When in February 1996 Fast Buck$ obtained a file that described a developer in Byron Bay obtaining preferential treatment from Council, he published an advertisement in The Echo headed, ‘Something stinks at Hog’s Breath’.
During the 1987–91 term of Council an application was made to develop a large site at Broken Head as an ‘academy’.
In the early 90s ICAC made some findings in relation to north coast councils that certain arrangements were ‘conducive to corruption’. This term was discontinued after the extremist pro-development lobby loudly complained
A councillor decision at the September 21, 2017 meeting that updated the general manager’s (GM) delegated powers has been questioned by longtime council critic Fast Buck$ aka John Anderson.
Fast Buck$, Coorabell I think it was the October Council meeting. I was complaining yet again that staff were concealing important matters by hiding them in the attachments to the agenda, hoping thereby that the councillors and the public wouldn’t notice... Read More →
Fast Buck$, Coorabell. I refer to Echo story concerning the decision to connect the new hospital’s sewerage to the central system rather than construct an onsite disposal system. I am concerned that council staff are reported as saying ‘The decision to connect to the sewer line was a Health Department decision’.
Fast Buck$, Coorabell. Recently a Sydney mayor was asked by the press why his council had allowed a development owned by the deputy mayor to grossly exceed the normal height limit.
Ken Gainger, GM, Byron Shire Council. In a story labelled ‘Steam weeding trial steamrolled, says operator', you state that I had refused to explain why a chemical-free steam-weeding trial – operated by a contractor – is not being given the opportunity to produce the best outcomes.
Fast Buck$, Coorabell. Rose Wanchap’s defection to the development extremist camp is of course a gross breach of the public trust and a betrayal of democracy.
Fast Buck$, Coorabell. Holiday letting causes a lot of problems locally and is clearly illegal. Instead of trying to stop the practice or force the state government to act, the Greens councillors are bending over backwards to find a way to make it legal.