A submission has been sent to Peter Conroy and Warren Ashdown expressing our concern at the number of signs in foreshore carparks. One suggestion is to have information regarding ticket machines (e.g Fee Payable) painted on the parking bays. We will be advised when this matter will be discussed in Council.
Piers and Jetties
Melbourne Parks and Waterways has undertaken to arrange a meeting at Mordialloc possibly May 20th to inform interested parties of their proposals/intentions for piers and jetties around Port Phillip Bay. Conservationists and boat owners may like to attend.
Bradshaw Park A tree planting day was held on April 21st. People who attended the barbecue were invited. The Open day went well. The Friends group has received a seeding grant of $500.00 which will enable them to become incorporated.
The Friends group has applied for a grant from Greening Australia. A bicycle path has been istalled in the Park. Braeside Park management has opposed the service station/convenience store application on the coner of Governor/Springvale road.
A ranger has been appointed full time. $150,000 has been allocated for the construction of paths and tree planting in the embryo park.
An enormous Thank You to members who attended and assisted on the day at the Gerry Green reserve. The display Park Action created great interest especially the large photo suppled by our President of the open space in front of Windows which graphically demonstrated the amount of Crown Land lost if the extension is approved by the Commissioners.
Windows on the Bay
There has been no decision as yet on the proposed extension of the restaurant. A visit to the EDO to seek advice was worthwhile. There have been several offers from objectors to act as witnesses if the need arises. These offers are greatly appreciated.
Friends of Braeside Park are building a second greenhouse which will eventually propagate from 20,000 to 40,000 plants per year. The Friends have applied for a grant from Melbourne Parks & Waterways.
Woodlands Industrial Estate
Large holes are still being dug at the southern section of the estate. Factories are being built close to the proposed freeway reservation on the eastern side of the industrial estate & also close to the boundary of Braeside Park.