Council Meeting Round Up

Below is a snapshot of some of the decisions made by Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Monday 2 July 2018. For full details of the Council Meeting, please see the Council Meeting Minutes which will be available on the Council website on Thursday 5 July 2018.

Community

Former Budgeree School
Council is inviting submissions on the potential sale of the school. Should no submissions be received the school may be sold to the Budgeree community for a nominal sum, namely the contribution of $5000 already contributed.

Asbestos Disposal
Council deferred its decision to grant a permit for private asbestos disposal until the next Ordinary Meeting.

Moe Cup Day
Council resolved to request a full day public holiday for the 3825 postcode for the Moe Cup 2018.

Traralgon Skate Park Petition
The petition was tabled until the 6 August meeting.

Draft Path Asset Management Plan
Council agreed to put the draft Path Asset Management Plan on public display for comment.
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Monash Reserve
Council adopted the Monash Reserve Newborough Project Reference Group and appointed Cr Gibson and Cr Law.

Moe & District Social Infrastructure Plan
Council agreed to put the draft Moe and District Social Infrastructure Plan (MDSIP) on public exhibition for community feedback. The plan examines the facilities, places and spaces that support community members to live healthy and connected lives, as well as the facilities, programs and services required.

Application to Fund Lighting Projects
Council submit an application to the Public Safety Infrastructure Fund for lighting projects at:
Agnes Brereton Reserve, Traralgon;
Moe-Yallourn Rail Trail
Traralgon Railway Reservoir Reserve
Moe All Abilities Playground, incorporating the Moe Scout Hall
Hasthorpe Place Car Park, Moe incorporating CCTV

Renaming Yallourn North Reserve
Council agreed to the proposal to rename the Yallourn North Reserve the ‘McGregor Reserve’ and to invite public submissions.

Advocacy

Hazelwood Chimney Stacks
Council endorsed the submission to Heritage Council Victoria requesting
the Hazelwood chimney stacks be included on the Victorian Heritage Register. Council also advised that ongoing maintenance costs were beyond its resources.

Investment Prospectus
Council noted the Latrobe City Investment Prospectus, a document that allows Council to advocate on behalf of the region to the Government.

Decisions and reports

Business Delegation
Council noted the report on activities undertaken during the April 2018 Business Delegation to China and Japan.. The delegation included representatives from Federation University and Federation Training, St Pauls Anglican Grammar School, Kiel Industries and DELWP. A series of meetings were held with key Japanese and Chinese businesses and senior government officials, Jiangsu Province Chamber of Commerce and the Victorian Government Business Office in Nanjing.

Proposed Use of Common Property
Council adopted the proposed use of 630 square metres common property at Kernot Hall to the Department of Education’s Gippsland High Tech Precinct, subject to providing parking at Monash Way for users of Kernot Hall.

City Wide Parking Action Plan
Council noted the plan aimed to address parking demand in the City.