Cr Cheryl Gaedtke – Ordinary Meeting 25 September 2019

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.

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