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Baw Baw Shire Council meeting snapshot - 23 February 2022
Council meeting minutes and agendas held on Wednesday, 23 February 2022.
To keep our community up to date with key council decisions, outcomes and plans; here is a snapshot summary from council's Wednesday 23 February council meeting.
Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month and are an open forum to which the public are welcome to attend, confidential council meetings which are not open to the public are held at an earlier time or as required
Planning and development
Planning application PLA0150/20 - 1976 Princes Highway, Trafalgar. Council moved to issue a Notice of Decision to Grant a Planning Permit PLA0150/20 (The Range), subject to conditions.
Planning application PLA0195/20 - 77 Princes Highway, Yarragon. Council noted that Planning Application PLA0195/20, has been formally amended by the applicant pursuant to the Planning & Environment Act 1987 (the Act), and therefore council cannot make a decision under the Act.
For 2021/2022 Placemaking Program - Project Endorsement. Council moved to:
- Endorse the installation of a combination of gym and playground equipment at the Tetoora Road Hall grounds
- Endorse the installation of an all abilities BBQ and BBQ shelter at the Nilma North and Lillico Memorial Hall grounds
- Seek approval from Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, and the Committee of Management for the upgrade of the BBQ and picnic area on Saxtons Road in Tanjil Bren
Following receipt of the approval/s, endorse the delivery of the BBQ and picnic area upgrade in Tanjil Bren
Strategy and organisational performance
For the Quarterly Performance Report for Q2 2021/22, council noted:
- The Quarterly Performance Report for Quarter 2 of 2021/22, including Financial Report and Capital Works Program Update
- The substitution of 101029 Sand Road, Longwarry: Bicycle & Walking Paths (local Road and Community Infrastructure Program (LCRI) Phase 2) project, with the new LED Lighting Upgrade Program Stage 3 (LCRI Phase 3) project, to ensure that the LCRI funding milestones are met
- The inclusion of Q3 of two new projects in the 2021/22 Capital Works Program, with a total value of $125,915, for the installation of a water tank, and the construction of a hard standing area in Walhalla
- Amendment to recommendation to make it clear that Sand Road is not being abandoned, just postponed/deferred
Baw Baw Shire Council have reopened council meetings to members of the public. A COVID Marshal will be there to assist with QR Code check-in and sight proof of vaccination. In line with the CHO's directive, all patrons visiting the West Gippsland Arts Centre must show proof of double-vaccination.
Bookings are encouraged. Please visit Baw Baw Shire Council meetings 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.
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