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PUBLIC NOTICE | 2022 CHRISTMAS CLOSURE | COUNCIL VENUES AND FACILITIES

Cook Shire Council wishes to advise you of the following changes in our normal operating hours over the festive season. Thank you for your support throughout 2022. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year! View changes 

TENDER NOTICE | DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SOLAR SYSTEMS 

Cook Shire Council invites tenders from suitably experienced tenderers for the design and construction of two (2) solar systems located at the Annan Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and Council’s Administration Building, as further detailed in the offer document. Tender information. 

TENDER NOTICE | PARKS AND OPEN SPACE MAINTENANCE | LAKELAND 

Cook Shire Council invites tenders from suitably experienced tenderers for the maintenance of Council parks, street verges and other open spaces including associated facilities in Lakeland and Byerstown, as further detailed in the offer document. Tender information. 

COOKTOWN SWIMMING POOL | SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES 

Every Tuesday and Thursday for the duration of the Christmas school holidays from 10 am - 12 pm. More information 

PUBLIC NOTICE | BRIDGE REPLACEMENT WORKS AT NORTH LAURA RIVER

We have been advised that the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will commence bridge replacement works on Laura River bridge (Shelleys crossing) on Peninsula Developmental Road (Laura – Coen) from Tuesday 6 December 2022, weather and construction conditions permitting. Intermittent full bridge closures will be in place. Find out more.

TENDER NOTICE | DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ABLUTION BLOCK | COEN AIRPORT

Cook Shire Council invites tenders from suitably qualified tenderers for the design and construction of an ablution block at the Coen Airport, as further detailed in the offer document. Tender Information 

PUBLIC NOTICE | MAKING OF LOCAL LAWS 

On 22 November 2022 Council resolved to adopt amendments to various local laws and subordinate local laws. A public notice summarising these changes can be found here.

FREE WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOPS

Fun for all-ages and totally FREE learn some West Drumming fundaments at a number of free workshops taking place in Lakeland, Cooktown and Ayton these school holidays. Find out more.

TENDER NOTICE | CAR STORAGE FACILITY | COEN AIRPORT 

Cook Shire Council invites tenders from suitably qualified tenderers for the supply and installation of a car storage facility at the Coen Airport, as further detailed in the offer document. Tender Information 

TENDER NOTICE | REPLACEMENT OF RESERVOIR ROOF 

Cook Shire Council invites tenders from suitably qualified tenderers for the replacement of the high-level reservoir roof in Cooktown, as further detailed in the offer document. Tender Information 

MEDIA RELEASE | HELEN STREET WATER MAIN UPGRADE COMPLETE

Cook Shire Council is pleased to announce that works to upgrade the water main along Helen Street in Cooktown are now complete. Read more. 

KICK-OFF IN COEN WITH TUESDAY NIGHT TOUCH FOOTY

Fast, friendly and totally FREE, the competition in Coen is about to get fierce with news of Tuesday Touch Footy games kicking-off on 8 November 2022. Read more.

MEDIA RELEASE | RESIDENTS RELIEVED AS MARTON SWING BRIDGE RE-OPENS AHEAD OF WET SEASON

Cook Shire Council is pleased to announce that with repairs to the approach ramps of the Marton Swing Bridge coming to completion, the bridge is scheduled to reopen in coming days – ahead of the approaching wet season. Read more. 

PUBLIC NOTICE | TEMPORARY REMOVAL OF REMOTE SKIP BINS

The community is being advised that due to the forecast of above-average rainfall and an increased likelihood of an early wet season, Council is temporarily removing skip bins at some remote and hard-to-access locations. Read more.  

PUBLIC NOTICE | TEMPORARY CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS AURUKUN ROAD

With works to complete the seal of Aurukun Road due to commence by the end of September, please be advised of the following temporary changes to traffic conditions.

CURRENT COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS

Have your say on Council projects, plans, and strategies here.

CONTRACTS | CURRENT TENDERS AND SUBMISSIONS

Due to Cook Shire's commitment to open and effective competition, we will regularly call for tenders on projects to ensure the best contractor is sourced, locally where possible. For all of Council's current tenders and submissions click here

 

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday