January 26, 2021

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Politics / Key Outcomes Douglas Shire Council Meeting 30 June 2020

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The Douglas Shire Council commenced its ordinary meeting at 11.00am on Tuesday 30 June 2020 and these are the key issues >
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NATALIE JOHNSON


Key Points

  • The Douglas Shire Council commenced its ordinary meeting at 11.00am on Tuesday 30 June 2020 upon the conclusion of the Special Budget Meeting where the 2020/2021 Douglas Shire Council budget was passed.
  • Councillors agree unanimously to a 0% remuneration rise
  • Tourism Port Douglas Daintree funding slashed by close to 50% with only a one-year funding commitment subject to conditions
  • Chamber of Commerce awarded $50 000 with one-year funding commitment subject to conditions
  • CEO to investigate the viability of Council taking over Bally Hooley assets and potentially the operation
  • Increased funding for Port Shorts Film Festival and confirmation of three-year agreement
  • Council relinquishes joint trusteeship of Blue Pools to Jabalbina
  • 2020 / 2021 Operational Plan adopted – not unanimously


Analysis to follow.


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