Lochaber councillor Andrew Baxter slammed the artwork as ‘a monumental waste of money at a time when the council continues to plead poverty’.
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Mr Baxter told the Lochaber Times he had simply had enough and had been completely worn down during his near decade on Highland Council.
The council’s planning officers had originally recommended the application be approved on the grounds that the delivery of the affordable scheme, with its mix of house types was acceptable, a conclusion which Scottish Government Reporter Trevor Croft agreed with.
Councillor Allan explained to the Lochaber Times, many of the residents of his council ward were aware he had moved to Fife some months ago in order to easier access medical support following a period of ill health.
Labour shortages, price hikes and supply issues are threatening to derail the Highland Council’s ambitious new home building programme.
While housing tops the list of complaints for other local authorities, planning woes were the number one subject of complaint in the Highlands.
Alvance Aluminium put forward the plans to build a new casting factory to produce up to 100,000 tonnes annually of long round shapes called billets using recycled metal for use in the construction industry.
Officers confirmed that the policy changes would not cost more, because signs would simply be replaced as and when needed.
Design and build contractors have now been selected for all the projects to ensure that early engagement can take place with the council’s internal project teams in order that key delivery dates can be achieved.
Unlike last year’s one day event, this year’s conference and associated workshops will all take place online and over two days. It will be completely free to attend.