Council wishes to advise that water main upgrade works are scheduled between 9:00am and 5:00pm on Wednesday, 29 September 2021. Council’s contractors will be undertaking works to the Riddle Street pump station. Due to the nature of these works, a temporary water supply will be in place. Whilst the pumps are shut down, residents and businesses may experience reduced pressure or some supply interruptions for short periods during this time. Council is aware of the impact that these works may have and apologises in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. We will endeavour to minimise any disruption to your usual water services.
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GOONDIWINDI TOWN COMMON
Goondiwindi Town Common is currently OPEN (last updated 30 August 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)
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 1 September 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 READING
Council advises residents that reading of Water Meters will commence:
16.09.2021 through to 14.10.2021.
Council ask that you make sure your Water Meter is easily accessible and free from obstructions.
CHANGE OF MEETING DATE
In accordance with section 277(4) of the Local Government Regulation 2012 Council advises that the October 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 finalising works on the construction of the new booster pump system located at Councils George Street, Water Filtration Plant Goondiwindi.
Residents can expect higher water pressures and flow rates and should monitor their properties for water leaks 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.
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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
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.