MORE than 16,000 people are now on social welfare payments in the Playford Council region as the COVID-19 pandemic sees thousands in the north join the unemployment line.
PLAYFORD councillors have spoken out against Mayor Glenn Docherty’s support of slashing elected members, saying it would lead to decreased representation for the community.
THE community is expected to get its say on Gawler Council’s boundary expansion plans in September and October, despite costs associated with the move remaining unknown.
PLAYFORD Council has added installing bus stop indentations along Uley Road to its list of infrastructure upgrade priorities, but a fix to school traffic is set to be more than four years away.
PLAYFORD elected members have denied a rift is growing inside the council chamber, despite a number of them publicly backing a campaign launched by a mayoral hopeful.
PLAYFORD Council has locked in its 2020/21 Annual Business Plan and budget with a 0.45 per cent rate rise.
PLAYFORD Council is embroiled in another legal stoush with its former chief executive Mal Hemmerling, but the ex-boss does not want to see ratepayers foot the legal bills.
TWO of the regions’ largest food producing councils have made opposite decisions on how to deal with the end of the state’s 16-year genetically modified (GM) crop cultivation moratorium.