City of Greater Shepparton councillors have rejected a proposal to close Andrew Fairley Ave at their council meeting tonight.JARROD WHITTAKER June 10, 2014 5:25pm
Busy central Shepparton road Andrew Fairley Ave will remain open after City of Greater Shepparton councillors this evening voted to reject a proposal to close the road and sell it to fruit processor SPC Ardmona.
The company had sought to acquire the road as part of its $100
SPC Ardmona’s plans to upgrade the facility were contingent upon securing sole access to the road.
The decision follows a strong community campaign to keep Andrew Fairley Ave open.
The decision means SPC Ardmona’s $100
‘‘Today’s decision means the original investment plan will now be halted,’’ SPC Ardmona managing director Peter Kelly told The News at last night’s council meeting.
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