New playgrounds, facelifts and upgrades to community buildings, restoration of pioneer grave stones and works at the landfill and transfer stations all figured in a raft of local projects given the tick by Queensland Local Government Minister, Stirling Hinchliffe today.
The projects will be funded through a $1.73 million Covid Works for Queensland grant.
On the list are:
• A radio frequency identification (RFID) control system will be installed at libraries across the Scenic Rim. This will include tagging all books and installing exit control security gates, and providing self-service kiosks.
• The painting of the interior and exterior of the Kooralbyn Community Centre.
• Solar tubing and a safety handrail will be installed at the Moriarty Park Community Centre in Canungra.
• New playgrounds at Tiny Tots Park in Boonah and in the Tamborine Memorial Park.
• The replacing of the roof on the Tamborine Village Old School.
• The Fassifern Reserve pioneer gravesites will be restored.
• Bollards will be installed at the Fassifern Reserve road side rest area and free camping facility.
• Electricity lines and other services will be buried deeper in the DJ Smith Memorial Park, Canungra to enable future installation of turf irrigation.
• CCTV, new lighting and litter control infrastructure at the Central landfill at Bromelton.
• A retaining wall will be constructed at the Tamborine Mountain transfer station.
• Repairs will be made to the Canungra transfer station bay structure.
• An upgrade to the electrical infrastructure will be undertaken at the Lake Moogerah Caravan Park.
The list of projects was developed by Scenic Rim regional Council officers.