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A dementia information morning will be held at Quirindi Home Support Service Wednesday 16 November at 9.30am. Guest speaker will be Anna Debenham from Dementia Educator Carer Support Service.
The second round of industry consultations for the LPSC Economic Development Strategy have been completed by project consultant Jenny Rand.
Despite some initial delays with the Spring Ridge Park Embellishment Project, a project platform has been created, a development application and construction certificate have been processed and Council technical staff have collaborated on the project in conjunction with the Spring Ridge 355 Committee. The concrete footings for the shade structure were poured recently.
Following a request from Werris Creek Trotting Track users, Council has agreed to undertake track maintenance on the facility on Silo Road on a triennial basis using funds from the Parks and Reserves Sportsground Maintenance budget. At other times maintenance is to be undertaken by users and in return they do not pay a fee for use of the facility.
Councillors received a report from the Director of Engineering Services that the upgrading of the Wallabadah First Fleet Garden Amenities building and installation of an underground irrigation system has been completed and within the approved budget. $34,169 was provided by the Department of Crown Lands under the Public Reserve Management Fund Program to install the irrigation system and towards the amenities upgrade. Council provided $34,435 from the Wallabadah First Fleet Reserve fund for additional amenities upgrades and external painting. Improvements to the precinct have seen a further increase in the numbers using the Freedom Camping Ground.
Maitland City and Tamworth RSL Brass Bands are coming to the Royal Theatre to perform on Saturday 5th November 2016. Tickets at $10 will be available at the door with all proceeds going to Quota International of Quirindi Inc. The Sunflower Arts Festival, raising funds for local emergency rescue services will be held at the Royal with opening night on Friday 2 December from 6-9pm with entertainment and canapes for just $10 per person. Saturday and Sunday are open to all at only a gold coin donation for entry. Reminder, the Royal Theatre is available for hire for a range of events including wedding receptions and reunions.
During the preceding month Council’s Water Services crews completed 19 service repairs/renewals in Quirindi, Willow Tree, Werris Creek and Wallabadah, two main repairs in Quirindi and one new service installation in Quirindi. Work commenced on sealing the Willow Tree #2 reservoir. Sewer maintenance crews fixed one service choke in Werris Creek and one mains choke in both Werris Creek and Quirindi.