Panella by two votes

Adelaide Plains Council’s newest councillor, Margherita Panella, has vowed to “be informed” to help her make the best decisions possible for ratepayers in the district. Ms Panella was officially sworn in as APC’s ninth councillor prior to Monday night’s official ordinary council meeting, and replaces long-serving Anne Picard, who resigned at the end of the […]

Council advised against flood group exit

Adelaide Plains Council believes ratepayers are not being satisfactorily served by the Gawler River Floodplain Management Authority (GRFMA) and are continuing with their push to withdraw, despite independent advice to the contrary. Consultant, David Hope, addressed elected members regarding his prudential assessment of withdrawing from the GRFMA at the recent ordinary council meeting, Monday September […]

Council meeting twice monthly to speed decisions

District Council of Mallala will adopt a bi-monthly meeting structure from this month in a bid to streamline its decision-making practices. DCM chief executive officer, Charles Mansueto, said council’s Strategic Community and Governance Committee recently proposed the change, which would see council conduct two meetings per month instead of its usual one, and the initiative […]