47 Fisher Parade, Ascot Vale

Most items on last week’s Council agenda passed unanimously, and without controversy, but there was one issue that caused quite a stir. You may recall that on 18 September, an applicant for 47 Fisher Parade spoke at Council’s public forum about how Council was going to send him broke if he couldn’t build his dream home…

Residents told Council won’t budge on Strathaird Reserve

Residents of Strathmore have been told Moonee Valley Council has knocked back a recent offer by VicRoads to sell Council the ‘Strathaird Reserve’ land. Residents were told VicRoads was informed in August this year that Council would not purchase the land. When residents raised the issue with councillors this week, it was suggested the matter…

Does MVCC get it right on planning?

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.