Scarrabelottis lookout –why?

Nat Clarke, Eureka

I don’t understand why all councillors but Cr Cate Coorey voted to approve a commercial enterprise next to this public location. There are many reasons why it is inappropriate, which rather than list now, I would like to ask councillors to contact The Echo and explain their logic in approving it.

I have previously written to councillors about my concerns, only Cr Coorey and Cr Cameron replied.

This approval of a commercial enterprise using public land comes at a great cost to the community. It will also impact the propensity for citizens in the future to gift land to the public.

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2 responses to “Scarrabelottis lookout –why?”

  1. BornxRaised says:

    Byron Shire Council is basically towing Gladys’ line of develop, develop, develop. Pathetic for a council that claims to be green and about the community. The local election can’t come soon enough.

  2. Rachel Coorabell says:

    There was no survey of all the locals relying on this already-dangerous road, about the concept of Cafe Catstrophe. Thus, It’s now on the publc record. The councillors who approved Cafe Catastrophe have signed their name to be personally, commercially, legally and lawfully responsible as private individuals, for the traffic accidents that will occur directly and in directly as a result of this Cafe Catastrophe. All the distracted tourist drivers, all the tourists trying to find a park, all the development traffic – merging with locals who the road rightfully belongs to for residential use and for work , who know how to handle it carefully and safely. The road already cannot handle any more tourist traffiic, attempting to go 40km at hour, merging with highway traffic and locals trying to get to work. The Councillors have now agreed, and signed, publically, to be responsible. You don’t get to say ‘Yes’ and then wash your hands of the consequences. Unless someone is willing to fund a full and complete traffic analysis before ANY further action is taken in this direction? Anyone? Anyone? Bueller? Bueller? Bueller….?

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