The South Eastern Times : May 28th 2015
10 NEWS Public Comment Sought Roads Asset Management Plan A Draft Asset Management Plan for Roads was presented to Council at its meeting of 12th of May 2015 and is now available for community comment. The plan has been developed to enable Council to demonstrate how the Roads Asset portfolio will meet the service delivery needs of the community from present day and into the future, whilst demonstrating an improvement in financial sustainability. The Roads Asset Management Plan is one of a series of plans to be created as per Council’s Asset Management Strategy. The Plan can be viewed at Council’s website at www.wattlerange.sa.gov.au or at any of Council’s Offices and the Millicent Library. Written submissions should be addressed to the CEO and can be: • Posted to PO Box 27, Millicent SA 5280; • left at: – ‘Civic Centre’, George Street, Millicent – Beachport Visitor Information Centre, Millicent Road, Beachport – Penola Visitor Information Centre, 27 Arthur Street, Penola; • or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and will be received by Council until 5pm Tuesday 23rd June 2015. For further information in relation to the Draft Roads Asset Management Plan can be obtained by contacting Mr Peter Halton at the Council’s Engineering Office on (08) 8733 0901. Peter Harriott CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 671907 COMMUNITY CALENDAR Need to know what’s happening? Go to www.wattlerange.sa.gov.au Upcoming Events List your event: email@example.com MAY TO SUNDAY 31 • Whistle Stop Exhibition, Millicent Museum THURSDAY 28 • Seniors Online, 10am-12pm, Millicent Public Library • Baby Bounce, 11:15am, Millicent Public Library • Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, 10am-12noon, Presbyterian Church Hall • Author Talk - Janet Crease, 2pm, Millicent Library • SEFHG Speaker: Raquel Mustillo, 7:30pm, 1A Mt Gambier Rd FRIDAY 29 • Seniors Online, 10am-12pm, Millicent Public Library • EMMA, 9:30am-10:30am, Salvation Army Hall • ChiBall Gentle Moves, 10:30am-11:30am • Terry & Jool, 8pm, Grand Hotel • Allan Webster & Ian ‘Bidge’ Boyd, 8pm, Millicent Community Club SATURDAY 30 • Kalangadoo Farmers Market, 10am-1pm, Eliza Street • Legacy Market, 9am-12:30pm, RSL Hall SUNDAY 31 • Jam Session, 3pm, Bompas of Beachport JUNE TUESDAY 2 • Floral Art & Garden Club, 10am-2:30pm, Presbyterian Church Hall FRIDAY 5 • Create Photobooks, 9:30am-3:30pm Beachport Visitor Information Centre • Movie Night - Heaven is Real, 6:30pm, Millicent Baptist Church SATURDAY 6 • Millicent Scout Group Market Day SATURDAY 6 - MONDAY 8 • Health, Harmony, Happiness Festival, 9am, Robe Institute 665507 10 - The South Eastern Times, Thursday, May 28, 2015 www.thesoutheasterntimes.com.au GOOD SPORTS: Millicent North Primary School runners Harrison Webster, Jack Wilson, Kobe Gibson and Harvey Jones. Cross country success MILLICENT North Primary School competed successfully in the recent South East Cross Country Championships held at Naracoorte Primary School. This year marked the 30th anniversary of the event. Over 1000 competitors participated on the day with around 100 participants in each race. Millicent North had 33 students represent the school this year. Prior to 2015, the school had only won two medals in the past six years. This year, Millicent North received three medals. Kobe Gibson won the 8-year-old boys event, Edie Easterby finished third in the 8-year-old girls and Lacy Haines finished third in the 10-year-old girls. Teacher David Todd said all students performed to the best of their ability and everyone completed the tough race. Four Millicent North students have qualified for the South Australian Cross Country Championships, which will be held at Oakbank in the Adelaide Hills in June. BORN TO RUN: Jemma Bowering, Ella Easterby, Kasey Peak and Gemma Rehn. MEDAL WINNERS: Edie Easterby, Kobe Gibson and Lacey Haines gave Millicent North Primary School its best result cross country championship result in six years. IN BRIEF Roadworks underway BRIDGE repairs are being undertaken on the Southern Ports Highway between Rendelsham and Beachport. They have been arranged by the Department of Planning, Transport, Energy and Infrastructure. Motorists can expect delays on their journeys. Student teacher returns THE Kangaroo Inn Area School Preschool and the Robe Kindergarten have recently played host to student teacher Hana McKinnon. She graduated from Kingston Community School in 2005 and expects to finish her university degree at the end of next year. Library opening times cut THE Robe Public Library and Visitor Information Centre has trimmed its opening hours at weekends over winter. On Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, the facility will be open from 10am until 1pm. Normal weekend hours will resume on September 5.
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