The Northern Midlands council is continuing to liase with both parties at the centre of odour issues in Longford, with elected representatives expecting to be briefed on one aspect of the long-running issue.
This comes after the council voted to write to the Environmental Protection Authority, TasWater and JBS Swift in March after fielding a spate of complaints, asking for a formal response on the actions being taken to stop the issue.
An EPA investigation detailed in that meeting identified a number of sources including the nearby JBS meatworks, TasWater wastewater plant and Paton Street sewage pump station.
At the council's May meeting last week, general manager Des Jennings presented a report which stated council officers were continuing to liaise with both TasWater and JBS Swift to "seek a favourable outcome" around the odours experienced in the town.
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"JBS Swift has sought to attend a Council workshop to update Councillors on the JBS Swift aspect of the issue," Mr Jennings wrote. "A date is yet to be finalised for Councillors to receive this briefing."
"TasWater have advised that the Board has endorsed the full capacity upgrade of the Longford Sewerage Treatment Plant"
The issue was raised at the March meeting by Councillor Matthew Brooks, who described the number of complaints he had received in previous weeks as "astronomical".
"I know the Longford residents have had a gutfull of the smell," he told the meeting. "We shouldn't have to be putting up with businesses putting smells like that over the town."
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