Council land goes to ballot

By Brooke Newstead
Updated November 9 2012 - 11:39am, first published September 8 2003 - 6:27am

BATHURST City Council will sell 24 blocks of land at Llanarth under the ballot system., Council believes this will make the sale more equitable and reduce the number of people walking away disappointed., The move comes after council met with some criticism in June when 15 residential blocks in Llanarth, which were sold by private treaty, were snapped up by out-of-town buyers., The blocks at the sale were branded as being too cheap, with some Bathurst real estate agents claiming the sale cost ratepayers at least $200,000., Some residents also expressed concern that they felt intimidated while lining up to purchase a block., Council's director of corporate services Dave Sherley said by using the ballot system, council is ensuring all methods are tried and tested., For the full story see today's Western Advocate,

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