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Councillor for Division 6 Mike Brunker said he is in full support of the 2016/2017 Whitsunday Regional Council Budget and pleased to see the diverse spread of projects across the region.
“I support this budget for its fairness in rating and allowing our residents to choose their preferred water pricing system,” Cr Brunker said.
“In respect to Division 6, we have a strong focus on planning for the future with the provision of a new lined cell at the Bowen Landfill, parking at the Queens Beach State School and drainage and parking at the Col Leather Sporting Complex,” he said.
“We have also contributed significant amounts to constructing footpaths along Argyle Park Road and Golf Links Road and refurbishing all the public toilet blocks in Bowen.
“I’m pleased that we can upgrade some of these basic facilities that the people of Bowen use on a daily basis.”
The major budget highlights for Division 6 includes:
• $815,000 for a new lined cell at the Bowen Landfill• A combined $785,00 for constructing footpaths along Argyle Park Road and Golf Links Road;• $400,000 for Queens Beach State School parking• $300,000 for the refurbishment of all public toilet blocks in Bowen; • $50,000 for Col Leather Sporting Complex (drainage and car park)• A portion of the $1.45 million roads reseal program will be spent on 14 roads in Division 6.• $40,000 for sealing 1km of Tondara Road which will assist in dust prevention
For a full run down on the 2016/2017 Whitsunday Regional Council Budget, please visit Council’s website.