Childers Commerce lobby to reduce council charges
THE Chamber lobbied the council to reduce the infrastructure charges on newly created lots in the region, with an emphasis on unserviced lots (no reticulated water or sewerage).
This is the main type of development in our rural areas and the current charge of $20,160 was stifling development. The charges are now reduced to $10,000.
The chamber will continue its efforts to reduce the charges for fully and partially serviced blocks as well.
RV Friendly Town: The chamber is finalising roadside signage to indicate that Childers is an RV-Friendly town. The council has been asked to approve free overnight parking at Crescent St carpark.
Twilight Markets: The Childers Twilight Markets in Millennium Park have been approved by the council. The first markets are planned for Friday early evening on November 27. Potential stall holders for these local food markets can contact the secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Isis Town & Country: Representatives from the NewsMail and IT&C informed the chamber that management of the newspaper intends to continue publication of Isis Town & Country.
The office reopens with a new staff member.
Detailed contributions with pictures from businesses, sports and charity organisations as well as residents are welcomed by the paper. If you have a story to tell, contact journalist Jodie Dixon.
candidates: The chamber has asked the government representative to hold a
second session in Childers to inform candidates for the local elections about the procedures.
Date and time will be published.
Christmas Party: The Chamber of Commerce hosts a Christmas party on Tuesday, December 1, at 7pm. Have you met Zoe and Josh from Ohana Winery and Exotic Fruits? Join our Christmas party at Ohana’s and wish them a fabulous first Christmas in Childers. For catering purposes, RSVP by November 28; call 4126 3493 or email email@example.com. (1 Cottonwood Close, Childers).
Thank you to everyone who contributed at our meetings or behind the scenes.
We look forward to support you in return in 2016.