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REQUEST FOR TENDER: Cleaning Services

King Island Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced contractors for provision of cleaning services at the King Island Airport. The deadline for submission is 2pm, Wednesday 10 October. Scope of works, conditions of tendering and a draft agreement are available upon request to: Helen Thomas Economic Development…

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Safety First

The King Island Council is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, environment and systems for its workers, community and visitors to our Island. Our responsibility is to ensure that our operations and activities, including community programs, do not place anyone at risk of harm or injury.

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Flood watch & road weather alert

A Flood Watch has been issued for the north, northwest and northeast of Tasmania today with a series of cold fronts crossing the State and bringing high rainfall totals. A Road Weather Alert has also been issued for slippery roads, reduced visibility and water over roads due to heavy rain during…

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King Island joins area freedom surveillance program

The introduction of fruit fly traps on Council properties this week, will see King Island join Biosecurity Tasmania’s long standing area freedom surveillance program. The traps enable Biosecurity to provide evidence that we don’t have specific fruit fly species, as well as acting as an early warning system. For more…

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POKI Markets – Saturday 8 September

Head down to the Currie Town Hall this Saturday for the Producers of King Island Markets from 10:00-12:30pm. In addition to locally made food and gifts, there will be a 15 minute Tai Chi session around 11am, as well as the opportunity to make your own greeting cards. You can…

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Electoral Roll Closes 13 September

Voting in October’s Local Government election is your chance to influence how our Community’s Council operates over the next four years by voting for your preferred candidate. If you are eligible to be on the State electoral roll but are not currently enrolled, you can get an enrolment form at…

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Notice of closed special meeting of Council

Notice is hereby given that a Confidential Special Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 5 September 2018 commencing at 4.45pm in the Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss fees & charges and is closed to the public. This advertisement was also placed in the…

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Candidate information packs

The Candidate Information Booklet is an important reference for intending candidates. Following the recent announcement of expenditure limit changes, a new version has been produced for this election. A hard copy can be obtained from Council Chambers or downloaded from the Tasmanian Electoral Commission website. Changes this year include the…

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Changes to airport parking

You may have noticed some new signage pertaining to parking at the airport. Council’s aerodrome by-law adopted in 2012 provides for the issuing of infringement notices for vehicles inappropriately parked. Warning notices will be issued from next week, with infringement notices issued from 1 October. It is Council’s hope that…

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Dog management consultation extended

The Dog Management Plan consulation period has been extended till Sunday 2 September, to allow more time for community members to provide their feedback on the draft Plan. To date we have received a number of written submissions, hosted two consultation sessions in the post office foyer and met with…

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