Tag Archives: civic centre loan

Cr Melky alleges budget irregularity

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Nothing if not persistent, Councillor Eli Melky says he will take his concerns over an alleged council budget irregularity to the Minister. KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »

Ratepayer, do you want your money back?

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In a surprise turnaround a majority of councillors have supported Cr Eli Melky’s motion. It suggests a shift in the balance of power on council. KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »

Cr Melky saves ratepayers $100,000+

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With dogged persistence Councillor Eli Melky has succeeded in getting the Town Council to agree to pay off its Civic Centre loan. However he was less sharply focussed when it came to discussing issues of youth crime and antisocial behaviour. KIERAN FINNANE reports. FULL STORY »

Cr Brown: Keep the civic centre loan until surplus is known

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Town Councillor Steve Brown (pictured) writes about his health, his plans for his role in public life and the vexed question of paying off the council’s civic centre loan.

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Prove I’m wrong and I’ll step down: Cr Melky

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Council, in a dramatic meeting last night, takes the next step towards paying out its $1.2m civic centre loan as proposed by Cr Eli Melky (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

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