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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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WHITTLESEA: Exec. ‘resigns from Council

Kristi High, Executive Manager – Public Affairs, is said to have resigned from the City of Whittlesea, within days of The Local Paper’s report last week on apparent governance failings at the Council. According to Council records, Ms High had filed a ‘nil’ return relating to shareholdings of outside entities. The Local Paper revealed that

More questions for Whittlesea Council

Further questions about governance matters at Whittlesea City Council have arisen following the publication of The Local Paper on July 14. The Local Paper sent this email to Whittlesea Council CEO Craig Lloyd on Saturday (July 17). Copies have been sent to Administrators Lydia Wilson, Peita Duncan and Chris Eddy. The email reads: We note

WHITTLESEA. Executive manager’s company owed $247,143 to 14 creditors: Liquidator

A company part-owned by Kristi High, now a senior executive at Whittlesea Council, was put into voluntary liquidation, owing almost quarter-of-a-million dollars to 14 creditors, according to official Australian Securities and Investments Commission documents.Liquidator Bradd William Morelli reported that the gross amount of $94,528.24 in assets of Puffafish Pty Ltd was recovered.The sum of $124,787.20

Questions at Whittlesea Council

Whittlesea Council’s Executive Manager – Public Affairs, Kristi High (pictured), has filed a Personal Interest Return in which she says she has ‘nil’ beneficial interest in shares in any company. Ms High’s return, dated April 8 this year, lists a ‘nil’ answer for “companies which you solely or jointly with family members hold a controlling

MURRINDINDI: New CEO appointed

Murrindindi Shire Council has this morning announced the appointment of its new CEO, Livia Bonazzi. Ms Bonazzi will take up the CEO role on 9 June 9. The Council has issued this statement: On 14 April 2021 at a Confidential Unscheduled Meeting of Council, Council resolved to appoint Ms Bonazzi as CEO following an extensive

GREATER DANDENONG: Scam hits Council

The City of Greater Dandenong says there is a phone scam involving someone posing as an employee of the Council or other councils. “We urge people to conduct the appropriate security checks when someone phones claiming to be from Council and never give out personal information over the phone, especially to people have have called

FRANKSTON: Libraries open late at night

Carrum Downs library now welcomes the public after hours on Thursdays. Thanks to the Libraries After Dark program, the Carrum Downs library will be open until 10pm every Thursday night, in a bid to combat social isolation and gambling-related harm. Cr David Asker said Frankston City Libraries was joining a number of it counterparts across

MORN. PENINSULA: Plastic roads at Tootgarook

Mornington Peninsula Shire is trialling a new material for footpaths and will be recycling plastics into roads. The much-anticipated road upgrade at Wilkinson St and Carmichael St in Tootgarook is being constructed with Plastiphalt – an asphalt product using recycled waste plastic. “With 340 tonnes of asphalt being laid, the road will contain approximately 1,200kg

MORN. PENINSULA: Meetings re-open to public

Mornington Peninsula Shire has announced that the publics will once again be able to attend Council Meetings and Planning Services Committee Meetings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic , the Shire temporarily changed its metings to online only in April last year. The meetings will now be held at the Peninsula Community Theatre in Mornington from

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