South Burnett Regional Councillors Gavin Jones, Roz Frohloff, Ros Heit, Kathy Duff, CEO Mark Pitt, Danita Potter, Mayor Keith Campbell and Terry Fleischfresser.
South Burnett Regional Councillors Gavin Jones, Roz Frohloff, Ros Heit, Kathy Duff, CEO Mark Pitt, Danita Potter, Mayor Keith Campbell and Terry Fleischfresser. Jessica McGrath

COUNCIL BRIEFS: Snapshot of May's meeting

Council grants

SOUTH Burnett Regional Council will be revising its community grants program policy over the next month.

This financial year to date there has been funding support provided for not-for-profit organisations for 25 projects (nine healthy community projects), 55 events (25 events through in-kind), 10 hall insurance grants, five schools for student awards and 61 councillor discretionary fund contributions.

Dam levels

ALL South Burnett towns will remain on level three water restrictions until significant inflow is received.

Boondooma Dam is sitting at 34.4 per cent, while Bjelke Petersen Dam is only at 8.2 per cent capacity.

Gordonbrook Dam is at 80.57 per cent and Boobir Dam is sitting at 27 per cent.

Wooroolin carpark

WOOROOLIN carpark sealing works have been completed. Final touches will be added over the coming weeks, including replacing the old timber table settings under the trees, including new slabs and bin pads.

Zonal bollards will be installed as per the master plan to better control the open space and clearly define the free camp area.

A new access has been installed for the 24-hour free camp area. Car park signage will also be completed soon.

Council regional partnerships

SOUTH Burnett Regional Council has met with neighbouring regions, North Burnett, Western Downs, Gympie and Somerset, to progress cross-border relationships.

They discussed the increased collaboration in marketing for the Kilkivan to Kingaroy rail trail and Brisbane Valley Rail Trail and support for a multi-region Festival of the Dams.

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