Lockyer council highlights: week ending 3 May  

National Simultaneous Storytime is returning to the Gatton Library on Wednesday, 22 May. Picture: FILE

WOODLANDS ROADWORKS

Lockyer Valley Regional Council has identified a portion of Woodlands Road that requires extensive rehabilitation works, which will result indelays to road users under traffic control.

These works aim to improve the safety and reliability of this intersection by improving the rideability, sight distances,road surface drains, intersection layout, pavement condition and aim to mitigate the causes of previous crash incidents, while also widening the road.

Works are now underway and will require one lane to be closed for the majority of the project, which is expected to be completed in August, weather permitting.

NATIONAL SIMULTANEOUS STORYTIME

National Simultaneous Storytime will be held at the Gatton Library on Wednesday, 22 May, 11.30am for 12pm start.

This year, the Lockyer Valley is encouraged to come together for the reading of ‘Bowerbird Blues’, by Aura Parker.

For more information and to register to attend, contact Lockyer Valley Libraries on (07) 5466 3434.

FLOOD INFORMATION PORTAL

Council’s interactive Flood Information Portal can be accessed via councils website and provides point-specific data on flood levels and quickly produces a report highlighting the depth, velocity, and hazard level of flood water at those locations, giving residents the clarity and information needed to confidently make property- and building-related decisions.

MAY COUNCIL MEETING

The next ordinary meeting of Lockyer Valley Regional Council will be held on Wednesday, 15 May 2024 at the Council Chambers commencing at 9am.

LAIDLEY SPRING FESTIVAL STREET PARADE

The Laidley Spring Festival Grand Street Parade is back.

If you are a community group, local business or school and want to participate, please email lockyerevents@lvrc.qld.gov.au for an entry form.

The 2024 theme is ‘Spring Magic’, and entrants can be with a float or a walking group.