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Answers to questions raised by Cr Basil Cameron regarding a secret meeting and a $78m funding application by staff to a federal agency to upgrade the M1 highway interchange at Byron Bay have been answered by Council’s Director Infrastructure Services, Phil Holloway.
Tweed Shire Council have announced they are seeking feedback from the community on its plans to improve safety at the intersection of Tweed Valley Way and Riverside Drive (north) at Tumbulgum.
There was a terrific announcement of $2.28 million in road funding for some of Byron’s worst roads by two odd bedfellows last week – the non-elected local Nationals representative and the Greens mayor.
There are plenty of road issues n Byron Shire and many of them revolve around the increase in the numbers of locals and tourists that are using them. Today the state government has announced they are providing an extra $2.2m to assist the Byron Shire to upgrade some of their dirt roads.
Council’s works team say they have started making a dent in the $20 million allocated to Byron Shire for road programs as part of the NSW government’s $25 million tourism impacts infrastructure election commitment.
During this morning's Byron Shire Council meeting a dispute between the Mayor Simon Richardson and local activist and agitator Fast Buck$ over the pronunciation of Cr Sarah Ndiaye's name led to the meeting being suspended.