Mordialloc Beaumaris Conservation League – Minutes – 1st May 2024


MBCL Files
Mary’s family have requested that we assist sorting out her extensive files. Will organize access and meet at her place to start the process

Kingston Council Update (Foreshore & Bushland)

Spoken to Emily Boucher, Steve Sadler will send us a report, and we can invite to our meeting.
See report from Engineer (Council)
Hutchins Close Mordialloc shared path reconstruction – report from Engineer (Council) that the 2nd stage will be a concrete path along the Doug Denyer Reserve side of Hall Mark Rd
Tarella Rd/ Dents Paddock has been renamed to Woolepe Bushland Reserve

Parkdale and the Mordialloc Railway precincts

Concerns were raised about equipment for railway works has been parked on a sensitive area. It was made clear to the Friends of Bradshaw Bushland Reserve and Environment and Open Spaces Strategic Advisory Committee that the vegetation along the railway track on the reserves back fence would be protected. It has apparently been fenced off. It is still under threat and damage has been caused by drainage works.
Canary Island Palms have been set aside from Parkdale Station Precinct to be planted in the new station’s forecourt. This was negotiated by Council with LXRP as a nod to the planting scheme of the original station.
Design plans for Mordialloc Railway precinct to be released shortly.
Discussion on development of multi-story dwellings along the Suburban Rail Loop.

Reports from Groups

Green Wedge Coalition
Planning for Green Wedges and Agriculture Action Plan has been released.
Lots of Policy to protect farming. A couple of positives -Developers will need a permit to get rid of excess soil -Data Centres are prohibited

Environment and Open Spaces Strategic Advisory Committee
Meeting 16th May. On the Agenda will be – Sustainable Transport Strategy and the Biodiversity Strategy

Mordialloc Creek Community (Boating& Fishing)
Dredging of Mordialloc Creek has commenced in B Section between Rail and Road Bridges

Bradshaw Bushland Reserve
See under Parkdale and the Mordialloc Railway precincts heading

The Grange
The Grange will be giving away plants from Council on Saturday May 4th.
A volunteer from Glen Eira Council has a night time camera and is capturing the insects.

Other Business

Volunteer Community Appreciation Event to be held on 21st May 4.30 to 7sh.

Having a celebration on 22nd May

Water Park
Have applied for a permit. Their plans don’t comply, so the developers want a planning amendment to allow indoor recreational facilities.

Liveable Victoria Manifesto.
It was moved that MBCL join.

Kingston Residents Association AGM
To be held on Thursday 9th May 7pm at the Chelsea Heights Community Centre.

Mordialloc Beaumaris Conservation League Inc.

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