Funding opportunity - Cooktown Discovery Festival merchandise tent

Community groups are invited to submit a quote for their services to assist Council at the merchandise and information tent at the Cooktown Discovery Festival from June 14 to 16. The successful community group will be paid for their assistance at the amount quoted. Groups should provide a brief statement of the field their group is involved in and how the funds would be used to benefit the group. Money received from the sale of merchandise will belong to Cook Shire Council. For more information or a copy of the offer documents contact Council's Procurement Officer by  Quotes must be submitted by no later than 2pm on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

Poison Creek Road closed for culvert works from May 27

A section of Poison Creek Road, between the Minke Road and Wilton Access Road intersections, will be closed while Council undertakes culvert works at No Name Creek. The work is expected to start on May 27 and continue for approximately three weeks. The section will be closed to all traffic during this time. Access to properties in the works area will be maintained for residents only, although No Name Creek will not be trafficable. Motorists are advised to use Minke Road and Railway Avenue East as alternative routes during the works period. 

Major upgrade underway at Cooktown Pool

The Cooktown Pool will be closed from April 29 for about eight weeks for a major upgrade. The pool, which is owned by Education Queensland and leased by Cook Shire Council, will be repainted and tiled and major underground pipe works will be completed. Council's Building and Facilities team will also be completing minor maintenance works during this time. To ensure minimal disruption to pool users, annual pass holders will have their passes extended by two months. Aqua aerobics classes will be held at the River of Gold motel pool, with spaces limited and bookings essential. Book with Council by phoning 4069 5444. Council would like to acknowledge the generous support of the Cooktown P-12 State School and Education Queensland in the ongoing management of the pool, and thank the River of Gold Motel for their support, and the community for their understanding and patience while we improve your pool.

May Street roadworks begin

Council is improving a section of May Street, between the Ida Street and Charles Street intersections. The work is expected to start on April 29 and continue for approximately four weeks. The section will be closed to all traffic during the works, with temporary access to properties in the works area. Motorists are advised to use Amos and Garden streets as alternative routes to access Charles Street and the Cooktown State School and PCYC Events Centre. Please obey signage and drive slowly past the works site. Thank you for your patience while we improve your infrastructure.


 

DateEventContact
May 22 Nominations for Cooktown's Got Talent close Cooktown PCYC 4069 5890
May 22 Registrations for Cooktown Golf Open close Golf Club 4069 5800
May 22 Cook Shire Council ordinary meeting, Council Chambers Council 4069 5444 or 
May 22 Paint the Sky domestic violence awareness event, Laura Cooktown District Community Centre 4069 6098
May 24 Under 8s Day, Cooktown PCYC, 9am-11am Facebook event
May 27-June 17 Poison Creek Road closed for works Council 4069 5444 or
May 31 Cooktown Discovery Festival market stall applications close Council 4069 5444 or
May 31 Cooktown's Got Talent, Cooktown PCYC Cooktown PCYC 4069 5890 or
June 1 Paint the Sky domestic violence awareness event, Cooktown Cooktown District Community Centre 4069 6098
June 2 Rossville markets, Hatfield marketplace
June 10 Book Club, Cooktown Library, 2pm Library 4069 5009 or 
June 14-16 Cooktown Discovery Festival Cooktown Discovery Festival website
June 16 Rossville markets, Hatfield marketplace
June 28 Laura Races and Rodeo Phone 0417 716 835
June 30 Rossville markets, Hatfield marketplace
July 8 Book Club, Cooktown Library, 2pm Library 4069 5009 or 
July 19 Cook Shire public holiday Council 4069 5444 or

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