Murray Shire residents will return to the polling booth on May 11 for a by-election.By Ruth Clayton
The Murray Shire Council by-election will be held on May 11.
A candidates election seminar will be held on March 27, at the shire offices in Moama, from 5pm to 7pm.
It is estimated the by-election will cost between $43,581.10 and $56,928.30 to run.
Councillors will vote on a 25-lot rural subdivision on Cobb Hwy, Moama.
According to the council agenda, the subdivision will create 23 residential lots and is proposed to take place in three stages.
No public submissions were received about the development and council staff have recommended consent be given for it.
The subdivision was refused at council’s February 5 meeting, but the applicant requested it be reviewed under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
Council staff have not provided a recommendation, leaving it to council’s determination.
Council received about 40 submissions from the public opposing the development.
Council staff have recommended the development be refused.
District teams had mixed results, but the star of the day was the 25-goal haul to Jerilderie's Aaron Purcell.
May 2013 will be forever remembered as the month soccer truly become an integral part of the junior sporting culture in Yarrawonga.
The move to extend the Tatura War Memorial area and honour Victoria Cross hero Robert Mactier with the erection of a statue in the Hogan St gardens named in his honour, continues.
A home in Moama was damaged when fire broke out about 6pm today.
A Shepparton firm has been awarded part of the $2.2 million Rochester Reserve project contract.
Campaspe Shire Council's draft budget released today is pitched on delivering three key focus areas - people, place and prosperity.
Seymour were beaten by 45 points in the grand final replay against Tatura at Kings Park on Saturday.
Graham Gene Potter, 55, has been on the run since 2010 and police believe he could be in the Riverina area.
A pair of Costerfield farmers remain concerned about the quality of their water supply should a mine build its proposed evaporation ponds nearby.
Cobram fruit growers sacked by SPC Ardmona remain in limbo as they wait for confirmation on assistance packages they hope will help relieve the pressure of lost business.
Organisers of the 15th Deniliquin Ute Muster has confirmed International country music superstar Alan Jackson is this year's headline act.
About 1000 SPC Ardmona workers, orchardists, politicians and community members rallied at Shepparton Showgrounds last Thursday to support local fruit growers and processors.
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