Job creation, growth and opportunity for the Scenic Rim community are at the heart of a new
Council initiative aimed at stimulating the local economy.
A year-long program of cultural, historic and community events is planned across the Scenic Rim to commemorate the Anzac Centenary
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24 NOVEMBER - SCENIC RIM MAPPING TO MAKE COMMUNITY FLOOD AWARE
New mapping which identifies potential riverine flood hazards within Scenic Rim has been adopted by Council as part of efforts to ensure local communities are "flood aware". Council has adopted the flood mapping under a Temporary Local Planning Instrument (TLPI) to assist managing the risk posed by flooding to people and property.
24 NOVEMBER - WORK COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT COMMUNITY IN KALBAR
An integrated retirement community approved for Kalbar will generate a significant number of new jobs in the local area and offer ageing residents a suite of independent and supported living options all in one location.
24 NOVEMBER - EMU FARMING TAKES OFF IN SCENIC RIM
A Coleyville emu farm has the capacity to triple the size of its operation with Council approving an increase in the scale of activity from 1000 to 3000 birds.
24 NOVEMBER - TOWNHOUSE COMMUNITY APPROVED FOR BEAUDESERT
A new townhouse community with frontage to the Beaudesert Golf Club has been approved by Council. The complex will comprise 78 townhouses and associated communal facilities including a gym, pool and recreation space set on 3.1 hectares, with access via Tequesta Drive.
24 NOVEMBER - SCENIC RIM ANNUAL REPORT ADOPTED
The Scenic Rim Regional Council 2014-15 Annual Report was signed off at today's Ordinary Meeting. Council has continued to focus on delivering effective and sustainable outcomes for the Scenic Rim across infrastructure, service delivery and financial management, providing value for money outcomes for our ratepayers while reducing our operational costs.
20 NOVEMBER - CHRISTMAS CREEK BRIDGES ALL DECKED OUT FOR SEASON
Work is progressing on two new concrete bridges over Christmas Creek at Lamington with decking units now installed on both. Lamington and Foxley bridges are among seven creek crossings on Christmas Creek Rd between the Mt Lindesay Highway and Lamington so both form a vital piece of the road network in the area.
17 NOVEMBER - MAYOR CALLS FOR COOPERATION ON FLOOD-FREE CROSSING
Mayor John Brent is calling on the State Government to work with Council to progress a flood-free crossing of the Teviot Brook at Coulson. Cr Brent said an upgrade Beaudesert-Boonah Rd at Coulson from floodway to flood-free was long overdue.
17 NOVEMBER - COUNCIL ROLLS OUT MORE SAVINGS FROM WASTE
Council expects to achieve up to $150,000 in annual savings through further efficiencies in the operation of its waste transfer station network. Roll On Roll Off (RORO) bin collection and disposal, which was previously contracted out, will be delivered internally by Council from the end of November.
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16 NOVEMBER - NEW PEDESTRIAN CONNECTION ON THE RIGHT PATH
A new walkway and pedestrian bridge will soon connect new homes to the north of Beaudesert with the existing town footpath network. Council has finalised the acquisition of two parcels of land adjacent to Waters Creek which would allow the construction of the new footpath and footbridge to commence in the near future.
13 NOVEMBER - VIBRANCY PLANNING TO GET THE WORD ON THE STREET
Community members are being invited to contribute ideas for improvements to the town centres of Boonah, Tamborine Mountain and Beaudesert as part of Council's Vibrant and Active Towns and Villages initiative.
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