There is vested interest all over the published information
laid out before us in our print media these last few days.
All of a sudden the current Mayor is the reason for all the
communities trouble, give us a break.
Chris Holstein held the Mayoral regalia while Gosford Council assessment
team four accepted Ian Radford's Wardend Developments submission. A development application 11923 / 2001 that had so many
inaccuracies it made my eyes water just reading it. And the Councillors severally and collectively ignored the petitions and
protest of foul play from constituents.
The following Mayor, Mr Bell advised that council may have over looked the requirements
in a letter to me that makes no attempt to address councillors culpability in matters that are long overdue to be in the public
All the political activity surrounding this $105 m fiasco is symptomatic of an institution that from
the Councillors to the Management, are unfit to govern, and remember that the responsibility for that is Peter Wilson's receiving
over $200.000.00 per anum as our General Manager and also John Murray who said its good that ratepayers are complaining as
it shows there paying attention. He has questions to answer about the Governance of Councils activities along with Chris
Gallagher et all.
I too spoke with some of the proponents and what we discussed is not meant to be flattering
Gosford Council is corrupt and neither the developers or the ratepayers are served by what cant even come close to good government
of the people, accommodated by the ten councillors hiding behind Management skirts.
Bureau Chief Mark Nolan has had a bit
to say about things, but he has forgotten that the communities wishes are written in black and white surveyed less than four
years ago and the councillors ignore those wishes at their political peril. The hight limit for Gosford CBD is seven floors.
If someone wants to exceed that, (then first thing they need to do) apply for a locale environment plan that allows