Weed service outrage

GRANT District Council has foreshadowed it will undertake weed spraying activities amid the region’s environmental body planning to dump its fee-for-service operations by the end of March.

The decision by the South East Natural Resources Management Board has sparked a backlash from the local government body and farming community.

Fears have been raised the situation could lead to a resurgence of damaging weeds across the region.

Council has also raised frustrations the board is planning to dispose of surplus plant and machinery through a tender process.

This is despite regional councils gifting machinery to the board for these activities some years ago.

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NRM massively increased it charges to rural landowners over that last 2 years. They seem unaccountable to anybody. Charge more and offer less…………..a typical quasi government response.

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