The Blog provides residents with a quick summary of the decisions being made at Moonee Valley Council meetings. Here’s the agenda for the meeting this Tuesday.
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.
22 years was a long time ago. MVCC was one year old. Smart phones didn’t exist. A lot happens in 22 years, so can we really plan for the next two decades? And do we want to?
Opening: Mayor opens with Acknowledgement of Traditional Owners Apologies: No apologies Confirmation of Minutes: Ordinary Meeting of Council held on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 No objection. Minutes confirmed. Declarations of Conflict of Interest Cr Nation has an indirect 12.1 conflicting duty. Cr Marshall seeks leave – but can’t hear dates and no vote. But Mayor returns…
There are some significant items on this week’s Council agenda:
– the Budget
– a new MSS in the Planning Scheme
– contracting out major aged care services
– councillor reimbursement policy … and more.
Against the odds, the LXRA, and the state government, residents are not giving up on their fight against the road-under-rail at Buckley St. Why?