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State Government admits Merriwa not consulted

April 12, 2024 7:44 am in by
Image: Darren Cutrupi

The State Government has admitted it did not consult with Merriwa locals about a plan to remove parking from their main street to allow wide loads through.

ACEN Renewables want to take out the reverse parking spots along one side of Bettington Street.

In a statement from the Planning Department…a spokesperson said the proposal was put on public exhibition in October 2022 and 2023 but only advertised in a local newspaper in Mudgee.

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The spokesperson said only residents within 3 kilometres of the proposed Birriwa Solar Farm near Dunedoo were notified by email.

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