GAWLER Deputy Mayor Ian Tooley was ousted from elected members’ most recent meeting, after he “giggled” during another councillor’s debate contribution.
RATEPAYERS have fronted the $10,000 cost for Gawler’s mayor and chief executive to attend a three-day conference in Canberra, correspondence to elected members has revealed.
GAWLER Council has dug its heels in and refused to pay out for an “offset” roundabout that will keep the future of a potential Tiver Road connection to the Gawler East link road (GELR) alive.
GAWLER Mayor Karen Redman has denied that several recent council meeting incidents have impacted the elected body’s ability to effectively make decisions that are in the best interests of its community.
GAWLER Deputy Mayor Ian Tooley says the divide between two “distinct factions” in Gawler Council’s elected body is becoming increasingly evident, following a tense council meeting last week.
GAWLER Deputy Mayor Ian Tooley says the differing treatment of elected members led him to “explode” at a recent committee meeting, of which he was unfairly thrown out.
SIR – I write in response to your front page article and editorial (‘Councillors clash, The Bunyip, December 13), to share some facts that you might not be aware of.
WHAT role does an elected member play in a council’s decision-making process?