Back to covering MVCC meetings, although I’m just going to cover a few aspects of this meeting.
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?
There are sure to be researchers quick off the mark investigating and documenting the international experiences of schooling during the phase of universal remote learning brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. There’s much to learn about what’s worked, and what hasn’t, from all perspectives.
Other closures announced March 25:
Non-urgent elective surgery
Maternal and Child Health Care Centres
The Victorian Premier has watered down the announcement he made yesterday to largely follow the Prime Minister’s evening announcement.
From 12pm today, only the following will closed:
Over the next few weeks, I will use the MV Blog to try to share useful information about what is open, where people can find help, and also positive stories to keep our spirits lifted during this life-altering Corona War.
The happy news was shared Thursday morning, following a nervous overnight wait, that Metro has agreed to work with Moonee Valley Council to find engineering solutions and preserve Red while reinforcing the platform retaining wall.
Tonight’s blog of the Council meeting is going to be a little different. It has to be, because the meeting was astonishing – in a bad way.
I don’t even know how to describe what I saw.
So, I am going to transcribe sections of the meeting verbatim – and try to minimise my editorial descriptions. I will let it speak for itself.
It’s no easy task to plan almost $2 billion worth of spending over 25 years.
But do the poor people using Canning Street Reserve really need to wait 18 years for a new toilet?!
An abbreviated version of last night’s Council meeting.