Monthly Meeting – October 2021

Lots Of Business For New Committee

The new President Syd Norman welcomed members and guests to the Tamborine and Districts Citizens Association Inc’s monthly meeting for October. Items addressed by the new committee, members, and guest Cr Jeff McConnell were:

Business Arising:
• The tyre pile at Walnut Road was reported to council to be picked up.
• All cars, from previous car smashes in area as discussed, have been removed.
• Scrapers have commenced work on the track around Riemore Estate with second stage of the playground and rotunda to follow.
• Cr Jeff McConnell is to hold a Consultative Community Meeting on Saturday 13 November 2021 at 3pm at the hall with a sausage sizzle run by the TDCA Inc.
• Flowers were taken to the Smith family from the TDCA Inc for the loss of their son.
• Members of the TDCA Inc will help run the Remembrance Day Service on Thursday 11 November.
• Request for 50Km road signs to slow traffic down on the bend coming into the village will be considered.

Councillor McConnell’s Report:
• Repairs to the sides of Palomino Road and Vonda Youngman Road, which consistently wash away in rain, were completed by the council.
• Proposed service station on the Mundoolun-Connection Road is still in council deliberations.
• Proposed plans for the Leach Road area are still bring formulated.
• Consideration for ‘No Standing Signs’ in front of Tamborine Central are still pending.
• Questions surrounding the bus interchange are still being addressed
• The water situation in Riemore Estate was brought to the TDCA Inc’s attention.
• The increase of foxes in the area was also brought to the TDCA Inc’s attention.
• A request was made for a fast track on the incorrectly positioned ‘Tamborine’ sign up the mountain.

New Business:
• Purchase of a PA System for events is to be considered.
• It was suggested to combine TDCA Inc’s 40th Anniversary Celebration with the Tamborine Village Lions Christmas Carols event.
• Trivia Nights, Bingo and Dance Nights are being considered as Community Events for 2022.
• A new date for the Tamborine Car Show has been set as 10 September 2022.
• The pine trees to the left of the Lions Den are to be eventually dropped for area development.
• Syd and Pauline Norman, and Chris Watkins are now part of the Community Disaster Volunteers System.
• The need for a ‘road flooded sign’ at the round-a-bout was brought up once again.
• Request for a defibrillator at the hall with appropriate first aid training on how to use was put forward.

If you would like to voice your opinion about any issues or concerns for the community, please join the TDCA Inc at their monthly meetings for an effective platform on which to discuss local matters in the area.

“Come Along And Have Your Say!”

The next meeting is on Monday 8 November at 7pm at the hall