Too late to object
The submission from the Jardine family against the Snowy Plain wind farm went missing and was seen by none of the Snowy River Shire Councillors before they made their decision to approve the wind farm development application, according to Jodi Jardine.
December 8, 2005
by CAROLYN CANHAM
in Cooma Monaro Express
Snowy River Shire Council director of environmental services, Murray Blackburn-Smith, said he understood the submission came in by email and staff have searched the data base but been unable to find where it came in.
"Council staff opposed the development application, so from our point of view we would have been welcomed the submissions because they supported our argument," Mr Blackburn-Smith said.
Mr Blackburn-Smith said he thinks the issues raised by the Jardines would have already been addressed because the report provided to the councillors by staff was "very comprehensive".
He said that despite the Jardine's submission not being tabled, the family has... [continue via Web link]