Councillor Don Palmer Providing Local Leadership & Working for You

Footpath Maintenance-part of Rates, Roads, Rubbish

Footpath maintenance is at the core of Council business. Part of the ol’ rates, roads & rubbish mantra of what Councils are there for, aren’t they. Council is due to receive a report from their depot management proposing a new approach to footpath...

Footpaths the focus as Budget process commences

Management have commenced the process of setting up next year’s budget. Yes. This early. As part of this process they have evaluated the condition of the footpaths that remain to complete the replacement program. We can “reasonably” expect (no guarantees) that the...
How Good….Or Bad…. is your footpath

How Good….Or Bad…. is your footpath

Whilst I have been a promoter of getting the footpath replacement program underway the other issue with footpaths that has taken much of my time is identifying and reporting trip hazards in the “new” brick footpaths.There are times when I have wondered,...

12 Streets to go

With our staff unable or unwilling to offer a program beyond the just recently approved budget for footpath replacement I conducted my own audit just to see how many streets are left in Goodwood South.I found as follows:In MillswoodEllesmere Terrace, Irwin Avenue,...

Footpath Replacement Program

Jennie and I have unsuccessfully sought from our administration which streets are earmarked for which years that are left in the short life left in the program. This we are being advised is because it may foster false hope. What we can confirm is the program is...