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Rates Assistance Scheme 2014/15 - Community Sporting Organisations
Applications can now be made for Council's Rate Assistance Scheme. Applicants must be a community or sporting organisation which can demonstrate they provide a service for the benefit of Queanbeyan residents. Applications should be made on the form which is available for download here.
Applications close Monday 8 May 2015. For further information contact Council's Rates Staff on 6285 6000.
Queanbeyan City Council will hold an Extraordinary Meeting on Wednesday 6 May 2015 in the Council Chambers commencing at 5pm. The agenda and business paper for the meeting will be published on Council’s website at 4pm on Thursday 30 April 2015 and limited hard copies will be available at Council’s Customer Service Centre at 257 Crawford St, Queanbeyan and in the Council Chambers on the night of the meeting.
Road closures for Anzac day
The following roads will be closed on Anzac Day from 5.00 am to 6.15 am and then 9.00 am to 11.00 am:
- Monaro Street - from Atkinson Street roundabout to Campbell Street intersection
- Both Crawford Street and Low Street will be closed at the Monaro Street intersection
Road closures for Electricity upgrade
Essential Energy is advising customers and motorists in Queanbeyan that an electricity network upgrade will commence next week along Uriarra Road, between Ross Road and Davison Street, and also in King Street.
The work will be undertaken on Monday 20, Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 April and on Sunday 3 May 2015, weather permitting.
On Sunday 3 May 2015, Uriarra Road will be reduced to a single lane with traffic control in place, and Railway Avenue, Federal Avenue, Crest Road, McKeahnie Street and Davison Street will be closed to through traffic. Motorists are being asked to avoid parking cars and other vehicles on this section of Uriarra Road on this day to facilitate access by our work crews.
New waste contractor commences 27 April 2015
New waste contractor JJ Richards and Sons commence collecting garbage, garden organics and recycling on 27 April 2015. Collection days will remain the same. However your bin may be collected at a different time than you are currently used to. Please ensure that you put your bins out the night before collection.
Loose-fill asbestos community information session - 27 April
Loose-fillinsulation is known to be present in the roof space of some homes in Queanbeyan and surrounding areas.
To learn more about loose-fill asbestos, come along to the community information session for local residents at the Queanbeyan Bicentennial Hall at 5:30pm on Monday 27 April 2015.
NSW Loose-Fill Asbestos Insulation Taskforce members will be on hand to provide information about loose-fill asbestos, the profile of properties which may contain it, and the assistance available to those affected by loose-fill asbestos insulation in NSW. To find out more, visit the NSW Loose-Fill Asbestos Insulation Taskforce website, or call Service NSW on 13 77 88.
Community forum - proposed Ellerton Drive Extension
Queanbeyan City Council will hold a community forum on the proposed Ellerton Drive Extension at the Bicentennial Hall on Tuesday 28 April 2015. The forum will be open to the entire community and will be independently facilitated by Lucy Cole-Edelstein from Straight Talk, a professional engagement company based in Sydney. Presenters and others also available to answer questions at the meeting will include Roads and Maritime Services, traffic engineers and environmental and noise study consultants. The community forum will commence at 6.30pm in the Bicentennial Hall, 253 Crawford St, Queanbeyan. Parking is available via Crawford St or Rutledge St.
Council holds two lots of community meetings each year to bring the community up to date with projects, initiatives, policies, events and much more. The next community meetings will be held on:
- Wednesday 29 April at the Fernleigh Park Community Hall, Swan Drive, Googong from 6.00 pm
- Wednesday 6 May at the Council Chambers, 253 Crawford Street from 6.00 pm.
Agenda items for the meetings will include major projects, development updates, an overview of Council's draft Integrated Plans and much more. Residents are also able to ask questions of Council representatives.
Residents can submit items to be included on the agenda by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Water main replacement
Council staff are currently working to replace a broken water main on the corner of Crawford and Morisset Sts. Work is expected to continue for at least another week, possibly longer. The team will be working on stages of the water main at a time to ensure pedestrian access along Crawford St remains open. It is unlikely that there will be any disruption to traffic or water supply.
Roadworks on Kings Highway
RMS will start safety improvement work on the Kings Highway between Batemans Bay and Bungendore from week commencing 12 April 2015.
Work includes laying a new road surface at six separate sites on Clyde Mountain to provide a safer road surface and improve ride quality. Guard rail will also be installed at 16 locations between Batemans Bay and Bungendore to improve safety.
Work to reduce roadside vegetation will be carried out during this time between Batemans Bay and Clyde Mountain. All work will be carried out on weekdays from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm and is expected to continue until the end of April.
Motorists can expect some delays during work due to changed traffic conditions. Motorists should plan their journey and follow the direction of traffic control with reduced speed limits in place for the safety of workers and motorists. Changes to the work schedule will be displayed and electonric signs along the road.
For further information about the work, please contact the RMS on 02 4221 2426 or email email@example.com.