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Baw Baw Shire Council meeting snapshot - Wednesday 26 July 2023

Baw Baw Shire Council meeting minutes and agendas held on 26 July 2023.

By news@gippsland - 26th 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 26 July council meeting.

Snapshot of Baw Baw Shire Council meeting held on Wednesday, 26 July 2023

Snapshot of Baw Baw Shire Council meeting held on Wednesday, 26 July 2023

Planning and development

Economic land use strategy

Council adopted the Draft Economic Land Use Strategy. Council noted the submissions received for the Economic Land Use Strategy and will advise the submitters of council's decision.

Governance and services

Election period policy

Council endorsed the updated Election Period Policy for community consultation and undertake community consultation from Friday 28 July 2023 to Friday 18 August 2023.

General business item

  • Councillor Leaney discussed his recent attendance at the Timber Towns Victoria forum, which was convened in response to the State Government's hastened exit from native logging
  • Councillor Jones spoke about the recent Bellbird Park Hockey AGM and highlighted the work of volunteers
  • Mayor McCabe spoke about the many community asset committee AGMs held over the last few weeks. These committees are made up entirely of volunteers, people who are passionate about their community, and want to make sure these facilities are well looked after

Council meetings

Mayor McCabe used her Mayoral Minute to speak about the Careers Expo and thank the organisers of this event. Baw Baw Shire Council have reopened council Meetings to members of the public. Bookings are encouraged. Please visit Baw Baw Shire Council meeting page to book.

All council meetings will be live-streamed, and archived recordings will be available on the council website for viewing. The agenda for the next meeting will be available online the Friday prior to the meeting.

Pictures from Baw Baw Shire Council website.


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