AN attempt by Gawler councillor Jim Vallelonga to bid on a council-owned property last year was “ill-advised” and had “the potential to undermine public confidence in the council”, according to the state’s Ombudsman.
NEWLY re-elected Gawler councillor Jim Vallelonga has slammed council’s flagship Gawler Civic Centre redevelopment, claiming the budget blowout for the project will be “astronomical” and a “liability” for years to come.
GAWLER Councillor Jim Vallelonga has defended his actions after unsuccessfully attempting to purchase a piece of land that council is currently trying to sell off.
GAWLER Councillor Jim Vallelonga has issued a public apology after it was determined that he had breached the councillor Code of Conduct early last year.
GAWLER Councillor Jim Vallelonga has landed himself in hot water for the second time in recent months, after waiting until midway through a council debate before declaring a possible conflict of interest.
GAWLER councillor Jim Vallelonga was at the centre of a conflict of interest drama at council’s latest meeting, after opposing Murray Street road upgrades because of their detrimental impact on local businesses.
DEADLINES for lodging key documents will be made clearer to Gawler councillors in the future, following an internal review sparked by Jim Vallelonga’s recent paperwork debacle.
A REVIEW into Gawler Council’s accounting practices is being conducted, following a recent paperwork debacle involving councillor Jim Vallelonga, a report shows.