Category Archives: Council

Council grants extension to Cleveland Power


Redland City Council today granted Cleveland Power an 18 month extension to build a biomass power plant at Mt Cotton. Council’s infrastructure spokesperson Cr Paul Gleeson said while Councillors recognised there was some opposition to the extension, today’s decision had been dictated by Case Law based on a previous Planning and Environment Court decision. “In  Continue reading…

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How much is that doggy from Council?


Cat and Dog

Council today voted to take responsibility for re-homing unclaimed and abandoned animals after the RSPCA advised it was unable to continue a long-standing agreement to accept our animals. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council had been preparing to take on the task from July but had to move quickly after the RSPCA advised last  Continue reading…

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Council adopts new set of Redland Local Laws


Redland City Council has agreed to adopt a new set of local laws following two rounds of stakeholder and public consultation. The current local laws will remain in force until 1 July 2015 when the new set of Redland City local laws are formally gazette by the government. Mayor Karen Williams said Council had listened  Continue reading…

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Boost for Redlands’ project delivery


Redland City Council has modernised the way it funds projects to ensure ratepayers get best value for their dollar. Under the move, endorsed by Council’s general meeting on Wednesday, senior managers can now approve adjustments to project costs to ensure the work is delivered in line with community expectations. Redland City Council finance spokesman Mark  Continue reading…

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Cylinder Beach lagoon warning signs installed


Council will take the precautionary action to install permanent signs warning people not to swim in a brackish lagoon on Cylinder Beach, North Stradbroke Island after water monitoring detected Enterococci above Healthy Waterways Healthy Waterplay guidelines ‘action trigger’ levels. Enterococci are naturally-occurring bacteria that can be harmful to humans at elevated levels. The lagoon is  Continue reading…

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Reports provide independent analysis of Toondah Harbour PDA proposal


Two expert reviews have provided an independent analysis of the Walker Corporation’s proposal to revitalise Toondah Harbour.   Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the detail of the reviews was confidential at this stage due to the commercial nature of the Walker proposal, which was yet to receive final approval. “These reviews were commissioned by  Continue reading…

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Have your say on Council’s draft Corporate Plan


Residents are encouraged to be part of Council’s strategic direction by having their say on the new draft Corporate Plan, which was adopted by Council for public consultation at today’s General Meeting. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the draft Corporate Plan 2015-2020 would be open for public consultation from Friday 27 March until Friday  Continue reading…

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