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To preserve and enhance the cultural environmental and social sustainability of the Tyagarah Area and its inhabitants

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February 4, 2003

Council's resolution on B-Doubles

This afternoon a report was given to the Byron Council on the Pacific Highway Brunswick Heads to Yelgun upgrade. The following recommendations were made and passed with amendments 6-4

  1. That council note the contents of the report.
  2. That council expresses its concern to the minister at the inadequacy of documentation supporting the gazettal of b doubles.
  3. That under section 5-4 of Route Assessment Guidelines for b doubles and Road Trains, Council formally request the RTA Regional Manager reconsider the suitability of the section of the pacific Highway from Ballina to Yelgun for b doubles.
  4. That position of Ballina Shire Council & NOROC be determined and their support sought.
  5. That this be accompanied by a Press Release.

Jim Mangleson spoke for the public.
Councillors Mangleson, Ermocora, Halpern & Staples spoke for the recommendations.
Councillors Tucker, Tardiff, Wilson & Higgins spoke against.

Posted at February 4, 2003 12:00 AM

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