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Baw Baw Council meeting snapshot - Wednesday 12 July 2023

Baw Baw Shire Council discussed traffic restrictions, renaming of a street, complaints handling policy, motions for MAV State Council, Councillor expenses, recognized public days and reopened council meetings.

By news@gippsland - 12th July 2023 - Back to News

To keep our community up to date with key council decisions, outcomes and plans; here is a snapshot summary from council's Wednesday 12 July council meeting.

Baw Baw Shire Council meeting held on 12 July 2023

Baw Baw Shire Council meeting held on 12 July 2023


Stop Waterford Rise traffic

A petition with 45 signatories has been submitted to council concerning traffic in Waterford Rise, Warragul. Calling for the introduction of traffic restrictions and speed humps/chicanes on Crole Drive. This was moved by Cr Goss for council to:

  • Report to council on this matter no later than four council meetings
  • Advise the lead petitioner of the council meeting date that the Officer Response will be presented

Planning and development

Burnett Court, Longwarry renaming

Council moved to:

  • Endorse the renaming of the east section of Burnett Court from number 2/2,14-32
  • Commence the formal re-naming process

Governance and information

Complaints Handling Policy

Council moved to adopt the revised Complaints Handling Policy.

MAV State Council- Call for motions

Cr Jones moved a proposal for council to consider motions for submission to the MAV State Council Meeting on 13 October 2023. This was seconded by Cr Leaney.

General business motion response - Councillor expenses

Council was briefed on the expenses incurred by councillors during the 2020 - 2024 term, in response to the General Business Motion raised by Councillor Goss on 10 May 2023. This was moved by Cr Goss and seconded by Cr Firdous.

Notices of motion

Recognised public days

Cr Firdous raised a motion to request a report to council by 13 September 2023 on council's support for community and public days/weeks and programs for action. This was seconded by Cr Tauru.

General business item

CEO General Business Item- Defer Petition Response Reopen Weebar Road North-Bound, Drouin

This procedural motion requesting an extension of time on the petition response was moved by Cr Leaney and seconded by Cr Jones.

Mayoral minute

Mayor McCabe used her Mayoral Minute to reflect on NAIDOC week and thanked all those involved in bringing the event together.

All council meetings will be live-streamed, and archived recordings will be available on the council website for viewing.

Pictures from Baw Baw Shire Council website.


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