Works - September

As you may have seen on West Island the Shire undertook a contract with the Department of Infrastructure to replace the sand bags that were dislodged through the swell event that wreaked havoc on West Islands in early July.



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From the CEO's desk - September

 I am delighted to advise that Ian Evans, our hard-working and dedicated Works Manager, received a Community Service Award from the Administrator for Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Mrs Natasha Griggs during Natasha’s visit to Cocos last week. Ian was surprised and very humble about it but to his colleagues it was well-earned and much deserved recognition of his tireless efforts. Congratulations and thank you Ian from all of us.

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Works - August

Since my last update, the following works are currently being undertaken by our outside workforce.
  • Completion of the final stage of the back lane way fencing on Home Island.

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Works - July

In addition to general maintenance and upkeep, other works for the month of July have included:

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Cocos (Keeling) Islands Delegation - Canberra June 2018

Community members would be aware that the Shire President, Cr Seriwati Iku recently led a delegation to Canberra which included Cr Tony Lacy, Acting CEO Joanne Soderlund, incoming CEO Andrea Selvey and the Territory Controller Anna Swain.

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From CEO's Desk

My first month in the role of CEO for the Shire and on island has been wonderful. I am excited by the opportunities and challenges of living and working in such a remote and interesting location and to working with the dedicated and professional team at the Shire. I would like to particularly acknowledge Jo Soderlund for her great work as Acting CEO. 

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Back Laneway Flooding Issues

The Shire has recognised the flooding issues during heavy rainfalls and have worked collaboratively with the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities and Water Corporation for a solution.

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Air Force Road

Sandbagging along Air Force Road is now complete!

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Scheduling of Monthly Council Meetings 2018

It is hereby notified for public information that Council has scheduled the following meeting dates for its monthly ordinary meetings in 2018.

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