Council Meeting 26 May

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.

Council Meeting 12 May

A long meeting by Zoom for MVCC. Notably, the motion re Neighbourhood Plans was lost,. The application for St Columba’s was passed on the casting vote of the Mayor.

MVCC Budget 2020/21

Moonee Valley Council will consider the 2020/21 draft budget tonight. The report notes that MVCC faces a “deteriorating financial sustainability position in the longer term”.

Council meeting 25 February

At the second Council meeting for the year, a controversial planning application in Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon, was approved, the Flemington Hub was advanced in a new location adjacent to the existing centre, and Council will advocate for more mature trees to be planted in Buckley St to replace those removed for the underpass.