To ensure public safety and certainty of electricity supply, Energex will be removing and trimming vegetation in Lions Park, Canungra. This work will require the dispersal of flying-foxes beforehand. Canungra residents are advised that dispersal activity relating to the flying-fox roost in Lions Park will occur during the early hours of the morning from Tuesday 2 May to Friday 5 May. This will occur between 3am and 9am. These operations will involve the use of noise, smoke and light as deterrent methods resulting in nuisance within the roost site and surrounding areas. Vegetation removal works will be undertaken by Energex during business hours of 4-5 May. Council apologises for any inconvenience caused during this time. For further information contact Council's Environmental Policy and Services section on 5540 5111.
28 APRIL - BLAZE A CULTURAL TRAIL ACROSS THE SCENIC RIM
Almost 300 artists in 27 locations, from Tamborine Mountain in the east to Harrisville in the west, will be welcoming visitors during the Open Studios five-week celebration of culture and creativity beginning next weekend.
24 APRIL - COUNCIL BID FOR BRIDGE BUILDING BOOST
Nine Scenic Rim bridges planned for replacement as part of Council's long-term Bridges Strategy will be submitted for co-funding support in the latest round of the Commonwealth Government's Bridges Renewal Programme.
24 APRIL - MAYOR TO JOIN SEQ BUSINESS MISSION TO SINGAPORE
Mayor Greg Christensen will join mayoral colleagues from across South East Queensland on a high-level business mission to Singapore in July. A delegation from the Council of Mayors (SEQ) will explore trade and investment opportunities in meetings with key decision-makers across business, industry and government.
24 APRIL - FISHOS HOOK NEW LEASE AT KALBAR
Kalbar Fishing Club's leasehold on a property at George Street, Kalbar, has been renewed for another five years. The club has utilised the property since September 1996.
19 APRIL - THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE AS WE REBUILD SCENIC RIM
Council is continuing to roll out a program of urgent repairs to restore road infrastructure damaged by recent storms and widespread flooding. The damage caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie expected to exceed $40 million and Mayor Greg Christensen has asked for the community's patience and understanding during the reconstruction process.
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