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Inverell Shire Council counts the $8 million cost of flooding to make sure current grant money is used | The Inverell Times

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Recent flooding in the Inverell Shire has racked up a bill worth $8 million. The eye-watering sum was presented to the Civil and Environmental committee, and plans were discussed about the best way to finance the clean-up. The biggest logistical challenge. according to Civil Engineering Manager Justin Pay, was making sure grant money already received from both state and federal governments was spent, with council placed in a position of ‘use it or loose it’. READ ALSO As a result, the committee agreed that the MR63 Warialda Road, Black Dam project and the MR73 Bundarra Road Rehabilitation project – adjacent to the racecourse – both be approved…



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