New CEO to start

THE new North Burnett Regional Council chief executive officer will attend his first council meeting today.

Matt Pitt started in his new position yesterday after moving to Gayndah with his wife Nicola and two daughters.

Mr Pitt is experienced in local government and has lived in rural Queensland for most of his life.

Director of corporate services Les Hotz has been acting CEO since John Page’s shock resignation in July last year.

Mr Pitt’s daughters will attend the Burnett State College in Gayndah.

Funding green thumbs

MONTO’S Landcare Group has had a green boost with a $15,000 grant to continue its remediation work at the Saleyards Wetland site.

“It is very pleasing to see many hard working and dedicated people in the local community that are committed to this project and this funding recognises their hard work,” Member for Flynn Chris Trevor said.

The funding was provided by the Federal Government.

Dancing fun

CHILDERS kids with have a chance to tap their toes like pros.

Enrolments in classical, tap, jazz and hip hop classes open at the Childers Showground Hall on Thursday, January 28 from 4 to 5.30pm.

Children from four to teenagers are welcome to enrol.

Dance to Dazzle principal Gay Gibson said she had wonderful success with her production of the Enid Blyton classic, The Magic Faraway Tree, last year and is looking forward to many new enrolments this year so they can produce an even bigger and better show in 2010.

For more information phone Ms Gibson on 4129 4008.

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