Update – Council Meeting 9 July 2013

The council meeting tonight was held at the South Kingsville Community Centre.  Some of the local issues I raised and/or were considered included:

Altona Beach cleaning and use of the collected seaweed;

Air quality issues in Brooklyn (and getting the Department of Health to get actively involved in resolving the issues there);

Public Transport – especially public transport in the Altona Loop (ie Altona, Seaholme and Westona Stations);

Blackshaws Road Shops – convening a meeting with traders to discuss safety, parking and amenity issues;

Brooklyn Community Representative Group – the council confirmed its commitment to the BCRG;

W.L.J Croft Reserve – naming oval 1 the “Morris G. McDonald Oval”;

Hobsons Bay Sport and Game Fishing Club – renewing the lease for their council-owned building; and

Women’s Advisory Committee – appointing the new members of the Women’s Advisory Committee for the next two years.