Cr Gaedtke – Ordinary Meeting 14 November – Councillor Report

Cr Gaedtke – Ordinary Meeting 14 November – Councillor Report

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Cr Cheryl Gaedtke – Ordinary Meeting 14 November 2018


Agenda Item # 5 Matters of Public Interest

17 November    John Fogerty Revival – Somerset Civic Centre

18 November    Jammin in Esk

23 November    Minden Christmas Carnival

24 November    Glamorgan Vale Christmas Carnival

24 November    Kilcoy Historical Society “20th Birthday Bash”


Congratulations to Lowood & District Swimming Club, Lowood Show Society, Fernvale Rural Fire Brigade and Kirsty’s Bird Sanctuary & Wildlife Rehabilitation which were successful in receiving $17,990, $35,000, $30,908.90 & $15,000 respectively through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.


Congratulations also to Coominya State School student Isabella Harley, who was successful in her audition as a Hong Kong Disneyland Parade Performer.  Isabella will travel to Hong Kong in December to feature in the Disneyland Christmas Parade.


Agenda Item # 44 Councillors’ Report      (I attended)

25 October         Ken & Annie’s Music Campout – Toogoolawah

25 October         Esk QCWA 95th Birthday Celebrations

27 October         Bush Breakfast Under the Trees – Toogoolawah

27 October         Toogoolawah Tennis 110th Anniversary Celebrations

27 October         Toogoolawah Clay Target Club Competition

29-31 October   122nd LGAQ Annual Conference – Brisbane

31 October         Kilcoy & District Progress Alliance Inc. monthly meeting

01 November    Brisbane Valley Heritage Tails monthly meeting – Toogoolawah

07 November    Somerset Dam & District Progress Assn monthly meeting

07 November    Rural Minds Forum – Esk

07 November    Brisbane Valley Kilcoy Landcare meeting – Kilcoy

08 November    On Site Inspection – Harlin

08 November    Kilcoy State School P & C Assn monthly meeting

09 November    Kilcoy High School 56th Annual Awards Ceremony

10 November    An End to Conflict – Exhibition by Toogoolawah & District History Group Inc. – The Condensery

10 November    Brisbane Valley Rail Trail – Sunset & Night Ride Esk to Moore – Function at The Condensery

11 November    Fernvale Memorial Park – Unveiling & Dedication Ceremony

11 November    Lowood Sub Branch RSL – Remembrance Day

12 November    Councillor Integrity Training – Esk

13 November    Brisbane Valley of the Lakes Annual General Meeting – Esk

13 November    Citizenship Ceremony – Esk

13 November    Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting – Esk

13 November    Somerset Region Community Enterprise Ltd 9th AGM – Lowood


I have been overwhelmed by the number of events and commemorations that are being organised by mostly volunteers in our region, and what a wonderful job these community members do.  Well done, we certainly have strong communities in our beautiful region.


I thank Council for approving my request to attend the 122nd Local Government Association of Queensland’s Annual Conference.  I found the conference to be informative and very professionally presented.  I also enjoy the opportunity to network with many other Councillors on a state-wide basis.

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