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Council Meeting Round-Up: 11 July 2017

A snapshot of some of the decisions made by Council at their Ordinary Meeting on Monday 10 July.

By Portal Admin - 12th July 2017 - Back to News

For full details of the Council Meeting, please see the Council Meeting Minutes which will be available on the Council website on Thursday 13 July.


  • Will advise Heritage Victoria that Council has no objection to the listing of Morwell Briquette and Power Station as a Heritage Place on the Victorian Heritage Register subject to the buildings and surrounds being maintained in a safe condition for public access and being retasked for community use rather than be abandoned.
  • Will advise Heritage Victoria, Latrobe Valley Authority and the State and Federal governments that such an outcome is beyond the resources of this council.
  • Will submit the current draft submission to the Victorian Heritage Council as an indication of council's concerns.
  • Will call on Heritage Victoria to immediately respond to Council's 2010 request for assistance in conducting a Heritage study of the Victorian electricity generation industry.

  • Community

  • Undertake a tender process for the appointment of a team to carry out architectural design for the Latrobe Creative Precinct, and an EOI process to shortlist construction contractors. Adopted the Child Safe Policy.
  • Approved continuation of Latrobe Regional Airport Special Committee and Yallourn North Community Housing Special Committee; and converted Morwell Centenary Rose Garden Advisor Committee into a Special Committee.
  • Undertake an EOI process to seek membership of the community positions on these three special committees.

  • Decisions and reports

  • Adopted submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Inquiry into the Australian Government’s role in the development of cities.
  • Adopted submission in response to the LV New Energy Jobs and Investment prospectus consultation paper.
  • Decided not to submit a funding application to the 2017 Country Football Netball Program.
  • Appointed and authorised three officers under the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
  • Received and noted the Assemblies of Council records.

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