South Burnett Regional Council met to discuss what is happening around the South Burnett.
South Burnett Regional Council met to discuss what is happening around the South Burnett. Tobi Loftus

Council to start bait program for wild pigs and dogs

SOUTH Burnett Regional Council held its monthly meeting on Wednesday August 15, to discuss updates and issues regarding the South Burnett.

BAIT PROGRAM

SOUTH Burnett Regional Council's wild dog and pig baiting program will commence on the following dates:

Wondai:

  • Melrose Rd on September 10 from 8am to 10am.
  • Wondai Clearing Dip along the Bunya Highway on September 10 from 11.30am to 1pm.

Proston:

  • Boodooma Tip on September 11 from 8.30am to 10.30am
  • Proston Clearing Dip on September 11 from 12 noon to 1.30pm

Nanango:

  • Mt Stanley Dip on September 12 from 8.30am to 10am
  • Broadwater Access Rd on September 12 from 11am to 12noon

Murgon:

  • Council Gravel Reserve on McAlister St on September 13 from 8.30am to 10am

Cloyna:

  • Windera Park Cnr Murgon-Gayndah Rd and Bishops Rd on September 13 from 11am to 12noon.

Kingaroy:

  • Hodges Rd on September 14 from 8am to 10am

Kumbia:

  • Bunya Mountains Rd at Alice Creek on September 14 from 11am to 1.30pm

Ironpot:

  • Chahpingah Dump on Ironpot Rd on September 17 from 9am to 11am

KINGAROY POOL

THE lint strainer has been replaced at the Kingaroy Swimming Pool and will replace and commission the new pump in August.

This replacement will ensure the filtration system and pump will be running efficiently for the new pool season.

ART GALLERY FLOOR

CONTRACTORS have installed a new sub floor ventilation at the Kingaroy Regional Art Gallery to reduce moisture levels and improve the air flow under the building.

The building is receiving ongoing monitoring and treatment programs after experiencing termite outbreaks.

Through reducing the moisture levels and improving air flow, the new floor will help eliminate any suitable conditions for termites.

HOSPITAL UPGRADES

SOUTH Burnett Regional Council's property section are working with electrical engineers to finalise the specifications for upgrading the electrical switch board at the Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital.

The council have installed new water lines and increased the water flow to the theatre.

DRONE USAGE

PROPERTY and IT council workers are collaborating to conduct a pilot project on the use of drones for asset management.

The drones will assist in photographing the roof condition and any defects and penetrations into the roof, such as air condition units.

This technology will assist the council with understanding maintenance requirements in the future.

Using drones for assessment would save the council time and money by reducing the need to hire elevated platforms to access roofs.

For more information contact one of the South Burnett Regional Council customer service centres.

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