JANDOWAE & DISTRICT PROGRESS
& HERITAGE ASSOCIATION INC.
MINUTES of meeting held on Monday 10th November 2008
At The Community Centre at 7.30 p.m.
1. Present— Daryl Donald, Ros.Balston, Jan Bickerton, Ian & Heather Gall, Doreen Beard, Beryl King, Violy Geist and Vince Scouller.
2. APOLOGIES— Mary Cleary, Jack and Ros Lockhart and Shauna Coombes.
OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING
3.1. Moved by Ian Gall and seconded by Beryl King that the minutes of the previous meeting be confirmed as read CARRIED
4. BUSINESS ARISING
4.1 Ian Gall advised that the plans for the Shearers Quarters ramp had been received from Council and were now in the hands of Ron Woods. It is hoped that work will soon commence.
4.2 Ros Balston advised that that she had received advice from Nevin Olm regarding the reeds in the creek and this was that roundup be used to eradicate the problem.
5. INWARD CORRESPONDENCE
5.1 Dalby Regional Council re corporate planning meeting for 12/11/08
5.2 Vicki Warden museum workshop 22nd. & 23rd. Nov. at Wandoan
5.4 Dalby Regional Council Donation of $250.00
6. OUTWARD CORRESPONDENCE
6.1 Jandowae Live Steamers Letter of support
6.2 Nita Keys letter of Thanks for donation
Moved by Heather Gall and seconded by Ros Balston that the inward correspondence is received and the outward adopted CARRIED
7. BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE CORRESPONDENCE
7.1 President Darryl advised that he has arranged for a number of young business people and some others to attend the planning meeting to help Council adopt a corporate plan for the next five years.
7.2 No date has been set for a meeting with DRC to set up a network of Museums / Heritage / Progress Soc. within the Council region.
8. TREASURER’S REPORT
Balance B/F $4899.26
Less expenditure 634.10
Bank Balance $4575.16
Moved by Violy Geist and seconded by Ros Balston That the treasurer’s reports be accepted as circulated and all accounts be passed for payment CARRIED.
9. GENERAL BUSINESS
9.1 Vince Scouller advised that the trough had been “tarred” and only one small leak remained. It is hoped that this will take up.
The tank is to be shifted in the very near future and the mill is not pumping as it should, possible cause could be water table to low.
9.2 Ros Balston gave a rundown on some upcoming grants. Resolved that she would get together with Heather Gall and come up with a submission for the Powerlink Grant Application.
Others will be left in abeyance until after a meeting to be held on the 24th November.
9.3 Daryl Donald advised of the meeting to be held on the 24th November. It is hoped that representatives of all community groups will be present to help formulate a combined plan for the town.
Rose Heintze from DRC will be present to explain where/how to access grant funding.
9.4 Moved by Vince Scouller and seconded by Ian Gall that we purchase a laminator for use in laminating of labels etc. by the association.
9.5 Resolved that we hold a Xmas get together at Ros & Tony’s residence on a date to be advised
9.6 Vince Scouller showed a copy of a proposed brochure. Next step is to have Doug Henning do a town map of the proposed sites.
9.7 The secretary was asked to write to the Dalby Regional Council and enquire about the reimbursement of money paid for insurance. At this time also thank Council for their donation of $250 .00 towards the cost of the Australia Day function.
9.8 Jan Bickerton was given permission to remove some plants from the garden. She advised that she will ask Wayne Ellis to assist.
10. CLOSE—As there was no further business the Chairman closed the meeting at 8.55 pm.
The next meeting will be held Monday 1st December 2008, At the Community Centre.