Requests tie up council resources

STAFF at Robe District Council have already spent 20 hours collating information in response to a formal request from a former mayor.

William Peden recently lodged a Freedom of Information request with respect to council’s lease of its Sea Vu Caravan Park at Robe.

In response, council chief executive Roger Sweetman has stated Mr Peden has received 187 pages of documentation
Mr Sweetman has provided a written report which will be tabled at the November monthly council meeting tonight.

He said council can charge a fee of $33.50 for providing the information.

“The Freedom of Information Act however does give the Robe District Council the


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