DouglasNews.Network caught up with Douglas Shire Councillors after last week’s fiery Council meeting to clarify outcomes regarding the aquatic precinct, the media relation policy, and the future of the Daintree ferry operators.
ON the agenda for tomorrow’s Ordinary Meeting of the Douglas Shire Council, there is a resolution that Council affirms and endorses the Uluru Statement from the Heart as part of their ongoing commitment to reconciliation.
Residents living in Mossman and the surrounding areas will soon have the opportunity to save on their annual water bill.
Douglas Shire Council will be installing new smart water meters as part of a $1.1 million investment in water security.
This is the second stage of the smart water meter rollout and will commence next Monday, 6 March 2023.
Douglas Shire Council is set to make it easier for visitors to access Four Mile Beach via Sand Street in Port Douglas with the construction of a brand new boardwalk and composite fibre stairs to replace the old wooden ones.
Douglas Shire Council has announced nominations are open for the 2023 Australia Day Awards.
Douglas Shire Council will be concreting a narrow section of the Bloomfield Track which will require a temporary closure between Luana Creek through to the Zig Zag Road turn-off.
DOUGLAS Shire will go to Level 1 Water Restrictions as of Wednesday 20 October 2021 due to hot and dry weather hitting the tropics this month.
Douglas Shire Council has endorsed three-year Resource and Performance Agreements for the Reef-to-Reef and Triple-R Mountain bike event, Wonderland Spiegeltent and the Mossman Show.
Across the three events, Council’s investment totals $225,000, with a further $120,000 worth of in-kind support over three years.
After a week’s leave, Douglas Shire Council Chief Executive Officer, Mark Stoermer, has now confirmed he wishes to move onto new adventures.
The next instalment of Fishing For the Future calls for Charter Fishers in the Douglas Shire to come together for a workshop at the Port Douglas Community Hall Wednesday 25 August.