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Archives for September 2017

Questions raised about $400,000 Council truck

A question about Murrindindi Shire’s $400,000 road maintenance truck was asked in the public participation time of last Wednesday’s Council meeting. A ratepayer suggested there had been a delay with the supply of the ‘spot work truck’ Acting Chief Executive Officer Michael Chesworth said: “Tender CONT 17/06 for supply and delivery of one sealed road

Asbestos dumped at Taylor Bay: Council

A number of bins at the Taylor Bay Waste Compound were found to contain asbestos, says Murrindindi Shire Council An asbestos removalist has since come and removed the hazardous material. “We would like to thank the community for alerting us to the important matter. We would also like to remind the community that illegal dumping

Free green waste disposal in Murrindindi Shire

Murrindindi Council is offering free disposal of green waste at all Resource Recovery Centres across the Shire from September 30 until October 15. All residents can also burn off from October 1-15, as long as burn piles are no larger than one metre x one metre and material burnt is no thicker than “three inches”

Cr Ashe declares potential conflict of interest

Cr Jackie Ashe declared a ‘Conflicting Personal Interest’ before the Bonfire Station, Acheron, application was heard at last Wed-nesday’s meeting of Murrindindi Shire Council. Cr Ashe’s partner is an advocate for and submitter in favour of the proposed planning application.

Freedom of Information applications tallied

Murrindindi Shire Council detailed the number of Freedom of Information applications it received annually, at last Wednesday’s meeting held at the Yea chambers. Some applications were received in the 2016-17 year, said Acting CEO Michael Chesworth. The 2015-16 tally was 11, and the 2014-15 number was 28. Pictured: Michael Chesworth, Murrindindi Shire Council Acting CEO

Death of Yea FC premiership player

Allen Leonard Rogers, a player in the Yea Football Club premiership team of 1950, has died at age 87. Rogers, who became a school teacher, was a member of the Tigers team coached by ex-VFL player John McLeish, that defeated Seymour: 9.10 (64) to 6.5 (41) to take the Waranga NE flag. Allen Rogers went

Online harassment: offenders risk 3 years jail

It is an offence for a person to use a carriage service in a way that reasonable persons would regard as being menacing, harassing or offensive. The maximum penalty is imprisonment for three years. According to the SmartSafe website with information provided by Women’s Legal Services, an example in Victoria is sending a person a

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