Loddon Shire Mayoral Column 17 January 2023

Published on 17 January 2023

Mayor-Dan Straub

Thank you BlazeAid

I wanted to take this opportunity to express my deep gratitude to BlazeAid for their tireless efforts in supporting members of the community during the recent floods.

BlazeAid is a volunteer-based organisation that provides assistance to farmers and communities affected by natural disasters, and they have been an invaluable resource for us in the aftermath of the flood.

Their volunteers have worked tirelessly to help repair fences and other infrastructure, and their dedication and compassion have been a source of strength for many of us during this difficult time.

I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to BlazeAid and all of their volunteers for their invaluable contributions to our community.

Your hard work and selflessness are truly appreciated, and we are forever grateful for your support

Dive In: Submit your feedback on the community pools

I am committed to ensuring that our community resources are meeting the needs of our residents. That is why I am writing to request your participation in a survey about the community swimming pools in our Shire.

Your feedback is importance to us, as we are committed to ensuring that the pool is meeting the needs and preferences of our community. The survey should take no more than five minutes to complete, and all responses are anonymous.

Your participation will help us to understand how the community pool is being used and what improvements can be made. By taking part in the survey, you will go into the draw to win a season pass membership.

Together let’s make the community pools an even more enjoyable and valuable resource for the community.

To access the survey, please click on your specific pool’s link:

Boort - https://doit.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b12FQZxWUubaiOO?fbclid=IwAR17g6ycUXHVHJUL9WqppkkPpJQ4tTgRgHtdqQr1c87D39NdFRrG7K09xpg

Inglewood - https://doit.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_emM0G9qb0mXYNwy?fbclid=IwAR31gVL55YLmAW-y1IWoNhNV5Z-q7sox9-23ISlzISNQAAPjET4Dvli9jZY

Mitiamo - https://doit.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3dF04IDp1yrytQa?fbclid=IwAR0z8QFEd408oiENUOhT-ZCVFRHzDWBu_lzZ2X_4STltF_APApxa2qmpz_g

Pyramid Hill - https://doit.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0fwoLzOTQzWzci2?fbclid=IwAR34p_m7hWtYzcVu_P0zKaXOH4SBn9cJdDVHL2V3jtcXD2aZZ3bfxy7Q2G0

Wedderburn - https://doit.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5ingNmV5jqxa3yK?fbclid=IwAR2ySzRyw_TDNt82M0r47hyqzlVzZT6dcNudDNTojwJfABiQVMVT6oGekp8

Flood Recovery Newsletters

I wanted to remind you about the fortnightly Flood Recovery Newsletters that help keep you informed of the latest progress and resources available to you.

These newsletters include updates on:

  • Local support services
  • Available assistance programs and resources
  • Animal and insect related hazards
  • Health and wellbeing support and more

To view the Flood Recovery Newsletters, please click on the link below: www.loddon.vic.gov.au/For-residents/Flood-updates-October-2022?transfer=3edfed98-7379-4925-8af0-6b0389f7ae77

For up-to-date information regarding flood recovery and Council services visit Loddon Shire’s website and Facebook page.

We are also making progress in the cleanup however, there is still much work to be done, and I thank you for your patience and cooperation as we continue these efforts.

January Council Meeting

Council’s January meeting will be held on Tuesday 24 January at 3pm in the Loddon Shire Council Chambers, located behind the Wedderburn Council Office, off Peters Street.

Some of the items on the agenda include the Victorian World Heritage Bid, Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners and Welcome to Country, Finance report for quarter 30 December 2022 and more.

You can also watch the Council meeting live via Council’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LoddonShire

If you are unable to attend the meeting, head over to Loddon Shire Facebook page where it will be available for replay afterwards.

To view the January Council meeting agenda visit: www.loddon.vic.gov.au/Our-Council/Agendas-and-minutes/Agendas-and-minutes-2022

I encourage all members of the community to attend and participate in the meeting.


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