Baird’s merger plan ‘bewildering’
By Murray Trembath, January 6, 2016.
Merge: Rockdale Mayor Bill Saravinovski and Kogarah Mayor Stephen Agius sign a memorandum of understanding on council amalgamations. Pictured with Nick Vavaris. Picture: Jane Dyson
LIBERAL mayor of Kogarah Stephen Agius says the Baird government’s decision to merge Rockdale and Botany Bay councils is “bewildering”.
Cr Agius said it appeared to be a predetermined move, based on political expediency at the cost of dislocation of the St George region.