East-west link: Mayors welcome Moonee Valley legal action rethink
October 14, 2014
Weekly Review Melbourne Times: East-west link: Mayors welcome Moonee Valley legal action rethink. Sue Hewitt. 14 October 2014
The mayors of Yarra and Moreland have welcomed Moonee Valley Council’s decision to consider legal action over the east-west link.
Moonee Valley had originally refused to join the two councils, which are fighting the toll road project in the Supreme Court, but will now look at its legal options at a meeting on October 15.
Moreland mayor Lambros Tapinos said although it was too late for Moonee Valley to join his council’s action, its councillors could support it morally and potentially financially.
Moonee Valley could also decide to take its own legal action after major changes to the project, which affected both Moonee Valley and Moreland residents, he said.
“There will now be two on- and two off-ramps in Ormond Road [Moonee Ponds] and Brunswick Road [Brunswick], which affects residents significantly,” Cr Tapinos said. Continue Reading…