Our thanks go to Mayor Ross Williams and Councillors Sanderson, Krassoi and McLaughlin who voted at Council’s meeting on 26th April for Agenda Item 4.3 Property Strategy (formerly the Draft Community Infrastructure Plan) to be subject to further community engagement before it is formally accepted.
A huge thank you also to those Trust members who took the trouble to write in with their own submissions or to attend the meeting to address Council. There were some powerful and erudite presentations and we commend those residents who spoke so passionately.
Here are the outcomes of the main Agenda items:
4.1 Draft Hunters Hill Local Housing Strategy (LHS) Outcome of Public Exhibition
Despite the best efforts of Councillor Sanderson to achieve better outcomes, the LHS was adopted without substantial amendment, with the support of Councillors Miles, Collins, Krassoi and McLaughlin. Regrettably, there was little regard for the 37 submissions received, nearly 90% of which expressed concern about the impact on heritage and the environment and strong opposition to development over and above State targets.
4.2 Boronia Park sports and community facility
The Heritage Grandstand will not be restored even though the State Government Grant was given for that specific purpose plus the upgrade of sporting facilities. The Rugby Club […]