Parkes Council agrees to village funding requests

Council has agreed to a request for funds for a shelter/storage shed at Berryman Oval.
Council has agreed to a request for funds for a shelter/storage shed at Berryman Oval.

Parkes Shire Council has agreed to funding requests for projects from three villages in the shire.

A request has been received from Bogan Gate Community Memorial Hall Inc. for the use of funds from the Bogan Gate Town Improvement allocation for two community projects.

The projects are the establishment of a 10 bin waste recycling station for use of out of town residents and the replacement, if required of fire extinguishers at the Bogan Gate Memorial Hall.

The waste recycling station bins are expected to cost approximately $3600.

A request was also approved from Peak Hill Community Consultative Committee for the use of funds from the Peak Hill Town Improvement allocation to cover the cost up to a value of $1,200, to produce a recruitment video for retained firefighters in Peak Hill.

A third request was received from Trundle & District Progress Association for the use of funds from the Trundle Town Improvement allocation for two community projects, a shelter/storage shed at Berryman Oval and the building of a 10 bin waste recycling station for use of out of town residents.

Council approved the use of $8,575.00 in funds from the Trundle Town Improvement Allocation, consisting of $4,975 for the Berryman Oval Project and approximately $3,600 for the Recycling Station project.