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Four Council Staff Thanked for Decades of Service

Mayor Joyce McCulloch has thanked four long-serving Council staff members for their dedication and hard work at a long-service presentation.

Council to Provide Free Wi-Fi at Mount Isa Show

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.

Senseless Vandalism Done to Pamela Street Hill Reservoir

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.

Mount Isa to Host Great Western Games Opening and Events

Council is very proud to be an event sponsor of the 2019 Glencore Great Western Games, with Mount Isa to host not only the opening ceremony, but also nine of the 18 sports events.

Waste Levy Information Session for Businesses

An information session will be held next week to help businesses better understand the Queensland Government waste levy.

Disappointment of Senate Inquiry into Airfares

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.

Major Makeover for Sunset Drive Median Islands

The median islands on Sunset Drive and the northern section of Camooweal Street will soon be looking completely different, thanks to a $90,000 Council beautification project.

Morning Tea for Seniors to Hit All the Right Notes

This year’s free morning tea for seniors will be hitting all the right notes, with soulful singer Nicki Gillis entertaining the crowd with Carole King classics.

$281,000 in Funding to Help Council Get Ready for Waste Levy

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.

Nominations now open for Street Parade

Registration is now open for the 2019 Isa Street Festival “Street Parade”, which will be held from 6.30pm in the Mount Isa CBD on Wednesday August 7.

Four Staff Members Thanked for 60 Years’ Combined Service

Four long-serving Council staff members have been recognised and thanked for their combined 60 years of dedicated service to Council and the Mount Isa community.

Full Steam Ahead For Animal Management Facility Upgrade

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.

Queensland Day Event Beefs Up the Fun in Mount Isa

Council is beefing up the fun for Queensland Day this year, with the Beef Beach and Beats community picnic event to be held on Sunday, June 9, from 1pm to 5pm at Buchanan Park.

Work Experience With Council Provides Valuable Skills for Student

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.

Businesses Urged to Start Separating Waste Loads

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.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Wild Dog Baiting June 2019

Visitors travelling through the Mount Isa City Council boundaries are advised that wild dog and dingo baits will be laid commencing Monday 3 June until Wednesday 19 June 2019.

Waste Levy Forum Held for Camooweal Residents

Deputy Mayor Phil Barwick says a community forum to help Camooweal residents better understand the Waste Levy was very well received by those in attendance.

Second Waste Amnesty Planned for City

With the overwhelming success of Council’s first waste amnesty weekend in March, Council has organised for another amnesty weekend to take place for Mount Isa residents in June.

Frank Aston Hill Parking Facility Almost Complete

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.

Regional Arts Development Funding Round Three Closing Soon

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.
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