June 9, 2016

New Farmers’ Market produce bumper crowd

New Farmers’ Markets in our City Centre have cultivated plenty of interest.

The Greater Whitsunday Farmers’ Markets, held for the first time yesterday (June 8) were a rousing success, and will continue in the Wood Street Park each Wednesday.
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Dining part of festivities

Wine, dine and save is the message in the lead-up to our 2016 Mackay Mazda Festival of Arts.

Nearly 20 local restaurants have jumped on board as dining partners, providing discounted tickets to a new addition to the Festival line-up, Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal’s (DBCT’s) Metropolis, when residents dine with them.

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Mobile printing on the go

Our libraries are now offering a MobilePrint Service, allowing residents to print from any personal computer or mobile device.

It makes printing documents on the run quicker and easier.
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Council Connect - June 6, 2016
WATCH THE VIDEO > Council’s #MackayPride initiative plays a pivotal role in building our sense of community. The campaign has moved up a gear and includes the chance to win a boat and trailer package, valued at $13,600.

Developments given boost

We’ve approved incentives, including infrastructure charges, for two new projects under our Facilitating Development in the Mackay Region Policy.

One is the proposed Camilleri Fruit and Vegetable Outlet on the Macs Truckstop Service Road at Balberra.

The second is an $8 million development proposed for 7 Evolution Drive, Paget, by Scifleet.

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New sign for Northern Beaches

The Northern Beaches will have a new entrance sign.

We’ve approved a revised plan for the sign, which will enhance the identity of the Northern Beaches and help define the geographical location of the area.

It will be installed on a roundabout at the intersection of Mackay-Bucasia and Eimeo roads.

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Your councillors are:
Mayor Greg Williamson, Cr Amanda Camm, Cr Martin Bella, Cr Laurence Bonaventura, Cr Kevin Casey, Cr Justin Englert, Cr Fran Fordham, Cr Ross Gee, Cr Karen May, Cr Ayril Paton, Cr Ross Walker
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