Cr Cheryl Gaedtke Councillor Report – Ordinary Meeting 27 November 2019

Cr Cheryl Gaedtke Councillor Report – Ordinary Meeting 27 November 2019

Category : General News

Cr Cheryl Gaedtke – Ordinary Meeting 27 November 2019

Agenda Item # 5 Matters of Public Interest
29 November Toogoolawah Carols in McConnel Park
30 November Kilcoy Christmas Cup Race Day
30 November Christmas Carnival, Glamorgan Vale Community Hall
30 November Esk Christmas Tree, Esk Recreation Grounds
01 December Esk Community Choir Christmas Variety Concert Somerset Civic Centre
07 December Esk Carols in Pipeliner Park at Pillars of Strength
07 December Kilcoy Christmas Carnival
14 December Esk Race Day
14 December Lowood Show Christmas Carnival
14 December Toogoolawah Christmas Tree

I would like to thank everyone who took time out of their busy day to attend the public CBD Roadworks Project meeting facilitated by the Kilcoy Chamber of Commerce and held at the Kilcoy Visitor Information Centre on Thursday 21 November. There was a strong representation from our town of both residents and businesses. Various items as raised were taken on notice by Director Andrew Johnson. Further points have been provided to me post public meeting and will be forwarded to council for further consideration.

Agenda Item # 37 Councillors’ Report
(Since the last Ordinary Council meeting, I have attended)

13 November Kilcoy State High School P & C Assn monthly meeting

15 November Kilcoy State High School Senior Valedictory

15 November Brisbane Valley Kilcoy Landcare Group – meeting
The group’s AGM took place with the positions of President – Reg Pease , Vice-President – Allan Fredriksen and Treasurer – Cheryl Gaedtke elected. The group is seeking the services of a Secretary.

18 November Jimna – tour of fire effected areas
I wish to thank Ross and Robyn Davies representing two Jimna community groups, Glen Harrison and Danial Hosmer for explaining the recent works carried out under the first purchase order made under the emergency funding provided by SRC. I also viewed the effects of the fires around Jimna.

18 November RADF Committee Meeting

18 November Fernvale Community Inc. AGM and monthly meeting
The group filled all executive positions and expressed its satisfaction with a number of successful projects achieved during the previous 12 months.

19 November Lowood District Residents Networking Assn Inc. monthly meeting

20 November Traffic & Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

21 November Kilcoy Chamber of Commerce & Community Inc. monthly meeting – Kilcoy CBD Roadworks Project
The meeting was targeted at the proposed CBD Roadworks Project and an information session was provided by Director Andrew Johnson. There was strong representation from Kilcoy residents and businesses at the Kilcoy Visitor Information Centre, with a Q and A session provided after the public presentation.

25 November Somerset Condensery Gallery Advisory Committee Meeting

26 November Team Somerset Breakfast – SRC – Councillors and all staff
I offer my congratulations to Mr Andrew Johnson (CEO Designate) for initiating the Somerset Team building exercise. This initiative provided all staff with a holistic understanding on the structure of their council, and the opportunity to meet and network with Councillors and fellow staff members. Acknowledging the positive feedback offered, it may be prudent to hold this type of team building exercise in the future when and as appropriate and practical. I would be so bold to suggest that a similar Councillor team building initiative could be organised post 2020 Local Government election


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