LOCAL councils have called on residents to stop illegal dumping, with Playford Council estimating it costs the organisation around $900,000 a year to clean up the mess.
THE Gawler & Districts Softball Association (GDSA) wants assurance extra land needed to complete a planned upgrade of Karbeethan Reserve will be acquired prior to the project starting, after Gawler Council settled on a final masterplan for the Evanston Gardens sports ground.
THE final “puzzle piece” of a 12-year Murray Street development has recently obtained more than $850,000 in Federal Government funding – seeing its commencement in 2020.
A DEVELOPER has lodged plans for a 23-home housing development at Willaston, but the Gawler Council assessment panel could shut it down before it gets started.
TWO Gawler councillors left a special meeting in “disgust and protest” last Monday night during discussions on CEO Henry Inat’s proposed contract extension and pay rise.
A GAWLER councillor has echoed concerns of the deputy Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) around councils debating important policy in meetings inaccessible to the public.
GAWLER Council will submit its initial application to expand its boundaries later this month, after elected members voted in favour of proceeding with the proposal last week.
GAWLER Council has done “irreparable damage” to its reputation as a result of CEO Henry Inat’s push for a new contract, according to Member for Light Tony Piccolo.