Mayor welcomes Minister’s sacking call decision

December 14, 2023 6:55 am in by

The Upper Hunter Shire Mayor said he always thought the Local Government Minister wouldn’t accept a call by ratepayers to sack the council and appoint an administrator.

Ron Hoenig has formally responded to a petition by Moonan resident Patrica Taylor calling for the move over the council’s financial predicament. The petition collected 1201 signatures.

The Minister instead this week chosen to keep a watching brief on the situation for the time being.

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Maurice Collison said he’s happy with that.