Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and Council staff met on Tuesday afternoon with residents of King Street, Memerambi
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington told guests at Friday’s morning’s Mayoral Charity Breakfast that an important mental health initiative for the South Burnett had been fully costed into the State Government’s forward estimates.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann will be back behind the microphone on CROW-FM on Friday morning to help raise funds for Murgon mum Shona Muckert’s vital leg surgery.
A solution to Memerambi’s controversial housing estate is on the horizon following a win by the South Burnett Regional Council in the Planning and Environment Court.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has refuted a suggestion by former Greens candidate for Nanango Grant Newson that a Bunya Mountains business purchased by his wife last year had been used to host a Council function.
A strategy to ensure the South Burnett continues to be serviced by a regular bus run after June was discussed at a meeting in Kingaroy this afternoon.
The South Burnett has gained another $1.4 million from the State Government, this time for sewers
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann says he has been lobbying the Federal and State governments for extra funds to replace timber bridges in the region.
The South Burnett hosted a visit by former Australian cricketer Greg Blewett this week, and like a true all-rounder he took in a charity breakfast, cricket training and a round of golf.
About 300 people packed into the Blackbutt Community Hall on Tuesday evening to tell South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann something he probably already knew … the $200 compulsory road levy on annual rates is not popular.
Mayor Wayne Kratzmann’s next Charity Breakfast will be held next Tuesday (October 15) in Nanango and will again include the opportunity to meet two Australian sports stars.
“The biggest amount of funding in the history of the South Burnett Regional Council”, “the biggest thing for the region since Tarong”, “simply fantastic” … this is how Mayor Wayne Kratzmann and Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington greeted this morning’s news that the State Government has allocated $10 million to make the upgrade of the Kingaroy Wastewater Treatment Plant a reality.
Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has promised to fight tooth and nail to save the proposed rail trail between Murgon to Kingaroy following the revelation that promised funding may have evaporated with Saturday’s election
Tourism opportunities in the South Burnett received a major boost on Friday (August 30) in the form of a $550,000 grant from the Federal Government to develop a “rail trail” linking Murgon to Kingaroy.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has congratulated the South Burnett’s “Tractor Tattoo” which has been announced as one of the winners at the biennial Arts Queensland Regional Arts and Culture Awards for 2013.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann disputes the fact the debate over changing the Ekka Show Holiday is over … in fact, he believes the discussion has barely begun.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann will be coming to a town near you soon to “have a chat”.
Blackbutt Singers and the Blackbutt Benarkin Lions Club have donated $2000 to the Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal.
The South Burnett Regional Council announced today that the fundraising from the Mayor’s Charity Gala Ball has now been finalised with a total of $30,932 raised for charities in the South Burnett.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann has written to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd inviting him to visit the South Burnett and see for himself why local government needs a larger share of Federal Government funds.
The future of the South Burnett Private Hospital in Kingaroy has been assured with a decision by the South Burnett Regional Council to take over running the facility.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann is angry that local councils are responsible for 80 per cent of infrastructure yet receive just 3 per cent of tax revenue collected by the Federal Government.
The Mayor’s Red Earth South Burnett Flood Appeal has officially wound up with the presentation of the keys of the raffled Nissan Micra to winner Clive Bishop, from Kingaroy.
South Burnett Mayor Wayne Kratzmann confirmed today a roads levy would be included in the upcoming Council Budget, on top of the previously announced rates rise of 5.9 per cent.