At the Gympie Regional Council Ordinary Meeting on October 23, the votes for the Rainbow Beach Stairs will be presented.
The votes were counted and recorded on October 8 and based on the votes by residents a winner has been announced.
The results are listed below, with the overall winner being Option D, the Rainbow Staircase with the words “Rainbow Beach Queensland”.
Option A had a total of 19 votes (4.66%),
Option B had a total of 69 votes (16.91%),
Option C had a total of 134 (32.84%) and
Option D with a total of 145 votes (35.53%)
The 4 options were:
– Option A – leave the staircase in its original, natural appearance.
– Option B – rainbow painting on staircase with no artwork/words.
– Option C – rainbow staircase with the words “HOW GOOD IS LIVING”
– Option D – rainbow staircase with the words “RAINBOW BEACH QUEENSLAND”
Council has made a commitment to maintain the stairs in rainbow colours for a period of three years in an effort to promote Rainbow Beach, painting the stairs prior to each school holiday period at approximately $250 per period.
Read the full story of The Stairs in the November issue of the Rainbow Beach Cooloola Coast Community News.