Following a successful trial run of free Wi-Fi access at the Buchanan Park Entertainment Centre for MineX in late May, Council will again offer free Wi-Fi in and around the centre for this year’s Mount Isa Show.
Mayor Joyce McCulloch is slamming the irresponsible and thoughtless actions of individuals who have caused an estimated $150,000 worth of damage to the Pamela Street Hill reservoir and set the construction project back by as much as three months.
Mayor Joyce McCulloch has said the findings of a Senate Inquiry into airfares in regional Australia are insulting, and more needs to be done to rectify the obvious issue of exorbitant airfares in and out of regional Queensland.
Council has been successful in receiving the full amount of funding it applied for under the State Government’s 2018-19 Local Government Levy Ready Grants Program, which will assist the Mount Isa Waste Management Facility and Camooweal Refuse Facility to be prepared for the introduction of the Waste Levy on July 1.
Work has begun on upgrading the Animal Management Facility on Richardson Road, with an excavator clearing part of the site on Tuesday, May 28, in preparation for the construction of a new administration building.
Council Chief Executive Officer Sharon Ibardolaza says Council is very pleased to give Mount Isa Special School Year 12 student Nicholas Lehtonen the opportunity to complete his work experience at Council’s nursery.
There are less than six weeks to go until the Waste Levy takes effect in Mount Isa, and commercial operators and businesses are being urged to start separating their waste loads before taking them to the Waste Management Facility.
Parking in the Mount Isa CBD is about to get a lot easier for tourists and locals alike, with the dedicated caravan and RV parking facility on Frank Aston Hill off Rodeo Drive set to open on Tuesday, May 7.
Applications for Round Three of Council’s Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) are closing soon, and Council is calling on all local arts and cultural organisations and groups to apply to help get an event or project off the ground.
More than 80 percent of the construction work for the $7.5 million Isa Street upgrade and bridge-replacement project will be carried out by local contractors, providing a considerable boost to the local Mount Isa economy.