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Weir Recreation and Ski Park Project

Charters Towers Regional Council is seeking to expand recreational use of the Weir.

Council has conducted an initial community survey on the topic. Results of the survey are available below:

This survey also sought expressions of interest from members of the community to partake in a newly established Weir Recreation and Ski Park Reference Group. This group will be involved in the review of a project draft strategy to ensure community concerns and aspirations are reflected in the plan.

Reference Group Members

Chair, Mayor Liz Schmidt

Deputy Mayor Sonia Bennetto – Councillor for Tourism

Cr Mike Power – Councillor for Economic Development (mike.power@charterstowers.qld.gov.au, 0438 386 943)

Cameron Scott, Director of Infrastructure Services

Glenn Watson, Manager Utilities & Facilities (gwatson@charterstowers.qld.gov.au)

Representative, Maritime Safety Queensland

Community Representatives:

1.      David George Luxton (torvista@bigpond.com, 0428 666 180)

2.     Arthur Wright (ad_wright@bigpond.net.au, 07 4787 7483)

3.     Tony Salisbury (tsalisbury40@gmail.com, 0418 732 648)

4.     Tim Whelan (timwhelan@bigpond.com, 0427 760 661)

5.     Jay Paterson (jayp@tonyireland.com.au, 0409 487 064)

6.     Ken Gleeson (ken@towerspoolcare.com, 0419 170 137)

7.     Raylea Thomson (info@charterstowerstouristpark.com.au, 0448 873 851)

8.     Michael Penna

9.     Jason Smith (pnjsmith2@gmail.com, 0409 105 114)