Sekisui House has slammed the misleading and fake traffic stunt planned by Friends of Yaroomba, which will be a major inconvenience for both locals and tourists in the middle of the school holidays.
In what appears to be a repeat of the fake stunt Friends of Yaroomba conducted in November 2017, which caused major disruption.
Sekisui House Project Director Evan Aldridge said the traffic aspects of the Yaroomba Beach project had been thoroughly assessed by Council and the Department of Traffic and Main Roads for the development application and recently through the Planning and Environment court, which verified the traffic flows are well within the capacity of David Low Way, which is a major arterial road for the north shore area.
“Friends of Yaroomba group (who also go by the name Save Yaroomba) has no credibility after previously misleading the community in raising funds for the last appeal which was lost after the Planning and Environment court ruled there was no substantiate evidence provided to back up any of the grounds of appeal, including traffic.”
“This is the same group that was caught out trying to use extortion and bullying tactics against a local business, The Coolum Advertiser, in February 2018, by threatening staff. The group has no credibility.”
Mr Aldridge also noted the second appeal now in process against Sunshine Coast Council’s approval was wasting rate payers’ money and delaying significant jobs for locals.
“Yaroomba Beach will be a catalyst project for the Sunshine Coast as it recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, but delays brought on by a frivolous appeal are costly for everyone concerned.”