Monthly Archives: February 2013

Council’s post-storm cleanup well under way


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams today thanked residents for having their clean green waste on the footpath and ready for Council’s last round of post-storm kerbside collections. Cr Williams said that Council crews had been very busy cleaning up after the wild weather resulting from ex-cyclone Oswald. “Our free city-wide green waste kerbside collection is  Continue reading…

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING FOR DAMAGING WINDS AND DANGEROUS SURF: 9am Tuesday 19 February


The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and dangerous surf conditions in Southeast Queensland. Emergency Management Queensland advises that people should: * Move your car under cover or away from trees. * Secure loose outdoor items. * Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees. * Beware of fallen  Continue reading…

Free green waste kerbside collection update: Monday 18 February


Our free green waste kerbside collection across Redland City is progressing well – so far our crews have completed collections in Mount Cotton, Coochiemudlo Island, Dunwich, Thorneside, Lamb Island and Russell Island. We are still working through Wellington Point, Capalaba, Point Lookout and Birkdale. Collections started today at Macleay Island, Victoria Point and Thornlands. Weather  Continue reading…

Time to deliver on Cleveland CBD revitalisation: Mayor


It is time to stop the talk and start delivering the much-mooted Cleveland CBD redevelopment, Mayor Karen Williams told the first meeting of the Cleveland CBD Revitalisation Committee today. Councillor Williams, who chaired the meeting, said Council was determined to work with stakeholders to bring the project to fruition. “Today is the day we start  Continue reading…

Weed of the Week: Cabomba


Weeds can have a significant impact on our environment as well as create additional management costs to Council. Council encourages residents to learn more about weeds including how to identify and manage them in your own backyard. To help residents learn more we’ll be providing information a ‘Weed a Week’ every Wednesday up until the end  Continue reading…

No Council charge for direct debiting rates


Council would like to correct an error in the Bayside Bulletin (12 February 2013 – “Direct debit option for your rates”). The article states that “a full cost-recovery dishonour fee of $2.50 will be charged per direct debit…[and] ratepayers who do not have enough money in their account at the time a payment is scheduled  Continue reading…

Redland City Council calling on all residents to clean out their old mobile stockpile


A new study(1) into Australian mobile phone purchasing and recycling habits shows that the demand for the latest mobile phone technology is not slowing down with over a third (37%) of Queensland (QLD) residents to buy, or think of buying a new mobile during summer sales. This mobile buy-up is giving Redland City residents the  Continue reading…

Council begins to realise its vision for an age-friendly city


Redland City Mayor Karen Williams chaired Council’s first Age-friendly Redlands Committee (ARC) meeting today to discuss current and emerging issues facing seniors in the Redlands. The Mayor said that the quarterly meeting is a partnership between Redland City Council and the Redlands Seniors Network (RSN) that builds upon the previous work of the Redlands Advisory  Continue reading…