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Pump-out Sewer Systems

Good news for ratepayers of Liverpool City Council currently on “pump out sewer systems”, LCIT Councillors Peter Harle and Karress Rhodes successfully moved an amendment to the Liverpool City Councils’ DCP (Development Control Plan) that could result in financial assistance … Continue reading

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No-Intermodal Committee – facts?

Contrary to the allegation in the Social Media that Liverpool Labor and LCIT “dismantled” the “No-Intermodal Committee” the facts are; The “No Intermodal Committee” was not dismantled; it was simply added to the Strategic Panel as an appropriate place to deal … Continue reading

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Restoring Balance

Today LCIT can proudly confirm that Independent Councillor Peter Harle has been returned for a third term. While Candidate and Chamber of Commerce Secretary, Karress Rhodes will become the 7th LCIT Councillor. Karress Rhodes shared her appreciation and focus for … Continue reading

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ICE ROOMS

ICE ROOMS From the Desk of Clr Peter Harle THE ISSUE The issue of drugs and its impacts on society, is not a new one, however the introduction and uptake of ICE over the past five years, is well beyond … Continue reading

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The 2016 -17 Budget Consideration;

Budget Considerations; Some Councillors had been involved in budget considerations for several months. Most discussions dealt with the “big picture” and the state Government requirement that Liverpool City Council be “Fit for the Future” or face amalgamation. Much later, Councillors … Continue reading

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Candidates Forums – Questions?

After attending several “candidates Forums” I found that most Politicians tell you what they intend to do for you and waffle on about the common interests of taxpayers such as Pensions, Education and Health and depending on who is conducting … Continue reading

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Controversial Council meeting 24th of February 2016.

Council meeting 24th of February 2016. The Meeting started normally although the public gallery appeared to have an unusually large number of people unrelated to the Union Members present. Their attendance became apparent when the Urgency Motion was put during … Continue reading

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Deputy Mayor Elections – Intimidatory?

Liverpool City Council “elected” its Deputy Mayor at the General Council Meeting on the 30th September. I have no objections to the Councillor elected as the Deputy Mayor; however I do have concerns of the process used to determine the … Continue reading

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Moorebank Concrete Recycling Plant – Air Quality Concerns

I have lodged a Notice of Motion for the next Council meeting on the 30th September with regards to Air Quality surrounding the approved Moorebank Concrete Recycling Plant by the NSW State Governments Planning Assessment Commission – PAC. Details of  … Continue reading

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Docking Councillors pay? !

Mayor  intends to “dock Councillors pay” for non-attendance at meetings. Before implementing such a step, it is worthwhile looking at  Councillors attendance, particularly during the 2008-12 term. Download report from this Link: (Pages 14-16);  http://www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0016/5263/Liverpool-City-Council-2011-2012-Annual-Report-Parts-1-3.pdf During the 2008-12 Council term, … Continue reading

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