Waimate council waiting to hear its options
LATEST: A report due today tabling the options for a troubled Waimate District Council will not arrive.
Councillors asked chief executive Tony Alden at Tuesday's meeting to present them with the options for government intervention to help sort out a long-running building consent dispute.
Councillors agreed to seek advice from the Department of Internal Affairs over the dispute, which goes back to 2010.
Waimate businessman Keith Williams is now seeking $120,000 through the High Court after he was awarded $80,000 in costs in a decision released in June.
Mayor John Coles told The Herald this morning that Mr Alden was still compiling the information and a date had not been confirmed.
''It's looking like next week sometime," he said. ''There's a lot of options to look at in terms of government intervention."
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