COUNCIL REPLACES VANDALISED SHADE SAILS
Regional Council is spending more than $50,000 to replace vandalised shade
sails at the Victoria Park skate park.
supporting steel posts will be erected before the new fire retardant sails are
attached in Council’s third replacement of sails damaged by vandals in five
time we are raising the height of supporting poles to minimise any future
damage,” said acting manager recreation and open space Ben Pilon.
park users have been inconvenienced too often by the senseless damage to the
sails by vandals and council then has to divert money and staff from other
important community projects to repair or replace damaged infrastructure.”
of the Dubbo Region Councillor Ben Shields said: “The costs for Council are
significant every time our staff are faced with the damage caused by idiotic vandals
with no regard for other people in our community.
senseless acts at the skate park alone have cost Council more than $70,000 in
recent years,” Councillor Shields said.
have CCTV camera covering the skate park and all incidents of vandalism are
reported to police.”
Regional Council offers a reward of up to $2500 for information leading to the
conviction of any person who has committed wilful damage or theft of Council
Last Edited: 09 Jan 2020