fully on line.

Council will continue to provide updates around water interruptions and the date of finalisation of these works.

map outlining the affected area from the Goondiwindi water pump upgrade
Map of affected town area

PUBLIC NOTICE - TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BRIGALOW RESERVE

Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on 27 October 2020, resolved to temporarily close the Brigalow Reserve (described as Lot 242 on MH735) to the general public for a period of 6 months to enable the restoration / rehabilitation of the area.

To clarify, the reserve will remain available to travelling stock as/when required however it will be closed to the general public for recreational purposes.

This temporary closure is effective from Wednesday, 11 November 2020; an assessment will then be scheduled in March 2021 to review the reserve conditions at that time.

WATER METER REPLACEMENT

Goondiwindi Regional Council is undertaking a Water Meter Replacement program for older water meters within the regional Council area.

Council officers will be accessing properties to replace older water meters, please make sure it is easily accessible and free from obstructions.

QUEENSLAND FIRE NOTIFICATIONS

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) manage fire bans and notifications about fires in our area.  Please visit their website - https://www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au/BushfireSafety/Neighbourhood-Safer-Places/lgas/Pages/Goondiwindi-Regional-Council.aspx

MAYOR VISITS

The Honourable Councillor Lawrence Springborg, AM - Mayor of the Goondiwindi Regional Council will be working from Inglewood and Texas from 9am to 12.30pm on a regular basis as follows:

  • Texas:  Second Tuesday of the month at the Texas Cultural Centre
  • Inglewood:  Fourth Friday of the month at the Inglewood Civic Centre

He will also be available in Goondiwindi on Tuesdays.

On occasion the days may change due to other commitments.

Please telephone 07 4671 7437 if you would like to make an appointment.

GOONDIWINDI ARGUS

Around Council 14 July 2021 advertisement in the Goondiwindi Argus

 

MACINTYRE GAZETTE

Around Council 15 July 2021 MacIntyre Gazette advertisement