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GOONDIWINDI TOWN COMMON

Goondiwindi Town Common is currently CLOSED (last updated 20 September 2022).

GOONDIWINDI NATURAL HERITAGE AND WATER PARK

Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) waterways are currently OPEN (last updated 20 September 2022)

Goondiwindi Natural Heritage & Water Park (Water/ Ski Park) park, children's play area and walking tracks are currently OPEN (last updated 20 September 2022).

WATER INTERRUPTIONS

There are nil reported unexpected water interruptions (last updated 20 September 2022).

WATER MAIN REHABILITATION WORKS - MARSHALL STREET GOONDIWINDI

Council wishes to advise that water main replacement works along Marshall Street, from Pratten Street through to Delacy Street, Goondiwindi are scheduled to commence mid-September 2022 and is expected to take approximately 6 weeks, subject to weather conditions.

Although these works are being undertaken through trenchless construction techniques, due to the nature of these works, small sections of the northern Marshall Street parking lanes will still need to be closed to traffic to facilitate the works. Access to your properties & businesses will be maintained throughout the works.

A written notice has been sent to the properties that may be affected. Council is aware of the impact that these works may have and will endeavour to minimise any disruptions.

Map below of the affected town area:

map of affected areas in the marshall street water main rehabilitation

WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT WORKS - GEORGE STREET GOONDIWINDI

Water main replacement works along George Street, from Moffatt Street through to Herbert Street Goondiwindi, are scheduled  from 26 September 2022 and are expected to take approximately 5 weeks, subject to weather conditions. 

To facilitate the works, the parking lane on the southern side of George Street will be closed to traffic. Access to properties & businesses will be maintained throughout the works wherever possible. The supervisor on site will stay in touch with residents regarding any changes and give as much notice as they can of any access restrictions. Please follow any directions or instructions given by Council staff or Contractors during the course of these works.

During this period, the water supply will only be affected when the new water main is connected to the existing water supply network and again for a short period when the service is connected to the new water main. Affected residents will be given 48 hours notice prior to this occurring.

Council is aware of the impact that these works may have and will endeavour to minimise disruptions.

Map below of affected area:

George street water main replacement map of affected properties

ANNUAL PEST CONTROL PROGRAM

Council will commence undertaking the Pest Control Spraying on Sewer Manholes and Pump Stations in Goondiwindi on Monday, 4th July 2022 then progress to Talwood, Yelarbon, Inglewood and Texas.

The spraying will be carried out by an approved local contractor and is part of Council's annual pest control program. In order to undertake these works, Council contractors may require access to the manholes located within private properties. The contractors will attempt to make contact with property owners prior to entering private properties.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BRIGALOW RESERVE

Brigalow Reserve (described as Lot 242 on MH735) is currently CLOSED to the general public to enable the restoration / rehabilitation of the area (last updated 6 October 2021).

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.

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 by appointment.

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 monthly advert goondiwindi argus 21 September 2022

 

MACINTYRE GAZETTE

around council monthly advertisement macintyre gazette 22 september 2022