Cr Gaedtke – Councillor Report – Ordinary Council Meeting – 8th February 2023

Cr Gaedtke – Councillor Report – Ordinary Council Meeting – 8th February 2023

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Cr Cheryl Gaedtke – Ordinary Council Meeting 8 February 2023

Agenda Item #5 Matters of Public Interest
Our region was a buzz over Australia Day, and congratulations must go to the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail – Australia Day ride which attracted 450 attendees on the day, making it the largest event ever run on the rail trail; Kilcoy Race Club held the Australia Day Races and the Kilcoy Gift attracting a very large crowd and approximately 60 professional competing sprinters; congratulations to all Australia Day Award nominees, to be nominated is a complete honour, and greetings to our new Australian Citizens. Well done to our pool managers and local businesses who supported this great annual event.

Yowie parkrun celebrated its fourth anniversary on Saturday 4th February. Around 70 energetic supporters arrived to take part in the event, and around 35 of those supporters were from out of the region. The visitors enjoyed the town’s cafes and restaurants, and some of them stayed overnight.

Officers from the @Queensland Reconstruction Authority will be in Somerset from 20 February checking on homes and businesses damaged by the 2022 South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding event.
Damage assessment and reconstruction monitoring audits are an important part of the recovery process and are conducted at regular intervals following significant disasters.
If residents are not home or available when a QRA officer visits, a calling card will be left containing information about the assessment, community recovery and reconstruction.
For more details visit

Agenda Item #23 Councillors’ Report
18 Ordinary Council Meeting – Kilcoy
18 Council Workshop – Kilcoy
20 Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government & Planning – Brisbane
24 LGAQ Team Training – Somerset Dam
26 Citizenship Ceremony & Australia Day Awards – Somerset Civic Centre
26 Kilcoy Australia Day Races
30 Council Strategy Day – Kilcoy
02 Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails Committee Meeting
02 Meeting with Kilcoy Chamber of Commerce
02 Meeting – Kilcoy Multicultural event
06 Lowood State High School – Leadership Induction Ceremony
06 Friends of Stonehouse – Subgroup meeting
06 The Condensery Advisory Committee Meeting – Toogoolawah

The Lowood State High School delivers high quality educational opportunities and outcomes that enable all students to experience success, and this was very evident at the Leadership Induction Ceremony, when Almira Shailer was awarded the Highest ATAR Achievement Award and Dux of 2022. Almira is a humble and intelligent young lady who is looking forward to attending the University of Queensland in a few days to begin her studies in primary teaching.

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