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Support from Minister of Local Government on Shire Processes

Petition 069 – Petition in relation to conduct of the Shire of Esperance

A petition presented to the Legislative Council by the Hon Laurie Graham on 12 June was finalised on the 19 September. The petition was forwarded from Kaj Nieukerke on behalf of the Esperance Residents and Ratepayers Association. The petition made claims regarding the conduct of the Shire of Esperance with respect to the handling of three major projects currently being undertaken, these are:

Esperance Tanker Jetty
Proposed Merivale Landfill
Indoor Sports Stadium Upgrade Project

The Shire was requested to provide a response to the Legislative Council regarding the claims made within the petition.

A full copy of the assertions made in the petition and the Shire’s response is available on the State Government website . Information on the history and current status of all three projects is publically available on the Shire website.

Click here to view the petition

Click here to view the submission from the principal petitioner

Click here to view the response from the Shire of Esperance

Click here to view the response from the Minister of Local Government

The response provided by the Minister for Local Government supports the process and project management that has been undertaken by the Shire of Esperance.