Kingston Council Update (Foreshore & Bushland)
Coastal Management Plan has been endorsed.
Great work being done to remove Marram grass thanks to the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action grant for weed removal.
Mentone Life Saving Club open. Still landscaping and drainage work to be completed. Midden is protected.
Kilbreda College students have been active in weed control.
Carrum Life Saving Club. Sand has shifted and accumulated. Grass planting to stabilize.
End of Mordialloc Pier. Work completed. Council will be replanting.
Kingston Heath. Successful native plant give away.
Wayne Imlach asked about planting and the treated pine posts near Mordialloc Sailing Club.
Bradshaw Bushland Reserve. Breeding boxes for birds and bats to be installed.
Liveable Communities, Liveable Waterways Program. Grant to clean up south side of creek on south side between Mordialloc SC and Wells Rd bridge and other sites in Kingston.
New Conservation Manager – Tania Calder (check). Plans to reinvigorate the Friends Groups. Planning on holding 6 activities this year.
Kingston Your City – article on Foreshore vandalism.
There will be an upcoming new policy regarding dogs on/off leash.
Questions for Brad
George Woods Reserve where the path and vegetated areas are eroding and tree roots exposed after widening of the path and spraying of lawn edges followed by excessive foot and wheeled traffic wearing the path and vegetated beds away.
Peter Scullin Playspace. Brad to check out concerns.
Australian Conservation Foundation, IFAW
Stop the Great Wall of Frankston
Kingston Housing Strategy
There were 515 submissions. Very few spoke against “anti development”
Discussion on the building of homes in flood prone areas.
Submissions against Bus Depot
Kingston Residents Association
Rossdale Golf Course online Survey by May 12th
Were under the assumption they could upgrade. Had a permit to upgrade demountables but not to remove trees. Ideally Groves Reserve should be returned to park land as compensation for loss of trees due to LXR.