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Council coffers & State funding better spent on drought says Nancy.

The spending priorities of Toowoomba's Council has been called out by one of its Councillors, after her colleagues signed off on two funding applications, to the $70-million Building our Regions program.

Councillor Nancy Sommerfield (pictured) raised her concerns, amid talks of a proposal to apply for State Government funding, for Stages 6 and 7 of works at Queens Park, and the Russell Street-scape Refresh Design Project.

Councillor Sommerfield told The Chronicle...she believes drought-affected areas like Vale View should be the priority, for the development of water infrastructure.

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