Parkdale / Mentone Forshore
Areas of concern with proposed restoration work include the following: Grading the cliffs to prevent erosion, the bike path on the foreshore, design and placement of fencing. MBCL. to submit an objection to Council on the grounds of “improper haste” in deciding on restoration work. The League will also request an on-site inspection of the area under discussion.
Braeside Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works Park
A letter has been written to the Mordialloc-Chelsea News outlining the League’s proposal to have the proposed freeway re-aligned in order to release more land for the park. Mr Baker, MMBW, has invited League members to discuss this issue with him at a date to be decided.
The Agnew Report
A letter has been sent to the Hon. M. Sandon seeking his advice as to the possibility of funding to allow Mr Agnew to proceed with important research on the reef offshore from the Horse Paddock.
Parkdale Primary School invited MBCL to participate in a study of the creek and its problems. Mara Hayler, Frank Rimington and members of the Bay Rescue team spent the morning with 100 Grade 5 and 6 students talking about and looking at examples of pollution in the creek-this included a plastic bag containing putrid remains of poultry.
Letters have been sent to relevant bodies urging that a DVA proposal to develop a wetland system on the northern bank of the creek upstream of Boundary road be proceeded with in order to filter storm water drainage through reed beds and so alleviate some of the pollution presently effecting the local Bayside beaches.
Mayor’s Community Day
It was decided that the League should once again have a stall on this day. Additional fund raising ideas would be welcome!
Next Meeting: 5-2-91 All members are invited to attend.