16th September 2020

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(Attachments to the minutes can be downloaded from Council’s website here).

A brief summary of items that may be of interest to the community follows below.

• Public questions submitted and answered. To view these, please click here

• Cr Geoff Ellis moved a motion to Establish a Cultural Heritage, Flora and Fauna reserve on the eastern side of Western Port.
The motion was carried

• Cr Les Larke moved a motion to introduce a new program of Small Business Resilience Grants, to be funded by a 1% reduction in Council Operating Expenditure.
The motion was lost.

• Cr Les Larke moved a motion to review Council’s Public Transparency Policy in 12 months time, including comprehensive communication and engagement with Bass Coast Shire ratepayers and residents.
The motion was carried

• Bunnings’ application to build new premises at the intersection of McKenzie Street/ Bass Highway in Wonthaggi was approved.