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22 December 1999
The Wellington Shire "is committed" to upgrading the main street drainage
in Yarram, reputed at a cost of some $1.5 million. Shire President Cr John
Jago said, "If it takes one, two or three years, the work will be done".
A shire report indicated that "without a competent outfall system, draingage
in Yarram cannot be improved and all the proposed road/street works will
be compromised without such an outfall". The shire has set aside $600,000
for the project, but has not announced how the remaining $900,000 will
McLoughlins Beach is ready to have a $339,000 street upgrade, financed
by a Special Charge Street Scheme with local landholder contributing along
with the Wellington Shire. The project will provide a safer, higher quality
road system, "providing a positive community impact". The council also
plans to upgrade the toilet block.
8 December 1999
The Alberton Project has been launched by Mr Peter Craighead, CEO of
the Yarram and District Health Service, and Mr Bill Bodman, President of
YDHS. This is a major development project aimed at determining the communities
needs and seeking ways to satisfy those needs. "The plan is for the eventual
development of the area both in economic and social terms. The more knowledge
we have avaailablee, the more that can be done", Mr Bodman said. The scheme
is supported by the Wellingto Shire Council and the Yarram and District