Apollo Bay, Victoria -
OTWAY FORUM MEETING No. 236 Oct. 9th
The main topic of discussion was the phone survey on ratepayer’s views on a harbour resort/redevelopment.
Cost and time frame of PSA.
State government funding commitment.
Can a PSA be overruled by state government or VCAT.
Reduced footprint for hotel now that golf club has been assured of a new lease on current boundaries.
Climate change considerations as sea level rise predictions are accelerating.
Aboriginal cultural material will be destroyed at current site for the hotel.
Hotel on public land not coastal related activity.
Car parking issues, etc. etc. etc.
Other issues discussed included –
Should their positions be reviewed after each council election?
Should Apollo Bay be part of a broader coastal based shire?
Would it be economically viable?
Would we get better services and returns on our rates, etc.?
Petition at Apollo Bay Gas and Electrical.
Another report in 6 months time, on erosion control options, costs and funding,
Otway Forum also recognises and celebrates the contributions of Les Noseda and Murray Champion to the Apollo Bay community and offers our condolences to their families and friends
Otway Forum can be found at www.forum.apollobay.org.au
Meetings 2nd Sunday of each month at Marrar Woorn 3pm
Next meeting Nov.13th All welcome.
|Council Report Feb 2012|
|Sketches and plans|
|Harbour background 1|