A letter to Greater Shepparton City Council shows SPC Ardmona had offered to contribute $1 million to help facilitate traffic solutions if Andrew Fairley Ave closed.DARREN LINTON June 9, 2014 3:44am
SPC Ardmona has offered a $1
The offer is contained in a letter to Greater Shepparton City Council chief executive officer Gavin Cator which has been released as an attachment and states: ‘‘SPC recognises the need to start implementing the traffic improvements identified by the recent traffic survey as soon as possible. SPC agrees to make a contribution of $1
SPC Ardmona managing director Peter Kelly said the cash offer was suggested by the council.
‘‘Council did ask us to consider a contribution as a way to help find an immediate solution to any traffic concerns,’’ he said.
‘‘We considered it this week, and agreed to a contribution of $1
The cash would fund about a third of the road upgrades required to support the dispersal of traffic from Andrew Fairley Ave if it is shut.
Another document released with the agenda reveals the commercial value of the land if it ceased to be a public road is $295
The agenda contains two recommendations: one to abandon the closure process, and another to close the road which includes the terms under which it would be sold to SPC Ardmona. Under the terms, closure of the road would be delayed until SPC Ardmona is ready to proceed with its $100
Councillors will meet tomorrow at 5.30
Before consideration councillors will vote on whether to allow themselves 10 minutes each to speak on the issue rather than the usual three minutes.
The News contacted Keep Andrew Fairley Open group’s Carole Trotter, who declined to comment.
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