Projects given green light
THE North Burnett Regional Council has given the green light to $1 million worth of projects under the Drought Communities Program.
Council endorsed the town renewal projects at its last council meeting on April 29.
The projects were identified as a result of extensive community consultation.
Mayor Rachel Chambers said it was an exciting day for the communities which had been drought declared since September 10, 2019.
“Thanks to this Federal Government initiative, we can now get on with the job of constructing vital projects for our communities,” she said.
The Drought Communities Programme aims to use local businesses, suppliers and contractors to complete these projects.
Council endorsed projects: Biggenden
• Wall of Fame project
• Water dispensing station
• Biggenden Women’s Shed infrastructure set up
• CBD renewal – Replace trees and garden beds in CBD area
• Half-court basketball court in Lions Park
• Swimming pool fence upgrade
• Monto Magic Mural Art Trail project
• Half Penny Park shade and perimeter fencing
• Council officers will continue to further investigate potential projects for Mt Perry.
GREEN LIGHT: Mayor Rachel Chambers at the Eidsvold Community Hall Renewal Meeting.