Council celebrates milestone anniversary
Caloundra City Council will acknowledge its 20th anniversary with a special presentation at the last Council meeting for the year tomorrow, Thursday 6 December.
Caloundra City Council will mark its 20th anniversary as a City, on the eve of one of the most significant changes in the region's history.
Tomorrow is the last meeting of the year for Council making it the last opportunity to acknowledge the day the local government area known as Landsborough Shire, which formed in 1912 after splitting from the Caboolture Divisional Board, attained City status and was renamed Caloundra City on 19 December 1987,
Caloundra City Acting Mayor Don Smith said the anniversary holds even greater significance for the local community as the City looks towards a future as part of the new Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
"Since our inauguration as a City in 1987, we've seen Caloundra grow from a small, slow-paced community to one of the fastest growing, most vibrant in the state," Cr Smith said.
"While we look forward to the many opportunities ahead as we approach a bigger, brighter future as part of the new Sunshine Coast Regional Council, this anniversary is a great way to look back at the huge milestones we have achieved both as a council and a community to get us to where we are today."
Council will celebrate its legacy over the next few months with a series of events which will highlight some of those major achievements.
Cr Smith said the November edition of Caloundra City Living, available online at www.caloundra.qld.gov.au
, features a special tribute to the legacy of Council, capturing some of the captures some of the many highlights of the past two decades.
Council will tomorrow also consider funding a documentary which aims to capture the public essence of the legacy that it will leave to future local governments and their communities.