Councillor Report – 21 December 2017

Councillor Report – 21 December 2017

Category : General News


Cr Cheryl Gaedtke – Ordinary Meeting 21 December 2017


Agenda Item # 5 Matters of Public Interest

22 December     Lowood Christmas Carols

23 December     Somerset Village Jazz and Light Show 

Congratulations to Mr Rusty Kraut who has celebrated 50 years of being a member of the Rural Fire Service.   Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has compiled a video of Mr Kraut explaining why he joined the services 50 years ago and inviting local community members to consider joining their local Rural Fire Service.

Congratulations to Kilcoy Motorcross Club for being selected the winners of the Motorcycling Queensland “MXstore” Club of the Year – 2017.  The award is in recognition of the club’s commitment and dedication as a team.


Agenda Item #33 Councillors’ Report

07 December     Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails Committee AGM & Christmas Lunch – Blackbutt

08 December     Somerset Region Community Support Association Committee AGM & Christmas Lunch – Esk

08 December     Beach Boyz – Somerset Civic Centre – Esk

09 December     Kilcoy Lions Christmas Carnival – Yowie Park

12 December     Kilcoy & District Cultural Village Committee Meeting

14 December     Kilcoy & District Historical Society Committee Christmas Dinner

16 December     Esk Races


Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails Committee AGM & Christmas Lunch – Blackbutt & Somerset Region Community Support Association Committee AGM & Christmas Lunch – Esk

A lovely lunch was shared at both AGMs and the executive was re-elected unopposed.  Congratulations to all and for doing such a wonderful job over the past twelve months.


Beach Boyz – Somerset Civic Centre – Esk

Around 200 people enjoyed the many songs of the Beach Boys.  The tribute band were very professional and their rendition of the songs were welcomed by all.


Kilcoy Lions Christmas Carnival – Yowie Park

A good crowd gathered to enjoy the Christmas Carnival held in the beautiful Yowie Park.  There was lots to do and see – the Yowie Markets, kids’ fun games, Kilcoy Craft Market and Kilcoy Hall of History were offering their specialties, Heritage Trucks and Cars, kids’ carnival rides and of course Santa Clause.  Santa was able to visit to the children’s delight prior to the storm.


Esk Races

John and I were asked to judge the Fashions of the Field, and we thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon.  The weather was beautiful with a nice cool breeze keeping us all enjoying the five races held at the Esk racetrack.  It was truly a lovely way to spend an afternoon out for Christmas.  Well done Esk Jockey Club – see you all again in 2018!

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