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Pamela Street Reservoir Construction Well Underway

Mayor Joyce McCulloch has expressed her delight with how the new Pamela Street Hill reservoir is progressing, after inspecting the site on Wednesday afternoon.

Five Mount Isa Residents Welcomed as New Citizens

Mayor Joyce McCulloch officially welcomed five Mount Isa residents as new Australian citizens at a ceremony at the Civic Centre on Thursday afternoon.

Mount Isa to celebrate Queensland Day this June

Mount Isa City Council will proudly add a brand new event to the community calendar this year with the inclusion of Queensland Day Beef Beach and Beats Community Picnic Day on Sunday June 9.

Mount Isa preparing to be Waste Levy Ready

With the introduction of the Waste Levy from July 1, Mount Isa City Council are in full planning mode to ensure a smooth transition and minimal impact to the community.

$15,000 Presented to Three Local Sporting Clubs

Mayor Joyce McCulloch presented almost $15,000 to three local sporting clubs on Wednesday morning as part of Council’s latest round of Community Grants.

Significant Financial Impact of Waste Levy’s Implementation

The Waste Levy is less than three months away from being implemented, however State Government rebates will fall far short of covering costs associated with Council establishing the Levy in Mount Isa.

Council's Complaints Management Framework Gets Approval from Ombudsman

Concerted efforts in the previous two years of the current council have seen a complete overhaul of Council’s Complaints Management Framework, which has received a glowing response from the Ombudsman’s office.

Water Mains to be Upgraded on Section of Camooweal Street

Council wishes to advise that a major project to upgrade water mains on Camooweal Street between Mary Street and May Street will begin on Monday, April 8.

Mount Isa Residents’ Feedback Sought for This Year’s Budget

With the next Council budget due mid-year, Council has released an online survey asking local ratepayers which upgrades and additions they would like to see funded in the city – and Mayor Joyce McCulloch is keen to have as many residents as possible provide feedback into these priorities that can help Mount Isa to grow, improve and prosper.

Free Theatre Workshops for Mount Isa Kids at “KoalaRumba” Show

Mount Isa children will get a chance to take part in free theatre and performance workshops and even be involved in a live, on-stage performance when Blue Gum Farm TV brings “KoalaRumba!” to the Civic Centre later this month, thanks to the Mount Isa City Library.

Security Boost for Heritage Listed Camooweal Community Hall

Council is boosting security at the historic, Heritage Listed Camooweal Community Hall, with an almost 170-metre perimeter fence to be built next month.

Council Congratulates Two Long-Serving Employees at Presentation

Two long-serving Council employees were presented with certificates and gifts for their decades of service, at a special presentation held on the morning of Wednesday, March 27.

37 Mount Isa Streets to be Resealed

As part of Council’s ongoing city street resealing program, 37 streets have been included in this year’s resealing program, to be undertaken by the sealing contractor, RPQ Spray Seal Pty Ltd.

Local and International League Legends to Go Head-to-Head in Mount Isa

Well-known Mount Isa identities including former Brisbane Broncos player Scott Prince, Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter MP and Mount Isa Councillor Mick Tully will battle it out with international league legends at a charity game in May, with Council proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the event.

Bumper Summer Season for Revamped Splashez Aquatic Centre

Splashez Aquatic Centre has had a bumper summer season, with more than 31,400 people enjoying the facility between late October last year and late March this year.

Proactive Council Brings in Record Funding for Mount Isa

Out-of-town meetings attended by Mayor Joyce McCulloch, Deputy Mayor Phil Barwick and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Ibardolaza have helped bring in almost $37 million in funding grants for the Mount Isa region in the first half of this term of Council alone.

Lighting to Improve Accessibility of Two Public Sporting Ovals

The installation of 12 strategically-placed LED lights in two of Mount Isa’s biggest public multi-use sporting ovals is great news for locals who will be able to make use of the facilities for playing sports, training, walking or jogging, even after the sun goes down, Mayor Joyce McCulloch says.

TMR’s Marian Street Works Will Affect Median Islands

Council wishes to advise that the State Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will from Friday, March 15, be carrying out extensive median and road works along Marian Street until the end of the year.

Weekend’s Waste Amnesty Saves Community More Than $3500

There was a huge response to Council’s Waste Amnesty at the weekend, with about six times as many customers taking their rubbish to the Waste Management Facility as what’s normally recorded on a typical weekend.
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