09 Oct 2013Council briefs from Committee meetings
Council briefs from Council Committee meetings held Wednesday 9 October 2013 include:Endorsement for Walker Road sport and recreation master plan, Graves adornment policy reviewed and Council to continue with cat registrations.
A free breakfast courtesy of Cairns Regional Council will accompany a serious safety message as locals are urged to share the road with cyclists on National Ride2Work Day on October 16.
02 Oct 2013Safer route for Redlynch walkers, cyclists
The finishing touches are being put on a multi-million dollar road upgrade to boost safety for pedestrians and cyclists at Redlynch Valley Estate. Turf will be laid tomorrow alongside Redlynch Intake Road, which has been a hub of roadwork activity since February.
26 Sep 2013Have a say on Draft Planning Scheme
Public input will be invited from next week to assist the development of the new Cairns Region Planning Scheme.
25 Sep 2013Construction start date set for CBD upgrade
Work will start on the transformation of the Cairns CBD next month, as the City Centre Alive project enters the construction phase.
20 Sep 2013Historic building starts new chapter
Tenders will be called for the refurbishment of the Cairns School of Arts Building before the end of this year, setting in motion another chapter in the building's 106-year history.
19 Sep 2013Mayor joins Premier in China trade mission
Mayor Bob Manning will seek to further strengthen the relationship between Cairns and China when he embarks on a trade mission alongside Queensland Premier Campbell Newman this weekend.
Cattana Wetlands has further increased its appeal to visiting birdlife, with a new element having just been completed.
16 Sep 2013Have a say on CBD speed limit
Feedback is now invited regarding a proposal to lower the speed limit in the Cairns CBD to 40km/h.