The Shire of Pingelly (Western ) is seeking an expression of interest for the acquisition of chalets at the shire’s to increase its capacity and improve facilities, a report said.
It follows after the council rejected a proposedfacility at the council’s meeting last month. They expressed concern about the security of .
Despite efforts to boostin the region with initiatives like the Driver Reviver program as well as Pingelly and Cultural Centre, the lack of is still an issue.
Instead, the council opted to constructat the according to the Shire’s master plan.
The Shire is looking for interested parties to buy chalets at the Pingellyfor $120,000-$150,000 (AUD). “These two initiatives are similar in that they are for short-term funded through private investment. However, the result is different in that the chalets to be constructed will be vandal resistant and will be at the Pingelly as outlined in the master plan,” Shire chief executive Andrew Dover said.
“The discussion at the council meeting was to progress the Pingellymaster plan through an expression of interest request for investment in chalet and then leverage this through grant funding to complete the overall master plan, including upgrade of the facilities, beautification of the and provision of additional powered .”
Eachwill be the sole owner of their chalet and will receive the return after expenses from their investment.
Dover declared that it could assist in filling thegap in Pingelly.
“There is a lack of short-termin Pingelly, both for workers and visitors,” he said.
“The addition of more short term will allow workers and visitors to stay in town bringing economicby frequenting our local eateries, shops, and services.
“This … also provides opportunities for locals to responsibly invest in their region and support local jobs and local people.”