1. Present: Darryl Donald, Ros Balston, Beryl King, Peter Kelly, Vince Scouller, Peter Ireland, Ian Gall, Sister Mary Cleary, Shauna Coombes.
2. Apologies: Jan Bickerton, Heather Gall, Violy Geist, Margaret Atkinson
3. Minutes of the previous meeting:† Moved to be a true and accurate record by I Gall, seconded by B. King. Carried
4. Business arising:
The train may have belonged to a now defunct Apex, or it may have been subdivided into the caravan park.† It may have been a condition of sale that the train remain in the park.† However, we are negotiating with the Caravan park people, trying to get them to donate the train back to the community, as it was originally a community train, and allow it to be moved to the Lions Park or similar.† The dray was donated by Donny Blinco to the Apex Club, rather than the Park.
Doug is putting the brochures out as he goes around to different areas.
Vince hasnít had any response about the Bakerís oven.
There is no need for an account for the business sub-group.
5. Inward correspondence
††††††††††† ATO annual return
††††††††† QGAP invitation
†††††††† Opera at Jimbour thanks and feedback
†††††††† Art @ Kogan stall invitation
†††††††† Letter from Ag Force about breakfast payment re ABN
†††††††† Boondooma Homestead brochures to go in cottage
6. Outward correspondence
Peter Ireland moved that inward be accepted and outward be adopted.† Seconded by Vince Scouller;†† Carried
7. Business Arising From Correspondence
We will need to do an annual BAS, to be taken care of by the treasurer.†
The fuel tax credit (thingieÖ) does not appear to be worth applying
for.† Moved by J. Bickerton that we
ignore that.† Seconded by
†Darryl is to look at the tax deduction/donation thingie in more detail.
We are not interested in participating in Relay for Life.
8.†† Treasurer's Report.
Presented by Ros.† As per attached report.† Made $822.11 on the nachos.† The money for the ramp has come through.
†R. Balston moved that the report be adopted.† Seconded by M. Cleary.† Carried.
9.†† General Business.
The map the Council is using in publication does not have Jandowae on it.† A letter will be written drawing this to their attention.
The Opera @ Jimbour raised $822.11, and was well worth doing.† It went well.
Creek progress: to get an excavator in to do the work would require
draining the creek.† Council has said we
cannot dig a trench, which leaves the option of siphoning the creek, however,
the possibility of rain undoing the siphoning has to be considered.† A group from
Shearerís quarters: if possible, it would be good to leave it until after the creek is completed.† The outside of the Shearerís Quarters does not need to be painted.† The roof has Penetrol on it.†
Peter has found some internet sites and companies with mannequins on them that look suitable for the Shearerís quarters and dairy.† Peter to organise.† Peter Ireland moves that we buy one, with a budget of $250.† Seconded by Jan.† Carried.
Heather and Ros are to get together and do some work on the inside.† It would be good to get an old horse-hair mattress.† Vince has two tea-tree bark mattresses which may be suitable.
Ianís found an 1888 cottage on Terry Sandís place, which has a sound
structure.† It has fibro in the lining
which could be a problem.† It is built of
Mike Green has part of an old sheepguard that we will be able to include in the fence.
When the Council service centre is opened at Jandowae, we should ask for an official launch, and possibly officially launch the Jandowae Brochure at that point in time.
Vince and Ros are to work out a brief town history to go in the front of the business and club contact book.† Jess Flynn has gotten funding for the booklet from ads in the town.
There is another public meeting at the Memorial Hall on 3rd September, mostly to provide information.† The people in charge of each division at the Council are going to come out and explain what each of their divisions is, amongst other things.
††††††† Our AGM will be in October.
Meeting close 9:20 pm
Next meeting 7:30pm at the Community Centre on Monday 14 September 2009.