Council have their regular Public Forum tonight and I’ve gone along to see what issues are burning in the municipality.
About half of the Moonee Valley Council’s planning decisions that have been appealed at VCAT since December 2016 have been overturned, as identified by a MVBlog analysis.
Moonee Valley Blog has examined 40 decisions made by VCAT appealing planning decisions made by the council elected in October 2016, or under delegation in that time.
Here are the results.
Many of us have dreamed of cracking the concrete that encases the Moonee Ponds Creek for much of its flow through the southern part of Moonee Valley.
There is now a fifty year plan to remove the concrete and restore the creek to a healthy and beautiful waterway.
What’s on the agenda for tomorrow night’s Council meeting …
About a month ago, Council approved a new MSS based on the new MV2040.
Not much has been said about it, but, if approved by the Minister, it changes our local planning policies.
Moonee Valley Council has voted unanimously to end the Moonee Valley Festival as we know it.
At Tuesday’s meeting, Council will consider:
– a permit for a food truck venue,
– a permit for a large development on land subject to inundation,
– new ways of counting objectors for planning applications, and
– ending the annual Moonee Valley Festival in Queens Park.
The Victorian state election is less than five months away. Residents in Essendon have been asking whether the controversial level crossing removal at Buckley St is likely to make a difference.