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Last Night's Council Meeting Round-Up: 13 February 2017

A snapshot of some of the decisions made by Council at their Ordinary Meeting on Monday 13 February, 2017.

By Portal Admin - 16th February 2017 - Back to News


  • Agreed to lay the petition opposing the establishment of a BMX track in Centenary Park Boolarra until the meeting on 6 March 2017.
  • Considered a report into the CCTV implementation trial at Argyle St, Traralgon (scrap metal deposit) and noted that improvements to the amenity of the location.
  • Resolved to allocate funds to cover traffic management costs for ANZAC and Remembrance Day commemorations until end 2018, and to investigate sourcing corporate sponsorship for these operations.
  • Committed to obtaining hosting rights to the 2017 Latrobe City International Water Ski Open.
  • Noted the report on Resident Exempt Permit Parking in Henry St, Traralgon, and requested a further report on the parking occupancy study in consultation with local residents and businesses.
  • Endorsed the continuation of the Inappropriate Street Tree Removal and Replacement Program until 2018/19 and adopted a list of inappropriate street trees for removal.
  • Agreed to start the community consultation process to consider renaming McPherson Road, Newborough.
  • Supported an application for a half-day public holiday for the 2017 Moe Cup.

  • Decisions and reports

  • Set allowances until 2020 at $76,521 a year (Mayor) and $24,730 a year (Councillor).
  • Received and noted the report provided on the Regional Cities Delegation to Jiangsu, China in September 2016; and the Economic and Cultural Exchange Program to Takasago in November/December 2016.

  • For full details of the Council Meeting, please see the Council Meeting Minutes which will be available on the Council website on Thursday 16 February 2017.


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