An Albury councillor, who has flagged he is no certainty to contest the September elections, is launching another bid to create a riverside tourist accommodation facility.
Murray King has submitted a notice of motion to Tuesday night's meeting for council to "continue to investigate and facilitate opportunities" for the park and delivered another broadside at Wodonga Council for backing out of plans to establish a park on the Lincoln Causeway.
"It did progress to a point where it was really looking good and then Wodonga Council pulled out, but it doesn't preclude us from going on our own," he said.
"We had previously almost unanimous support with Wodonga for this to progress, but don't now.
"Who knows why when that city has an abattoir at one end and a redundant brick making facility at the other.
"If you had the opportunity to sort one of them out in a joint venture you'd think you would."
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Cr King downplayed long-held flooding concerns held by organisations such as the North-East Catchment Management Authority.
"People who were born in 1974 are grandparents now so that argument is out the door," he said.
"It's five years down the track of my first (notice of motion) and potentially my last."
Asked whether he was standing again, Cr King said: "I'm not totally convinced at this point."
Albury Council is investigating future camping options at Wonga Wetlands, but Cr King is not a fan.
"We want to keep it as close to the centre of town as possible with freeway access and walkability into the CBD," he said.
"It also has to have access to the river where it's not encroaching on protected habitat.
"I think Wonga Wetlands might present a lot of challenges."
Wodonga Council chief executive Mark Dixon defended the non-release of details why it backed out.
"Wodonga Council's decision was part of a confidential section of a council meeting," he said.
"The resolution included release of information only happening with permission of all parties.
"That permission has not been granted at this time by the land owners.
"Wodonga Council remains committed to future investment in support of the Gateway Island master plan to improve public amenity and access along the Murray River and Wodonga Creek."
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