Cr Cheryl Gaedtke – Ordinary Meeting 25 September 2019
Category : General News
Agenda Item # 5 Matters of Public Interest
29/30 September Charlotte’s Web – Somerset Civic Centre
02 October Teddy Bears Picnic – Fernvale
05 October Back to Jimna & Spring Dance
05 October Lowood Utes & Chutes Rodeo
12 October St George’s Anglican Church Guild Linville “A”ffair (Fete)
Busy at Work – BUSY is applying for funding to deliver a project under the State Government’s Skilling Queenslander’s for Work Initiative. The project would be based at the Kilcoy Motorcross Track and would employ 15 disadvantaged job seekers plus a local supervisor plus a project mentor for 26 weeks. Tasks include erecting some shade structures, building seating, erecting fencing, refurbishing the toilet block etc. The participants will receive a weekly wage and undertake Certificate 1 in Construction, and will be supported into ongoing employment at the end of the project. They will also attract a Work Start Incentive ($10,000 for 25yo+ and $20,000 for 24yo and under) and commencement is anticipated for March 2020. BUSY is requesting letters of support from local businesses for the program to be successful.
Agenda Item #44 Councillors’ Report
(Since the last Ordinary Council meeting, I have attended)
11 September Meeting – Aged and social/public residential housing
Cr Brieschke and I met our CDO to discuss this matter.
12 September Brisbane Valley Interagency – Lowood
A very well attended meeting, with lots of information sharing.
12 September Esk Hospital Auxiliary AGM
A well supported AGM, and an explanation of the funds raised and how it has benefited the Esk Hospital. It was interesting to meet the DON, Deb O’Brien and to learn of her duties and the valuable connection with Gatton Hospital.
13 September Somerset Region Community Support Assn Committee Meeting – Toogoolawah
Discussion took place around the distribution of community funds to the community.
13 September Kilcoy District Rugby League Club – Annual Presentation Night
Lots of gratification and recognition of the hard work endured by the team in an effort to reach the football finals. A certificate was presented to Council recognising its assistance.
14 September Salubrious – Archer Falls Airfield
A well-attended event with surplus funds going directly to the Endeavour Foundation.
17 September Kilcoy Race Club – AGM
A very well supported and administered AGM, a big welcome to all incoming Committee Members.
19 September Kilcoy Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
It was interesting to share Mr Jack McSweeny’s (Glass House electorate Queensland Youth Parliament Representative) visions and future goals.
21 September Yadji Gadji Working Group Meeting
Meeting was held over due to inability of some members’ attendance.
24 September Kilcoy RSL – Call in and have a chat and share morning tea
A nice selection of morning tea and shared conversation.
24 September Kilcoy Interagency Meeting
A very worrying point was raised by one service provider, that involves the continuation of the desperately needed service, Headspace.