The name of convicted paedophile John Millwood will be removed from three sites in the Northern Midlands, with the council opting to take no action about a statue suggested to have been made in his image.
With no discussion about the matter, councillors voted with the recommendation of general manager Des Jennings to remove Millwood's name from the Eliza Furlong memorial sculpture at Campbell Town, after a request from a member of the community.
Millwood's name will also be removed from two further plaques at Falls Park and the intersection of Rodgers Lane, Macquarie and Russell streets in Evandale. Councillors Jan Davis and Ian Goninon voted against the motion.
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In April, the City of Launceston council also voted to remove the plaque on a Brisbane Street Mall sculpture containing Millwood's name.
But the Northern Midlands council was unanimous in its decision to take no further action regarding the statue of John Glover - also located in Evandale.
In a report prepare for the council, Mr Jennings noted they had "no evidence" confirming the allegation the Glover statue was modeled on Millwood and understood the artist had denied the claim.
The statue had come under scrutiny in recent weeks after media reports drew links between the statue and Millwood. Last week, footage emerged of a person attacking the sculpture with a blockbuster.
At the meeting, Mr Jennings confirmed the incident had been referred to Tasmania Police after council checked the statue to find "no damage" - with police in the area having "made their officers aware".
Millwood was released on parole in March after receiving a four-year jail term for molesting a young boy between 1983 and 1989.
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