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?
Moonee Valley councillors have denied new local laws ban ‘begging’ despite a council officer report stating the 2018 General Local Laws prohibit begging within the municipality.
I’ve asked some questions of council today and have been left very confused about what exactly Moonee Valley is proposing with respect to begging and on-street charity “spruiking” and collecting.
I look forward to being enlightened as I sit at home tonight and watch the meeting via live streaming.