Council decides on golf course land

 

 

Extract from the minutes:

Bayside City Council Special Council Meeting - 28 March 2018

 

Minutes of the Special Meeting of Bayside City Council

held in the Council Chambers, Civic Centre,

Boxshall Street Brighton

on Wednesday 28 March 2018 The Meeting commenced at 6:30pm

Moved: Cr Heffernan Seconded: Cr Martin

That Council:

1. discontinues golf at Elsternwick Park from 1 July 2018;

2. supports the creation of a passive open space/environmentally focussed reserve in the
area of Elsternwick Park North that is currently occupied by the golf course;

3. develops a management and maintenance plan to make the site accessible for public use;

4. commences work to develop a plan to implement a passive open space/environmentally
focussed reserve by engaging with key stakeholders including Melbourne Water, City
of Port Phillip, City of Glen Eira and negotiate funding arrangements and partnerships
regarding planning, capital works improvements and ongoing site management and
maintenance ; and

5. engages with key community groups to seek feedback on the concept plans once a
redevelopment concept plan is developed for a passive open space/environmentally
focussed reserve in the area of Elsternwick Park North.

The Motion was PUT and a DIVISION was called:


DIVISION: FOR: Crs Laurence Evans (Mayor), James Long, Michael Heffernan
and Clarke Martin (4)


AGAINST: Crs Alex del Porto, Sonia Castelli and Rob Grinter (3)


CARRIED