Coun­cil to con­sider ramp re­pairs

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

A PE­TI­TION signed by more than 400 fish­er­men high­light­ing the dan­gers of the ne­glected Rocky Point boat ramp will be pre­sented to coun­cil in two weeks’ time.

The Rocky Point boat ramp is the eas­i­est wa­ter ac­cess for fish­er­men liv­ing be­tween Moss­man and Wonga Beach but a lack of main­te­nance is cre­at­ing safety con­cerns for users.

Divi­sion 10 coun­cil­lor Ju­lia Leu will ta­ble the pe­ti­tion at the next In­fra­struc­ture Ser­vices Com­mit­tee meet­ing on Au­gust 17 and re­quest that coun­cil in­ves­ti­gate up­grad­ing the boat ramp.

Photo by MAR­TINE COT­TON

In need of re­pair: the Rocky Point boat ramp

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