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Alice Springs Town Council 2003/2004 Annual Report



Alice Springs Town Council 2003/2004 Annual Report

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Annual report 2003/2004; Alice Springs Town Council annual report


Alice Springs Town Council


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).




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Alice Springs Town Council

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Alice Springs


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Alice Springs Town Council 2004/2005 Annual Report Page 18 Dog control Councils Rangers Unit is charged with the task of providing animal control in accordance with legislative requirements. In the 2004/05 financial year Councils Ranger Unit issued a total of 73 animal infringement notices to the value of $4,350. A total of 14 cats and xx dogs were registerd for the period. In August 2004, two Council Rangers travelled to Adelaide to attend the National Urban animal Management Conference. The Conference covered all aspects of daily Ranger activities, with guest speakers on various subjects, including programs assisting remote area dogs. New products were on display and various workshops were attended. Pets on Parade October 2004 saw Councils first Pets on Parade day, a pet education day with fun for the whole family. The event began with a public parade of all sorts of owners and their pets. The parade finished at the Council Lawns where there were a variety of displays including, The RSPCA, Canine association, face painting and Rotary Club to name a few. The event was very well attended with more than 300 people and coverage by local radio station 8HA . 2004 Business Expo Council Rangers were again involved in the Central Australian Business Expo held at the Alice Springs Convention Centre. Always a highlight, the Rangers had 800 people visit the stand and sold four puppys from the live display. The Rangers followed up on approximately 30 enquiries from the public. Councils display contained all aspects of the Ranger Unit Operations with free information sheets and power Co m m un it y2.7 Enhanced Public Safety point display. Parking Control Council controls are administered and enforced both for public safety and to facilitate the effective use of various controls. Regular turnover of parking spaces is an essential component in supporting access to local businesses and other services. In the 2004/05 financial year Councils Ranger Unit issued a total of 978 parking infringements worth $40,070 Sunday Markets and Todd Mall usage The use of Todd Mall is always encouraged and Council was delighted to receive record busker applications during 2004/05. The finalisation of the Todd Mall lighting project has been completed and Council is anticipating growth in public usage of the Mall by local clubs, community groups and individuals. Rangers Amanda (L) and Paul (R) at Councils live display