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What did our new recreation centre really cost?

THE BIG question being asked is what did our new Toodyay Recreation Centre cost?

The answer is that this administration has not yet had sufficient time to examine in detail the planning and earthworks costs incurred in the six years prior to June 2019.

The construction cost since June 2019 is $14,997,723 less $33,469 for a cylinder mower.

This amount does not include the land purchase and money spent on design, construction plans or earthworks prior to two WA Treasury Corporation loans that the shire secured in June 2019.

However, the project was commenced well before June 2019.

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