A summary of the second last meeting of the current council.
Despite declaring a tight budget during the COVID-19 pandemic, Moonee Valley Council is spending money rebranding its swimming pools and golf course to increase Council’s presence on signage and promotional material that has been dominated by contractors’ logos.
Moonee Valley Council made only minor changes to its draft budget when voting on the final budget for 2020/21 last night.
Moonee Valley Council will vote on its budget for the next 12 months this coming Tuesday. So what’s in this year’s budget and what priorities does it reflect?
In January, MTM relied on reports to argue Red was a safety risk. We now have those reports. What did they actually say?
Alison Dean has written about the role of trees in climate change. She writes that we need MVCC’s plans for an increased tree canopy to be transparent so we know how it’s going to work.
It was a frosty morning – the coldest for many months. Tonight’s council meeting will be brief, and probably less chilly.
Eighty public housing apartments and 40 trees are facing imminent demolition in Dunlop Avenue, Ascot Vale, according to a notice sent to residents this week.
Apologies for not covering the entirety Council’s meeting this week. Instead, I’m focusing on three issues that have emerged: lighting in East Keilor, the Green Action Plan and 177A Mt Road.
At their last meeting, Moonee Valley City Council agreed to accept $165,000 worth of traffic rectification from the state government’s Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP), provided missing traffic data is also received, despite estimating $965,000 worth of works are needed.
Traders in Pin Oak Crescent, already struggling under COVID-19 restrictions, will be further impacted by four months of streetscape works due to begin 1 June.