Planning & Services Pillar Meeting Update
Presentations were made on the following topics:
1. Great Ocean Road & Parks Authority Update – Libby Sampson & Paul Jane (DELWP)
2. Major Roads Victoria Update – Tim Price, Major Roads Victoria
Planning & Services Project update
- Now a reference document in the planning scheme. Planning scheme amendment to implement design guidelines for the main street shopping centre on hold during COVID-19 restrictions.
Bannockburn Growth Plan
- Leanne Wilson has replaced Tim Waller at Golden Plains.
- VPA currently completing the Biodiversity Assessment, Bushfire Assessment and Retail Study.
- Consultation took place in March just prior to COVID-19 restrictions and the report is currently being prepared to take to Councillors in June. This will include an update on the community engagement and the themes that has come out of that.
Geelong Ring Road Extension
- Update provided as part of Major Roads Vic presentation. Noted as an important project for the City.
Alcoa (Anglesea/Pt Henry)
- Still working through all the options for the mine - recycled water is very expensive and isn’t favoured. Barwon Water continuing to work with DELWP.