Heritage-style lamp posts had a stay of execution last night.
Council staff recommended removing 39 street lamps from the Heritage Mall, near Bourke Street, as part of mall’s redevelopment.
Interested parties will be sought to buy or reuse the lamps, which were installed in the mid-1980s.
But a late addition to the recommendation from Cr Bob Geoghegan meant council would also investigate costs involved in modifying or repairing the lights so they could continue to be used.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Feb. 12, 2014.