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In 2014 Cardinia Shire Council inspected a building at 200 Bessie Creek Road, which has been trading as the Lighthorse Museum. The inspection followed a number of enquiries regarding the safety of the building in the event of an emergency.
Our reporting for Local Government Reporting Framework (LGRF) in 2014–15 showed high figures for workforce turnover.
Council responded to reports of a broken lock at the former Heritage Building on Princes Highway, Pakenham
The fence and gate around the playground was constructed by the estate’s developer. Council removed the playground’s gate after it was damaged several months ago.
Council is seeking community input on where funding should be directed when we prepare the 2016-17 budget. There has been community concern that Council is not being transparent about the purpose of the consultation.
Cardinia Shire Council continually reviews its expenditure. One of the items recently highlighted by Cr Collin Ross relates to Council’s expenditure on alcohol at community and civic events.
Council has been contacted by some residents concerned with litter in Cardinia Shire.
Council has developed a concept plan to construct all ability public toilets, improved landscaping and pathways and consider a boat storage facility and floating jetty to enable sailing by people of all abilities.
Council officers recently made preliminary investigations into the potential for a new Local Law regarding organised gatherings. However, Council is not proposing to introduce a new Local Law regarding organised gatherings, at this stage.
Council officers are aware of the recent crashes at at the Dalmore and Manks roads intersection in Dalmore and have been investigating with all relevent authorities.
An action in the Pakenham Structure Plan (recently adopted by Council) is to undertake a strategic review of the industrial area in the Pakenham Activity Centre.
A planning permit was approved for a supermarket in Cockatoo in November 2012. Since this time, there have been delays in construction and concerns from residents about the condition of nearby Fairbridge Lane.
The Essential Services Commission has released its consultation paper for the Local Government Rates Capping and Variation Framework Review.
We would like to apologise for an error appearing on some pet registration renewal notices. If your fees appear higher than usual, please contact Customer Service on 1300 787 624. We will rectify any incorrect notices immediately.
Cardinia Shire Council is appealing for witnesses to an incident of criminal damage in Beaconsfield on the morning of Saturday 14 February.
Council will assess Hillside Road, Cockatoo for its potential for a special rate and charge scheme.
Cardinia Shire Council recently completed a 1.5km shared path, between the Emergency Services Complex in Pakenham and Cardinia Road, Officer. Council has been contacted by some residents concerned with privacy issues.
As of Thursday 5 February, Cardinia Shire Council had inspected 42,181 properties in Cardinia Shire for fire hazards. All initial inspections have been completed and follow-up inspections of properties issued with fire prevention notices will continue over the next two weeks.
Council officers inspected the illegally dumped rubbish in Solid Drive, Pakenham on Tuesday 27 January in the hope of finding evidence to help identify those responsible.
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