COUNCIL: From a new B&B, to an increase to a town’s water supply, here are the main points from the WDRC’s meeting today. Pic: Supplied
COUNCIL: From a new B&B, to an increase to a town’s water supply, here are the main points from the WDRC’s meeting today. Pic: Supplied

MAIN POINTS: What’s on council’s agenda for today’s meeting

The second Western Downs Regional Council ordinary meeting of the year will kick off in Wandoan on Wednesday, February 17, at the Wandoan Service Centre.

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Here are some of the important items up for discussion:

  • A new Bed and Breakfast could soon be opening in Dalby

The council will be considering a Community and Liveability Report for a Development Application Material Change of Use for an Air Bed and Breakfast.

As tourism numbers have been peaking in towns across the Western Downs, the additional accommodation would be a welcome sight.

The development application submitted to council was for Lot 3 at 148 Hayden Street Dalby.

  • A possible increase to Dalby’s water supply

An Infrastructure Services Report will be tabled in an attempt to gain the councils support to expand Dalby’s Water Supply.

  • Russell Park Mountain Bike Trail update

The council will confidentially be discussing the Russell Park Mountain Bike Trail at Bunya Mountains.

A report will be issued to councillors about the pre-construction phase, and an update on the projects funding.

  • Wild dog baiting update for 2020

A Community and Liveability Report into the council’s wild dog baiting program will be presented to councillors, highlight the success of the program in 2020.

  • Community petition to increase the water level of the Condamine Weir

A Infrastructure Services report will be provided for councillors to considering a petition to raise the Condamine Weir at Condamine by 2.5 metres.

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