– writing to State Govt re Airport Rail thought to be honest I’m not sure what MVCC’s position is on the route, except they want to be ‘at the table’;
– writing to DHHS re Flemington estate redevelopment;
– buying land;
– approving Master Plans;
– looking at spending $30M on 6 highball courts at Quinn Grove;
– spending a few million on netball courts at Fairbairn;
– becoming smart;
– wanting more electric cars and charges;
– telling everyone if they’re a member of a political party.
Three events in the last few weeks have given me a clear wish-list of items I would like to see funded in the MVCC budget.
MVCC wants to build a $40M community hub in Flemington. Is this what Flemington wants?
Before charging ahead, some thinking and talking needs to take place.
MV2040: What’s it all about?
I would summarise the document as a four year plan on steroids that promises utopia, but is at risk of delivering very little.
Here are some more specific comments.
Residents are being asked to provide feedback on the Budget, the 22 year capital works plan – MV2040, the “green” plan for MV2040, heritage and the Timor Leste Friendship group. That’s a lot of reading for residents. I’ll post some summaries over the coming week to try to help. I couldn’t make it to the…
The AEC has proposed moving the suburbs of Flemington, Travancore and Ascot Vale from the federal electorate of Melbourne to Maribyrnong in their 2018 redistribution for Victoria. Submissions are due by Friday 4 May. Here is my personal submission to the AEC. You may or may not agree with my submission, but I encourage everyone to engage in the process.
For tonight’s Council meeting, I have submitted two questions (below). I’ll be attending the meeting, with its relatively short agenda, to hear the answers. You can join the blog from 6:30pm. Residents in Flemington have received a letter from Minister Martin Foley dated 4/4/2018 stating that: “I am pleased that the result of the consultation…
There are arguably some advantages for Flemington residents in moving to the electorate of the man most likely to be Australia’s next Prime Minister. But does this outweigh the disadvantage of being divided from our Kensington neighbours at all three levels of government?