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Orroroo Heavy Vehicle Bypass

The Council continued with the preparation of design concepts and extensive consultation during 2017 for the upgrade to the Orroroo Heavy Vehicle Bypass Route.

Consultation commenced on 4th September 2017 and concluded on 27th October 2017. At the conclusion of the public consultation period there were 2 formal responses and one informal, being a submission received via telephone.

Council at a Meeting held on 29th November 2017 resolved the following:

MOTION: (011/1117)

That after considering the submissions received as part of the public consultation process, Council formally adopted Option 2 for the upgrade of the Orroroo Heavy Vehicle Bypass.

Cr Chapman / Cr Byerlee     CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

MOTION: (012/1117)

That the Heavy Vehicle Bypass be included in the Annual Business Plan and Budget for 2018/2019 for the purpose of preparing the final design, costing, negotiations with Viterra and securing of grant funding for the upgrade of the bypass in the 2019/20, 2020/21, and 2021/22 years.

Cr Chapman / Cr Byerlee     CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY

Due to constraints resulting from interim CEO arrangements in 2017 and 2018 prior to the appointment of the current CEO, the bypass project was not progressed in 2018/2019 as planned. The project will has been included for further progression in Councils 2019/2020 Business Plan.